FinovateSpring 2023 in San Francisco – More Bang for your Buck.

Posted on May. 19, 2023
Fintech + Financial Services

Get the most out of FinovateSpring 2023 with our top picks of presentations, panels and more.

FinovateSpring 2023 in San Francisco - More Bang for your Buck

  1. Fintech Networking by the Bay
  2. Demos – What the Finovate model is all about.
  3. FinovateSpring 2023 Conference Sessions we recommend.


Fintech Networking by the Bay

FinovateSpring, which is May 23-25, 2023 in San Francisco, offers three days of networking breakfasts, breaks, lunches, meet-and-greets, but what really makes this conference stand out from the other fintech conferences are the seven-minute service and solution demos. This is your chance to learn from a high volume of companies (50+) in a short amount of time. Of course, you will also get the traditional conference benefits—meeting, mingling with and learning from industry experts from financial institutions, fintechs, investors, analysts and solutions providers. Read on to see our expert picks for how to maximize your FinovateSpring 2023 experience.

Demos – What the Finovate model is all about.

Don’t miss the demos. They’re the unique selling point of the Finovate conference model.

Finovate cuts to the core of innovation and reviews hundreds of services and solutions across the fintech industry, then distills them into two days of demos. The demos feature exciting technology with real-world applications.

Over 50 companies will showcase their latest financial services technology via demos. Demos are the best way to understand if the tech is right for your organization.

This year, demos will focus on four core areas:

  • Personal/retail
  • Business
  • Backend/enabling
  • “Out of the box” technologies

Once you have explored the demos, come by their demo stands in the Expo for deeper dives into their business, and innovation plans.

FinovateSpring 2023 Conference Sessions we recommend.

While demos take center stage in the Finovate conference format, there is still value in the breakout sessions. How do you figure out which sessions are relevant for you from the FinovateSpring Conference lineup?

There are fireside chats, power panels, quickfire keynotes, deep dives and more! Check out our handpicked list of FinovateSpring conference sessions. Our choices showcase up-and-comers as well as the venture capital firms, fintechs and financial services companies whose names we know.

Special Address: Data Analytics: What Does it Really Mean for Community FIs?

Tuesday, May 23 from 9:25-9:40 a.m.

Presenters: Chris Cox, Chief Operating Officer & Daniel Haisley, EVP Innovation – Apiture

Special Address: Fraud As An Institutional Problem: Avoiding Unavoidable Losses By Fighting It From Unexpected Places

Tuesday, May 23 from 11:20-11:35 a.m.

Presenters: Brittany Usher, Chief Revenue Officer – Quavo Fraud & Disputes

Fintech Fight Club: Cage Match Edition

Tuesday, May 23 from 2:45-3:10 p.m.

Presenters: Mary Wisniewski, Editor – Cornerstone Advisors, Rex Salisbury, Founder & General Partner – Cambrian Ventures, Mercedes Bent, Partner – Lightspeed Venture Partners, Lindsay Davis, Former Head of Markets – Atomic FI, Wade Arnold, Co-Founder & CEO – Moov Financial

Power Panel: Beyond The Hype: Why Banking In The Metaverse Matters. Modelling Scenarios For Building & Monetising Relationships In The Metaverse

Tuesday, May 23 from 4-4:30 p.m.

Presenters: Theodora Lau, Founder – Unconventional Ventures, Edward Blatnik, Deputy Director, Office of Competition & Innovation – Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, Barb MacLean, SVP, Head of Technology Operations and Implementation – Coastal Community Bank, Catherine Porter, Chief Business Officer – Tilia

Special Address: ACH Payments: A Bold Vision for the Future of Online Commerce

Wednesday, May 24 from 9:25-9:40 a.m.

Presenters: Chuck Yu, CEO – Very Good Security

What Embedded Finance & Banking As A Service Mean For Banks

Wednesday, May 24 from 4:50-5:35 p.m.

Presenters: Dan Long, General Partner – Cohen Circle, Brian O’Connor, Head of Embedded Banking and Chief Business Technologist, eCommerce and Cross Border Payments – J.P. Morgan, Josh Williams, CBO & Head of Partnerships – Seattle Bank

Power Panel: Achieving Digital Acceleration – What Do Incumbents Need To Do? What Does It Take To Be A Change Maker?

Thursday, May 25 from 9:55-10:30 a.m.

Presenters: Duke Chung, Co-Founder & CEO – TravelBank, Howard Silby, Chief Innovation Officer – National Australia Bank, Rocio Wu, Principal – F-Prime Capital, Jamie Donahue, President – BM Technologies (BMTX)

Power Panel: From Competition To Collaboration & Co-Creation – Why Financial institutions Need To Build Strategic Partnerships To Advance Digital Transformation At Scale. Where Are The Opportunities & What Are The Hurdles To Overcome?

Thursday, May 25 from 12-12:30 p.m.

Presenters: Bradley Leimer, Head of Partnerships and Open Innovation – SMBC, Zakie Twainy, Digital Partnerships & Enterprise Innovation – BNY Mellon, Brian Chin, Consultant – Santander, Dora Matheidesz, Executive Director, Fintech Partnerships Team – J.P. Morgan

We have no doubt you will benefit from the Finovate demos, networking and conference sessions alike. We hope we’ve given you a clear perspective of what’s happening at FinovateSpring 2023.

If you are looking to improve your visibility, credibility and position as a thought leader, connect with us. Caliber can help drive your business growth with access to curated networking events, speaking opportunities and customized sponsorship packages.

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