EMPIRE FINTECH CONFERENCE
NEW YORK CITY 2019
APRIL 3
In collaboration with
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JOIN OVER 500 ATTENDEES FOR THREE DAYS OF DEMOS, KEYNOTES AND NETWORKING, HIGHLIGHTED BY OUR FULL-DAY CONFERENCE SHOWCASING SILICON ALLEY FINTECH FINEST.

REASONS TO ATTEND

Hear from those forging new trails in payments, blockchain, lending, robo-advisors, insurance tech, real estate and more. In addition to attracting hundreds of FinTech entrepreneurs, this conference also plays host to the investors and service providers that help accelerate startups. The audience can also look forward to keynotes, panels and demo updates from some of the top FinTech startups in the world.

Part crystal ball and part rearview-mirror - you don’t want to miss this.

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“Having hundreds of early-stage FinTech companies under one roof is a game-changer for innovation teams."

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“Empire events bring together a broad and extensive group of those in the FinTech community from startups to investors. The conference is a great opportunity to meet many of those looking to innovate in the space.”

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“A must attend annual event for startups. Creates real value for those looking to connect with decision makers.”

2018 FIRESIDE CHATS

MEGAN CAYWOOD

Co-founder & Chief Platform Officer, Starling Bank

CAREY KOLAJA

Global Chief Product Officer, Citi FinTech

CONFERENCE TICKETS - NEW YORK CITY 2019

Early-Stage
FinTech Startup
$195

Full-time employee of an Early-stage FinTech startup. Early-stage = Less than $5m in funding, <$500k in annual revenue, and <3yrs old.


A technology product must be your primary business. Service providers do not qualify.

General
Admission
$445

Late stage startups, corporate execs, investors, all service providers, consultants, FinTech enthusiasts, vendors, etc.


More than the startup pass, but hey, still half what the other guys charge.

Non
Profit
$195

Employee of a 501(c)(3) organization


This is an incredibly good deal for those of you trying to help other people.

Cancellation & Substitution Policy

**Registration fees are nonrefundable.**
Transfers: Tickets can be transferred to another delegate if we are notified in writing at least 72hrs prior to the event.
Credit towards a future conference: Fees for this event can be applied towards a future Empire Startups FinTech Conference within one year if notified in writing at least 10 days prior to the event.

2019 AGENDA

8:00 am
Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am
Welcome & Opening Keynote
9:05 am
FIRESIDE CHAT
9:30 am
PANEL:With Great Power Comes Great Responsibility - Ethics of FinTech
There is no doubt that the use of customer data and automation will only accelerate in FinTech. In the wake of Cambridge Analytica what lessons are to be learned and where are the ethical lines?
10:10 am
DEMOS: Hot Startups Conference demos are hand-selected by a panel of experts and there's no way to apply. They feature the latest technology, often still in the lab, from some of the top late-stage FinTech companies. Best of all.. unlike some conferences, these slots are based on pure merit and cannot be sponsored.
11:15 am
FIRESIDE CHAT
11:40 am
PANEL: Show me the money: Providing consumers and small businesses greater access to credit.
Are rising rates and a less restrictive regulatory regime the perfect storm for the next wave in lending?
1:20 pm
DEMOS: Hot Startups Conference demos are hand-selected by a panel of experts and there's no way to apply. They feature the latest technology, often still in the lab, from some of the top late-stage FinTech companies. Best of all.. unlike some conferences, these slots are based on pure merit and cannot be sponsored.
2:05 pm
FIRESIDE CHAT
2:30 pm
PANEL - The Great Debate: Who's Winning the FinTech Game
We debate which parts of the world are best at different parts of banking. Who does Regulation best? Where's the Data capital of the world? Who has the Neobank proof in the pudding. It's an exciting debate which is sure to decide once and for all where's best to design the bank of the future.
3:40 pm
PANEL: Oxygen for AI: Latest Data Management Strategies for Successful AI
A panel on artificial intelligence without covering training data does not compute. Let's geek out with our friends leading the AI revolution.
4:20 pm
FIRESIDE CHAT
4:45 pm
Closing Remarks
4:50 pm
Reception & Dinosaur BBQ
Hosted by:
6:00 pm
After Party

2018 CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Brandon Krieg

Co-Founder & CEO, Stash

Patricia Kemp

Co-founder & General Partner, Oak HC/FT

Michael Steinberg

Managing Director, Reciprocal Ventures

Jotaka Eaddy

VP of Policy, LendUp

Jon Zanoff

Managing Director, Techstars

Jean Donnelly

Executive Director, FinTech Sandbox

Lauren Bonner

Partner, One Zero Capital

Nicolas Kopp

U.S. CEO, N26

Marla Blow

Founder & CEO, FS Card

Matt Burton

Co-founder & CEO, Orchard Platform.

Brendan Dickinson

Partner, Canaan Partners

Claude Goetz

Partner, Davis Wright & Tremaine

Hans Morris

Managing Partner, Nyca Partners

Charlie Javis

CEO & Founder, Frank Financial Aid

Andrea Gellert

Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Revenue Officer, OnDeck

Gabrielle Haddad

Co-Founder and Chief Operating Officer, Sigma Ratings

Megan Caywood

Co-Founder & Chief Platform Officer, Starling Bank

Carey Kolaja

Global Chief Product Officer, Citi Fintech

Anna Irrera

Fintech Correspondent, Reuters

David Concannon

Partner, Latham & Watkins

Jason Gross

Co-Founder & CEO, Petal

Pierre Gramegna

Minister of Finance of Luxembourg

Brian Dolan

Managing Director of Client Facing Technology, Barclays Investment Bank

Jeannette Spaulding

Co-Founder & CEO, Crypto Research Group

Deborah Jackson

Founder & CEO, Plum Alley

Milind Mehere

Founder & CEO, YieldStreet

Adam Nanjee

Senior VP, Digital Banking, Zafin

Diwakar Choubey

CEO & Founder, MoneyLion

Gregory Gormley

CFO & Co-Founder, Bink

Kelly Peeler

CEO & Co-Founder, NextGenVest

Natalie Fratto

VP, Early Stage Practice, SVB Financial Group

Nathan Richardson

Co-Founder, Trade It

Penny Crosman

Editor-at-large, Source Media

Steve Allocca

President, Lending Club

Catherine Ulrich

Managing Director, FirstMark Capital

Michelle Peng Greenberg

Senior Partnerships Manager of Finance & Commerce, MaRS

Rod McLeod

Senior Director of Communications, Kik

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