PIF AGM & Summit 2019
18 & 19 September
Join leaders in prepaid and fintech
Join us to hear from leaders in prepaid and fintech and benefit from cutting-edge content, stellar examples of fintech success, global insights and candid discussion that’s become the hallmark of PIF events.
Accelerating Global FinTech
Mastercard is empowering FinTech companies around the world with the tools and technology to reach scale at speed. Explore key global trends and best practices that are redefining the prepaid payments landscape and hear how Mastercard is helping businesses from start-ups to fast-paced digital players to adapt, innovate and thrive.
Jason Field, Director, FinTech & EMIs, Mastercard
The Road from Armored Cards to Challenger Bank
Successfully incubated and launched at Brink’s, Brink’s Money is a US-based ‘challenger bank’ that has scaled-up to ∼ $3 Billion in yearly deposits and has won multiple awards. With experience of scaling-up large FinTech opportunities, Miguel will share his insights on the worldwide trends and innovation that are shaping global prepaid.
Miguel Zepeda, Head of North American Payments, Brink’s Money
Plastic Fantastic! The Relevance of Cards in a Digital World
allpay.cards is the UK’s leading ’boutique’ card design, manufacturing and personalisation company, focused on FinTech companies who need quality solutions with a quick turnaround. Hear Emily share the formula of collaborative and innovative solutions to kick-start start-ups and accelerate established businesses.
Emily Lovelock, Head of Sales, allpay.cards
My Story: How to Start, Build, and Sell a Successful FinTech Start-up
Arro Money CEO Muhammad Asim joins us to share his expert insights on how to identify an opportunity in the marketplace, how to build a strong team from scratch, how to build relationships with established financial institutions and how to attract investment and attention from buyers.
Muhammad Asim, CEO, Arro Money
Advancing the Wearable Future for Payments
Winner of the Top PayTech Innovation at the 2019 PayTech Awards, McLEAR continues to break new ground in payments, delighting customers with its market-leading technology whilst delivering the highest levels of security. Daniel Blondell returns to the PIF stage to reveal how McLEAR has progressed over the last twelve months, and what the future holds for this pioneer of the smart-ring space.
Daniel Blondell, Chief Operating Officer, McLEAR
Open Banking: The Case for Change
Huw joined the Open Banking Implementation Entity in 2019 and is instrumental in leading the development and coordination of industry-wide initiatives including Premium APIs and Variable Recurring Payments. Huw joins us to talk about why Open Banking should be a game-changer for those who embrace it, and how OBIE is helping firms navigate compliance and adoption.
Huw Davies, Commercial Director, Open Banking Implementation Entity
The Impact of EU Regulatory Change on the US Payments Landscape
Judie is a lawyer specialising in FinTech and emerging payments. With over 25 years’ of experience, Judie has supervised the launch of a range of payment and foreign currency products in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Hear an expert assessment of the implications of PSD2 and GDPR for the US regulatory landscape.
Judie Rinearson, Partner, K&L Gates
Changing the way you Exchange Currency
Freemarket is changing the way you exchange money, leveraging the power of cutting-edge technology to deliver a simpler and fairer currency platform that’s turning conventional currency exchange on its head. Discover how Freemarket is helping accelerate the growth of businesses like yours for cross-border payments, by reducing the costs and complexities.
Claire Huddleston, Sales Director, Freemarket
A New Era for Digital Banking
b.yond is a game-changing financial innovation platform that enables FinTechs and digital banks to bring their payments value propositions to market in less than 8 weeks. Hear how this consortium of leading tech-enablers is driving FinTech innovation to a new level of simplicity and speed.
Neil Harris, Chief Commercial Officer, Global Processing Services, Co-Founder, b-yond
The Potential for Global Prepaid and FinTech: an overview of Key Markets
Join your fellow members at the PIF AGM to hear how the power of prepaid technology is enabling FinTech innovation in key markets around the world. Hear market opportunity insights and learn how regulation is impacting market development in selected regions.*
Peter Sidenius, Director, Edgar, Dunn & Company
*PIF AGM (members only session)
The US Payments (& Political) Landscape
With more than 17 years’ experience in legislative affairs roles for financial services organisations, Brian has been instrumental in many of the IPA’s advocacy wins. Hear how regulatory change is shaping the US payments landscape, not-to-be-missed insights to emerging issues in 2020 and the current outlook for the US Presidential election. *
Brian Tate, President and CEO, Innovative Payments Association, Washington, D.C.
*PIF AGM (members only session)