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2019.10.07 16:00

Largest fintech conference in Northern Europe comes to Lithuania

LRT.lt2019.10.07 16:00

Lithuania is hosting in November the largest fintech conference in Northern Europe and the Baltic States for the fourth consecutive year, according to Fintech Baltic press release.

With over 60 speakers presenting the latest fintech trends, the event is expected to attract over 3,000 participants representing more than 500 companies worldwide.

“This year we have invited a very impressive group of speakers from all over the world – from the USA and Canada to Germany, China and Brazil,” says Kęstutis Šetkus, Head of the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology, a a national innovation funding agency.

Blockchain Centre Vilnius, along with the Blockchain Centres in Melbourne, Shanghai, Sydney and Dubai are organising a BCV Global Round Table.

The roundtable will agree riorities for 2020, present tools and solutions that can unlock the long term social and economic value for the public, according to the press release. The solutions will focus on distributed finance and alternative funding instruments for startups.

The focus of this year's conference is open banking, fight against money laundering, cyber security, and hardware and software solutions in fintech.

The Fintech Inn Conference is organised by Lithuanian Finance Ministry, the Ministry of Economy and Innovation, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Bank of Lithuania, and the Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA).