The organising partners of the Fintech Awards Luxembourg have opened applications for the 2018 edition of the competition. Rising stars from the fintech startup universe are invited to apply for several prizes and the chance to build their networks and credibility with senior decision-makers and CEOs from the Luxembourg financial services community. This represents real and tangible opportunities for them to acquire new clients for their solutions and businesses.
Applications open until 1 May
Applications for the Awards opened on 1 March and will close on 1 May. Fifteen startups will then be selected to go through to Competition Day on 20 June, where they will be whittled down to seven finalists who will compete to be Fintech Startup of the Year. Prizes will also go to the first and second runner ups.
The winners will be announced during the awards ceremony and after-party on the KPMG Plage beach in Luxembourg on 20 June in the presence of the Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna.
€50,000 in prize money, sponsored by Digital Lëtzebuerg
The startups will be competing for prizes designed to help them grow and develop their company in Luxembourg. Prizes include €50,000; four months of hosting at the Technoport (coworking space in Luxembourg); 10 free consulting hours from KPMG; and a free LHoFT membership including six months of hosting at the LHoFT Fintech hub.
The Awards are organised by the LHoFT and KPMG Luxembourg, in collaboration with Digital Lëtzebuerg, the Luxembourg ICT Cluster, LuxInnovation, and Maison Moderne.
You can apply for the awards at www.fintechawards.lu
This Event will bring together the Key Stakeholders working in Diverse fields creating an exciting Cross-Industry Pollination of Ideas and Approaches that will yield New Insights and explore even more New Opportunities for Growth and more importantly help in shaping the Future Blockchain Technology Policies for the Middle Eastern organizations.
The Main Goal of this Forum is to create an accessible and a much more Diverse, Policy-oriented Platform where Business and Government Leaders can learn how Blockchain could impact their Organizations and Economies, and how they can seize the Opportunity it offers for their Organizations or Economy and reap the maximum benefits this budding Technology has to offer.
For more Information visit http://bahrain.wbcseries.com/
Mon17Sep2018Tue18Sep2018Dubai - UAE
The banking industry is undergoing a phenomenal transformation, overcoming traditional processes and legacy systems, to implement innovative and disruptive technologies that will ultimately revolutionize the sector as we know it – both globally and in the GCC region.
The 8th Annual Middle East Banking Innovation Summit, taking place on 17-18 September 2018 at Dubai will explore the emerging technologies, developments and trends, as well as the new opportunities arising for financial institutions throughout the UAE.
Over the last seven years, the Middle East Banking Innovation Summit has emerged as the largest platform in the region for banking technology, and is the only event that brings together over 450 senior industry experts and leaders to discuss the future of banking.
For more information, visit here: http://www.bankinnovation-me.com/
Tue25Sep2018Dubai - UAE
Continuously evolving technologies are continuing to change the way we live, the way we interact with one another, and the way we operate our businesses. This fact is unquestionable. Corporate enterprises today do not typically ignore the latest technological trends entering their sphere. But how swift they are to adapt, respond and manage these trends by flexing their strategies an area worth exploring.
With InsurTech focusing on a consumer centric approach to the challenges faced by the insurance sector, riding on the strength of big data, artificial intelligence and machine learning, the time is now for evaluating InsurTech and its short and long-term impact on the insurance market.
InsurTech MENA will provide a forum for examining these challenges, and their counter oppurtunities too, arising from the interplay of the latest disruptive technologies,the regulatory regimes governing the regional markets, and the new entrants into the InsurTech space. It will also provide a platform for the insurance market to meet with the technology companies that are reshaping the industry’s operating landscape.
For more information, visit here: http://www.insurtechmena.com/
This is the 1st ever Pan- African Conference specifically focused on Women working in FinTech (Payments). The conference will bring together women from all over Africa for a full day event. The conference will feature interactive panels, deep-dive workshops, and plenary sessions with industry female leaders.
All tribes will convene in Nairobi for a full day of networking, sharing, meeting, learning and an opportunity to build such relationships which are so important for development on personal and professional level.
This is not just any other event. This is the 1st ever Pan- African Conference specifically focused on Women working in FinTech (Payments). The conference will bring together women from all over Africa for a full day event. The conference will feature interactive panels, deep-dive workshops, and plenary sessions with industry female leaders.
For more information, visit here: http://awfpnairobi2018.com/
Tue30Oct2018Dubai - UAE
The FINTECH SUMMIT, brings together BFSI decision makers that want to win in their industry by digitising processes, securing critical assets, analysing data and making tactical decisions.
Naseba has been working with the BFSI industry since 2003, and has recognised the tremendous shift in business models and consumer attitudes driven by technology.
The summit is a culmination of this experience and will deliver actionable solutions to business, strategic, and technological needs of BFSI enterprises.
While the MENA region remains a technologically sophisticated BFSI market, many financial organisations are still missing the digital innovations that are radically changing business models and redefining customer experiences.
The summit will facilitate knowledge sharing, high-level networking, and most importantly, pre-scheduled one-to-one business meetings between BFSI leaders and top-tier solution providers who are ready to transform the digital future of BFSI enterprises in the region.
For more information, visit here: https://www.naseba.com/
Tue27Nov2018Dubai Marina, Dubai, UAE
Blockchain Summit Dubai is a 1-day conference and exhibition connecting over 400 industry leaders, business decision makers, tech innovators, and investors.
Blockchain Summit has grown exponentially in content and audience size.
Based on unrivaled content and exceptional networking opportunities, Blockchain Summit Dubai is part of the largest dedicated Blockchain Event Series in the World. No co-located side events. A purely Blockchain focused audience.
Join the Summit keynote programme for unparalleled discussion with visionary speakers.
For more information, visit here: blockchainsummitdubai.com
Thu29Nov2018Arcapita, Manama, Bahrain
BlockOn is a BlockChain & Cryptocurrency Platform to for corporate incubation projects consisting of seminars incl. panels, keynotes and fireside chats accompanied by roundtables and demos to and from the Blockchain community.
A platform that aims to provide knowledge exchange, foster synergies among market players to find solutions, and implement & promote best innovative Blockchain practices in a collaborative, open and transparent manner.
For more information visit: http://www.blockonconf.com/