Unchain Fintech Festival – the premier regional fintech & blockchain event
Fintech and blockchain are taking the financial industry by storm. This summer, between July 13 and 14, 2022, Oradea, the heart of Central and Eastern Europe, will become ground zero for innovation in financial services.
Bankers, financial institutions, regulators, startups, investors and all other key players in the ecosystem will meet at Unchain Fintech Festival to discuss the latest trends, create business opportunities and drive innovation in financial services.
“Together with all relevant experts from the financial and technology sector, we will shape the business landscape of payments, loans, insurance, personal finance, e-commerce, banking, etc. Central and Eastern Europe has great potential to be one of the main drivers of the global fintech and blockchain economic transition. Regional unicorns have offered only a glimpse of the potential of the CEECs and, through Unchain Fintech Festivalwe aim to develop and maximize the innovation and business capabilities of the regionsays Alexandra Pollack, co-founder and CEO of Unchain Fintech Festival.
She is a veteran of the technology events industry, having hosted large-scale B2B trade shows, innovation conferences and startup programs for the past 12 years.
The two-day festival will cover the most important fintech and blockchain trends, being an in-person meeting place for over 500 innovative financial institutions, regulators, tech companies, VCs and startups, with 3 main event areas :
- Unleash the trends – a stage for conferences and workshops on “hot topics” in the field with keynote speakers from important players, regulators and opinion leaders;
- Free the ideas – a pitch stage and a stand space with the best fintech startups in the region;
- Unleash Connections – 1 to 1 meeting space and networking with implementation of matchmaking to facilitate direct interactions between companies, startups and investors to build relationships.
The central event of the summer will be preceded by a series of demo nights and industry talks designed to shed even more light on the disruptive potential that every region of Central and Eastern Europe needs to uncover. The first event in the series will take place next Wednesday, April 6, 2022, starting at 4:00 p.m. CET (GMT+1), and will focus on Hungary 🇭🇺, Croatia 🇭🇷, Slovenia 🇸🇮 and Serbia 🇷🇸 . You can join the online discussion at LinkedIn and Facebook and meet the next wave of fintech and blockchain innovators.
“We are still in the early stages of true fintech, as the future impact of open banking, cloud computing, IoT, artificial intelligence and blockchain cannot even be estimated yet. Every year, technology companies are deepening the value chain of financial services and also creating new market structures.The fintech market is expected to grow with an impressive annual rate of around 12% until 2027 and Unchain Fintech Festival aims to benefit the CEE region with the expected expansion and growth of the fintech market“, adds Alexandra Pollack. With the close support of regional financial institutions, national banks, regulators, technology companies, industry associations, startup accelerators, ecosystem players and trusted advisors, Unchain Fintech Festival is set to become the flagship regional fintech and blockchain event in Central and Eastern Europe.