Think local, act global: financial innovation in France
For the first stop of our 2023 tour, we are in the Paris – centre of innovation and financial services in France - on Monday 17th April
We are bringing together an innovative community of financial institutions positioned for change, ambitious start-ups, and technology innovators to delve into the impact on the French financial services industry
Each stop is carefully crafted to highlight the key digital innovation drivers in fintech / financial services for each country.
Join us at the essential meeting place for leaders powering the future of ecosystem.
The pressure to open up data will extend open banking to open finance. With technological innovations, changes in demand, and the arrival of new players, join us to find out what will the path look like beyond open banking.
Achieving total CX - the connected customer wants simplicity, security and ease. Bringing together key innovative technologies will be the answer to winning the loyalty of consumers and businesses, and best-in-class customer journeys.
France: The country where the card continues to be the preferred means of payment. Still, new methods are growing. Instant payments are gaining ground and BNPL is expected to increase rapidly. What typs of solutions will gain traction in the coming years?
Digital first banks and innovative new providers are bringing financial services to those previously excluded from the system. They are rapidly disrupting lending - what can traditional banks learn from the new challengers? And, will regulatory requirements hinder their progress?
The rise of embedded marks a new era, not only for established providers but also for how consumers and businesses access and manage relationships with financial services more broadly. Who is leading the tech revolution?
The sector has seen the emergence of financial models that better integrate sustainability issues and ethical investment. But more businesses need the tools and technologies to create impact and to measure the outcomes to ensure that 'green sheen' becomes true change.
Enjoy fine wine whilst listening to French jazz and mingling with attendees after the content sessions come to an end!
Lisa Moyle, Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Fintech Talents
Claire Calmejane, Chief Innovation Officer, Société Générale
With fast and seamless online shopping experiences now the norm, the virtual high street has delivered unrivalled convenience and choice to consumers. But what technology has enabled this retail revolution and how is it likely to evolve in the coming years? Find out, when this session looks at:
Eric Mouilleron, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bankable
Jeff Parker, Managing Director International, Marqeta
The market has enormous potential, and innovation. French innovators, in particular, have been driving the growth of embedded finance across Europe. Customers increasingly expect financial services to be invisible. Whether they’re online shopping, getting a taxi or booking a holiday, the financial solution needs to be digitally convenient, contextualised and integrated seamlessly into the experience.
Adrien Touati, Chief Executive Officer, manager.one
Pierre-Antoine Vacheron, Chief Executive Officer Payments, Groupe BPCE
The global boom of buy now, pay later (BNPL) doesn’t seem to be slowing since its widespread take-up by consumers across the world during the pandemic. With consumer attitudes and spending habits evolving, BNPL is being used increasingly on everyday items such as clothing and groceries, rather than the more traditional larger ticket items seen in the past. Who are the trailblazers and what will the long-term look like?
Moderator: Nicolas Ferreira, Assistant Chief Executive Officer, Finance Innovation
Digital only, mobile first and innovation at either end – modern society is setting the pace. The latest trend in digital disruption pushes towards an all-in-one solution: one universal app. Banks can stay competitive in this ever-evolving environment by taking advantage of this opportunity.
By taking advantage of technology like API’s, banks can offer users an easy way to access all their financial information. Open banking and open finance have the potential to revolutionise how people in France interact with banks and other financial services providers.
Cyber Insurance is more in-demand now than it ever was. Protecting consumers, reputation and the broader economy is crucial. Vantage Market Research’s recent report found that the global cyber insurance market will be worth $28.4 billion by 2028. What are the newest cybersecurity threats and how are fintechs delivering improved security?
Jules Veyrat, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Stoïk
By 2030 the world’s CO2 emissions need to be cut by half. French banks and policymakers are already seeing sustainable investment as an opportunity combined with responsibility. What solutions are available that can be scaled up in the short- and medium-term to accelerate the transformation towards a green(er) financial system?
Martin Sladecek, Director of Digital Strategic Studies, Société Générale
Andrea Ganovelli, Co-Founder, Green-Got
Maeva Courtois, Co-Founder and Chief Executive, Helios
Fintech companies are transforming the banking, insurance and asset management businesses by offering new financial products or digital solutions that enable financial industry players to optimise their business processes. This development, interconnected with other key themes, will likely continue to shape the success of wealth managers globally. But what is to come?
Alexandre Fitussi, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Beanstock
Thierry Vignal, President, Masteos
Marc Braun, Country Manager, France and The Netherlands, Scalable Capital
In the wake of a cryptocurrency market boom, the segment in France is projected to grow by 13.57% (2023-2027) resulting in a market volume of US$1267.00m in 2027. However, regulators across the globe are keen to regulate new digital currencies, financial products and exchanges. What will it take for crypto to enter the mainstream and how will the market manage the speed of change?
Moderator: Faustine Fleuret, President, ADAN
François-Julien Alcaraz, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, CryptoSimple
Alexandre Roubaud, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Bitstack
Dominique Rodrigues, Chief Technology Officer, Paymium
Lisa Moyle, Co-Founder and Director of Strategy, Fintech Talents
Banks, insurers, lenders, e-commerce, retail, marketplaces, non-financial institutions embedding financial products, freelancing and social platforms, gaming, healthcare, entertainment, travel, telecommunications and mobility businesses can apply for a free pass.
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