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FinStack – Fintech Venturing Bootcamp

March 13 - March 14

Last autumn we launched FinStack – The Fintech Venturing Toolkit. Now we are proud to present the Fintech Bootcamp as a part of it.

This financial technology bootcamp is suitable for both fintech companies and development teams from banks, who want to learn how to build and scale digital finance solutions.

Together with leading experts from our partner and member organizations Dittmar & Indrenius, Deloitte, Amazon Web Services, Enfuce and Nordic API Gateway, we will guide the participants through business, regulation and technology in the world of digital finance innovation.

Wednesday 13.3.

9-12 Introduction

9.00 Opening
Introductions by organizers and participants

9.20 The architecture of the financial industry
Marko Hykkönen, Deloitte

9.50 Overview of the regulatory environment
Tuomas Haavikko, Dittmar & Indrenius

10.15 Break

10.40 Behavioral changes, trends and expectations
Tommi Mäenpää, Deloitte

11.20 Adapting new technology and digital disruption
Johanna Andersen, Deloitte

13-16 Business

13.00 Different value propositions and business/earning models
Johanna Andersen, Deloitte

13.40 Key success factors for fintechs in different phases (market entry, scaling up, and end game)
Lauri Sommarberg, LVS Brokers
Antti Tarakkamäki, Bankify
Monika Liikamaa, Enfuce

14.20 Break

14.45 Going global: Structuring, key issues to consider
Jani Hirvonen, Deloitte

15.15 Group discussion: Typical co-operations / synergies in the markets – partnering
Facilitated by: Ilkka Huikko & Johanna Andersen, Deloitte

Thursday 14.3.

9-12 Regulation

9.00 Welcome to day two

9.10 Most important new regulatory for fintech/insurtech companies
– Current material issues and regulatory requirements relating to MiFID II
– IDD – what is it all about and when should you take it into account
Kristian Karlsson, Dittmar & Indrenius

– Current material issues and relating to PSD2, and what you need to pay attention to in the near future
– AML5, KYC and the continuously amended requirements
– GDPR – it’s on
Tuomas Haavikko, Dittmar & Indrenius

10.25 Break

10.50 Finding the right partners and technology for maintaining compliance
– Key issues that need to be taken into account when outsourcing, or when providing outsourced services in the financial industry
Kristian Karlsson, Dittmar & Indrenius

– Cloud services and the regulatory requirements
Kai Erlund, Dittmar & Indrenius

11.30 How does the future of regulation look like?
– What are the main trends in the regulatory environment
– Main regulatory initiatives and projects that fintechs should be aware of
Kristian Karlsson & Tuomas Haavikko, Dittmar & Indrenius

13-16 Technology

13.00 Introduction to banking IT, how does the framework look like? What makes it different from other industries?
Marko Hykkönen, Deloitte

13.30 Developing financial services in a modern way
– Building services scalable and compliant from day one
– Non-functional requirements
– PCI DSS compliance journey
Monika Liikamaa & William Ekström, Enfuce

14.15 Break

14.30 Open Banking and APIs
– From an app to a platform
Rune Mai, Nordic API Gateway

15.15 Machine Learning in Finance: Moving forward!
– A review of machine learning in the financial industry, from its early days to the current trends.
– Cloud architecture and a modern technology stack
Adrian Hornsby, AWS

16.00 Afterwork

The bootcamp is free for Fintech Farm members. For externals, the price is 1500€ + VAT per team (max 3 persons per team).


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March 13
March 14
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Helsinki Fintech Farm


Porkkalankatu 24
Helsinki, 00180 Finland
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