This popular event showcases some of the most innovative and leading FinTech companies from Europe, USA and Asia.
SIX Convention Point
presented by Anton Golub, Co-founder & Chief Research Officer, Lykke
presented by Eric Mouilleron, Founder & CEO, Bankable
presented by Edward Dowling, Product Manager, TransferWise
Is the Fintech innovation spike already coming to an end or what will the future bring?
Philipp Löpfe, Economic Journalist, Watson.ch
Michael Stemmle, Owner, additiv AG
Steffen Wagner, Co-founder & co-CEO, investiere.ch
Adrian Bührer, Swiss digital entrepreneur & investor, Cavalry
Ivan Büchi, Head Digital Business Platforms, Swisscom
presented by Henri de Jong, Head of Business Development, Quantoz
presented by Ivan Büchi, Head Digital Business Platforms, Swisscom
This event is in partnership with "Swiss FinTech Investor Day" organized by SICTIC, which takes place in the afternoon and focuses on Swiss FinTech startups.
The 4. International Money-Tech Event takes place in the morning and provides leading international FinTech companies a popular presentation platform.
Long-term consulting activity with a focus on the development and implementation of business, sales and distribution strategies for the financial and insurance industries.
additiv was established in 1998 and is a leading provider in the field of digitalization of banks, asset managers and insurers. With branches in Switzerland, Hong Kong and Singapore, as well as an international network of partners, customers are served around the world. The digital solutions from additiv are based on the leading software platform additiv Digital Finance Suite (DFS).
Digital solutions include all types of customer-based interaction, real-time processes, and cross-border solutions with a 360° view. Our additiv DFS-based innovations work with any core system.
Steffen is Co-CEO and co-founder of investiere.
Since the mid Nineties, Steffen has researched and worked in the interface of financial markets and private sector development: as the founder of two successful companies (a technology venture in Berlin and a dried fruit producer in Uganda), as a management consultant for financial institutions (Accenture, b&m management and PricewaterhouseCoopers) and as a business development consultant in Africa (UNDP).
He is also the author of various studies on financial markets and small and medium-sized businesses and currently acts as the Swiss correspondent manager for the Foundation of German Business.
Steffen holds an MBA and has an academic background in Economics and Philosophy (Freie Universität Berlin and Carlos III de Madrid).
Steffen enjoys the complexity and passion in jazz and classical music, the togetherness with close friends and the solitude of ski mountaineering
Anton is a co-founder of Lykke Corp and the company’s Chief Research Officer. Prior to Lykke, Anton worked as a quantitative analyst at Olsen Ltd, a Zurich-based asset management company.
He also worked at the Manchester Business School as a Marie Curie Research Fellow on high-frequency trading, market microstructure, and flash crashes.
In 2012, he was invited to participate in the Foresight Project—the Future of Computer Trading in Financial Markets—an international project on algorithmic, high-frequency trading funded by the treasury of the UK.
Anton was involved in several research projects funded by the European Union, including risk management and risk reporting, self-organized information processing, and criticality and emergence in multilevel systems.
He is currently a supervisory board member for the BigDataFinance project. He has coauthored eight research papers and two book chapters.
Eric is founder and CEO of Bankable, a global architect of white-label and API-based payment solutions.
He previously co-founded Valtech, an IT project-based consultancy, and spearheaded its transformation into a Euronext listed multinational in 8 countries, 1,500 staff and peak market cap of USD 1.5+ billion, all within 6 years.
Bankable is a global architect of innovative payment solutions enabling Banking as a Service.
We enable and serve dominant financial institutions, corporates and FinTech entrepreneurs to bring to market highly differentiated payment solutions supported by a very strong, immediate business case.
Ed is a Product Manager at TransferWise, where he works across security and convenience, trying to work out the healthy balance between the two.
Originally hailing from Australia, Ed has worked for and built startups in Melbourne, San Francisco and London.
Prior to TransferWise, Ed was co-founder and CEO of App.io, successfully building an international team headquartered in San Francisco and raising funds from some of Silicon Valley’s most-respected investors.
James is a start-up coach and project manager at the F10 Incubator and Accelerator.
He previously co-founded PBF Solutions, a fintech firm that helps financial services product providers to acquire and on-board new customers and raise savings and investments deposits.
PBF helped raise over £3.5 billion for its clients and was acquired by Raisin GmbH in 2017.
The F10, with its three accelerator programs, transforms startups from teams with promising ideas into successful growing companies with paying customers.
Supported by its Corporate Members (SIX, Julius Bär, PWC, Generali, Baloise, Eri Bancaire and Eny Finance ), the F10 is in a unique position to foster actual collaboration between startups and big international financial players.
