EMPIRE FINTECH CONFERENCE
SAN FRANCISCO 2018
NOVEMBER 13
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JOIN OVER 250 ATTENDEES FOR THREE DAYS OF DEMOS, KEYNOTES AND NETWORKING, HIGHLIGHTED BY OUR FULL-DAY CONFERENCE SHOWCASING SILICON VALLEY'S 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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“Silicon Valley Bank believes that fostering connections and sharing insights is one of the greatest propellants for driving the innovation sector to new heights – and that’s exactly what the Empire FinTech Conference accomplished.”

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“THE event to keep up with industry trends and learn from phenomenal speakers.”

2018 KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Kenneth Lin

Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Credit Karma

Adrienne A. Harris

Former Special Assistant to President Obama, States Title

David Barrett

Co-founder & CEO, Expensify

Clay Wilkes

Founder & CEO, Galileo

CONFERENCE TICKETS - SAN FRANCISCO 2018

Early-Stage
FinTech Startup
$195

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


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

General
Admission
$695

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 or Student
$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.

AGENDA

8:00 am
Registration & Breakfast
9:00 am
Welcome Remarks
9:05 am
FIRESIDE CHAT
Adrienne Harris, States Title
Moderator: Elizabeth Kelly, United Income
FinTech Adulting: An Industry in Adolescence
9:30 am
PANEL: The Real Housewives of RegTech
Moderator: Shanna Nasiri, Compliance.ai
We’re talking dramaaa... in US FinTech regulation. Hear from the experts in why the United States is one of the most complicated regions to be fully regulated in as a FinTech, but with the biggest payoff - if done right.
Pam Perdue,
Continuity
Barbara Bridges,
dv01
Andy Lorentz,
DWT
Joe Robinson, Hummingbird
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.
Moderator: Michael DeAngelis, FinTech Sandbox
11:15 am
FIRESIDE CHAT
Ken Lin, Credit Karma
Moderator: Gené Teare, Crunchbase
Rise of the Machines: Autonomous Finance will be here before you know it
11:40 am
PANEL: You Say You Want a Revolution? Enter The Challenger Bank
Moderator: Tanaya Macheel, Cheddar
We all want to change the world, but it's the world outside the US in which neobank's are winning market share. We'll check in with a host of new entrants promising a zero-fee digital experience.
Thomas George,
Monzo Bank
Roseanne Wincek,
IVP
Virraj Jatania,
Pockit
Peggy Mangot, Wells Fargo
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.
Moderator: Matthieu Soulé
2:05 pm
FIRESIDE CHAT
Clay Wilkes, Galileo
Moderator: Sonya Mann, Zcash Foundation
Fintech Dreams to Reality: How Fintech Leaders can Scale to Truly Change the Future of Money
2:30 pm
PANEL: The Honeymoon is Over. Is the Valley Done with FinTech?
Moderator: Christine Loredo, Envestnet | Yodlee
Known fleating romance, are Sand Hill Road investors still in love with FinTech? Are the high costs of acquisition and regulation dampening interest in FinTech? What role have inflated valuations played in bursting the FinTech bubble? We have more questions than answers so it's time to get the smart money on stage.
Susan Mason,
Aligned Partners
Natalie Luu,
Lightspeed Venture Partners
Ben Narasin,
NEA
Eric Byunn,
Centana Growth Partners
3:40 pm
PANEL: Financial Inclusion: Mind the Gap
Moderator: Asya Bradley, SynapseFI
There are 2 billion globally without bank accounts, but financial inclusion is not just an issue for emerging markets - we have a gap here at home. Financial wellness is a major piece in ensuring a healthy economy, so join us to hear from the leaders making a difference in ensuring no one gets left behind.
Kathryn Petralia,
Kabbage
Brian Ascher,
Venrock
Doug Ricket,
PayJoy
Natalie Eva Gray,
Cover
4:20 pm
FIRESIDE CHAT
David Barrett, Expensify
Moderator: Sarah Biller, FinTech Sandbox
Paying it Forward: How Payments Can Power a More Inclusive Global Financial System
4:45 pm
Closing Remarks
 
4:50 pm
Reception & Hors D’oeuvres
Hosted by:

CONFERENCE SPEAKERS

Ben Narasin

Ben Narasin

Venture Partner, NEA

Kathryn Petralia

Kathryn Petralia

Co-founder & Head of Operations, Kabbage

Roseanne Wincek

Roseanne Wincek

Investor, IVP

Danielle Deibler

Danielle Deibler

Co-founder & CEO, Marvelous.ai

Caroline Hofmann

Caroline Hofmann

Co-founder & COO, Republic

Doug Ricket

Doug Ricket

Founder & CEO, PayJoy

Kenneth Lin

CEO & Founder, Credit Karma

Susan_Mason

Susan Mason

Managing Partner, Aligned Partners,

Eric Byunn

Eric Byunn

Co-Founder & Partner, Centana Growth Partners

Adrienne A. Harris

Former Special Assistant to President Obama States Title

Thomas George

Thomas George

Head of International, Monzo Bank

Andrew Lorentz

Andrew Lorentz

Partner, Davis Wright Tremain

Natalie Luu

Natalie Luu

Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

David Barrett

David Barrett

Founder & CEO, Expensify

Barbara Bridges

Barbara Bridges

Head of Legal, dv01

Christine Loredo

Christine Loredo

VP of FinTech Evangelism, Envestnet | Yodlee

George Li

George Li

Co-founder & CEO, WeTrust

Michael DeAngelis

Director of Strategy and Development, FinTech Sandbox

Brian Ascher

Brian Ascher

Partner, Venrock

Pam Perdue

Pamela Perdue

Chief Regulatory Officer & EVP, Continuity

Jason Brown

Co-founder & CEO, Tally

Adena Hefets

Adena Hefets

Co-founder & COO, Divvy Homes

Kaz Komolafe

VP Strategy & International Development, Pockit

Natalie Eva Gray

Natalie Eva Gray

Co-founder, Cover

Daniela Braga

Daniela Braga

Founder & CEO, DefinedCrowd

Lauren Gardner

Managing Director, OpenDoor Securities

Clay Wilkes

Founder & CEO, Galileo

Sonya Mann

Communications Manager, Zcash Foundation

Peggy Mangot

Head of Greenhouse Development, Wells Fargo

Sarah Biller

Co-Founder, FinTech Sandbox

Elizabeth Kelly

SVP Operations, United Income

Matthieu Soulé

Deputy CEO, l'Atelier BNP Paribas Americas

Gené Teare

Head of Content, Crunchbase

Joe Robinson

Co-founder & CEO, Hummingbird

Asya Bradley

VP Revenue & Partnerships, SynapseFI

Tanaya Macheel

Reporter, Cheddar

Shanna Nasiri

Head of Partnerships and Marketing, Compliance.ai

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