Flourish’s Emmalyn Shaw and Portfolio Companies Speak at the 5th Annual Paris Fintech Forum

Flourish’s Emmalyn Shaw and Portfolio Companies Speak at the 5th Annual Paris Fintech Forum

We are thrilled to join more than 2,000 industry experts at the 5th Annual Paris Fintech Forum, to be held January 28-29. This two-day conference will bring together CEOs and senior decision-makers from banks, insurance providers, regulatory bodies, and fintech’s from around the world.

Managing Partner and US investment lead Emmalyn Shaw will join fellow panelists on Wednesday Jan 29 for the session “US/Europe: Cross Eyes on Fintech Launch & Scale.” The panel will include a mix of American and European experts from venture capital firms and fintechs—including a challenger bank and B2C mobile payment provider— to discuss the similarities and differences behind launching and scaling fintech’s in the US and Europe.

Several of our portfolio companies and partners are also speaking at the Forum, including Ricky Knox, founder and CEO of UK challenger bank Tandem and Jo Ann Barefoot, co-founder and CEO of the nonprofit regulatory firm Alliance for Innovative Regulation (AIR).

If you are attending the Forum, stop by and say “hello” or join the conversation on Twitter: @FlourishVC, #PFF20C

Here are additional details on the sessions we and our portfolio companies and partners are participating in. For the full agenda click here.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020
From the US to Europe, differences and similarities in regulation for fintech’s
Time: 11:10 AM – 12:00 PM
Location: Stage 3
Moderator: Alessandro Hatami, Pacemakers.io

Panelists:

Claude Marx, Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier
David Reiling, Sunrise Banks
Jo Ann Barefoot, Alliance for Innovative Regulation (AIR) (@JoAnnBarefoot)
Paul Byrne, Currencyfair


Can technology really change banks’ future?
Time: 3:35 PM – 4:20 PM
Location: Stage 3
Moderator: Pascal Bouvier, MiddleGame Ventures

Panelists

Anish Achuthan, Open Financial Technologies
Bart Leurs, Rabobank
Ricky Knox, Tandem (@rickykno)
Simon Paris, Finastra

Wednesday, January 29, 2020
US/Europe: Cross Eyes on Fintech Launch & Scale
Time: 11:15 AM – 11:55 AM
Location: Stage 1
Moderator: Steve McLaughlin, Financial Technology Partners

Panelists:

Matt Oppenheimer, Remitly
Emmalyn Shaw, Flourish Ventures (@EmmalynShaw)
Tim Sievers, Deposit Solutions
Norris Koppel, Monese
Tom Stafford, DST Global


Fin & Tech For Good
Time: 5:00 PM – 5:40 PM
Location: Stage 1
Moderator: Ali Paterson, Fintech Finance

Panelists

Emmalyn Shaw, Flourish Ventures (@EmmalynShaw)
David Reiling, Sunrise Banks
Sofie Blakstad, Hiveonline
Alexandre Mars, Epic and blisce

 

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