The current 6 month P2 (Prototype to Product) class of 13 startups was chosen from 260 international teams ranging from FinTech, InsurTech and RegTech.
By the end of the program they will have founded their company and be ready for you to invest.
Philipp Löpfe, 63, in 2012 and 2015 was named Swiss Economic Journalist of the Year.
He works for the online news portal «Watson». He has a Masters degree in Arts (University of Zürich) and an MBA (Universitiy of St. Gallen).
In his long career Mr. Löpfe was editor-in-chief of «Tages-Anzeiger» and «SonntagsBlick».
He has written several books, the most recent one, together with Oliver Fiecheter, is called «Aufstieg der digitalen Stammesgesellschaft» (Ascent of the digital tribal society).
Philipp Löpfe is married and lives in Zürich.
We've set out to build a completely new user experience in the area of news and entertainment on mobile devices.
Our first focus will be Switzerland, especially the German speaking part.
Adrian Bührer is a well known Swiss digital entrepreneur and investor. Through his consultancy he advises large corporates such as the biggest food retailer or the biggest insurer in Switzerland.
During the last 15 years he has founded four and invested in several more startups, having sold three to international companies or media houses. He brings expertise in the areas of e-commerce and online-food (investor & member of the board at farmy.ch and Gifts International / geschenkidee.de), real estate (investor & advisor flatfox), sharing economy (advisor at sharoo), social communities (Founder of students.ch and skim, investor & advisor of spontacts) and impact investing (investor & founding Member of sosense). As CEO of the Swiss Life Lab he has also a profound knowledge of digital innovation in the insurance and finance industry.
Cavalery Ventures is a Berlin based (pre-) seed fund with true value add for founders.
We are among the first investors in a startup and support our portfolio companies not only with capital but with real operations know-how, access to an international network and active fundraising support.
In recent years Ivan Büchi has been working for financial services in the banking-, insurance- and software industry.
Until the end of July 2017, he was Head of the Digital Office at the Glarner Kantonalbank and together with a very innovative team, he was working on making financial solutions easier and more accessible.
He now works as Head of Digital Banking Platforms at Swisscom and is involved in digitization of the financial industry with solutions like the Advisor Tool eVoja, the digital identification and signature service and many other exciting ideas.
Henri de Jong is responsible for business development. He has a track record of more than 25 years of bringing new technologies to the market, like the first route planning systems, digital road maps and electronic publications.
Henri started his career in 1987 at AND, a Dutch public listed company. He was one of the first employees and worked for more than 12 years on digital road maps and route planning systems.
In 2001, Henri founded his management consultancy company, Velleda Consulting, supporting Dutch companies to start operations in Germany. Besides, that he got interested in “self-organizing systems” which resulted in a number of projects in the energy, logistics (founder and owner of ASK Community Systems GmbH) and healthcare markets (co-founder of REGAS Deutschland GmbH).
Henri worked on several European healthcare initiatives and is a co-author of “Technology-based innovations to foster personalized healthy lifestyles and wellbeing”.
Early 2014, Henri was invited by his former AND colleagues to join Quantoz. Blockchain Technology brings together Henri’s interest in self-organization and software algorithms. His focus now is on developing Quasar, the Quantoz Digital Cash solution. Quasar delivers the infrastructure for instant micropayments between enterprises (unbanked) consumers and the Internet of Things (IoT), compliant with regulation.
Ralf Haller's 20 year IT career has spanned various marketing and business development roles, based on his training as an electrical engineer and masters in Telecommunication Systems (Karlsruhe Technology Institute).
His career started while at university, when he took an assistant role in the USA. Later, he excelled as an IT project manager for large key account clients at CompuNet in Munich and also worked in Hong Kong supporting the Asian region.
This prompted his move to Silicon Valley where he lived for many years, working as a Product Manager for successful startups building datacommunication equipment.
Since 2001, Ralf provides product marketing support and has organised specialist IT events in Switzerland that explore current IT trends and introduce the Swiss market to new and pioneering technologies from Silicon Valley.
Owing to his strong links with Silicon Valley, the Swiss cantons rely on him as a valued advisor for fresh and exciting startup activities emerging from there.
Ralf is also the organizer of international high-tech, innovation, entrepreneurship and business events in Switzerland, among them:
He is also founder of the first High-Tech Connect Suisse association encouraging high-tech business development.
Ralf teaches at the Swiss-American university in Lugano the course Global Innovation Ecosystems.
In his free time he loves spending high-quality time with his family, and doing fitness sports and intelligence training to keep fit physically and mentally. He is eager and open to always try out new things.