Fintech 2017-05-21T11:21:52+00:00

About the Event

The ever-changing FinTech world is in ever constant search for ‘the next big thing’. The Foreign Trade Administration at the Ministry of Economy and Industry and the Israel Export Institute are inviting you to take part in a unique event which will allow you to learn of the different trends in selected leading FinTech markets around the world, as well as networking and having 1:1 meetings with the senior international panelists and speakers attending the event.

Global FinTech Highlights

Explore the leading FinTech markets represented at the event through infographics (in Hebrew)

Event Schedule

08:00 – 09:00 Registration

09:00 – 09:30 Welcoming remarks

09:30 – 12:00 Global Fintech Opportunities – A short introduction to the current trends and future opportunities of selected Fintech markets around the world. The session will include a short presentation of the market following a fireside chat with the key figure from each market.

Moderator:
Ofer Fohrer, Director of Service and Data Management, Foreign Trade Administration, Ministry of Economy and Industry

China Session P2P, WeChat and future trends in the biggest market outside USA
· Ophir Gore, Minister for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to China (Beijing)
· Shi PengFeng (Paul Shi), Vice President of YingCan Group, Co-founder of wdzj.com (China)

USA Session US FinTech investment climate. Silicone Valley Vs New York
· Gili Ovadia, Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to The West Coast, USA
· Paul Veradittakit, Partner at Pantera Capital (USA)

Poland Session Trends and opportunities in Central Eastern Europe biggest FinTech market
· Shir Slutzky, Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to Poland
· Jarosław Mastalerz, Managing Partner mAccelerator (Poland)

Singapore Session The Government role in building a FinTech hub
· Ron Snir, Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to Singapore & Indonesia
· Damien Pang, Head of Fintech, Technology Infrastructure Office, Monetary Authority of Singapore (Singapore)

Australia Session Unique opportunities in a unique FinTech market
· Ethy Levy, Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to Australia
· Darren Walker, Head of Technology for Advice & Corporate Superannuation, AMP (Australia)

Switzerland Session Leveraging innovation in a challenging FinTech environment
· Asi Yosef, Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to Switzerland and the WTO
· Jürgen F. Petry, New Business Innovator RAI Lab, Raiffeisen Schweiz (Switzerland)

South Africa Session How can an Israeli company penetrate into the booming FinTech markets in Africa?
· Itai Malchior, Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to South Africa
· Charles Simon Chemel, Director, SME Business and Fintech, Paybill (South Africa)

Indonesia Session New opportunities in the rising FinTech market of Southeast Asia
· Ron Snir, Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to Singapore & Indonesia
· CEO of a major Indonesian Bank

12:00 – 13:00 Networking Brunch

13:30 – 16:30 Pre arranged B2B meetings with the speakers and the Israeli Economic Representatives

About the Speakers

Ophir Gore
Minister of Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to China (Beijing)
Gili Ovadia
Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to the West Coast (USA)
Shir Slutzky
Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to Poland
Asi Yosef
Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to Switzerland and the WTO
Ron Snir
Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to Singapore & Indonesia
Ethy Levy
Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to Australia
Itai Malchior
Consul for Economic Affairs, Israel’s Economic Mission to South Africa

About the Panelists

Shi PengFeng (Paul Shi)
Vice President of YingCan group, Co-founder of wdj.com (China)
Paul Veradittakit
Partner at Pantera Capital (USA)
Darren Walker
Head of Technology, Advice & Corporate Superannuation, AMP (Australia)
Jürgen F. Petry
Business Innovator, RAI Lab, Raiffeisen Schweiz (Switzerland)
Damien Pang
Head of Fintech, Technology Infrastructure Office, Monetary Authority of Singapore, Singapore
Daniel Poller
Consultant for the Economic Ministry in Indonesia
Charles Simon Chemel
Director, SME Business and Fintech, Paybill (South Africa)
Jarosław Mastalerz
Managing Partner mAccelerator (Poland)

Registration

Would you like to schedule a 1:1 with the speakers and panelists?

if so, please choose up to 3 from the list:

*Please note only meetings related to fintech will be scheduled

Location

Sheraton Tel Aviv Hotel, Ha-Yarkon St. 115, Tel-Aviv Yafo, 6357303