2021 AGENDA

FINTECH WEEK TEL AVIV 2021

 

DAY 1

MONDAY 19 APRIL

FINTECH TODAY: THE STATE OF THE INDUSTRY & MARKET

09:00 OPENING KEYNOTE

Salmaan Jaffery Chief Business Development Officer, Dubai International Financial Centre

09:30 PANEL: Building for the Recovery: The role of Fintech in the Recovery, what's changed and what are the opportunities post-COVID-19? How can Fintechs improve Financial Wellbeing?

M: Doug Mackenzie Co-Director, Fintech Finance
Dr Saul Fine Founder & CEO, Innovative Assessments
Tomer Michaeli General Partner, Viola Fintech
Rugile Stonyte Fintech Investment Advisor, Invest Lithuania
Erez Saf Founder & CEO, CRiskCo

10:30 PANEL: APIs: Can they underpin the next generation of Financial Services? What is the future for APIs?

M: Shlomi Gabbay Start-ups Solutions Manager, Amazon Web Services
Eran Vitkon Head of Open Banking, Finastra
Tero Lappalainen Founder & MD, Bankify
Yarden Peled CIO, Apfie
Nati Shalom CTO, Cloudify

11:20 PANEL: The Future of Payments: Lessons learnt. How will it pan out for e-wallets, authentication, anti-fraud, eCommerce and payment orchestration in the battle against friction?

M: Liora Bazarsky Fintech Sector Head, Israel Export Institute
Adam Gagen VP Government Affairs EMEA, American Express
Keren Aviasaf Migdal Founder & CEO, PaymentsOp
Adam Vissing VP Sales & Business Development, Ixopay
Lars Franz Senior Enterprise Account Executive, Ekata

12:00 PANEL: Embedded Finance: Has the Gamechanger arrived?

M: Meital Raviv EVP, Head of Digital Strategy & Fintech Innovation, Bank Hapoalim
Tim Waterman Chief Commercial Officer, Zopa
Yoav Chernitz Chief Marketing Officer, UNIPaaS
Noam Nevo Co-Founder & CEO, Osu

12:50 PRESENTATION: Introducing the ADGM Digital Lab: The World’s First Regulator-Led Digital Fintech Collaboration Platform

Gabrielle Inzirillo Head of Market Development, ADGM

13:40 PANEL: Cyber Security in Fintech: Data, Cloud, financial crime and the latest challenges

M: Nadav Shatz Director of Advisory & Architecture, Orange Cyberdefense
Chris Roberts Chief Security Strategist, Cynet
Sharon Mantin Founder & CEO, Imvision
Yair Solow Co-Founder & CEO, Centraleyes
Moran Levinovitz Investment Director, HSBC

14:20 PRESENTATION: Blockchain Use Case: Electronic Bill of Lading

Gadi Ruschin Founder & CEO, WAVE BL, and Oded Shachar CTO, ZIM Integrated Shipping

15:00 PANEL: Blockchain in Action: Trade Finance: What are we actually doing in Blockchain?

M: Duncan Johnston-Watt CEO, Blockchain Technology Partners
Tony Sun Deputy Director, Blockchain Trade Finance, Ant Financial
Ruth Levi-Lotan VP Sales & Marketing, Clear
Ziv Keiman Founder & CEO, Simetria
Jean-Marc Eyssautier CEO, LiquidShare

DAY 2

TUESDAY 20 APRIL

09:20 PANEL: Privacy: When do Fintechs build into their Offerings? Ensuring the right balance, Data Privacy, Security and Innovation

M: Ella Rosenberg Co-Founder, Armada
Uri Arad Co-Founder & VP Product, Identiq
Martynas Bieliunas CEO, Privacy Partners
Ilana Krancenblum CEO, Sqope

10:00 PANEL: Artificial Intelligence: Black Box or Magic Box? Can AI/ML power the next generation of Financial Services?

M: Tom Allen Founder, The AI Journal
Alla Gil CEO, Straterix
Omri Geller CEO, Run:AI
Assaf Lavi Business Development Manager, RazorLabs

10:40 PITCHZONE 3x Start-ups have 5 minutes to present their company offering, followed by questions from our judges.

