Miami / 9 Nov 2017

    • About FINNOSUMMIT in Miami

      FINNOSUMMIT, the largest and most-successful Fintech conference in Latin America is coming to Miami for the first time on November 9th, to bring together the most innovative Fintech startups from Latin America and to explore and understand the complexities of the opportunity that the Fintech sector represents for the Latin American region.

       

      Organized by Finnovista, this participative, open and inspiring conference is designed to drive Fintech innovation and connect entrepreneurs, investors and financial institutions from across Latin America.

       

      FINNOSUMMIT offers its 300 attendees the opportunity to hear first-hand about the most innovative technologies and business models that are revolutionizing the financial and payment services industry in Latin America, and how traditional industry players should address these changes. They will share this experience with the most influential entrepreneurs, industry executives, innovators in the financial and payment services, and investors from across the region.

       

      Throughout the conference attendees  will have the opportunity to meet the best Fintech startups from across the Latin America region as part of the final of the competition Visa's Everywhere Initiative.

       

      The success of previous events, organized by Finnovista in Latin America and the previous editions of FINNOSUMMIT in Mexico and Bogota, endorse the success and quality of FINNOSUMMIT, which has positioned itself as the “can’t miss” event for Fintech professionals and financial innovation experts from around the world. Finnovista is the organizer of successful Fintech events in Europe and Latin America, which have attracted over 5,000 entrepreneurs and innovators in financial services.

       

      You can now get your ticket for FINNOSUMMIT Miami!

      Register is now open. Get your ticket and ensure your spot in the greatest Fintech event of all the region. Hurry up, there is limited capacity

       

    • Speakers

      EU

      Alex Farcet

      Partner, Rainmaking Innovation

      LATAM

      Álvaro Rodriguez Arregui

      Co-founder and Managing Partner, IGNIA

      US & RoW

      Anabel Perez

      CEO and Co-Founder, NovoPayment

      LATAM

      Benjamin Gleason

      Founder, GuiaBolso

      LATAM

      Dan Cohen

      CEO & Founder, Tienda Pago

      US & RoW

      Fermín Ezquer Matallana

      Managing Partner, Think Creative

      LATAM

      Guilherme Horn

      Managing Director - Head of Innovation LATAM, Accenture Brasil

      US & RoW

      Jim McCarthy

      EVP of Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, Visa

      US & RoW

      Johanna Posada

      Managing Director and Founder, Elevar Equity LLC

      US & RoW

      Jonathan Whittle

      Partner, Quona Capital

      US & RoW

      Laura Maydon

      Managing Director, Endeavor Miami

      US & RoW

      Lionel Carrasco

      Founder, Monies

      EU

      Luis Maldonado

      Senior Digital Financial Sector Specialist, International Finance Corporation- IFC

      LATAM

      Mariano Amartino

      LATAM Startups Director, Microsoft

      US & RoW

      Miguel Santos

      Founder and CEO, Technisys,

      US & RoW

      Mike Packer

      Principal, QED Investors

      EU

      Nektarios Liolios

      CEO and co-founder, Startupbootcamp FinTech

      EU

      Peter Vander Auwera

      Co-Founder, Innotribe

      LATAM

      Raúl Fernández Briseño

      Partner, White & Case

      US & RoW

      Ruben Salazar

      Senior Vice President, Products for Latin America, Visa Inc. LAC

      US & RoW

      Thayde Olarte

      Vice President, Fintech Partnership, Innovation, Scotiabank

      US & RoW

      Thomas (Tigre) Wenrich

      CEO, LAB Miami Ventures

      LATAM

      Vitor Perez

      Co-founder, Kyvo | gsvLabs (Brazil)

    • Sponsors

      Do you want to sponsor FINNOSUMMIT in Miami?

      Contact us and discover our sponsoring options. Send us an email to info@finnovista.com
    • Strategic Partners

      FINNOSUMMIT would not be possible without the support of great companies that help us build the largest Fintech event in the Latin American region.

       

      If you want to be part of this team and have great opportunities to connect with the most outstanding entrepreneurs, investors in financial and payment services, executives of financial entities, investors and other organisations of the sector, as well as to do business with a professional audience eager for innovation, contact us in the following email: info@finnovista.com.

       

       

    • Competition

      As part of FINNOSUMMIT in Miami, you will have the opportunity to meet the best Fintech startups from Latin America that are participating in the Visa's Everywhere Initiative. Visa's Everywhere Initiative is a Fintech startup competition designed to accelerate innovation in payment functionalities and financial services, bringing together Latin American entrepreneurial talent to create cutting-edge solutions.

       

      At FINNOSUMMIT you will have the opportunity to meet the 10 selected startup finalists from the semi-finals in Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia and Chile. The finalists will pitch and compete to be selected the winner of a $50,000 prize, as well as for the opportunity to collaborate with Visa in the future of payments. Check the list of startups finalists now.

       


      For more information about Visa's Everywhere Initiative click HERE.

       

    • Agenda

      This event will be in English.

