FTF on Tour – InvestTech


FTF On Tour | High-Tech meets Finance (30-31 May, 2017, Bonn) 

Startups are taking on financial services, but where is the Tech in FinTech? Which up and coming high-tech startups could change the game in financial services? FinTech Forum | On Tour will be at the HTGF Family Day, the annual invitation-only event of Germany’s largest venture capital fund, on 30-31 May, 2017 in Bonn– selecting and meeting the high-tech startups we think financial institutions, VCs and FinTech firms should watch out for!

Videos of our interviews with the startups will be made available online in the following week via FinTech Forum and our social media channels.

FTF-OnTour_NEWAbout FinTech Forum On Tour 

FinTech Forum On Tour combines the simple but successful format of FinTech Forum with our award-winning research, scouting and selection approach to address specific verticals (e.g. Robo Advice, Payments etc.), horizontals (Cybersecurity, RegTech, Analytics, High-Tech etc.) or client missions and objectives (e.g. accelerator, venture fund etc.) We pin down the relevant business and technology trends, research and scout for startups, and bring together the most promising players together with investors, financial institutions and partners at an (open or invitation only) event.


FTF On Tour | InvestTech 2: 28th Apr. 2017 | EY Auditorium, Canary Wharf, London
recent market survey by TechFluence identified more than 64 robo advisors in Europe (see map below). However, that is just a part of the innovation in the digital investment and wealth management. The second edition of our FTF On Tour | InvestTech event (read about the first  event held in Sep. 2015), brings together Europe’s leading startups and hidden champions in this space with investors and financial institutions. Register here: ftfinvesttech2.eventbrite.com

Further reading: Number of robo advisors in Europe increases to 73; 26 in Germany.

FTF On Tour | FinTech meets Telecom (invitation only): 23rd Mar. 2017 | The Airport Club, Frankfurt Airport.

The rise of young and mobile millennials as well as a tech-savvy older generation in Western Europe, a young, “underbanked” Central & Eastern Europe, a slew of recent deals  and the EU Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2 – due Jan. 2018) can change the game for Telecoms as well as for Banks in the coming months. FTF On Tour | FinTech meets Telecom, is the first initiative to bring together FinTech startups with investors, telecoms and financial institutions looking to tap into these emerging opportunities in Europe.

More information: https://fintechmeetstelecom.eventbrite.com | Contact: info@techfluence.eu

FTF On Tour | FinTech meets Travel (invitation only): 6th Sep. 2016 / 09:30 – 17:00 | Lufthansa AirPlus International, Dornhofstraße 10, 63263 Neu-Isenburg (Frankfurt).

The Travel & Tourism business is a $8tn market accounting for nearly 10% of the global GDP (Source: WTTC). The corporate travel sector alone is a $1tn behemoth, with over 200 mn travelers making nearly 4 bn business trips. New technologies and the „sharing economy“ are transforming the way travelers book and pay for travel and hotels, taxis and restaurants, as well as the associated insurance and reimbursement. This inaugural FTF On Tour | FinTech meets Travel event brings together  the most promising startups and „hidden champions“ at the intersection of travel and finance with leading investors, financial institutions and corporates.

More information: http://fintechmeetstravel.eventbrite.com

FinTech Forum On Tour | Robo Advice (invitation only): 08th Jun. 2016 / 08:30 – 17:00 | Deloitte Greenhouse, Kurfürstendamm 23, 10719 Berlin.

FinTech Forum On Tour | Robo Advice is the first pitch event focused on European Robo Advice startups and hidden champions. Coined under the term „Robo Advice“, a growing number of  startups are transforming the asset and wealth management industry via automated advisory and portfolio management, hybrid models, as retail services in competition with incumbents or partners for traditional firms, such as banks, asset or wealth managers, but also players from the non-finance segment, the event will bring together twenty startups in with leading investors and financial institutions.

More information: http://ftfrobo.eventbrite.com | Contact: info@techfluence.eu

FinTech Forum On Tour | BNP Paribas (closed / invitation only event): 22nd April, 2016 /10:00 – 16:30 | Schloß Löwenstein, Schloßpark 1, 63924 Kleinheubach, Germany

A closed, invitation-only event that brought together some promising startups in Continental Europe with the BNP Paribas’ innovation and management teams in Germany. The selected startups came from Switzerland, Netherlands and Germany, showcasing innovations across corporate payments and blockchain, treasury, leasing, social media compliance and risk management. Startups had the chance to pitch to an audience of 60+, followed by deep-dive break-out sessions to select the “Most Relevant”, “Most Innovative” and “Hidden Champion” startups.

FinTech Forum On Tour | InvestTech: 25th Sep. 2015 / 10:00 – 17:30 | EY Auditorium, 25 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London E14 5RB.

InvestTech startups are transforming the asset and wealth management sector via automated advisory, digital / social trading, digital investment management, analytics etc. The first success stories are in the US, and emerging in the UK. However, several promising (Continental) European players are still under the radar. FTF On Tour | InvestTech is an invitation-only event run by our sector experts to accelerate promising “InvestTech” Startups in (Continental) Europe, together with leading investors, financial institutions, mentors etc. Contact: contact@fintechforum.de or connect to Samarth Shekhar or Michael Mellinghoff.