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FINTECH WEEK

8-9 February 2023

The largest regional fintech event that brings innovators and entrepreneurs together in its 4th edition

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ABOUT IFW

IN-PERSON EVENT AFTER 2 YEARS

Istanbul Fintech Week is a global venue of discussion and knowledge exchange in an ever-changing financial services industry. In its first edition, IFW hosted more than 10000+ participants from around 30 countries.

WHERE IS THE EVENT :

Fişekhane / İstanbul

WHEN IS THE EVENT :

8-9 February 2023

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SPONSERS & PARTNERS
Blockchain Fest

Distributed ledger solutions, tokenization, crypto assets, DeFi, digital currencies

Digital Finance Summit

Digital transformation, mobile banking, customer data, cybersecurity, open banking

Pitches

Fintech company presentations from different verticals

EVENT SPEAKERS

Speakers

Adem Aykın

United Payment

Turkey General Manager

Alicia Kao

KuCoin

Managing Director

Atilla Benli

Türkiye Sigortalar Birliği

President

Ayşe Öztuna Bozoklar

Odgers Berndston

Managing Partner

Barış Arslan

Priority Token

Partner

Bilal Türkmen

Türkiye Sigorta

Assistant GM of Strategy, Digital Transformation and Marketing

Burak Bayhan

Cigna Türkiye

CMO

Calvin Chu

Impossible Finance

Core Builder

Ceyda Yalçın

Türkiye İş Bankası

Digital Banking - Nays App Tribe Leader

Ceylan Onay Şahin

Brighton University

Associate Professor

Chris Skinner

11:FS

Non-Executive Director

Claire Conby

Digital Pound Foundation

Operations & Governance Lead

David Atkinson

Holo Chain

Commercial Director

David Uhryniak

TRON DAO

Director of Ecosystem Development

Demet Zübeyiroğlu

FINTR

Chairperson

Deniz A. Johnson

Stratyfy

COO

Elçin Karatay

Solak & Partners Law Firm

Managing Partner

Emre Ölçer

Türkiye İş Bankası

Head of Digital Banking

Erdem Aydınlı

Omega Invest

Board Member

Evren Şahin

Yapıkredi

EVP

Fatih Gören

Anadolu Sigorta

Deputy Chief Executive

Haluk Özek

Öneriver

Co-Founder & Product Manager

Hüsnü Avşar Gürdal

Mastercard

General Manager, Türkiye and Azerbaijan

Ian Gauci

GTG Advocates

Managing Partner

Iftikhar Qasim

SL2 Capital

CEO

Ivan Fartunov

Aragon

Head of Ecosystem

Jamie Thomson

Vulcan Forged

CEO

Jorge Sebastiao

EcoX Dubai

Co-Founder

Kaan Toker

Allianz Türkiye

Operations Deputy GM

Kokila Alagh

KARM Legal Consultants

Founder & Managing Partner

Lisa Nestor

Airtm

Chief Strategy Officer

Lukas Jakubonis

Bank of Lithuania

Chief Development Officer

Marta Geater Piekarska

ConsenSys

Director of DAO Strategy and Web3 Engagement

Mehmet Akif Eroğlu

SEDDK

Chairman

Mehmet Büyükakarsu

BNB Chain

Turkey Business Development Lead

Mikhail Nikulin

Idena

Founder

Muin Oztop

Mastercard

Advisors Business Development Lead for Eastern Europe

Murat Bitirici

Odeabank

CDO

Murat Çağrı Süzer

GarantiBBVA Payment Systems

CEO

Mustafa Baltacı

KOOP

Co-Founder

Prof. Dr Naseem Naqvi, MBE, FBBA

The British Blockchain Association

President

Necip Fazıl Kaymak

T.C. Cumhurbaşkanlığı Finans Ofisi

Vice President

Nick Kerigan

SWIFT

Head of Innovation

Nick Spanos

Bitcoin Center

Founder

Noha Shaker

Egyptian Fintech Association

Secretary General

Pavlo Sidelov

SDK.Finance

CTO

Pınar Emirdağ

JP Morgan

Managing Director

Rabia Omar Hassan

Usmani & Company

Associate Partner

Rosvaldas Krušna

Bank of Lithuania

Advisor to the Board Member

Sandra Ro

Global Blockchain Business

CEO

Sergey Ivliev

Vlinder

Founder

Shafeeq Qureshi

The Crypto Hub

Founder

Sinem Cantürk

KPMG Turkey

Fintech & Digital Finance Leader

Steve Good

Dreams Quest

Co-Founder

Sinan Özer Erdem

Odeabank

COO

Theodora Lau

Unconventional Ventures

Founder

Tim Byun

OKX

Global Government Relations Officer

Tarik Adnan Moon

Affine DeFi

Founder & Contributor

Tariq Qureishy

Xponential World

CEO 

Ulaşcan Deniz Genç

NFT Horizon

CEO

Viktor Andreas

Buildrs

CEO

Vladimir Shapovalov

Cointelegraph

Senior Researcher

Yakup Sezer

Aktif Ventures

GM

EVENT AGENDA

IFW continues to foster the innovation ecosystem in the region by bringing experts and leaders. It curates two main summits in its fourth edition: Blockchain Fest and Digital Finance Summit.

