The main theme of this year’s edition will be Digital trust as it relates to the use of data, identification of digital identities, open banking, cybersecurity, e-commerce and other elements of business models that support the building of trust.

Appearing on the stages of Impact fintech’19 will be leaders in business, science and public administration as well as the people leading startups that are transforming current social norms and business models.

Discussions will focus on subjects related to 8 thematic tracks - banking transformation – banking transformation, payments & future commerce, alternative lending & finance, insurtech, regulation & regtech, tech entrepreneurship & investment, cloud solutions, emerging tech & security and sustainable fintech.

AI for banking

Open banking, the emergence of new technologies and increasing consumer needs - these are a few of the main challenges facing the banking industry. How can they be effectively faced?

The most obvious answer to these questions is using automation and artificial intelligence. The fintech revolution is becoming a fact and it us - the consumers - that are being influenced by it directly. During Impact fintech’19 we’ll have a chance to learn about the future of finance as seen through the eyes of its leaders: Dele Atanda – CEO and founder of metaME, a personalized AI technology and new class of Smart Data, Marko Wenthin – co-founder of solarisBank and CEO of Penta, Rigo Van den Broeck - SVP Cyber & Intelligence solutions at Mastercard, Utena Treves - Head of Strategy ati Wefox or Max Schertel - representing the German mobile bank N26.

A 40 billion dollars industry

In 2018 the value if venture-capital investments in the FinTech industry doubled the figure from 2017 and amounted to nearly 40 billion dollars. When taking into account the total value of the capital invested in this industry, including corporate funds and sources, that figure is expected to top 100 billion dollars. Microsoft has invested a billion dollars into Open AI - a company founded by Elon Musk - and Google acquired Looker for 2.6 million dollars.

Among the confirmed speakers of Impact fintech’19 are: Teresa Czerwińska (NBP), Laura Navaratnam (FCA), Chris Skinner (11:FS), Jadwiga Emilewicz (Ministry Entrepreneurship and Technology), Bartosz Ciołkowski (Mastercard), Diana Paredes (Suade Labs), Michał Krupiński (Pekao), Adam Marciniak (PKO Bank Polski), Husayn Kassai (Onfido), Przemysław Gdański (BNP Paribas), Bartosz Berestecki (PayU) and Ben Goldin (Mambu).