Fintech Symposium

Our Fintech Symposium will, together with University of Copenhagen & DIKU Business Club, bring together the world’s top fintech researchers, giving you access to groundbreaking research directly applicable to companies in the industry. Historically, inventions and innovation have always been rooted in deep research knowledge and the Fintech Symposium will make sure that fintech industry leaders and top researchers together can collaborate to make sure we build greater things, to provide as much societal value as possible in the shortest possible time.

Join us in a true paradise for researchers, June 17th at the Main Hall of the University of Copenhagen.

  • 14 June

    Fintech Startup Weekend - Day 1

  • 15 June

    Fintech Startup Weekend – Day 2

  • 16 June

    Fintech Startup Weekend – Day 3

  • 17 June

    Fintech Symposium

  • 18 June

    Main Conference

  • 19 June

    Main Conference

  • 20 June

    Innovation Lab Crawl

  • Networking
    Where
    Main Hall at University of Copenhagen, Frue Plads 4, 1168 Copenhagen

  • Our Fintech Symposium will, together with University of Copenhagen & DIKU Business Club, bring together the world’s top fintech researchers, giving you access to groundbreaking research directly applicable to companies in the industry. Historically, inventions and innovation have always been rooted in deep research knowledge and the Fintech Symposium will make sure that fintech industry leaders and top researchers together can collaborate to make sure we build greater things, to provide as much societal value as possible in the shortest possible time.
    Artificial Intelligence
    Blockchain
    Where
    Festsalen at University of Copenhagen, Frue Plads 4, 1168 Copenhagen

  • Where
    Main Hall at University of Copenhagen, Frue Plads 4, 1168 Copenhagen

  • Artificial Intelligence
    Where
    Main Hall at University of Copenhagen, Frue Plads 4, 1168 Copenhagen

  • Blockchain
    Where
    Main Hall at University of Copenhagen, Frue Plads 4, 1168 Copenhagen

  • Where
    Main Hall at University of Copenhagen, Frue Plads 4, 1168 Copenhagen

  • Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • In the last decades, technology has evolved rapidly, fundamentally transforming all industries. The financial industry is changing at a faster rate than ever, and in this track, we will explore how incumbent banks, start-ups, and technology companies are driving the evolution of financial services through ground-breaking technological innovation.
    Nordic Fintech
    Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • The 17 Sustainable Development Goals from the UN are one of the largest challenges of our time. To overcome this challenge, everyone must come together and work for a common, greater goal. We explore whether it is possible for fintech companies to bring us closer to a sustainable future. The question is: does fintech matter?
    Nordic Fintech
    Partnerships
    SDGs
    Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • Nordic Fintech
    Pitching
    Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • Globally, the insurtech industry is booming, and the opportunity of market disruption is bigger than ever. The timing is thus perfect for Nordic entrepreneurs to investigate how they can drastically change the sector with innovative ideas and powerful execution.
    Insurtech
    Nordic Fintech
    Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • Insurtech
    Nordic Fintech
    Pitching
    Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • How will we get ready for the new age of innovation? We focus on how open innovation ecosystems can be driven by partnerships and people. The time for collaboration and customer-centric solutions is here and we ask the question: is this the best way to innovate or not?
    Partnerships
    Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • Artificial Intelligence
    Nordic Fintech
    Pitching
    Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • Today, data is power. Whoever has access to and understands to make the best commercial use, will win the game. Data exploitation is a pressing matter, and more and more are calling out against financial exclusion. Can data ethics be hardcoded into fintech, and is regulation enough to ensure ethical use of data?
    Data Ethics
    Regulation
    Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • Nordic Fintech
    Pitching
    Regulation
    Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • Smart cities are the talk of the town, but they cannot exist without smart fintech solutions. We give you the opportunity to investigate how fintech companies can boost smart cities through IoT, data handling, insurtech, and blockchain.
    Artificial Intelligence
    Blockchain
    IOT
    SDGs
    Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • Big tech companies are moving into finance globally. How does this affect the financial landscape? We investigate innovation within finance in the big tech sector and ask the question: are big techs here to collaborate or conquer?
    Big Tech
    Partnerships
    Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • Challenger banks such as Revolut and N26 are on the march, acquiring more than 9 million users in Europe alone. Competitors like Revolut, along with skyrocketing customer expectations have put banks’ largest markets and profit drivers at risk. In the wake of these challenges, plus the ever-growing reach of tech giants, more and more banks are teaming up with FinTechs such as W.UP to play catch-up with disruptors. But can this new-found symbiosis help them both come out as winners?Join us for a rare conversation that brings together real heavyweights of incumbents, Revolut and FinTechs from Denmark and beyond, to talk competition, collaboration and everything in between.
    Nordic Fintech
    Open Banking
    Partnerships
    Pitching
    Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • IoT, blockchain and AI all have the potential to drastically shape our future. These groundbreaking technologies are defining factors in the future of fintech. As all industries get deeper into automation, digitalization, data sharing and connectivity, we investigate how financial services can learn from the transition taking place in other industries.
    Artificial Intelligence
    Big Tech
    Blockchain
    IOT
    Regulation
    Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • Blockchain
    Nordic Fintech
    Pitching
    Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • Large corporations must innovate themselves to stay ahead of the agile competition of start-ups. Due to complicated internal processes, this is often a difficult task, so we ask the question: what makes corporations win the game of innovation? To stay ahead of the game, how much do you have to break down in order to start building?
    Partnerships
    Regulation
    Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • Apple showed the world how big a competitive advantage great design can be. In a traditional industry like finance, product and interface aesthetics are of increasingly high importance. In this session, we show how the Nordic tradition of simple, human-centered design shapes the fintech solutions of tomorrow.
    Design
    Nordic Fintech
    Partnerships
    Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • Nordic Fintech
    Pitching
    Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • With Brexit, powers are shifting, and the future of London as a financial powerhouse is challenged, bringing both opportunities and challenges to the rest of Europe. How will Europe keep its place in the global fintech landscape and how will Brexit affect the Nordic fintech ecosystem?
    Nordic Fintech
    Partnerships
    Regulation
    Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • Nordic Fintech
    Pitching
    Where
    Halvandet, Fintech & Dreams Stage

  • Award
    Nordic Fintech
    Where
    Halvandet, Nets Global Stage

  • You probably know that Copenhagen is a great City when it comes to quality of living, bicycles, sustainability and the cleanest swimmable harbor in the world. If not, you will experience it when visiting Copenhagen FinTech Week and our harbor side beach bar – for this conference, you should actually bring your swimwear!But did you know that Copenhagen is also home for a bustling and creative business environment packed with creative startup communities, vibrant tech universities, and innovative global financial tech companies like Nordea, IBM, Tradeshift, Saxo Bank, SimCorp, Nets, Chainalysis, and Netcompany? At the Lab Crawl, we invite you to visit these innovation hot spots for inspiration on how to work with innovation and to explore state-of-the-art technology-based fintech solutions of tomorrow. The program will be updated continuously.
    Matchmaking
    Networking
    Nordic Fintech
    Partnerships
    Pitching
    Where
    Various locations in the City of Copenhagen