13 Upcoming Fintech Events in Switzerland

13 Upcoming Fintech Events in Switzerland

by November 21, 2015

Financial technology is a hot topic and has become an important subject that is discussed in nearly all tech and startups events.

As the world of fintech is moving fast, it can sometimes be a bit tricky to stay on track. What are the emerging trends? What are the hottest startups? What will be the killer apps?

In order for you to stay up-to-date and not miss a single thing of the Swiss fintech ecosystem, we have compiled a list of some of the upcoming fintech events to finish year 2015 and start 2016 on a high note:

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Swiss Fintech Events

Swiss Payment Forum

Swissôtel Zurich

Tuesday, November 24 – 25, 2015

swiss payment forum

On November 24 and 25, the Swiss Payment Forum will organize its fourth annual event that will cover areas that include mobile payment, mobile commerce, mobile banking and innovative payment models.

More information: http://www.swisspaymentforum.ch/


FMZ visits Swisscom

Swisscom Business Campus, Turbinenstrasse 30, Zurich

Wednesday, November 25, 2015, 6:30pm – 9pm


The Fintech Meetup Zurich group will visit the Swisscom Business Center for an overview of their activities related to fintech. Additionally, an open innovation workshop will be organized at the center.

More information: http://www.meetup.com/finteCHandinnovation_meetup_zurich/events/225403349/


Fintech: Partners or Competitors? (Octo-Tech)

Thursday, November 26, 2015, 7:00am – 4pm, Cinéma Pathé Balexert, Geneva

Fintech Concurrents ou partenaires


A Fintech Event in Geneva in the Finovate Pitch modus. 20 Fintech Startups will pitch and they will hold also roundtables.

More information: http://www.octo.com/fr/evenements/108-fintech-concurrents-ou-partenaires


Disrupt Finance

The Colab Zurich, Sihlquai 131, Zurich

Thursday November 26 – 27, 2015


disrupt finance zurich

Disrupt Finance brings together 10 promising international startups with innovation representatives and executives of the industry. The unique workshop-like setting provides plenty of room for paired discussions.

Moderated by Marc Bernegger, the Disrupt Finance-Bootcamp will provide insights and influence how startups can redefine the financial industry.

More information: http://disrupt.finance/


Swiss Fintech Award Registration Deadline

Monday, November 30, 2015

swiss fintech award

The Swiss FinTech Award aims to promote regional development while helping create the strongest possible Swiss fintech ecosystem underpinned by unprecedented international network links. The most outstanding Swiss FinTech solution will be awarded by the prestigious network of numerous partner organizations and fintech experts.

Registration for the challenge is open until November 30, 2015. Participation in the challenge is free of charge.

On March 31, 2016, the finalists will pitch during the main fintech conference and the winning team will be announced.

More information: http://www.forum-executive.ch/fintech/swiss_fintech_award_eng.html


Machine learning in FinTech with BigML

ETH Zurich, CAB Building, Room G11, Universitätstrasse 6, Zurich

Tuesday, December 1, 2015, 6:30pm – 9:30pm


The “Machine learning in FinTech with BigML” event is joint initiative from Fintech Meetup Zurich with Zurich Machine Learning and Data Science group. The event will feature Amir Tabakovic, VP of Business Development, BigML and local startups including 42 matters, Cognism and QualySense.

More information: http://www.meetup.com/finteCHandinnovation_meetup_zurich/events/226312851/


IFZ Fintech Forum Big Data

Hochschule Luzern – Wirtschaft, Institut für Finanzdienstleistungen Zug IFZ

Wednesday, December 02, 2015, 5:15pm – 7pm

lucerne university fintech forum

This IFZ Fintech Forum event will be focused on Big Data technologies and their relevant issues. Among the topics that will be discussed: machine learning, artificial intelligence, as well as relevant applications and companies in the financial industry.

Speakers will include Andreas Beck, Managing Business Analytics of DACH, Bernhard Bicher, Co-Founder and CEO of Wealthport AG, Carla Caspar of Inventx AG, and Jed Grant, CEO of Ky3C.

More information: https://www.hslu.ch/de-ch/wirtschaft/agenda/veranstaltungen/2015/12/02/ifz-fintech-forum-from-big-data-to-smart-data/


Lift Conference 2016

Geneva, Switzerland

Wednesday, February 10 – 12, 2016

lift conference

Lift Conference is one of Europe’s key events about innovation and digital technologies. It features a special blend of inspiring speeches by some of the world’s best speakers, interactive workshops, exhibitions of interactive media projects and prototypes to play with.

This year, topics that will be discussed include blockchain technology, microbiology, the “Internet of food,” video games and artificial intelligence.

More information: http://liftconference.com/

Seedstars Summit 2016

SwissTech Convention Centre, Lausanne

Thursday, March 03, 2016

seedstarts summit

Each year, Seedstars World runs the largest startup competition to scout the most innovative tech startups in 55+ countries.

The Seedstars Summit 2015 featured 55+ startups from emerging tech hubs around the world to compete for equity investment of up to US$1 million.

More information: http://www.seedstarsworld.com/summit/

Finance 2.0 Conference

Wendsday, March 9th, 2016, Zürich

Finance 2.0 conference

The leading Swiss Finance 2.0 Conference will be held on March 9th. This is already the 4th year for this successful fintech conference brand. The first conference was initiated in 2013 by Christian König, Rino Borini and Marc Bernegger. This years conference will be at Schiffsbau Zürich. We are sure the event organizer Financial Media will have many suprises on the agenda for the one day conference.

More information follow soon http://www.finance20.ch/


IFZ Fintech Forum

Hochschule Luzern – Wirtschaft, Institut für Finanzdienstleistungen Zug IFZ

Wendsday, March 16th, 2016

IFZ Fintech Forum

The Finance Insititut IFZ Zug will present on this conference the IFZ FinTech StudyMoreover the one day conference will also give room for various presentation from Fintech Startups, Experts and banks.

More information follow here: https://www.hslu.ch/de-ch/wirtschaft/agenda/veranstaltungen/2016/03/16/fintech-konferenz/


START Summit 2016

Thursday, March 17 – 19, 2016

OLMA Congress Center, St Gallen

start summit

The START Summit is one of Europe’s leading talent conferences for entrepreneurship and innovation with more than 1500 international participants.

This year, the focus topics will be fintech, the Internet-of -hings and mobility.

The START Summit will include a startup competition, a hackathon, workshops and networking sessions.

More information: http://startsummit.ch/


Silicon Valley Meets Switzerland

Technopark, Zurich

Thursday, March 31, 2016

silicon valley meets switzerland

The Silicon Valley meets Switzerland event aims to combines the talent and expertise of entrepreneurs and business managers from Silicon Valley and Switzerland.

Leading Silicon Valley startups will present the latest IT trends and their impacts on businesses and consumers. From Switzerland, the most promising IT startups and internationally successful IT companies and entrepreneurs will be present.

The conference will feature panel discussions and live interviews about IT innovations, investments and international expansion.

Among the topics that will be covered: Big Data, fintechs, e-commerce and robotics.

More information: http://www.siliconvalleymeetsswitzerland.com/ Get 50 % Discount with Code “Fintech05” on Last-Minute Tickets as conference is sold out.


Fintech Switzerland Event Calendar

stay tuned and check from time to time our Swiss Fintech Event Calender including some important international events.

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