One Broadway, 5th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02142
May 24, 2018
3:00 – 8:30 PM
ABOUT THIS EVENT
FinTech Connect 2018
Save the date for Venture Cafe’s FinTech mini-conference, “Disrupting Wall Street”, taking place on May 24, 2018. This special ‘conference night’ event seeks to bring together the brightest minds who are building, funding, and innovating in the Greater Boston area’s FinTech Community. Join us for the evening to examine the shifts happening in payments, blockchain, lending, robo-advisors, insurance tech, and real estate. Come prepared to not only hear the best ideas and see the latest technologies but also to participate in building Boston’s FinTech innovation.
FinTech Connect is hosted by Venture Cafe and brought to the Greater Boston community by:
AGENDA AT A GLANCE
3:00 – 8:30 PM NETWORKING
3:00 – 5:00 PM OFFICE HOURS
4:15 – 5:15 PM
5:30 – 6:30 PM ENTREPRENEURS’ PANEL
5:30 – 8:00 PM STARTUP DEMOS
6:00 – 8:00 PM COMMUNITY FLASH TALKS
6:45 – 7:45 PM INVESTORS PANEL
Early stage ventures and prospective entrepreneurs have an opportunity to sign up for Office Hours during this event. Entrepreneurs may sign up for 30-minute consultations with a variety of experts.
Appointments can be made on a first come, first served basis. Any cancellations will require 48-hour notification in order to accommodate entrepreneurs who have been placed on a wait-list. No-shows are frowned upon in the VenCaf community and we reserve the right to disallow future appointments for repeat offenders.
Sign up for Office Hours here: Coming Soon
Special Office Hour Appointments (FinTech Connect only)
During FinTech Connect, two Boston-area FinTech experts will be on hand to advise entrepreneurs and prospective entrepreneurs on building and launching a venture in the space. Reservations will open on May 3, 2018, and are booked on a first-come, first-served basis.
How I Built It: Navigating the Hurdles of Building a FinTech Startup
A few of the area’s FinTech startups will share their latest success milestones as well as how they got started, failures along the way and strategies that helped navigate the hurdles of building a FinTech venture.
Venture Cafe demos are a great way to gain exposure through our online and offline channels. During our FinTech Connect event, Venture Café will give a selection of the area’s start-ups, inventors and researchers an opportunity to showcase their work to the Boston community.
Details coming soon.
COMMUNITY FLASH TALKS
Are you a subject matter expert in the FinTech space (entrepreneur, investor, service provider, etc)? Submit your idea for a session during our FinTech Community Flash Talk. These sessions will be community-generated, lightning sessions comprised of 30 minutes of content and 15 minutes of networking for each session.
Detail coming soon.
INVESTORS NIGHT OUT
Ask Them Anything
We are breaking away from the panel and giving entrepreneurs one full hour to ask investors anything. Patterned after the popular Ask Me Anything (AMA) model, we have secured a selection of Fintech VCs and angels to offer insights into building a successful venture, partnering with legacy finance companies and more.
Details coming soon.