THE ONLINE EXPERIENCE

Join us at FFCON21 Digital at the center of fintech in Canada (May 11 – 13)

FFCON started as a vision of how entrepreneurs and big businesses could collaborate, build relationships and advocate for change on their behalf.  In its 7th year, FFCON represents an expanded gathering of stakeholders and global participants across finance, technology, regulation and government who come together to strengthen Canada’s fintech ecosystem and bring markets to life.

FFCON21:  BREAKING BARRIERS is a virtual conference experience offering participants global access to in depth education and insights, access to expert advice and change makers and we have some incredible sessions lined up covering the latest Fintech, leadership and debate topics featuring over 50+ speakers, 30 sessions and 9 pitching/demo finalists in the 2021 annual Fintech Draft.  Program | Speakers

 

THANKS TO OUR FFCON21 PARTNERS

Lots of opportunities to participate in the future of finance

Digital Venue and Interactive Platform

FFCON21 will be hosted on Hopin, a leading event technology platform. All registered attendees will receive online event link(s) and be on-boarded into the Hopin platform allowing them to update their profile and network virtually with integrated online text and video chat and more!

Some Benefits of digital programs:

  • Affordable and inclusive ticket prices;
  • Increased global participation due to reduced travel expenses;
  • Attendees may customize their own program and participation in polling, Q&A, chat rooms;
  • Network, communicate, and file share both naturally and easily;
  • Access to all digital content to watch replies or what you missed at your convenience;
  • Digital programs are online social and new platforms foster one to one meetings and networking.

Discussions, keynote interviews, debates and challenges with distinguished entrepreneurs, investors, industry leaders and regulators

Founder share, curated meetings and an opportunity to connect one-to-one with like-minded peers and experts that can provide insight as you explore new ideas and thinking on various topics.  Now imagine being a part of those discussions.  This is a once a year opportunity to engage with many stakeholders that can transform your business including founders and investors from fintech, digital banking, blockchain, payments, wealthtech, regtech, crypto, DeFi, AI/ML, emerging tech, and alternative finance sectors.

Your Voice Counts!  Share your 20 second video response for a chance to be featured at FFCON21

Your voice is more important than ever!  This year at the 7th Fintech & Financing Conference and Expo we want you to share your voice.

Open to anyone:  Answer any one of the questions below.  Be sure to include your name and organization.  The top responses (insightful, creative, passionate) will be included in an FFCON21 compilation video, promoted online and featured at the conference.

A:  What is your biggest concern (or benefit) with the impact of the pandemic (personally or professionally)?

B:  Do you think the Canadian government is doing enough to support Fintech in Canada?

C:  What are Canadian Fintechs’ greatest strength?

2021 Fintech Draft Competition

Inspired by sports league drafts, the inaugural FFCON21 annual Fintech Draft is designed to identify and feature emerging and high growth fintech startups and scaleups. Select Fintech Draft participants will be reviewed by expert scouts and featured to compete in a Fintech Draft pitching/demo competition!

Select Draft finalists compete live at FFCON21: BREAKING BARRIERS between May 11 – 13, 2021 for exposure and prizes including promotion to investors, media, prospective buyers and partners.  GET DRAFTED TODAY – APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN!

Become a Shortlisted Draft Company

Digital eBooths:  Opportunity to showcase your company’s products & services

Interested in connecting with emerging fintech companies as a mentor, investor, or job opportunity?  Look no further than FFCON21’s digital Expo, a perfect place to connect growing businesses looking for exposure with market participants, customer prospects and partner leads.

For companies looking for branding and exposure, the FFCON21 Expo has a great low cost exhibitor opportunity to increase the profile your business.   Meet prospects such as a mentor or that next key employee and showcase new products and financial innovations.

Prime networking with peers, experienced stakeholders and a cross pollination of ideas

Want to know what the regulators have brewing or how a certain government official interprets the evolution of technology in finance? Or maybe you are interested in how a leading entrepreneur developed a groundbreaking business.  FFCON provides unparalleled access across sectors and is inclusive to all stakeholders, new and underserviced voices, industry professionals and technologists. The objective is to bring together an expansive group of experts and facilitate creative energy, spark conversations and new thinking that can lead to a breakthrough and help your company and the industry grow.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND

Stay at the forefront of emerging fintech trends, business opportunities and relationships

Tune into the latest industry thought leadership and interact with entrepreneurs, investors, regulators and government over 3 days.  Find a mentor, investment, your next partner, big idea or game-changing insight. Open your mind to a new way of seeing the world, or clarify something about the one you are involved in. Participate in a pitch, an eye-opening conversation and prime networking.

INVESTORS AND FUNDERS
Discover deals, new players and insights in emerging sectors in fintech, blockchain, AI and alternative investing

PROFESSIONALS
Connect with clients, brokers, IP, stealth projects, future boss, development teams

STARTUPS AND SCALEUPS
Pitch for funding and learn best practices.
Get access to capital market networks.
Launch. Build. Invest. Connect. Scale.

LEADERS, INNOVATORS, ENTREPRENEURS
Rub elbows with fintech leaders and experts at the intersection of finance, tech and digital economies

INDUSTRY PARTICIPANTS
Tackle challenges, showcase success, launch something new and connect with peers

ENGAGE REGULATORS
Engage industry, remove road blocks, create jobs.
Work to ensure Canada is competitive and at the forefront of opportunity