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HONG KONG
NOVEMBER
7 & 8, 2017

The Most Effective Way to Stay Current on Fintech Innovation


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Cut to the chase.

Stay current on fintech innovation.

  • 36+ companies will demo over two days
  • Competitive application process means only truly innovative companies will be on stage.
  • Meet your favorite founders one on one, and go back to the office both inspired and up-to-date on the latest digital developments across the entire financial services landscape.

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Interested in learning more about business opportunities by becoming an event sponsor? Contact our sponsorships team for more information.

Audience

Join our audience of innovators:

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

FINTECH COMPANIES

INVESTORS

INDUSTRY ANALYSTS & Press

Past Attendee Testimonials

Banks

Finovate felt like stepping into the future of finance with genuinely innovative companies challenging conventional wisdom.

- Aman Narain

Standard Chartered Bank

I’m totally Finovate addicted. It’s amazing. I come all the way from Italy, and this is my fourth Finovate.

- Angelo D’Alessandro

Strategic Management &
Innovation, UniCredit, Italy

Finovate is a conference on steroids and a great opportunity to see new technologies and upcoming companies changing the world of financial technology.

- Victor Smilgys

KeyPoint CU

A fascinating sneak peek into the financial services future.

- Thomas Nedergaard

Online Business Consultant
Jyske Bank, Denmark

Finovate is the premier financial technology conference for a reason. You’ll see the best examples of leading innovators from around the globe, every single time. Finovate delivers.

- Bradley Leimer

Lead of Digital Channel
Strategy, Mechanics Bank

Press

For online personal finance nerds — like your humble correspondent – Finovate is the Super Bowl and World’s Fair rolled into one.

- Mary Pilon

WSJ The Wallet

Startups

Demoing at Finovate had an incredible impact for us. It was an amazing platform for launching our latest innovation and helped us get attention from serious financial services investors.

- Casper Wong

COO of CommunityLend

Within 6 weeks of demoing at our first Finovate, we were closing deals from leads that we received from it.

- Scott Pitts

CEO of oFlows

We developed more new business opportunities at Finovate than we did the entire quarter preceding the show.

- Jeff Mullen

CEO of Dynamics

The best thing about Finovate is that strategy people, from verticals you might not have considered before, walk up to you and hand you a whole new potential revenue stream.

- Raj Udeshi

Co-Founder of Hidden Levers

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Venue

FinovateAsia will be held at the JW Marriott Hong Kong in 2017. The hotel is a world-class venue conveniently located in the heart of the downtown district, and easily accessible via public transportation.

JW Marriott Hong Kong

Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong

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Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong

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Accommodations

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JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong

Pacific Place
88 Queensway, Hong Kong


Reservations: +852 2810 8366


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Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong

Supreme Ct Rd
Central, Hong Kong


Reservations: +852 2877 3838


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Empire Hotel Hong Kong – Wan Chai

33 Hennessy Rd
Wan Chai, Hong Kong


Reservations: +852 3692 2111


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Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

5 Connaught Rd Central
Central, Hong Kong


Reservations: +852 2522 0111


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Hotel Indigo Hong Kong Island

246 Queen’s Road East
Wan Chai, Hong Kong


Reservations: +852 3926 3888


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Wharney Guang Dong Hotel

57- 73 Lockhart Road
Wan Chai, Hong Kong


Reservations: +852 2861 1000


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FAQ

Q. Who should attend FinovateAsia?

A. Anyone with an interest or stake in the future of banking and financial technology should come to FinovateAsia. This includes anyone who is responsible for developing or marketing new products, anyone who needs to keep up to date on the latest innovations in the industry, and anyone who can benefit from the opportunity to view in-depth demos from cutting-edge startups and leading established companies.

Q. What topics do Finovate demos traditionally cover?

A. Presenters at Finovate events run the gamut of financial technology. Some areas that have been covered at past Finovate events are debit rewards, blockchain, alternative payments, person-to-person (P2P) lending, new marketing tools, security solutions, big data, mobile apps, social investing, personal financial management, youth banking, credit, and next-generation online banking platforms.

Q. What should I wear to FinovateAsia?

A. There is no dress code for Finovate events, but you can expect the majority of the audience to be wearing suits and ties or similar business attire. If you are not sure what to wear, we’d recommend erring on the side of formality.

Q. What is the application and selection process for Finovate events?

A. Good question! Finovate events are open to startups, established companies, and financial institutions with new fintech innovations, so the bar to get on stage is very high. Each company interested in demoing their new fintech at one of our events must submit a written application. Based on that application, we’ll select the companies we’d like to invite to participate.

When selecting companies, we look at several criteria: novelty (newness of the fintech), innovativeness (originality of the approach), potential (degree of impact in the fintech industry), wow/X/cool factor, and diversity (comparison to the number of companies in the same “space” competing for a spot).

For each event, we receive far more applications than we have demo spots to fill. Given this competitiveness, one of the major keys to getting a spot is to have something new, innovative, and substantial to debut live on stage.

If you’re interested in demoing at one of our events, please send an email to the appropriate email address: europe@finovate.com, spring@finovate.com, fall@finovate.com, or asia@finovate.com.

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