      Exploring Latin America's Fintech potential

      Morning 
       

      7:30 - 8:30 Registration and coffee 

      8:30 - 8:45 Welcome and Introduction
      By the organizers of FINNOSUMMIT. Fermín Bueno y Andrés Fontao from Finnovista
      keynote8:45 - 9:15 Opening Keynote: Collaborative innovation in Financial Services
      Alex Farcet (Partner, Rainmaking Innovation)
      9:15 - 9:45 Fintech Innovations made in Latin America
      Moderator: Tigre Wenrich
       (CEO, LAB Miami Ventures)
      Panelists: Benjamin Gleason
       (Founder, GuiaBolso), Luis Maldonado (Senior Digital Financial Sector Specialist, International Finance Corporation- IFC), Miguel Santos (Founder and CEO, Technisys), Lionel Carrasco (Founder, Monies)
      9:45 - 10:15 Opportunities for Fintech investment in Latin America
      Mike Packer
       (Principal, QED Investor) 
      10:15 - 10:45 Financial institutions & startup collaboration in Latin America 
      Moderator: Fermín Ezquer Matallana
      (Managing Partner, Think Creative)
      Panelists: Anabel Perez (CEO and Co-Founder, NovoPayment), Dan Cohen (CEO & Founder, Tienda Pago), Ruben Salazar (Senior Vice President, Products for Latin America, Visa Inc. LAC), Thayde Olarte (Vice President, Fintech Partnership, Innovation, Scotiabank)
      10:45 - 11:15 Coffee Break
      11:15 - 11:45 Open collaboration to build the future of payments
      Jim McCarthy
      (EVP of Innovation and Strategic Partnerships, Visa)
      11:45 - 12:30 Startup pitches: Visas's Everywhere Initiative 
      Pitches of the most innovative Fintech startups of Latin America
      12:30 - 13:00 Accelerating Fintech innovation in Latin America
      Moderator: Laura Maydon 
      (Managing Director, Endeavor Miami) 
      Panelists: Nektarios Liolios (CEO and co-founder, Startupbootcamp FinTech), Vitor Perez (Co-founder, Kyvo | gsvLabs Brazil)
      13:00 - 14:00 Networking Lunch
      14:00 - 14:30 Startup pitches: Visa's Everywhere Initiative  
      Pitches of the most innovative Fintech startups of Latin America
      Afternoon
      14:30 - 14:50 Mexican Fintech scene
      Álvaro Rodriguez Arregui (Co-founder and Managing Partner, IGNIA)
      14:50 - 15:10 Brazilian Fintech scene
       Guilherme Horn (Managing Director - Head of Innovation LATAM, Accenture Brazil) 
      15:10 - 15:40 Technologies transforming Financial Services in Latin America 
      Mariano Amartino (LATAM Startups Director, Microsoft)
      15:40 - 16:00 Awards ceremony: Visa's Everywhere Initiative
      Winner announcement of the Final of Visa's Everywhere Initiative for LatAm region.
      16:00 - 16:30 Coffee Break
      16:30 - 17:00 Fireside chat: Fintech regulatory frameworks in Latin America
      Facilitator: Raúl Fernández-Briseño
      (Partner, White&Case)
      Álvaro Rodriguez Arregui (Co-founder and Managing Partner, IGNIA)
      Guilherme Horn (Managing Director - Head of Innovation LATAM, Accenture Brazil) 
      17:00 - 17:20 Women in Fintech
      Johanna Posada
      (Managing Director and Founder, Elevar Equity LLC)
      17:20 - 17:40 Fintech innovation for the unbanked and underbanked
      Jonathan Whittle
      (Partner, Quona Capital)
      17:40 - 18:25 Closing Keynote: Deep change in organizations
      Peter Vander Auwera
       (Co-Founder, Innotribe) 
       18:25 - 18:30 Conclusions and closing remarks
      By the organizers of FINNOSUMMIT. Fermín Bueno and Andrés Fontao from Finnovista
      18:30 - 19:30 Cocktail 

      Download the agenda in PDF format HERE.

       

       

    • Venue

       

      The Sacred Space Miami

      105 NORTHEAST 24TH STREET
      MIAMI, FLORIDA 33137 USA<

    • Who attends to FINNOSUMMIT?

      FINNOSUMMIT is the perfect mix of corporate innovators, entrepreneurs, investors and other key players of the ecosystem.


      We invite you to meet us. Come to our event and be part of the FINNOSUMMIT community.


       

       



    • FINNOSUMMIT experience

      FINNOSUMMIT has positioned itself as the benchmark event on collaborative innovation in financial services in Latin America. We invite you to discover the reason behind its success by watching again the best moments of the previous FINNOSUMMIT celebrated last September 20th, 2016. 

       

      Don't miss this summary video from the previous edition of FINNOSUMMIT in Mexico City 2016 and imagine what will be waiting for you in Miami's edition. 

       

    • Organizes

      FINNOSUMMIT is organized by Finnovista.

       

       

      Finnovista is an impact organization that empowers Fintech ecosystems in Latin América and Europe through collaborative activities and networks, such as events, workshops, hackathons and startup competitions. Furthermore, Finnovista designs and executes Fintech startup acceleration and scaling programs, such as Startupbootcamp FinTech.

      Finnovista’s mission is to accelerate Fintech entrepreneurship, building bridges between startups and financial institutions and facilitating the transformation of advanced financial services and the eradication of financial exclusion.

      Finnovista is the organizer of FINNOSUMMIT, the leading Fintech Innovator Summit where startups and financial institutions meet to visualize and discuss the future of the financial services industry.

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