We're thrilled to be part of a major milestone for the Canadian fintech sector, the launch of the Fintech Association of Canada (FAC). Join us for the official launch party to kick off the FAC, with support from several leading fintech companies. The Association was created to support the evolving financial technology industry in Canada, provide regulatory and policy direction to support innovation and investment in fintech in Canada and provide a national voice for fintech. This free event, which is now waitlisted, will be held on April 13 at 7 pm in the Ballroom at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver located at 900 W. Georgia Street.
The Digital Finance Institute (DFI), Canada’s prestigious fintech think tank, is hosting the 2nd annual Fintech Conference in Vancouver on April 14, 2016 at the Vancouver Club. Jon Jones, President at Trulioo, will be participating in a panel moderated by Janos Barberis, founder of FinTech HK, about "RegTech, Digital Identity, Security & Privacy."
Jon will be joined by the following panelists:
Ana Badour, Partner, McCarthy Tetrault LLP
Frank Chong, Deputy Superintendent, Regulation, Financial Institutions Commission of British Columbia
Inspector Calvin Chrustie, Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Kelvan Howard, Senior Director, Innovation & Strategic Partnerships, Visa
Sean Merat, CEO & Co-Founder, Witkit
Other topics to be discussed will cover the hottest areas in fintech, including blockchain and distributed ledgers, financing startups, payments and financial inclusion with a special presentation from Asian Fintechers flying in just for the event!
The Fintech Conference will showcase a stellar group of fintech leaders from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, PayPal, WEF, Globe & Mail, RCMP, Dundee Capital Markets, CIBC, McCarthy Tetrault, Women in Payments, the Financial Institutions Commission, Canadian Payments Association, Hong Kong's premier fintech Accelerator SuperCharger, Carlisle & Gallagher, and of course - Trulioo!
The day will conclude with a night of networking drinks sponsored by Fintech Ventures Group, the new fintech accelerator. The fintech night is open only to registered attendees, speakers and sponsors, and included in the price of registration.
Both of these events are surely not to be missed!
Founded in 2014, DFI is the first Canadian institute devoted to fintech, financial innovation, and financial inclusions. The conference brings together experts and world leaders in fintech from the U.S., Asia, and Canada for a one-day powerhouse conference on fintech, RegTech, blockchain and distributed ledgers, and financing of startups. Attendees can also expect to hear discussions on changes in regulatory environment, evolving payment landscape, securing public and private funds, challenges with cross-border compliance, payments and financial inclusion and innovators and disruptors in fintech.