Banking Disrupted

Silicon Valley Innovation Center Banking Disrupted Summit 2016 Brings Out Financial Tech Giants

PALO ALTO, Calif.Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SVIC) based in the mecca of the technologically advanced region of California played host to emerging banking, financial services, and Fintech companies during the Banking Disrupted Summit held at the Silicon Valley Elks Lodge on September 14-15. More than 350 people attended or registered for the in person and online conference as a part of the week long Fintech campaign initiatives. IMG_7637

Banking Disrupted summit showcased industry leaders such as OnDeckElevate, and LearnLux as well as notable companies like Western UnionFirst Data CorporationLendUpCiti Ventures and D+H covering a range of disruptive trends in financial services and banking industries. Topics ranged from panels on Artificial Intelligence (AI) vs. Humans in Banking, new blockchain technologies, and The “Uber Moment” for Banks.

IMG_7890“This was our first banking event, says SVIC founder Andrey Kunov. We are very satisfied with the results – extremely strong speaker’s line-up, packed attendance and the level of attendees are proof that our mission of building a bridge on the executive level between established companies and the technology-driven newcomers, is the right approach.”

“This is an industry uniquely placed where if incumbents and Fintech collaborate, then we can make a meaningful impact on the customer,” says Sonika Chandra, Western Union Head of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development.


IMG_8503Attendees of the event had the opportunity to connect with speakers and fellow participants following each session during the Coffee and Networking sessions presented by Brella.

The Start-Up Showcase featured RealKey‘s CEO, Christopher Hussein who took the “people’s choice” award while the judges pick went to Homebot App. SVIC is in the process of planning the next series of disruptive events with emerging technologies.

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