Under the Patronage of
Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai
Anna brings 20 years of experience in driving and fostering banking and payments innovation in Europe, with a focus on CEE (Citigroup, T-Mobile, mBank, PwC).
Anna is building cooperation models between banks and Fintech startups, particularly with regard to Open Banking, Payments as well as AI projects. She is also a Senator, Member of the Global Startup Committee at the WBAF – World Business Angels Investment Forum, Jury Member and Expert at the EU/EC European Innovation Council (EICAccelerator) aimed at financing innovative SMEs across EU. Featured in the TOP10 Women in FinTech (FinTech Magazine 2020); 100 Women in FinTech (100WFinTech) global directory and “Women in FinTech Powerlist 2019”; “TOP 25 Women Leaders in Financial Technology of 2019”.
Senior Lecturer CFTE – Centre for Finance, Technology & Entrepreneurship. Co-Author of The PAYTECH Book and The AI Book.
12:40 - 13:40
Start-up Pillar Session 7 – Post-COVID: New Opportunities for Fintech
The past 3 months were a turning point for fintech industry. Consumers, Businesses and governments are living in the “new normal” and the world is currently transitioning from a physical to digital world. Due to COVID, people have turned to Fintech services than traditional financial services. This session will discuss the following:
Blurring the lines between banks and fintech
Embracing fintech & Moving towards cashless society
Effects of COVID on Fintech start-ups and Fintech sphere