VIP Video Conferences
FT Partners hosts VIP Video Conferences with leading FinTech founders, executives & investors.
VIP Video Panel - State of FinTech 2023
On March 30, FT Partners held a VIP video conference that brought together four industry titans to discuss the State of FinTech in 2023. The panel discussed key trends impacting the FinTech landscape from an investor's perspective.
Women in FinTech 2023 VIP Video Panel
On March 8, 2023 – International Women's Day – FT Partners’ held its third annual Women in FinTech VIP video conference. The live panel featured five leading female executives from across the FinTech sector. The women shared their strategies for operating successful FinTech businesses in the current market environment in addition to discussing interesting FinTech innovations and trends, as well as offering advice and career lessons for up-and-coming leaders.
FinTech in Africa 2023
On Wednesday, January 18, 2023, FT Partners held a live VIP video conference, FinTech in Africa 2023, that brought together leading Africa-focused FinTech CEOs and investors to discuss the state of FinTech in Africa in 2023. FinTech in Africa is nearing its coming of age phase as business models are proving to be investable, large financing rounds are taking place, unicorns are emerging, prominent global investors and strategics are taking notice, and exits are beginning to happen.
Demystifying Fundraising for Women in FinTech
On September 13, 2022, FT Partners and 100 Women in FinTech co-hosted a VIP video conference call featuring two female FinTech founders and three leading investors. Women who are leading FinTech companies report that access to funding remains their top challenge. In our video panel, learn how female FinTech founders successfully attracted funds, as they share their experiences and best practices for their companies at different stages of revenue and growth. Hear female venture capitalists describe their criteria for investment, plus their advice to aspiring FinTech founders.
Women in FinTech 2022
On March 8, 2022 – International Women’s Day – FT Partners hosted a live VIP video conference call with four leading female executives and investors from across the FinTech sector. The women shared their perspectives on the industry, obstacles and challenges they faced in addition to some inspiring success stories. Additionally, the panelists discussed the challenges female founders have in accessing funding and advice for men and women in the industry and aspiring female leaders in FinTech.
The State of FinTech Investing in 2022
On January 6th, FT Partners brought together some of the top minds in the industry to discuss the State of FinTech Investing in 2022. We addressed a wide range of topics, ending the hour with a better view of the setup for the rapidly expanding FinTech investment landscape in 2022 and beyond.
Women in FinTech — Redefining the Future of FinTech
On March 8, 2021 – International Women’s Day – FT Partners hosted a live VIP video conference call with four leading female executives and investors from across the FinTech sector. The women shared their perspectives on the industry, obstacles and challenges they faced throughout their careers, change they have witnessed as well as future opportunities for progress in the industry. Additionally, they shared advice for other leaders and women throughout the finance, tech, VC and FinTech industries. The panelists include: Betsy Cohen, Chair of FinTech Masala; Emmalyn Shaw, Managing Partner of Flourish Ventures; Jackie Reses, CEO of Post House Capital and Former Executive Chairman of Square Financial Services; and Annie Lamont, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Oak HC/FT.
Challenger Banks — The State of Play
On December 17, 2020, FT Partners hosted a live VIP video conference call on Challenger Banks. The panel featured executives from Square, Varo, Dave, Upgrade, and MoneyLion, who provided their perspectives on the state of play in the digital banking space as well as the outlook for 2021 and beyond.
Stablecoins - The Fabric of a New Global Payments Infrastructure
On September 24, 2020, FT Partners hosted a live VIP video conference call focused on the rapid rise of stablecoins and the massive potential implications for the global financial infrastructure. The panel featured leaders in the digital asset space from Circle, Compound, Digital Currency Group and Visa.
Following the broader session, Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle, provided further insights on the role of Circle Platform Services as an accelerant to the adoption of stablecoins and perspectives on USDC, the fastest-growing regulated stablecoin.
Healthcare Payments - Consumerization and Digitization Create a Massive FinTech Opportunity
On September 15, 2020, FT Partners and QED Investors jointly unveiled an in-depth industry research report on Healthcare Payments during a live panel discussion with CEOs and executives. Hosted by Greg Smith of FT Partners and Matt Risley of QED, the panel features executives from BillingTree, Cedar, Flywire, FraudScope, and Salucro.
The FinTech Arms Dealers — Thriving by Providing Digital Solutions to Financial Institutions
On August 13, 2020, FT Partners hosted a VIP Video Conference featuring CEOs of market leaders including OakNorth, Fenergo, Feedzai, Open Lending, and Amount, who have all been partnering with financial institutions and helping to support them through the COVID-19 crisis.
The Forge / SharesPost Merger and What it Means for the Alternatives Sector and Private Capital Markets
On May 28, 2020, FT Partners hosted Kelly Rodriques, CEO of Forge, Greg Brogger, Founder & CEO of SharesPost, and world-renowned investor Tim Draper to discuss the merger of Forge Global and SharesPost – as well as innovations in the Alternative Investments Market.
Creating an Unprecedented Digital Financial Services Giant: Before, During and After COVID‑19
On Thursday, April 30, 2020, FT Partners hosted Chris Britt, CEO and Co-founder of Chime, and Nik Storonsky, Founder and CEO of Revolut, to discuss the opportunities and challenges they face in creating digital financial services giants before, during and after COVID-19.
Understanding The Impact of COVID‑19 on FinTech
On April 23, 2020, FT Partners hosted a VIP Video Conference to review our latest industry research report and were joined by three leading FinTech CEOs to discuss how they are navigating the environment.
Geopolitical Impacts and Imperatives of COVID‑19
On April 16, 2020, FT Partners hosted another strategic panel covering the COVID-19 pandemic. This session provided insights into the Geopolitical Impacts and Imperatives of COVID-19. Hosted by FT Partners Founder and CEO, Steve McLaughlin, and Panelist's Marko Papic (Chief Geopolitical Strategist, Clocktower Group) and R.P. Eddy (CEO, Ergo) joined us to provide a geopolitical analysis of the COVID-19 crisis and discuss the effects that policy, national leadership, and stimulus will have on markets in the coming weeks and months.
EMEA Perspective on Venture Capital Amidst COVID‑19
FT Partners Founder and CEO, Steve McLaughlin, held an interactive Video Conference on April 9, 2020 with a world class panel of investors discussing the impact of COVID-19 on the EMEA region and providing advice for entrepreneurs, founders and CEOs.
Venture Capital in the Middle of COVID‑19
On April 2, 2020, FT Partners hosted a world class panel of venture investors and leaders in the FinTech community to discuss the global impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. Participating on this panel are Tricia Kemp of Oak HC/FT, Nigel Morris of QED Investors, Hans Morris of Nyca Partners, Tom Stafford of DST Partners and Matt Harris of Bain Capital Ventures and led by FT Partners Founder and CEO, Steve McLaughlin.