The Venture Center has changed the date for its inaugural fintech conference that will feature many of the banking industry’s biggest influencers. Due to the impacts of COVID-19, event organizers moved the inaugural event to August 15 – 17 in Little Rock.
The inaugural VenCent event will offer exclusive opportunities for innovation and networking between banks and financial services providers.
VenCent will immerse attendees in live product demonstrations from some of The Venture Center’s most successful fintech accelerator alumni, offer courses from fintech and finance subject matter experts, and facilitate unlimited collaboration and innovation networking.
The VenCent Fintech Summit inaugural keynote speaker lineup includes:
- Laura Merling, Arvest Bank Transformation Executive and Former Google Cloud Chief
- Ron Shevlin, Author of the “Fintech Snark Tank” column on Forbes.com and the book “Smarter Bank”
- Tina Giorgio, President and CEO of ICBA Bancard
- Damon Moorer, President and CEO of TCM Bank
Leading bank industry experts will lead general sessions for attendees in VenCent’s featured solution verticals, including cybersecurity, banking-as-a-service, cryptocurrency, lending automation, data analytics, financial wellness and more. Featured speakers include Jason Waters, Chief Investment Officer, Simmons Wealth Management, Jill Castilla, President and CEO, Citizens Bank of Edmond, Darrin Williams, CEO of Southern Bancorp, Inc., Kathy Strasser, Incredible Bank, Kim Kirk, Executive Vice President and COO, Queensborough National Bank & Trust Co., and Patrick Sells, Chief Innovation Officer, NYDIG.
Attendees will gain access to hand-picked fintech companies from around the world through “Startup Alley,” that will feature the newest solutions going to market, make connections with a global fintech community and grow a deeper understanding of bank innovation’s regulatory environment. VenCent’s featured solution verticals will include cybersecurity, banking-as-a-service, cryptocurrency, lending automation, data analytics, financial wellness and more.
For the full list of speakers, visit vencentsummit.com.
VenCent Fintech Summit event sponsors include Visa, the Independent Community Bankers of America, Arvest, Acxiom, NYDIG, Euronet, Simmons Bank, Bank OZK, Smiley Technologies, William Mills Agency, and Stone Ward.
Registration for fintech companies and attendees is open now. Visit vencentsummit.com to learn more.