Silicon Valley might be the world’s hottest spot of innovation, entrepreneurship and game changing disruption. The whole world is trying to replicate their many versions of a Silicon Valley but far away from what really happens at the “original”. You can’t download someone else’s experience. To understand, you must go there and be ready to leave a lot behind. This will be our 3rd Fintech tour and we can already look back at a lot of very inspiring conversations, helpful insights to better understand and some very surprising concepts, when we put on our forecast glasses to have a glimpse into the future…
WHAT A WEEK!
The program consists of:
1) Company visits
What are the legacy players doing in the space? How do they keep being inspiring and shaping the market? How do they deal with the stretch from ultra-low tech customer settings to high-end technology change?
There is a lot happening. People meet and people talk. Be part of the community. Meet some interesting personalities „off records“
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Woohoo, where are the potentials? What are the big ideas that might change the future of financial services? Let’s find out…
Money is maybe the most critical item when we talk about health, happiness and stability. Yet, financial services are all kinda stuck. What does the epicenter of innovation think about it? Find out…
(subject to change)
MONDAY, June 26,2017
Orientation is key, welcome to a space of different thinking. A casual kick-off breakfast works well as introduction. From there we will look deep into the industry and kick off with some traditional players like Western Union…
TUESDAY, June 27,2017
Tuesday is Startup-Day. What do the wild and curious minds think about the future of money? We will meet a few Startups, have a deep conversation with a renowned FinTech advisor and look into an accelerator.
WEDNESDAY, June 28, 2017
Science and Thought Leaders Day. Let’s meet some experts in Artificial Intelligence, big data, cryptocurrency, blockchain and all the good stuff. Learn about exponentially growing technologies and grand global challenges.
THURSDAY, June 29, 2017
The grand players of the Silicon Valley. What does facebook and google and some others think about the future of money? Don’t they have all the information they need – to change it all? Thursday is the day to find out..
FRIDAY, June 30, 2017
Friday is community day. You don’t get anywhere without community. What does it mean to learn from the people you want to cater to? What’s behind this nebulous commitment, “Community comes first”? Learn from working spaces, business model builders, educators to close the week with a clear understanding of yesterday, today and tomorrow. (and we will have a phantastic farewell lunch)