Cryptocurrencies, new Regulations, Investment in FinTech

In a little more than two weeks in Wroclaw starts impact’16 fintech/insurtech – one of the most inspiring congress devoted to innovative technologies in financial sector. CEOs of banks and financial institutions, startup and public administration representatives and academics will gather in one place to discuss the future of fintech. For the most innovative companies from Central Europe organizers prepared a special pitching and matching sessions with corporations and public sector.

Agenda of impact’16 fintech/insurtech will focus on the most important trends in fintech and insurtech areas. Among topics covered we will find such as new players, regulations, payments & transactions, the future of fintech, blockchain, capital markets or fintech services built for organizations from non-financial sector.

Congress will be inaugurated by Deputy Prime Ministers Jarosław Gowin and Mateusz Morawiecki but the main actors of the event will be representatives of technological and financial institutions from various markets. A real innovators from fintech sector such as Ricky Knox from Tandem Bank, Alexander Graubner-Mueller from Kreditech or Yoni Assia from eToro will come to Wroclaw. When it comes to Polish representation, Cezary Stypułkowski from mBank, Sławomir Sikora from CitiBank, Wojciech Sobieraj from Alior Bank or Michał Krupiński from PZU will be also present. Finally, Poles who succeeded abroad such as Marta Krupińska from Azimo, Krzysztof Kujawa from Gabi, or Sebastian Siemiątkowski from Klarna wil be speaking during impact’16 fintech/insurtech.

Apart from the presentations that will happen on the main stage, organizers planned side events dedicated to startup community.

Startup 4 export is an open pitching session for selected CEE start-ups. They’ll be pitching international experts to find out whether their ideas might work for other markets around the globe. Experts from Poland, Singapore, Israel and USA will judge whether presented business models are applicable for example for Indian, Ukrainian or Kazakh markets.

In turn, impact match is a series of more than 250 matching sessions between startups, corporations and technological companies. During those sessions experts from public sector and business representatives will meet with the young companies from fintech/insurtech areas to find projects they can work on together.

During closed edu hackathon sessions our international experts will work on the recommendations for the CEE universities on how to improve the educational programs to prepare students for the fintech revolution. The results will be presented on the second day of the congress.

More information and registration is available at www.impactcee.com. Congress is under the patronage of Ministry of Economic Development, Ministry of Science and Higher Education, Ministry of Digital Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Polish Financial Supervision Authority, KIR, Polish Bank Association and the city of Wrocław. MasterCard is impact’s strategic partner.

Written by Impact.

Author: Dylan Jones

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