12 FinTech Events in Europe We Think Are Worth Attending

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12 FinTech Events in Europe We Think Are Worth Attending

Updated: Feb 18, 2019

Year 2018 brings various hottest trends in Fintech including cryptocurrencies, blockchain, PSD2, challenger banks, AI, and more. In order to stay aware of these trends and be in touch with other like-minded people we put together some events in Europe we think you should be attending.

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NextGen Payments Forum 2018

February 27 -28, Malta


The Forum will host the exclusive meeting point between leading solution providers, experts, regulators and senior representatives from the European banking and merchant industries in an intimate and dynamic 2 days format. The agenda combines keynote sessions and practical case studies for compliance, payments professionals and solution providers.


Target group: Senior Executives involved in financial transactions and payments strategy

Nb. of attendees: N/A

Regular Price: € 1 350

Main Topics: Payments, Blockchain, PSD2 and more



Blockchain Summit

March 7 – 8, Zurich


With Blockchain Summit Zurich you are granted the opportunity to know how specifically Blockchain is applied to all possible spheres. In this two days event, tutorial followed by multi-speaker summit, leading venture capitalists and angel investors will examine the emerging Blockchain technology and its contributions to on-line secure settlement system in multiple industry sectors.


Target group: Anyone interested in learning how to use Blockchain technology to transform businesses

Nb. of attendees: over 1 000

Regular Price: CHF 895 (€ 778)

Main Topics: Blockchain, InsurTech, Crypto Technology



MoneyLIVE Summit 2018

March 12 – 14, Amsterdam


MoneyLIVE Summit brings together a more diverse collection of speakers and attendees than before. Featuring two flagships events, MoneyLIVE: Retail Banking Europe and MoneyLIVE: Cards & Payments, all corners of these industries will be represented in the 400 attendees.


Target group: Innovators from European banking landscape

Nb. of attendees: 400

Regular Price: € 1 795

Main Topics: Open banking, Cards & Payments


Innovate Finance Global Summit 2018

March 19 – 20, London


IFGS is bringing together FinTech´s key stakeholders to explore, challenge and debate the future of finance. It is the main event for those wanting to know what the future of finance looks like from those creating it.


Target group: Fintech leaders and innovators

Nb. of attendees: over 2 000

Regular Price: £ 1 495 (€ 1 690)

Main Topics: Cryptocurrency, APIs and Open Banking


eFintechshow 2018

April 11 – 12, Barcelona


eFintechShow 2018 is a series of conferences and exhibition focused exclusively on presenting the best and the most innovative technological solutions for banking and finance. Visitors can listen and learn from the elevator pitches of the 30 most searched Fintech Startups with the most innovative and disruptive solutions of the world.


Target group: Executives of banking, finances, press, venture capital and entrepreneurs

Nb. of attendees: over 400

Regular Price: N/A

Main Topics: Crypto, Challenge Banks, Big Tech

eFintechshow 2017 (source: http://efintechshow.com/ )


IFINTEC Finance Technologies Conference and Exhibition

May 8 – 9, Istanbul


IFINTEC is one of the biggest and most important conferences in EMEA region on Retail Banking, Banking Technologies, Banking Solutions and Finance Technologies. IFINTEC Conference serves a perfect platform to introduce and demonstrate banking solutions and finance technology solutions including system, hardware, software, consultancy, training and service which are developed for banks and financial institutions.


Target group: Banking Managers and Experts

Nb. of attendees: 900

Regular Price: € 900

Main Topics: Banking Solutions, AI for Banking and more


Fintech World Forum

May 30 - 31, London


This two-day event will host some of the most established and larger financial institutions and tech corporations, witch a macroeconomic scope covering all the main business topics, financial ecosystems, big trends and market opportunities. There is also room for new challenger banks with fresh and innovative approaches to show their visions of the future of finance.


Target group: Fintech leaders and innovators

Nb. of attendees: 300

Regular Price: £ 1 350 (€ 1 526)

Main Topics: Mobile Payments, Lending, Blockchain and more.


Money20/20

June 4 -6, Amsterdam


An unmissable event for the smartest visionaries and innovators, Money20/20 is the destination where payments, FinTech and financial services come together to connect and create the future of money. Coming together to explore unique regional insight and trailblazing enterprise, seizing the opportunity to meet the person or land the deal that will change the trajectory of their business. We have already attended Money20/20 twice. If you are interested to have closer look how conference looks like and how to prepare for it, check this interview with Tomas, co-founder of Booster Labs.


Target group: Anybody who is interested how technology can transform their businesses and their lives.

Nb. of attendees: 3 700

Regular Price: € 2 495

Main Topics: Payments, Retail and Commerce, Distributed Ledger Technology

Money20/20 in Copenhagen in 2017 (source Facebook: http://bit.ly/2m8LQh5 )


MoneyConf 2018

June 11 – 13, Dublin


MoneyConf is organised by the team behind the world’s largest tech conference, Web Summit. This event is focused on the future of the Money. Over two days, 5,000 attendees from over 100 countries will network and learn from the industry’s leading lights. Expect insightful keynotes, hands-on workshops and evening networking.


Target group: CEOs, Senior management

Nb. of attendees: 1 800

Regular Price: € 995

Main Topics: Payments, Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, Blockchain and more


London Fintech Week

July 6 – 13, London


Fintech Week is a series of conferences, exhibitions, workshops, hackathons, meetups and parties. Each day focuses on a different topic. London Fintech week always ensures that there is plenty of time for networking and meeting other innovators.


Target group: CEOs, Senior management, disruptive startups

Nb. of attendees: 3 000 - 5 000

Regular Price: £ 2 160 (€ 2 438)

Main Topics: Blockchain, Crypto-Finance, Capital Markets


PayExpo Europe 2018

October 9-10, London


PayExpo Europe is the UK’s largest and most influential cards and payments event showcasing the latest technology and innovation to banks, retailers, gaming groups, government, transport operators and mobile network operators. Whether your interest is in launching a new payment channel to your consumer audience or scaling the reach and functionality of your existing payments platform, PayExpo Europe will provide you with solutions and inspiration.


Target group: Anyone interested in making payments faster, easier and more secure

Nb. of attendees: 2 300

Regular Price: free passes for retailers and other merchants, retail banks, MNOs, government, start-ups and CEOs

Main Topics: Payments, Banking



Web Summit

November 5-8, Lisbon

Web Summit has become Europe´s largest and most important technology market place, a crossroads for the world´s largest buyers and sellers of technology, alongside many of the world´s most disruptive emerging technology companies. Web Summit is no longer a singular conference, but as home to many independent conferences. Each with own stage, schedule, exhibition, are, workshops, networking evening events and more


Target group: Anybody who is interested how technology can transform their businesses and their lives.

Nb. of attendees: 60 000

Regular Price: € 850

Main Topics: All kinds of fintech topics


Web Summit 2017 (Source Facebook: http://bit.ly/2EHofNC)


Did you make your mind which ones are you going to attend? We hope we helped you to find the best event for you, so you can share ideas, form partnerships, and network with like-minded people loving innovation in finance.




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