  1. Stormgain  2. Flex  3. Stylopay

11:20 PANEL: Customer Journey Management: Driving Engagement, Satisfaction and Growth

M: Doron Egozi UX Team Lead, ‎Citi Innovation
Jake Levant VP, Lightico
Ilan Bomzon Presales Manager Banking EMEA, Earnix
Clare Gambardella Chief Customer Officer, Zopa
Cyril Cymbler Head of Financial Services Industry Advisors EMEA, Salesforce

12:00 PANEL: Challenger Banks: Why do they fail? What does it take to be a successful challenger?

M: Josh Liggett Principal, OurCrowd
Saar Yahalom Co-Founder & CTO, Rewire
David Mes Chief Corporate Development Officer, Jasper
Dorel Blitz VP Strategy & Business Development, Personetics

12:40 PANEL: Open Banking: Has Open Data increased competition, gone far enough?

M: Eli Lazarev Manager, Risk & Forensic Services, PwC
Shaul David Head of Banking, Railsbank
Yuliya Pilipenko Director of Global Open Data Strategy, American Express
Jan Van Vonno Research Director, Tink
Alex Reddish Chief Commercial Officer, Tribe Payments

13:30 Introducing the ADGM Digital Lab: The World’s First Regulator-Led Digital Fintech Collaboration Platform

Gabrielle Inzirillo Head of Market Development, ADGM

14:20 FIRESIDE CHAT: Transforming Capital Markets through B2B SaaS

Gil Mandelzis Founder & CEO, Capitolis, and serial Capital Markets entrepreneur in conversation with Haim Sadger Managing Partner, S Capital / Sequoia Capital Israel

15:00 PANEL: SME Tech: Solutions emerging from ashes of COVID-19

M: Maria Brumberg Head of Payments, PaymentsOp
Otni Oron Fintech Manager, UK Israel Tech Hub, British Embassy Israel
Moshe Kazimirsky VP Strategic Partnerships & BizDev, Become
Yan Lazarev Founder & CEO, Gaviti
Avi Bartov Co-Founder & CEO, Gamasec

15:40 PANEL: Closing the Generation Gap: Products and Services for the now tech savvier aging/older generation

M: Dr Ira Sobel CEO, Fintech 4Longevity
Claire Altman Chief Corporate Officer, Smart Pension
Sergey Balasanyan Founder & CEO, Longevity Card
Rachel Caplin Co-Founder & CEO, SAGE
Roee Nahir Co-Founder & CEO, Assured Allies

16:20 PITCHZONE 3x Start-ups have 5 minutes to present their company offering, followed by questions from our judges.

  1. Swic  2. Sensepass  3. AIO

DAY 3

WEDNESDAY 21 APRIL

09:15 KEYNOTE: Building a Fintech Success Story: How can government shape the industry?

Vaida Cesnuleviciute Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance, Republic of Lithuania

09:40 PANEL: Sandboxes and POCs: Are they Growth Enablers? The Do’s and the Don’ts...

M: Michael Platt Director, Australian Trade & Investment Office
Ken Coghill Director, Innovation & Technology Risk, Dubai Financial Services Authority
Yael Weiss Innovation Manager, Israel Securities Authority
Toby Olshanetsky Co-Founder & CEO, Proov
Magnus Almqvist Head of Exchange Development, Exberry

10:20 PRESENTATION: Business Builder Program: Build a successful business on the Salesforce platform

Bar Israeli Strategic Advisor EMEA, Salesforce

10:40 PITCHZONE 4x Seed Stage Start-ups have 5 minutes to present their company offering, followed by questions from our judges.

  1. Bankify  2. Finetica  3. Axis-Z  4. Savings Jar

11:20 PANEL: Raising Capital in the Pandemic Age: Obstacles and Opportunities

M: Moran Levinovitz Investment Director, HSBC
Tim Levene Founder & CEO, Augmentum Fintech
Shane Shin Founding Partner, Shorooq Partners
Roy Glasberg Founder & Managing Partner, AnD Ventures
Ido Vigdor General Partner, Viola Credit

12:00 PANEL: Are IPOs Back in Fashion? The trends and considerations. Is there a Space for SPACS?

