The conference strived to build a platform for startups, SMEs, key decision makers, researchers, investors and people from the media to interact and garner meaningful alliances.
The event saw individuals from technology, financial services, public sector, and academia come together for a two-day discussion on how to best support FinTech infrastructures, best ways to grow start-ups and general diversification in Finance & Technology and more.
The third edition of FiNext Conference saw speakers from different areas within the field, including Ryan Gaylor from Business Development team of Ripple, who brought about intense insight on ‘Future of Payments’, Mike Kane, CEO of Hydrogen, who presented his views on Facebook's Libra and it's impact digital money, a varied panel discussion on How FinTech firms can scale innovation to solve consumer problems with panel comprising of brilliant minds from the industry like David Galvan, VP Mastercard, Chris Butler from Equifax, Yuval Brisker, Mezu, Mike Hendley from Latoken and Jeff Brandeis, Brandeis Advisors.
Held as a part of the FiNext Conference Orlando 2019, the FiNext awards of excellence, recognized the innovative, creative and successful individuals and projects in finance and technology from all around the world. The awards celebrate the success stories of the individuals and companies in the financial and technology markets.
FiNext awards’ committee finalized the list of awardees after rating them on the following parameters like impact on the finance industry, integration of technology and finance, the spirit of innovation for financial and technical institutions etc. The winners were awarded in two categories, namely, Excellence in Finance - Companies and Excellence in Finance Leaders.
Winning a FiNext Award showcased the awardees’ skills, commitment, creativity, and execution in the field of Finance and/or Technology. Companies like Folio Financial, Finxact, Dwolla, Hypur Ventures, RRMine and Fattmerchant made it to the winners’ list in Excellence in Finance - Companies award category and Donald Bittar, Elizabeth Hamilton Guarino, Paul Horn, Kim Vogel, Richard Robinson, Mona Naqvi, Mike Robertson and Yannick Del Ponte were amongst the Excellence in Finance - Leaders awardees.
The FiNext Award recognized individuals and companies who have made persistent efforts in bringing about the future of financial technology.
The third FiNext conference ended up with attracting major players and specialists in the sector, with attendees from top-notch financial institutions and investors from the industry. And the organizers promise to return with a bigger and better show next year and with that the team is preparing for their next event in Dubai on 26 - 27 February 2020 and in San Francisco on 30 - 31 July 2020.
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