Welcome to our FINTECH CRASH COURSE at Messukeskus during SLUSH 2019!
Time: Thursday 21 Nov 2019 at 13:30-15:00
Fintech Finland Association together with Helsinki Business Hub arrange a FINTECH CRASH COURSE on the Slush opening day.
FINTECH CRASH COURSE is a meeting place for all fintech-minded people in Slush. You will learn more about the fintech industry in Finland and in the Nordics as well as hear stories from real fintech entrepreneurs originating from or having expanded into Nordics: why they decided to do it, how they did it, and how you could avoid the typical pitfalls on the journey.
After a thought-provoking program we will finish up by networking with local and global fintechs, financial organizations, and other industry players.
13.30 Doors open
13.45 Welcoming words and an overview to the fintech industry in Finland – Fintech Finland Association
14.00 Introductions to our panelists
14.20 Where’s the Nordic fintech industry heading to and how to get onboard – the Do’s and Don’ts – Panel discussion starred by:
Alexander Yin, ePassi – The company that brought Alipay to the Nordics
Hanna Johansson, Revolut – Challenger bank on a mission to conquer the world
TBA, Prasos – The leading cryptocurrency broker in the Nordics
Mikko Riikkinen, 52nd Ventures – An experienced fintech researcher setting up the first Venture Builder in the Nordics
15.00 Q&A – your time to ask anything from the panelists!
Followed by informal networking until 15.00
Not a Slush ticket holder? No worries! You do not need a Slush ticket to be able to participate in this side event.
You will find the HBH lounge in the Exhibitor’s Lounge on the 2nd floor of the Messukeskus Siipi conference center. You can access the lounge via the main Slush lobby or through the Messukeskus Siipi entrance (Holiday Inn hotel entrance).
Please register to our Lounge event by the 18th of November by the registration link.
We look forward to meeting you in November!
Helsinki Expo and Convention Center
Messuaukio 1, Helsinki, Finland
Event organisers (the contact information of the participants goes to both of the organisers):