Register for Fintech Storm - Payments Special 15th September 2015 at http://fintechstormseptember2015.eventbrite.com
In continued tradition of our stupendously successful Fintech Storm Series
Genius Incubator Presents
Fintech Storm - 15 September 2015 - Payments Special
Come meet the disruptive thought leaders that are imagining the future of banking.
We invited the most innovative payment firms.
This is a Meetup not to be missed with talks and a round table where the movers and shakers of the hottest new industry - Fintech - will debate opportunities, and challenges of the new age bank!
What: Fintech Storm featuring disrupters
Meet the CEOs
See Product Demos
Join the Fintech Revolution!
When: 6:00pm-9:00pm 15 September 2015
Where: Rainmaking Loft, International House
1 Saint Katherine's Way, London, E1W 1 UN
2 min walk from MOORGATE and 4 min walk from Liverpool street stations
Tuesday 15th Sep Fintech Storm Payments Special debate features :
Topics for discussion by the Payments Panel : The payments landscape is the most competitive and most innovative. What is the frontier next for this industry in Europe & Emerging markets. Who will win in this war for customer's wallet? How are merchants adapting to this payments wave? What are the merchants & retailers still missing? How is the value chain changing with the advent of Apple Pay?
We will discuss the contextual payments, security, authentication, trust, evolving payment gateways, challenges faced by retailers and SMEs, how each of the payments firms is solving the above problems etc.
and the various issues affecting Payments ecosystem :
Tokenisation,Trust, Security, Merchant adoption, friction, Payment Services Directive II, Multilateral Interchange Fees, Mobile payments, Online Fraud in real time payments, Blockchain disruption of payments industry etc..
Join us 6pm Rainmakingloft for the only one of its kind debate!
Steve Emecz is SVP Strategic Solutions of Powa Technologies. Powa is an international commerce specialist that creates technologies to seamlessly integrate the physical and digital world. In 2013 Powa raised a British record series A funding of $156m leading to an expansion into 20+ countries. Steve’s main focus is global strategic solutions reporting directly to the CEO. Prior to joining Powa (and Venda) eight years ago, Steve held senior management roles for a decade within Xerox included responsibility for revenues in excess of $300m. Steve’s other main passions are book publishing and working with an children’s rescue and school project in Nairobi, Kenya.
Powa is an international commerce specialist that creates technologies to seamlessly integrate the physical and digital world.
The management team behind the Powa vision have over 15 years’ experience. Over that time they have seen and addressed the issues raised by early adopting consumers.
The Powa suite of commerce solutions is made for a world where consumers hold the future in their hands – be it a laptop, tablet or mobile. With increasing choice, transparent pricing, dwindling loyalty and a multitude of buying channels it becomes ever harder for retailers to entice, satisfy and retain the newly empowered shopper. Powa removes the final barriers to instant global transactions. We’re here to serve the customer AND the merchant.
PowaWeb is a SaaS cloud-based commerce platform that is flexible enough to always evolve with the market.
PowaPOS is a hardware and software platform that customises the payment experience in store and on the move.
PowaTag transforms consumer shopping behaviour by eliminating the wait between impulse and purchase online or offline.
Sasa Skevin, COO Microblink (erstwhile Photopay)
Arifa Khan is a former investment banker in Private Equity led Leveraged Buyouts Mandate M&A transactions, a seasoned finance, strategy and operations executive based in the city of the London, with over 15 years experience in finance, specialising in Leveraged Finance/ Financial Sponsors Coverage/ Debt Products & Credit. She has worked with two suisse banks Credit Suisse & UBS. She has deep sector expertise in finance, operational insights, and the business acumen to forge big strategic partnerships.
She is a thought leader on innovation and disruption in financial services and a sought after speaker on payments and fintech at international conferences such as ICBI’s Payments International in London Mar 17-20, and will be speaking at Women’s Economic Forum Goa May 7-11. She currently architects Wharton Distinguished Dinner Series for Wharton UK Alumni Club as a Wharton Club Committee Member, and is currently the Chairperson London Chapter for All Ladies League.
Arifa has an MBA from The Wharton School of Business, a B.Tech degree from IIT Madras in Chemical Engineering. She is passionate about fintech and Blockchain. See her vision of Blockchain here.
Read a review of Fintech Storm's recent event Open Bank / Marketplace Banking held on 22nd July here : "A tale of APIs.." By Arifa Khan
Read an article "war for your wallet.." on Payments and mobile wallets by Arifa Khan on Linkedin
Don't miss our Payments Special on 30th September with an unmissable line up of Founders of Satoshipay, Applied Blockchain etc..
http://fintechstorm30september2015.eventbrite.com 30 September 2015 6-9pm at Rainmaking Loft. Join the only one of its kind live debate on Blockchain enabled Payments.
Proudly sponsored by Powa Technologies
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