Fintech Events in 2019

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Fintech Events in 2019

The beginning of 2019 has produced some extremely valuable fintech events but the second half of the year is still shows great cause of excitement. Industry professionals and enthusiasts can choose from a variety of events that are held with the purpose of providing insights into the most trending current and future topics in financial services.

The best Fintech events to attend in 2019

This article is a guidebook, provided by Powercash21, including overviews and dates of the most well-known financial technology events in Europe.

Fintech Conferences – What you may have missed so far in 2019

So far in 2019, financial technology professionals have attended a series of fintech events worldwide.

Some of the most notable were:

Paris FinTech Forum

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29th to 30th of January 2019

Paris, France

Attendees from 75 countries gathered to listen to speeches by FinTech professionals from banks, insurance companies and regulators. The forum covered key issues of the digital finance world including alternative finance, the post-Brexit FinTech industry, regulation versus innovation, blockchain and crypto forecasts. An exclusive interview with VISA Europe CEO, Mrs. Charlotte Hogg was given during the forum.

Finovate Europe 2019

Finovate Europe 2019 logo

12th to 15th of February 2019

London, United Kingdom 

During the 4-day event, European fintech companies presented short demos and discussed the latest trends driving the fintech industry. Expert speakers explored trending topics such as:

  • Payments innovation
  • Digital identification and authentication
  • The changing face of banking
  • The future of regulatory technology (RegTech)

MoneyLIVE Spring

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11th to 13th of March 2019

Madrid, Spain 

MoneyLIVE Spring is a must event for all payment and FinTech professionals. Topics like PSD2 compliance, the future of payments, anti-fraud strategies, and tokenization were discussed during the event. Speakers also addressed the changes affecting mobile payments and the importance of providing a seamless mobile payment experience to customers.

Money 2020

money2020 Europe logo

3rd to 5th of June, 2019

Amsterdam, Netherlands 

Europe’s largest FinTech event, according to the organizer, was a great opportunity for payment professionals to discuss the latest insights around the future of payments and financial services. Visitors had the chance to attend discussions from well-known speakers on topics like artificial intelligence in financial services, the transformation of the payments’ value chain, and the role of security and efficiency in the creation of payment solutions from the payment provider’s end. Moreover, insights on risk management and the vital role of digital ID in preventing fraud were also presented.

Don’t despair if you missed the above events, they will all be back in 2020!

Fintech events still to come in 2019

If you’ve missed out on attending fintech events in 2019 so far, don’t worry there are still plenty of opportunities to do so. Below you can find the best fintech events still to come in 2019:


payexpo October logo

8th to 9th of October 2019

London, United Kingdom

According to the organizer, ‘PayExpo is the UK's largest and most influential card and payments event showcasing the latest technology and innovation to banks, retailers, gaming groups, government, transport operators and mobile network operators’. The exhibition and conference is a great opportunity for professionals looking for inspiration as to how they can launch a new payment channel or how to enhance the functionality of their existing payment platform.

Over a hundred speakers will share their knowledge on the payments industry current challenges including:

  • Instant cross-border payments
  • Technologies disrupting the payments industry
  • Cashless payments in retail
  • SCA and the gaming industry
  • Digital identity verification, meeting KYC requirements

FinTech World Forum

fintech world forum 2019

18th to 19th of November 2019

London, United Kingdom 

An upcoming FinTech UK event worth visiting during the remainder of 2019 is FinTech World Forum in London. During the 2-day event, speakers will expand on topics such as regulations in the fintech market, blockchain, crypto and AML, PSD2, and consumer trust in financial services.

MoneyLIVE Summit

MoneyLiveSummit 2019

25th to 26th of November 2019

London, United Kingdom 

‘MoneyLIVE Summit is the event for the most senior and innovative leaders across banking, payments and FinTech to network, share ideas and supercharge the digital banking revolution.’ The key themes of the conference include open banking, customer, technology, payments, and fintech. In more detail, attendees will get insightful information on mobile and in-app payments, PSD2 –the directive that will revolutionize the payments industry, instant payments, and cross-border transactions.

Furthermore, the role of open APIs on customers’ financial decisions and the creation of a holistic payments eco-system are also part of the event’s speeches agenda.

What’s in store for 2020

To stay up-to-date with the latest fintech news and fintech innovations you should attend exhibitions and conferences relating to the fintech industry.

Below is a brief list of upcoming events on financial services future and payments for 2020:

UK FinTech Week 2020

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20th to 24th of April 2020

London, United Kingdom 

The UK Fintech Week 2020 will consist of a series of events which will focus on the role of technology in financial services, the future of fintech and the effects that Brexit will have on the sector. A must-attend event is Innovate Finance Global Summit 2020 (IFGS) will be held for the 6th time, as part of the UK Fintech Week. The event will take place on the 21st and 22nd of April 2020, where delegates from around the world will present the very best of the FinTech industry and the improvements made over the last year.

Money 20/20 Europe

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16th to 18th of June 2020

Amsterdam, Netherlands

One of the most popular fintech events, Money20/20 returns for another year in Amsterdam. The event attracts visitors from 80+ countries and more than 2000 companies. The world’s biggest financial service providers attend the event to network with like-minded professionals and discuss upcoming trends in financial technology.

Hopefully, we’ll see you at a fintech europe event near you!

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