Day 1 | 8 Feb 2023
Day 2 | 9 Feb 2023
From 09:30 to 16:15
Blockchain Fest
From 09:30 to 09:45
Blockchain Fest
Keynote: Evolution of centralized trading in a decentralized landscape
From 09:45 to 10:15
Blockchain Fest
The fallout of FTX and its aftermath
From 10:15 to 10:45
Blockchain Fest
Venture investors in crypto--2023 and onward
From 10:45 to 11:15
Coffee Break and Networking
From 11:15 to 11:45
Blockchain Fest
How is Web3 changing our lives?
From 11:45 to 12:15
Blockchain Fest
Is metaverse only a hype?
From 12:15 to 13:30
Lunch Break
From 13:30 to 16:30
Stream 1
From 13:30 to 14:00
Evolution of regulations in tackling the market challenges
From 14:00 to 14:30
Web3: Marketing Buzz Or Tech Revolution?
From 14:30 to 15:00
Are DAOs really game changers?
From 15:00 to 15:30
Coffee Break and Networking
From 15:30 to 16:00
Token crowdfunding in a bear market
From 16:00 to 16:30
Decentralizing the Web
From 13:30 to 16:30
Stream 2
From 13:30 to 14:00
NFTs: Creating use-cases in a bear market
From 14:00 to 14:30
CBDCs Stablecoins and their roles in merging the financial systems
From 14:30 to 15:00
Decentralized Finance
From 15:00 to 15:30
Coffee Break and Networking
From 15:30 to 16:00
Fintech for environment
From 13:30 to 16:00
Startup Pitches & Country Presentations
From 13:30 to 16:30
C-Suite ROUNDTABLES
Crypto Revolution
Tokenization
NFTs and Securitization
From 09:30 to 16:15
Digital Finance Summit
From 09:30 to 09:50
Digital Finance Summit
Keynote
by Chris Skinner
From 09:50 to 10:30
Digital Finance Summit
Revolution of banking into Finance as a Service
From 10:30 to 11:00
Digital Finance Summit
Is digital-only banking possible?
From 11:00 to 11:30
Coffee Break and Networking
From 11:30 to 12:00
Digital Finance Summit
Banking as-a-Service: a plug and play game
From 12:00 to 12:40
Digital Finance Summit
Payment 2.0: What will the future bring?
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From 12:40 to 13:00
Digital Finance Summit
This is a monetary revolution
From 13:00 to 14:00
Lunch Break
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From 14:00 to 14:30
Payments in a fast-converging world
From 14:30 to 15:00
Security in Digital Finance
From 15:00 to 16:00
Insurance Innovation Now!
From 15:00 to 15:30
Coffee Break and Networking
From 14:15 to 16:00
Women in Fintech Summit
From 14:15 to 15:00
Entrepreneur women make strides
From 15:00 to 16:00
Women at the top
From 14:15 to 16:00
Startup Pitches & Country Presentations
From 16:15 to 18:00
Pioneers of Digital Finance Awards
From 16:00 to 16:15
Opening
From 16:30 to 16:45
Building leadership on innovation
From 16:45 to 17:00
Award Ceremony: Pioneers of Digital Finance
From 17:00 to 18:00
Cocktail Reception
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From 14:00 to 16:00
C-Suite ROUNDTABLES
Open Innovation in Banking
Embedded Finance
Insurance Innovation

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Premium Sponsors

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Co-Sponsors

Supporters

B2B Platform Partner

Strategic Partner

Metaverse Partner

Media Partners

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CONTACT US FOR FURTHER INFORMATION

For sponsorship and corporate partnership opportunities please contact

Phone:

+90 (212) 924 2050

E-Mail:

contact@istanbulfintechweek.com

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PREVIOUS YEARS REPORTS

EVENT SPEAKERS

Speakers From Previous Years

Sinem Cantürk

KPMG

Hakan Tatlıcı

Mastercard

Conan French

OpenRevolution

Mariana Gospodinova

Crypto.com

Sandra Ro

Global Blockchain Business Council

HE Mr. S. Iswaran

Minister of Trade, Singapore

Yakup Doğan

Yapıkredi

Burcu Civelek Yüce

Akbank

Thaer Sabri

Electronic Money Association

Deniz Güven

Mox Bank

EVENT GALLERY

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