M: Justine Zwerling Head of Primary Markets Israel, London Stock Exchange Group
Lior Navon Head of Sales & Market Development, Tel Aviv Stock Exchange
Neil Shah Senior Business Development Director, London Stock Exchange
Daniel Turgel Partner, White & Case LLP
Mark Chess Managing Partner, FinTLV Ventures

12:50-13:10 PRESENTATION: AB InBev BudStart Global Fintech Accelerator Program

Pritam Dutta Global Director Z-Tech & Innovation, Anheuser-Busch InBev

13:10-13:40 WORKSHOP: Next Generation Finance

BCCS Cluster Lithuania

14:20 FIRESIDE CHAT: DLT: Emerging Trends

Csilla Zsigri VP Marketing & Strategy, Blockchain Technology Partners, explores with Aly Madhavji Managing Partner, Blockchain Founders Fund

15:00 PANEL: Insurtech 2021 and Beyond: What technologies will drive innovation? What business lines are most likely to be disrupted?

M: Kobi Bendelak CEO, Insurtech Israel
Gilbert Ohana Co-Founder & Managing Partner, FinTLV Ventures
Ofer Brandt Senior Deputy Commissioner for Insurance Innovation, Israel Capital Market, Insurance & Savings Authority
Andrea Birolo Head of Corporate Venture Capital, Reale Group

15:40 PITCHZONE 4x Seed Stage Start-ups have 5 minutes to present their company offering, followed by questions from our judges.

  1. Leaseum  2. MissFintech  3. Finnova  4. Xpence

DAY 4

THURSDAY 22 APRIL

THE FUTURE OF FINTECH

09:00 OPENING KEYNOTE: Adiv Baruch Chairman, Israel Export Institute

09:30 PANEL: Common Ground and New Frontiers: Where are the synergies and ways to collaborate and work together?

M: Justine Zwerling Head of Primary Markets Israel, London Stock Exchange Group
Gabrielle Inzirillo Head of Market Development, Abu Dhabi Global Market
Khalid Dannish CEO, Bahrain Fintech Bay
Ali Hassan Senior Representative for Europe & N America, Dubai International Financial Centre

10:15 PANEL: Investment Opportunities Post-Abrahim Accords: The major players from Israel and the Gulf discuss

M: Dorian Barak Founder & MD, Indigo Global, and Co-Founder, UAE Business Council
Dr Sabah al-Binali Venture Partner & Head of the Gulf Region, OurCrowd
Dr Bhaskar Dasgupta Associate Director of Business Development, Abu Dhabi Global Market
Salvatore Lavallo Head of Foreign Direct Investment, Abu Dhabi Investment Office
Tally Zingher Managing Director, Blue Laurel Advisors

11:00 PRESENTATION: Introducing the ADGM Digital Lab: The World’s First Regulator-Led Digital Fintech Collaboration Platform

Gabrielle Inzirillo Head of Market Development, Abu Dhabi Global Market

11:30 BREAK

12:00 FIRESIDE CHAT: How Digital Securities Marketplaces are going to change the world

Ziv Keinan CEO, Simetria, and Dr Ilan Steiner COO, Simetria, in conversation with Jonny Paul Founder & Director, Fintech Week Tel Aviv

12:30 PANEL: Sustainable Finance: Integrating ESG Data and Technology into the Investment process

M: Ziv Keiman Founder & CEO, Simetria
Oded Levin Director, Aladdin Analytics & Quantitative Solutions, BlackRock Israel
Cecile Blilious Head of Impact & Sustainability, Pitango Venture Capital
Galia Levy Senior Legal Counsel, Israel Securities Authority
Ben Fried Co-Founder & CEO, Cred

13:15 LUNCH BREAK

14:20 PANEL: What we can learn from Emerging Markets? Why is innovation happening so rapidly and so effectively?

M: Daniel Shteyn Co-Founder, Chairman & President, SuperSim, Brazil
Tony Sun Deputy Director, Blockchain Trade Finance, Ant Financial, China
Manuel Franck Chief of Staff, Ualá, Argentina
Kwame Oppong Head of Fintech & Innovation, Bank of Ghana
Pritam Dutta Global Director Z-Tech & Innovation, Anheuser-Busch InBev, India

15:00 FIRESIDE CHAT: Uzi Sheffer CEO, SOSA, talks to Jason Gurandiano Global Head of Fintech, Royal Bank of Canada

15:30 PANEL: Fintech 2030: Future trends and challenges on the road ahead

M: Meirav Harel COO, IQONIQ
Ronen Assia Managing Partner, Team8 Fintech, and Co-Founder, eToro
Prof David Gershon Founder, Gershon Fintech Center, Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Avishai Silvershatz Managing Partner, FinTLV Ventures
Andrew Takyi-Appiah Co-Founder & Managing Director, Zeepay

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