Thank you for your interest in joining the Frankfurt Fintech Tour (31.03-01.04).
We would like to inform you that we had to take the difficult decision to postpone the Tour in light of the recent outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19). Your health is a priority for us, and we believe that this is the optimal decision, considering the current situation.
Please, stay tuned – we will keep you informed about all future developments related to the Tour. Meanwhile, don’t hesitate to contact us should you have questions or need any further information.
Are you a highly innovative company based in Sofia?
Are you involved in Fintech, Insurtech, AI, Cyber Security, Blockchain or other verticals related to the financial service industry?
Do you want to enter or to expand your activities to the German market?
JOIN THE FRANKFURT FINTECH TOUR
March 31 – April 1, in Frankfurt, Germany
Organized by Vangavis, in partnership with Invest Sofia, Innovative Sofia, FinTech Consult and the Bulgarian Fintech Association.
Visit Frankfurt – the hotspot hub for banks, investors, and international corporations, home to the European Central Bank, Frankfurt Stock Exchange, and 85 multinational banking headquarters, each looking for solutions and companies in sectors like Fintech, AI, Cybersecurity or Blockchain.
Frankfurt is one of the leading global hubs for innovation and entrepreneurship.The startup ecosystem in the city has a value of about $1.5 billion and consists of a supportive community with 32 incubators, 24 coworking spaces, and 10 accelerators.
31.03 – 01.04.2020
COSTS: 400 Euro
(excl VAT and additional expenses
like accomodation, food,travel costs)
The number of participants is limited to 20 people or 10 companies
9 March, 2020
The preliminary agenda and a list of suggested hotels will be available by the end of February
● Meeting with Business Angels Frankfurt Rhein-Main
● Meeting at TechQuartier (one of the biggest Fintech Hubs in Germany) with local fintech startups and fintech partners
● Corporate Meetings*
○ Deutsche Boerse
○ Deutsche Bank
○ ING Deutschland
○ DZ Bank
○ Aareal Bank
○ Helba Bank
○ Fraport (Frankfurt Airport)
*Corporate Meetings on Best-Effort-Basis depending on the innovation level and development stage of the Bulgarian companies and their attractiveness for the single given corporate
● Meeting with BaFin (German Regulator) regarding regulatory questions in Germany
● Event at Plug and Play Tech Center Frankfurt
● Workshop at Frankfurt Main Finance about current trends at the financial center Frankfurt
● Workshop at World Alliance of International Financial Centers about international FinTech-Trends and contacts to the 15 international financial centers, which are WAIFC members
● Meeting with local governmental organisations like Hessen Trade & Invest, Frankfurt Rhein Main GmbH and/or Wirtschaftsförderungen Frankfurt
● Meeting with NTT
● Group visit of Fintech Events and Meetups which are happening during the time of visit
● Dinner or other After Work Entertainment
Shall you be interested to join us, please fill in the application form no later than Monday, 9 March 2020.
The preliminary agenda and a list of suggested hotels will be available by the end of February.
For further details about the Frankfurt Fintech Tour, please contact:
Founder & CEO of Vangavis Ltd
Co-Fouder & BOD member, Bulgarian Fintech Association
For more information about the services of Invest Sofia and Innovative Sofia, please contact:
Senior Expert Investment and Business Development, Invest Sofia and Innovative Sofia
Mob. Phone: +359 882 868 583
THE EVENT PARTNERS
Get to know the organizations that stand behind Frankfurt Fintech Tour – learn who we are and what we do. Visit our websites for detailed information on how we support the business environment.
Vangavis is an international innovation company focusing on the key industries that will shape the future of our society. The company stands for cross-industry collaboration, open innovation and strong cross-country partnerships. Together with a network of partners Vangavis develops ecosystems and supports startups, corporates and governmental organisations. The company is based in Vienna and Sofia and provides market expertise for the german speaking countries and the CEE region. Currently, its focus is on fintech, artificial intelligence, life science, digital media and the creative industries. Learn more…
Sofia Investment Agency (Partner)
Sofia Investment Agency (Invest Sofia) is the investment promotion and business development agency of Sofia Municipality. Its mission is to support local and foreign businesses in building their success story in Sofia and to share those stories across Bulgaria and the world. Invest Sofia offers a one-stop free-of-charge service for foreign and Bulgarian companies, entrepreneurs and startups, looking to set up business in Sofia, and supports the local business expansion on foreign and global markets. Learn more…
Innovative Sofia (Partner)
The Digitalisation, Innovation and Economic Development department of Sofia Municipality (Innovative Sofia) was established in 2020 to support Sofia’s development as a smart, digital, innovative, and tech city. The new Department will consolidate and guide all of the city’s digital and smart city projects and will continue to support high-tech and R&D investors in Sofia. It will focus on increasing the number and quality of municipal e-services, open data and smart city projects implementation.
Bulgarian Fintech Association (Partner)
Bulgarian Fintech Association is a non-profit organization uniting the leading fintech companies in Bulgaria. Its mission is to create a platform bringing together all parties in Bulgaria with interest in Financial Technologies and to provide a common ground for communication and exchange of ideas. The Bulgarian Fintech Association aims at becoming the face of the Fintech in Bulgaria and to represent the shared values of its members before regulators, investors, financial institutions, foreign associations, partners and any other party. The Association gathers experienced professionals from the areas of finance, investments, law, professional and financial services. Learn more…
FinTech Consult (Partner)
FinTech Consult supports FinTech companies in raising capital and expanding globally by providing research & market studies and introducing them to investors, clients, partners, and peers. The company helps European FinTech companies to enter Frankfurt, Hong Kong, China, Korea, Singapore, and Israel and supports Asian FinTech companies in getting started in Germany and other European countries. Learn more…
Trending Topics (Partner)
Trending Topics is one of the fastest-growing innovation and technology media platforms in Southeastern Europe. Currently, it covers startups, investors, corporate innovators, tech trends, and ecosystem developments in Bulgaria, Romania, Greece, and Macedonia. Next to the journalistic articles, Trending Topics provides creative video production as well as event organization and branding services. With the help of its partners in Austria, the platform can also support fintech startups in their positioning on the DACH market.