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Tuesday, April 19, 2022 at 08:00 AM   Not Known   New World Stages, 340 W 50th St
 
     
 
 
              

    
 
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JOIN OVER 500 ATTENDEES FOR THE HIGHLIGHT OF NEW YORK FINTECH WEEK, THE EMPIRE FINTECH CONFERENCE. A PACKED DAY OF DEMOS, KEYNOTES, LIVE PODCASTS, AND NETWORKING, SHOWCASING THE LATEST IN FINTECH.

REASONS TO ATTEND
Hear from those forging new trails in payments, blockchain, lending, wealth, insurtech, real estate, & more. In addition to attracting hundreds of entrepreneurs, this FinTech conference also plays host to the investors & service providers that help accelerate startups. Part crystal ball & part rearview-mirror - you don't want to miss this.

2022 AGENDA

8:00 am
Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am
Welcome & Opening Keynote
9:05 am
FIRESIDE CHAT
9:30 am
DEBATE & LIVE PODCAST: Will Web 3.0 live up to the hype?
Trends Stage
You're in for a treat with our second annual live debate. There will be four rounds, where the panel will discuss the following: valuations, consolidation, hype, & culture. Each team will have one lead debater open with a 90-second pitch per topic, after which the floor is open for everyone to join in & add their expertise, or just generally smack talk the other side.
PANEL: Is FinTech Driving Financial Inclusion?
Innovation Stage
Many of us were attracted to FinTech by its opportunity to improve financial wellness around the world. From lending technology that takes more into account than just a FICO score, to access to rainy0-day funds in an emergency, let's take a look if FinTech is living up to its potential.

10:10 am
DEMOS: Hot Startups
11:15 am
FIRESIDE CHAT & LIVE PODCAST
11:40 am
PANEL: Meme Stocks & the Future of WealthTech
Trends Stage
Not long ago, experts predicted our assets would soon be manage almost entirely by robots. Nowadays, new investors are more excited about owning meme stocks than owning an automated portfolio. What does the future of WealthTech look like & how to we define WealthTech vs GamblingTech?
PANEL: Untapped: FinTech for SMBs
Innovation Stage
Small & medium sized businesses (SMBs) remain a largely untapped opportunity in FinTech. Why is this the case, & which emerging FinTechs are changing the game? Which sub-sectors & technologies are most compelling in 2022?
1:20 pm
DEMOS: Hot Startups
2:05 pm
FIRESIDE CHAT
2:30 pm
PANEL: A Fraudster, Identity Thief, & FinTech Walk Into a Bar...
Trends Stage
FinTech & fraud can be two sides of the same coin. A digital-first FinTech solution can improve access to financial services globally, but it can also enable fraudsters to launch attacks immediately upon the launch of new platforms. How can banks & FinTech-alike stay one step ahead?
PANEL: FinTech Insights from Around the Globe
Innovation Stage
Do you know the Venmo of China or perhaps the Wealthfront of India? How has fiscal policy nurtured innovation in the middle east? Step out of your FinTech bubble to get this global perspective.
3:40 pm
PANEL: Venture Capital Trends
We get it, valuations are high. But with billions in capital continuing to flow into venture, we assembled the experts to determine what's still underbought & where there are perceived gaps in their portfolios.
4:20 pm
FIRESIDE CHAT
4:45 pm
Closing Remarks
4:50 pm
Reception
 
 
 
 
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