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Technology Disrupting Finance

17.1.2017 0:00 - 17.1.2017 0:00 Hotel Lasaretti, Oulu, Finland

New technologies, such as blockchain, cryptography, IoT, 5G, and AI  together with new regulations and changing customer attitudes are disrupting finance business.

In this one-day-event we challenge you to think about the promise of data and technology for the future of finance!

Get inspired by world-class speakers:
David M. Brear  

CEO and Founder of 11FS  

David has been immersed in the technology of banking for as long as he’s been working.

“Technology not going with finance is like saying macaroni doesn’t go with cheese”

Luis Martin
CEO, Barrabes 

Luis and Barrabes are aiming for global growth through digitalization.

"Leveraging Oulu ecosystem is beneficial for both parties"

Markus Hautala
Head of Business Accelerator, Tieto

Markus is an ex-banker with current home base at the intersection of technology and innovation.

"Blockchain transports trust and value at warp speed”

lkka Lähteenmäki
Expert at BankItOn

Ilkka is an innovator in the banking industry, who believes digitalisation to change the banking business model. 

“The bank can be valuable for the customer only by integrating into his or her ecosystem.”

Mikko Riikkinen
FinTech researcher at UTA

Mikko is currently writing his Doctoral dissertation about FinTech startups and the future of banking.

"‪Banks seek to understand how such tiny young ‪FinTechs can have such big impact so quickly"

Seppo Yrjölä
Principal Innovator, Nokia

Seppo incubates and steers innovation externally with customers, partners and governments with the purpose of driving growth by innovating holistically from technology to business models. His current research is focused in the area of future radios with cognitive network business opportunities and potential disruptions as an important aspect to scout.

“My mission is not so much to see what no one yet has seen, but to think what nobody yet has thought about that which everybody sees.”


Stay tuned for detailed program and more speakers!

Registration is now open!

The event is free of charge (in case of no-show, 80 euros fee is charged).

The event is organised by Oulu Innovation Alliance, VTT, Barrabes, Boogie Software, Business Oulu, Nordea, OP, Technopolis and Oulu Business School.

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