October 14, 2016

Lloyds’s Alon Zadka to Do Fireside Chat

Alon Zadka of Lloyds Banking Group will participate in a fireside chat at Bank Innovation Israel. Zadka is Senior Innovation Lead, at Lloyds, where he is responsible and accountable for end-to-end delivery of proof of concepts and pilots across the group’s different operations, brands and customer segments. He also leads a team charged with approaching strategic territories and…

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September 29, 2016

Slew of New Speakers Sign On

A host of new speakers joined Bank Innovation Israel 2016 in recent days. The full agenda is here. Here are a few of the new speakers: Oren Glickman, Head of Research, Data Intelligence Center, Citigroup. Dr. Glickman will join the panel on artificial intelligence and chatbots Howard Lindzon, General Partner, Social Leverage, an early stage seed…

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September 21, 2016

Jay Reinemann of Propel Venture Partners Joins Speakers

Jay Reinemann, partner at Propel Ventures, has joined the speaker faculty for Bank Innovation Israel. Propel, formerly known as BBVA Ventures, was spun off from the global bank earlier this year. In the process, the fund grew from $100 million to $250 million, and gained greater freedom to invest earlier in rounds. BBVA is still supportive…

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September 16, 2016

D+H Signs On as Sponsor

Toronto-based D+H, which provides financial technology to many of the world’s largest banks, has joined Bank Innovation Israel as a sponsor. D+H’s history in the financial services industry spans nearly 150 years, and the company generates more than $1.5 billion in annual revenue. This year, D+H carried out a blockchain integration with its international payments hub, Global PAYplus….

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August 25, 2016

Visa Head of Global Partnerships Joins Speaker Faculty

Bill Gadja, Visa’s senior vice president of innovation and strategic partnerships, has confirmed that he will attend Bank Innovation Israel to speak about payments. Bank Innovation Israel is the leading fintech event in Startup Nation, as Israel is called. Gadja worked in the telecommunications industry before moving to Visa, giving him solid grounding in mobile commerce….

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June 15, 2016

2016 Registration Officially Opens

Bank Innovation Israel 2016 registration has officially opened today. The only Western fintech event in Startup Nation, the 2016 Bank Innovation Israel will take place 1-3 November at the Dan Tel Aviv. The event is presented by Bank Innovation, one of the world’s leading fintech blogs. Hundreds of fintech professionals attended the first Bank Innovation Israel…

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November 10, 2015

Credithood Wins 2015 DEMOvation Challenge in Tel Aviv

Eight fintech startups competed Tuesday in Tel Aviv at Bank Innovation israel, among the first international fintech conferences to be held in Israel. Credithood came out on top, beating out the competition with its solution to deliver loans to small businesses with customers lending the money. Credithood helps companies launch crowdfunding campaigns that leverage loyal customers and…

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November 6, 2015

Bank Leumi CTO Ilan Buganim Confirmed for Fireside Chat at Israel Event

Bank Leumi CTO Ilan Buganim is taking time out of his busy schedule — more on that below — to participate in a fireside chat at Bank Innovation Israel in Tel Aviv next week. Bank Leumi has a lot going on for Buganim to oversee, including a core banking overhaul and shifting a number of banking services…

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November 3, 2015

Announcing the 2015 DEMOvation Finalists

EIght startups have been chosen as finalists in the DEMOvation Challenge at Bank Innovation Israel 2015. The finalists will demo their products at Bank Innovation Israel next week in Tel Aviv. A team of judges selected the startups based on their innovative ideas and willingness to take on big problems. The winners will demo their…

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October 14, 2015

Why the Israeli Fintech Scene Continues to Attract Entrepreneurs

Daniel Abrahams, CEO and co-founder of CurrencyTransfer, an international currency exchange service, describes the painful experiences that led him and co-founder Stevan Litobac to take on the task of launching a startup. He also explains why the fintech scene in Israel is so attractive to entrepreneurs and investors.

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