Creating and delivering frictionless financial services

How can emerging and established companies work together to eliminate friction in the delivery of financial services?

The Canadian Fintech 2.0 Summit 2017 will bring together fintech’s most innovative leaders for a day of insightful conversations about the future of financial services in North America.

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Speakers

Erin Elofson
Erin Elofson

Head of Financial Services, Retail & Telecom, Facebook Canada

Dubie Cunningham
Dubie Cunningham

Vice President, Innovation, Scotiabank

Conrad Sheehan
Conrad Sheehan

Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Jim Brown
Jim Brown

Canada Lead, Samsung Pay

Chris de Bruin
Chris de Bruin

President, Digital Platform, Zafin

Lori Casselman
Lori Casselman

Chief Health Officer, League

Paula Cruickshank
Paula Cruickshank

Senior Vice President, BC & North Region, BDC

Michael Denham
Michael Denham

President & CEO, BDC

Charles Deutsch
Charles Deutsch

Vice President, Platform & Partnerships, OnDeck

Steve Doswell
Steve Doswell

CEO, Soundpays

Kristy Duncan
Kristy Duncan

Founder & CEO, Women in Payments

Ron D’Vari
Ron D’Vari

CEO & Co-Founder, NewOak

Alyssa Furtado
Alyssa Furtado

CEO & Co-Founder, RateHub

Michael Garrity
Michael Garrity

CEO & President, Financeit

Andrew Graham
Andrew Graham

Co-Founder & CEO, Borrowell

Christine Hunter
Christine Hunter

VP Payments, TD Bank

Kathryn Loewen
Kathryn Loewen

CEO, Control

Dinaro Ly
Dinaro Ly

Director of Financial Technology, MaRS

Darrell MacMullin
Darrell MacMullin

CEO, Goldmoney Network

Peter Misek
Peter Misek

Partner, BDC IT Venture Fund

Arti Modi
Arti Modi

Co-Founder & CEO, LendingArch

Jerome Nycz
Jerome Nycz

Executive Vice President, BDC Capital

Cato Pastoll
Cato Pastoll

CEO & Co-Founder, Lending Loop

Kevin Sandhu
Kevin Sandhu

CEO & Founder, Grow

Kirk Simpson
Kirk Simpson

CEO, Wave

Nate Spanier
Nate Spanier

Director, Global Product & Expansion, Remitly

Matthew Spoke
Matthew Spoke

Co-Founder & CEO, Nuco

Sarah Stockdale
Sarah Stockdale

Director, Global Growth, Tilt

Alex Tapscott
Alex Tapscott

CEO, Northwest Passage Ventures

Stephen Ufford
Stephen Ufford

CEO & Founder, Trulioo

Les Whiting
Les Whiting

SVP Financial Services, Wave

Troy Wright
Troy Wright

CEO & Co-Founder, Lendified

Agenda

April 5, 2017

Fintech summit

8:00 a.m.

Registration and breakfast

8:30 a.m.

Opening remarks

  • Michael Denham, President and CEO, BDC

8:45 a.m.

State of fintech in Canada

  • Dinaro Ly, Director of Financial Technology, MaRS

9:00 a.m.

Keynote

  • Erin Elofson, Head of Financial Services, Retail and Telecom, Facebook Canada

9:40 a.m.

Company presentations

  • Lending Arch—Arti Modi, CEO
  • Wave—Kirk Simpson, CEO
  • Soundpays—Steve Doswell, CEO
  • League—Lori Casselman, Chief Health Officer
  • Zafin—Chris de Bruin, President

10:45 a.m.

Coffee/tea break

11:00 a.m.

Panel #1 | Payments and advanced fintech technologies

  • Sarah Stockdale, Director, Global Growth, Tilt
  • Kristy Duncan, Founder & CEO, Women in Payments
  • Steve Doswell, CEO, Soundpays
  • Jim Brown, Canada Lead, Samsung Pay
  • Christine Hunter, VP of Payments Infrastructure, TD

11:45 a.m.

Networking Lunch—boxed lunch from Foodee

12:30 p.m.

Keynote

  • Nate Spanier, Director, Global Product & Expansion, Remitly

1:00 p.m.

Panel #2 | Digital Lending 3.0 technologies, trends and lessons learned

  • Paula Cruickshank, SVP, BC & North Region—former VP, Wholesale Financing—BDC
  • Andrew Graham, Co-Founder & CEO, Borrowell
  • Les Whiting, SVP Financial Services, Wave
  • Charles Deutsch, Vice President, Platform & Partnerships, OnDeck
  • Ron D’Vari, CEO, NewOak

1:45 p.m.

Company presentations

  • Grow—Kevin Sandhu, CEO
  • TouchBistro—Alex Barrotti, CEO
  • Control—Kathryn Loewen, CEO
  • Lending Loop—Cato Pastoll, CEO
  • Financeit—Michael Garrity, CEO & President

3:00 p.m.

Coffee/tea break

3:15 p.m.

Keynote

  • Conrad Sheehan, Executive Director, Payment Systems & Solutions, JPMorgan Chase

4:00 p.m.

Panel #3 | Blockchain and next generation technologies

  • Peter Misek, Partner, BDC IT Venture Fund
  • Dubie Cunningham, Vice President, Innovation, Scotiabank
  • Stephen Ufford, CEO & Founder, Trulioo
  • Darrell MacMullin, CEO, Goldmoney Network
  • Matthew Spoke, Co-Founder & CEO, Nuco
  • Alex Tapscott, CEO, Northwest Passage Ventures

4:45 p.m.

Keynote | Scaling a Fintech in Canada

  • Alyssa Furtado, CEO & Co-Founder, RateHub

5:15 p.m.

Closing remarks

  • Jerome Nycz, Executive Vice President, BDC Capital
  • Peter Misek, Partner, BDC IT Venture Fund

5:30 p.m.

Cocktails

Location

Fintech

MaRS Discovery District

MaRS Discovery District is one of the world’s largest urban innovation hubs. It supports promising young ventures in the health, cleantech and ICT sectors. The MaRS community is also dedicated to cross-disciplinary collaboration, commercialization of discoveries and driving ideas to impact.

Address: 101 College Street, Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3