1,100+ senior attendees

50%+ from financial institutions

60+ demoers

Hilton San Francisco Union Square United States California
November 23 - 24, 2020
Date range
From 1895 USD
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Unique, short-form demos and expert speakers reveal the future of tech, banking, payments, financial crime and SMB financing.

What makes Finovate unique among fintech events?

We don’t waste your time. Finovate is curated, fast-paced, and gets right to the point. And we’ve been delivering value for over 10 years.

West Coast tech with a global focus

San Francisco is a magnet for technophiles from all around the world. FinovateWest is a showcase for the best tech in the Bay Area, but it’s also a meeting place for bankers and innovators from the Midwest and Western United States, Latin America, APAC, Canada, Australia, and beyond. No other fintech showcase brings so much of the world to America’s tech capital. And no other Finovate brings as much “tech” to “fintech.”

New value-packed format

The first day is a series of individual stages, giving you the chance to select the specific subject area that interests you most. 

The following day will be a single-track general session, featuring Finovate’s signature demos of the latest innovations mixed in with a variety of exciting speakers.

The event format has been designed to help you get the most information possible and maximize your event ROI.

Cutting-edge demos

Stay ahead on fintech innovation. 

FinovateWest features a day of short-form demos. 60+ companies will demo their latest innovations in just 7 minutes. No slides or video allowed. 

We handpick each company on stage, and they all give you a live demo - so you only see technology that works today. 



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Speakers 40


Amar Ahluwalia

  • Vice-President, Corporate Development & Partnerships at Coast Capital

Terry Angelos

  • SVP, Head of Fintech at Visa

Mathieu Auger-Perreault

  • Director, Fraud & Security at Javelin Strategy & Research

Talie Baker

  • Senior Analyst, Retail Banking & Payments at Aite Group

Eytan Bensoussan

  • Co-Founder & CEO at NorthOne

Ian Benton

  • Senior Analyst, Digital Banking at Javelin Strategy & Research

Jeff Berezny

  • SVP, General Manager Enterprise Applications at Trov

Vaduvur Bharghavan

  • CEO at Ondot Systems

Nathan Bricklin

  • Head of Workplace Experience at Wells Fargo

Joel Brightfield

  • Principal at SixThirty

Eric Byunn

  • Partner at Centana Growth Partners

Andrew Casey

  • Director of Corporate Development at Fidelity Investments

Timothy Chiodo

  • Director of Payments, Processors & FinTech Sector at Credit Suisse

Markus Fischer

  • VP of Corporate Development and Partnerships at Betterment

Jeffery Fried

  • Director, Product Management - Data Platforms at InterSystems

Isabelle Friedheim

  • Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Starwood VC

Anna Garcia

  • Co-Founder and Partner at Runway VP

Iddo Gino

  • Founder and CEO at RapidAPI

Nancy Giordano

  • Strategic Futurist at TEDx Curator

Terry Gore

  • Director of Financial Services & Fintech at JobsOhio

Vilmar Grüttner

  • Principal Innovation Strategy Officer at Bank of the West

Imran Haider

  • Executive Vice President, Head of Wells Fargo’s Open API Channel at Wells Fargo

Sean Harper

  • CEO at Kin Insurance

Valentina Isakina

  • Managing Director, Financial Institutions at JobsOhio

Jacob Jegher

  • President at Javelin Strategy & Research

Eliel Johnson

  • Vice President and Head of User Experience and Design at Charles Schwab

Dinesh Katyal

  • Director of Product at Financial Data Exchange

Sam Kilmer

  • Senior Director at Cornerstone Advisors

Sharon Kimathi

  • Editor at FinTech Futures

Paul Knoedel

  • CEO and Managing Director at Raisin

Corey LeBlanc

  • Chief Digital and Innovation Officer at Origin Bank

Marco Mahrus

  • Head of Payments at Brex

Tyler McIntyre

  • Founder & CTO at Novo

Braden More

  • EVP, Head of Partnerships & Industry Relations at Wells Fargo

Chris Noe

  • Head of Treasury Management Product Innovation and Partnerships at Wells Fargo

Greg Palmer

  • Vice President at Finovate

David Penn

  • Research Analyst at Finovate

Sarah Phelps

  • Senior Vice President of Cards, Retail, and Merchant Services at Wells Fargo

Boris Pluskowski

  • Managing Director, Head of InnovationNext at Silicon Valley Bank

Jas Randhawa

  • US Compliance Officer at Stripe




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