See how to get involved with FinTech Innovation in your local community
Stayed tuned for more information about the next event
Learn more about past events in your community
Location: WeWork, Miami
Date: January 20, 2016
Description: The first Citi FinTech meetup of 2016, featured Mary Biggins, Co-founder, ClassPass and Brodi Jackson, Co-Founder and Managing Principal, Caerus Ventures. The speakers shared their story and also actionable yet innovative and inspiring tips to success. Mary spoke about how to build, launch and test a product in just 6 months with the right combination of a lean product, efficient execution, and crazy speed. And Brodi shared with the audience her experience of more than 17 years in world of private equity and alternative asset management.
Location: Bloomberg, HK
Date: January 21, 2016
Description: Citi FinTech Meetups are expanding globally and the first meetup was held in Hong Kong. The meetup included a presentation on the implications of blockchain to banks followed by a panel discussion featuring prominent female FinTech investors:
Date: October 22,2015
Description: The fifth Citi FinTech Meetup in Miami was held in Building.co and was focused on how the Millennials are disrupting the Wealth Management industry. We featured two speakers: Lucilo Palacio who leads the Private Bank at Citi and Rocco Savage who heads the Customer Development and Investor Relations at alta5.
Location: WeWork Miami
Date: July 28, 2015
Description: The fourth installment of Citi Fintech Meetup in Miami was held on July 28th. The event was hosted at the newly opened WeWork venue and focused on Global e-Commerce. A panel of industry leaders who had successfully navigated international e-commerce in their careers shared their insights with attendees. Speakers included: Sam Peterson the CTO Open English, Sam Cohen from AirBnb Latin America Operations, Orlando Montiel President of Paz Economical and Nicolas Maslowski CMO of Aeropost. We welcomed Genaro Poulat, Global Market Manager for Citi Private Bank Latin America, who moderated the panel and contributed his global banking expertise to the group.
Location: New World Center
Date: May 5, 2015
Description: Over 130 people were in attendance for the third Citi FinTech Meetup in Miami. Mark Paris (MD & Co-Head of Debt Capital Markets; Head of Urban Innovation Initiative) led a panel discussion focused on how tech can help solve urban challenges. Joining the panel was Russell Benford, Deputy Mayor of Miami-Dade County, the largest county in the State of Florida and the eighth largest in the United States. He shared best practices of engagement with the local government for startups.
Location: Miami Museum of Science
Date: March 26, 2015
Description: At the second installment of Citi FinTech MeetUps, host Refresh Miami gathered financial inclusion experts and practitioners from the financial industry, the local non-profit sector, and both new and more mature startups for a discussion of the unique opportunity facing the city. Panelists included Anabel Perez, CEO and Founder of NovoPayments; Marshall Sitten, VP of Communications for Citi Inclusive Finance and Community Development; and Gretchen Beesing, CEO of Catalyst Miami.
Location: The Lab Miami
Date: December 3, 2014
Description: In December, Citi launched Citi® FinTech Meetups, the bank's initiative to engage with thriving local developer ecosystems. The inaugural Citi FinTech Meetup was held at The Lab Miami and focused on the city's significance as a financial technology hub connecting the Americas. Featured thought leaders and entrepreneurs included Chris Boos, CEO of Arago; Mike Butcher, Editor-at-Large of TechCrunch; Juan Calle, Founder and CEO of .co Internet; Daniel Pourbaba, Co-founder of Humin; Mariano Amartino, CEO of Wayra Latam.
The event was held as part of the digital conference Sime MIA and was open to the entire financial technology community, connecting entrepreneurs, mentors, investors, and developers.
Press release link:
External coverage: Finextra
The inaugural location of Citi FinTech Meetups