The FinTech Revolution: Banking on the Future

Silicon Valley Forum’s upcoming conference will take an in-depth look at the financial technology industry

SAN JOSE, Calif.--()--The almighty dollar is up for disruption at Silicon Valley Forum (SVForum)’s upcoming fall conference: “The FinTech Revolution: Banking on the Future,” to be held on September 24th, 2015, at GSVlabs in Redwood City, California. Conference speakers—including Vanessa Colella of Citi Ventures, Mike Dinsdale of DocuSign, Catheryne Nicholson of BlockCypher, Bill Gajda of Visa, Sam Hodges of Funding Circle, Eric Poirier of Addepar, Adam Draper of Boost VC, and Ankur Arya of Braintree, among others—will discuss technology’s already massive impact on the financial industry, and how it will continue to disrupt and transform the fintech ecosystem.

Topics include:

  • Mobile money - looking forward to a wallet-less future
  • P2P Lending - how it’s shaping a new economic ecosystem
  • Entering the CryptoZone - how alternative currency is disrupting the banking industry

The day will also include lightning talks and demo tables featuring up-and-coming FinTech startups; a fireside chat with Anwar Haneef of IBM Watson will complete the day.

“FinTech is growing exponentially, and we’re excited to explore it with the Silicon Valley community,” said Silicon Valley Forum CEO Adiba Barney. “Finance affects everyone in every sector, and this conference will highlight and explore what the future holds for all of us.”

“Citi Ventures is looking forward to partnering with Silicon Valley Forum on this event,” said keynote speaker Vanessa Colella, Managing Director, Global Head of Venture Investing at Citi Ventures. “At Citi, we’re committed to transforming financial services experiences by highlighting and supporting emerging technologies. This upcoming conference will convene diverse perspectives on today’s fintech landscape –from established companies to investors to startups – and I’m looking forward to the new insights and ideas that will be discussed.”

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Event details:

The FinTech Revolution: Banking on the Future” will open for registration at 8:30 a.m., and conclude at 5:00 pm. Tickets are available at the event page and on a walk-in basis (space permitting). Demo tables are also available for startups working in the FinTech space. For partnership opportunities, contact Denyse Cardozo ( Connect with the conference on social media with #SVFinTechRev.

This conference is presented in partnership with Citi Ventures; Pillsbury Law, IBM, and UK Trade & Investment are Silver Sponsors.

About Silicon Valley Forum:

For over 30 years, Silicon Valley Forum (SVForum) has fostered innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership in Silicon Valley. We function as a center of knowledge and connections, covering everything from the latest tech trends to the startup and investment ecosystem. We have a long history of creating successful events, programs and conferences that educate, train, inspire, and connect technologists, entrepreneurs, corporates, investors, innovation and startup hubs, and students—in Silicon Valley, throughout the U.S., and globally. We organize about 150 different activities per year, have over 20,000 subscribers/users, and work with over 40 countries worldwide. Our partners include global leaders Deloitte, DLA Piper, IBM, Microsoft, Bank of the West, Qualcomm, and Siemens, as well as leading venture capital firms, and service providers. Silicon Valley Forum is a fully independent 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization.

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Silicon Valley Forum
Adiba Barney, 408-380-7241

Release Summary

Silicon Valley Forum (SVForum) today announced their Sept 24th conference "The FinTech Revolution: Banking on the Future" featuring speakers from Citi Ventures, DocuSign, Visa, Funding Circle, & more.


Silicon Valley Forum
Adiba Barney, 408-380-7241