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Who to look out for at Fintech’s biggest conversation Money 20/20 Europe


The team at DisruptionBanking are delighted to have supported Europe’s biggest Fintech conversation for the last three years. Each year the cornerstone Fintech event gets a little more exciting with themes from alchemy to sex and rock’n’roll.

This year we decided to share a small video with our readers to help you navigate the three days of Money 20/20. The event regularly attracts over 3,000 delegates. From payment providers to cybersecurity startups, NFT marketplace participants to CBDCs, there is something for everyone at the event.

Who to watch out for amongst delegates and sponsors

Over the years our editorial team have had the great fortune to be able to meet some of the most important stakeholders within the Fintech ecosystem. We wanted to list a who’s who of delegates and sponsors that you might want to find out more about.

First of all, we hope to meet Andrew Davis, Head of Investment Promotion at Invest Hong Kong. Last year Andrew shared an intriguing story about Two Currencies One Nation with Invest Hong Kong | (

One of the most innovative companies from Israel, Personetics, will also be represented at the event. Dorel Blitz, VP Strategy & Business Development will be available to speak to as well. Dorel’s team are involved in some of the most ambitious digital banking projects in the world. We discussed some of them in our last interview with Dorel: Talking Self-Driving Finance with Personetics from Israel | (

However, when it comes to sophisticated, QAN Platform might exceed all your expectations. Operating in the highly advanced quantum computing space. The Estonian startup is leading some highly advanced projects focussed on cybersecurity in the quantum computing era. Something that banks cannot avoid, and we wrote about exactly that when we spoke to the team recently: The Quantum Dilemma that Banks Must Face | ( QAN Platform will be represented by Gergo Szoke, Chief Operational Officer.

Another one to watch is, a highly innovative challenger out of Krakow in Poland. Our team also spoke to them in 2021 about their prospects, something that our readers may want to revisit: Supporting both sides of e-commerce transactions, with ZEN.COM | (,

There are other companies like Nordigen will also be there. They have been revolutionizing Open Banking, and we’ll be keen to catch up with them in person too: Open Banking’s #BlackFriday | Nordigen Launches First Free API Platform (

Who to watch out for on stage, DisruptionBanking’s Top Tips

The organisers of Money 20/20 have once again completed a phenomenal job. Managing to get the top Fintech players together in Amsterdam next week. It’s a colossal project. However, to help you navigate the multiple stages, themes and topics at Money 20/20. We have put together a list of our suggestions to help you find your way around the RAI in Amsterdam.

Day 1

Our Top Tips for Day 1 include a Panel discussion with Curtis Ting, EMEA Managing Director at Kraken about ‘How far can you go with Crypto FOMO?’ Dora Ziambra, COO of Azimo, will later be talking at a panel about ‘What are the implications of increased sanctions in payments?’

The first headline session we recommend will be a discussion with Peter Smith, CEO & Co-Founder of Peter will be discussing topics like the evolution of the industry.

Other speakers to follow on Day 1 include Stefan Becker, Senior Director – Continental Europe at Amber Group. Erica Stanford, Founder of Crypto Curry Club. Catherine Zhou, Global Head of Ventures, Digital Innovation & Partnerships at HSBC. And Lucy Demery, Fintech Managing Director of Barclays complete our Top Tips for Day 1.

Day 2

Our Top Tips for Day 2 start with Steve Suarez, Global Head of Innovation, Global Functions at HSBC. Taking the stage with Citi Ventures and Binance, amongst others. Steve will be addressing ‘Where can fintech companies do something substantially different in the metaverse?’

Steve is closely followed by our most recommended session from Deutsche Bank’s Bernd Leukert, Member of the Management Board / Technology, Data and Innovation. One of the most read stories on DisruptionBanking is about Bernd and Why is Deutsche Bank Spending so Much on Tech? | (

Other speakers to follow on Day 2 include Jessica Rusu, Chief Data Information & Intelligence Officer at the Financial Conduct Authority. And Araba Eshun, Head of Compliance & MLRO, UK at Gemini.

Day 3

Our Top Tips for Day 3 start with Rita Martins, Head of FinTech Partnerships, Global Functions at HSBC. Rita will be on a panel about ‘What can we learn from DeFi and technologies that cannot be regulated?’

Other speakers to follow on Day 3 include Kathy Chang, Head of Fintech Partnerships at DNB. And Noemie Ellezam, Chief Digital Strategy Officer, Group Innovation Division at Societe Generale.

For more ideas who to go and watch, the agenda has been up for a few days now. There is something for everyone. Make sure you fully immerse yourself in Fintech’s biggest conversation while you are in Amsterdam. And make sure to let us know what your favourite topics were.

Author: Andy Samu

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