The year of FinTech events starts here, and on February 27th, our CEO Erik Brieva is kicking off in style with a Finance Technology panel appearance at the 4YFN event that Barcelona is famous for. Our Sales team will be taking the Americas by storm, visiting Colombia, Mexico and the US and we'll be in and around Europe too, at the biggest events on the digital banking annual calendar.
Check out where we'll be in the coming months - we hope to see you there!
Barcelona, February 27th
Barcelona really is the city of FinTech, in fact now more than ever, and at Strands we're proud to be a big part of the movement!
CEO of STRANDS Erik Brieva, will be forming part of a panel on Finance & Technology as part of the 4YFN section of the Mobile World Congress, alongside FinTech challengers N26, Ripple, Alastria and ICF.
Topics to be covered are The Future of Finance in 4YFN, Big Data & AI in the finance industry, Distributed Ledger Technologies & Blockchain, and Barcelona as a FinTech Hub. One not to be missed!
Mexico City, March 14th
As we grow in the Latin America region, we're more and more present at events across the continent held in Spanish. This event will bring together entrepreneurs, a wide variety of companies from the banking & financial services sector, as well as technology firms.
We've been working closely with the biggest banks across Latam and are set to grow in 2019!
Barcelona, April 2nd & 3rd
A regular on our calendar, this event brings industry leaders from all over the world together to talk about advances in the banking sector, how banks can benefit from a FinTech partnership. It's an opportunity to touch base on global trends and talk about where the collaboration between international banks and FinTechs is heading for the coming year.
San Francisco, May 8th-10th
Our solutions take center stage at this event every year! This year will take us to San Francisco and we're excited to showcase our latest innovations to the more than 1,300 attendees.
We're regulars at the Finovate events, so come and meet Cesar, Carlos and Victoria and find out what's in store!
Amsterdam, June 3rd-5th
An unmissable event for the smartest visionaries and innovators, Money20/20 is where the payments, FinTech and financial services industries come together to connect and build the future of money. Last year took us to Las Vegas for Money2020, this year we'll be in the Netherlands meeting existing clients, strengthening partnerships and creating new ones. Pablo, Kevin and Victoria will be at our stand and ready to chat with you!
Vienna, June 13th & 14th
One of 2 events this year focused entirely on the lucrative SME segment. This one's aptly entitled "SME Banking Revolution: Business Ecosystems, Beyond Banking Offerings, Augmented Strategy" and includes topics like AI in banking and learnings from bank/FinTech success stories. Considering SMEs are the most prominent type of business worldwide by a huge margin, there's more than a few opportunities to be discussed at this event in the Austrian capital!
Bogotá, May 28th
Having been working closely with one of Colombia's biggest banks in 2018, bringing PFM to an increasingly mobile country, we'll be here discussing opportunities for other banks in the region to do the same and bring banking into a new era.
Colombia is one of Latin America's most pioneering countries and one where many exciting things will be happening in the coming year!
Amsterdam, October 7th-9th
Wherever there's a discussion about SMEs and how banks and FinTechs can serve them better together, you'll find us. The topic discussed this year will be ‘The Convergence of the Real and Financial Sectors in SME Finance’.
How will traditional financial institutions cope with this competition from the real sector? Are there untapped opportunities from these new competitors?
What's clear is that opportunities abound in the SME space, find out for yourself and join us!