WHAT IS FINTECH WORLD CHALLENGE?

Ciudad del Saber, IE BSchool and Senacyt are organizing a program for Fintech Startups- FINTECH WORLD CHALLENGE, this unique experience for Latam startups is taking place in Panamá from the 12th to the 19th of June. With the main goal of fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in Fintech, the three partners have developed this new and pioneering initiative aimed to concentrate all key stakeholders both in Panama and internationally. The Program includes two different modules, an intensive Acceleration Program and the Demo Day where the startups will be pitching.

The DEMO DAY is an open event will be taking place on  the 19th June 2019, in the Hotel Holiday Inn Panamá in Ciudad del Saber where speakers, startups and international investors come together.

Don’t miss this brilliant opportunity to connect with the ecosystem and join the event!

AGENDA

9:15 – 9:20 Palabras de Bienvenida por Alessandro Francolini, Gerente de Negocios de Ciudad del Saber

Gerente de Negocios de Ciudad del Saber

9:20 - 9:30 Palabras por Juan Jose Güemes, Director del Centro de Emprendimiento IE Business School

Juan Jose Guemes
Chairman Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, IE Business School

9:30 - 10:00 Conferencia por Luis Maldonado, profesor IE Business School. “ Fintech. La Disrupción en el sector financiero”

10:00 - 11:00 Presentación de los 5 primeros startups

Digital Transformation Strategy Manager, Banistmo
CEO y Co-Fundador de Cryptobuyer.io
Vicepresidente Ejecutivo Multinacional de Innovación, Transformación y Experiencia, Banesco Int
Presidenta de Cámara Panameña de Tecnología y Sub Gerente de E- Commerce de Credicorp Bank
Juan Jose Guemes
Chairman Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, IE Business School

11:00 – 12:00 Panel ¿Cómo las tecnologías financieras promueven la inclusión?

MODERADOR
Vicepresidente Ejecutivo Multinacional de Innovación, Transformación y Experiencia, Banesco Int
Vicepresidente de Innovación y Transformación Digital de Banistmo
Presidenta de Cámara Panameña de Tecnología y Sub Gerente de E- Commerce de Credicorp Bank
Founder de Adelantos.com
Juan Jose Guemes
Chairman Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, IE Business School

12:00 – 1:00 Almuerzo y presentación de Nequi por Banistmo

1:00 – 2:00 Presentación de los 5 últimos startups

Digital Transformation Strategy Manager, Banistmo
CEO y Co-Fundador de Cryptobuyer.io
Vicepresidente Ejecutivo Multinacional de Innovación, Transformación y Experiencia, Banesco Int
Presidenta de Cámara Panameña de Tecnología y Sub Gerente de E- Commerce de Credicorp Bank
Juan Jose Guemes
Chairman Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, IE Business School

2:00 – 2:15 Palabras por Victor Sánchez, Director de Innovación de Senacyt

Director de Innovación de Senacyt

2:15 – 2:30 Anuncio y Premios de los Ganadores

2:30 – 3:30 Coctel de Clausura

STARTUPS

The finalists from the FINTECH WORLD CHALLENGE 2019 will be undertaking part of the Startup Acceleration Program in Ciudad Del Saber, implementing their range and impact through an incubator program designed by IE Business School.

 

We have identified the 10 best startups which be taking part of the program and be presenting their pitches at the final of FINTECH WORLD CHALLENGE. The 3 winners’ startups will be awarded with $ 15.000 each one and the possibility for at least 3 months of incubating in Ciudad del Saber in order to develop their company in the country.

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ORGANIZERS

IE University offers a technology-based learning ecosystem for leaders making a difference in the world through innovation, global vision, an entrepreneurial mindset and a Humanities-based approach. IE’s faculty includes more than 500 professors who teach degree and master's programs, doctorates and executive training to students from 131 countries.

Just a few minutes from downtown Panama City, City of Knowledge is strategically located across from the Panama Canal. Some 120 hectares and more than 200 buildings of what was once the Clayton military base are now home to a booming international community established for the purpose of business, academic, scientific, and humanistic collaboration. The objective is human and sustainable development based on knowledge.

SENACYT - Secretaría Nacional de Ciencia, Tecnología e Innovación from the República de Panamá. It is an autonomous institution whose mission is fostering the Science and Tecnhology as tools for the suistanible development of Panamá.

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