FFCON20: RISE (Fintech and Financing Conference)

Toronto , Canada

About FFCON20: RISE (Fintech and Financing Conference)

Immerse yourself over 2 days in the center of fintech in Canada

FFCON (Fintech and Financing Conference) started as a vision of how entrepreneurs and big businesses could collaborate, build relationships and advocate for change on their behalf. In its 6th year, FFCON represents an expanded gathering of fintech, blockchain, AI, payments, regtech and alternative finance stakeholders and global participants across technology, regulation and government who come together to strengthen Canada’s fintech ecosystem and bring markets to life.

In its 6th year, FFCON isn’t just about bringing people together. It’s an experiential environment designed to bring opportunities to life.  When you bring smart people together and facilitate engagement, debate and sharing ideas, the opportunities flow. FFCON is designed to forge crucial relationships between entrepreneurs, investors, and major financial stakeholders.  Come to FFCON for the insights and leave with an inspiration, a startup idea or financing and long term partnerships to transform your business.


Reasons to Attend

Learn vital education from leading experts on the latest financial technologies, investment, regulation, best practices and opportunities.  Enjoy direct access to both startup and incumbent industry networks, investors, influencers, and participating regulatory and economic development agencies.  Discover and celebrate emerging companies from various sectors and growth stages.  Participate and interact in engaging sessions, competitions and the people’s choice awards.


Paul Schulte
Shulte Research Founder and Editor
Brendan Dickinson
EQ Bank Senior Vice-President and Chief Information Officer
Venture Law Corporation President
Alex Tapscott
Blockchain Research Institute Co-founder, Author and VC
Daryl Hatton
Fundrazr Founder/CEO
Jodi Johnson
JJ Human Capital Consulting Principal
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David Nault
Luge Capital General Partner
Craig Asano
NCFA Founder and CEO
Justin Hartzman
CoinSmart Co-Founder and CEO
Zach Masum
BC Securities Commission Head of Tech Team, Manager Legal Services, Capital Markets Regulation
Bernd Petak
Northmark Ventures Investment Partner


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12:15pm DAY 1: Registration and Networking (Limited Tickets)
1:00pm Opening and Welcome Remarks
1:05pm Keynote
1:30pm How Fintech is Eating Real Estate
1:45pm The Rise of Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
2:00pm How Digital Securities will End Financial Exclusion
2:15pm For Leaders in 2020: “People” Lessons Learned for Growing Organizations
2:50pm Interactive: Facilitated Networking
3:05pm Bio Break (15mins)
3:20pm Raising Capital and Funding Innovation in 2020: Best Practices and Emerging Regulation
3:50pm Stakeholder Capitalism: Recalibrating Purpose and Sustainability with ESG
4:05pm Interactive sessions, demos, presentations
5:00pm VIP Networking Reception

8:00am DAY 2: FFCON20 Registration and Networking
8:45am Welcome Remarks and Official Opening
9:00am The Big Kahuna O2O: fintech, digital assets, smart cities and 5G = Proptech
9:25am Scaling Canadian Fintech Innovation & Competitiveness in an Intangibles Economy
9:55am Transformation of Digital Banking to Open Finance: from Regulation to Reality
10:25am Financial Services Revolution: How Blockchain is Transforming Money, Markets and Banking
10:40am Morning Networking Break (15mins)Investor Speed Dating: Curated Meetings with Investors (60mins)
10:50am Fireside: How Canadian Tech Innovation is improving Traceability of Steel in Canada
11:10am Leadership and Vision: Consumer-centric Technologies, Governance and Experiences
11:45am Interactive: Round Table Discussions with the CSA and IIROC Regulators
12:30pm LUNCH & LEARN: Universal Digital Identity: Self-sovereign Avatars as the New Wealth
1:15pm RegTech Spotlight: Adding Compliance to your Digitization JourneyPitching Competition: 3 x Pitching Companies seeking Investment
2:00pm Insurtech: How technology is collapsing the insurance value chainSpotlight: High Growth Expansion Markets and Opportunities
2:45pm Mobile AI and Me: Cashless Personalized Integrated Experiences - What could go wrong?Export Competition: 3 x Scaling Companies Ready to Expand Globally
3:30pm Afternoon Networking Break (20mins)
3:50pm The Future of Digital Currencies, Securities, Exchanges and Money2020 Fintech Draft: Product/demo Competition
4:35pm Awards
4:50pm Closing Keynote: Technology vs Humanity: To Enhance, Enslave or Replace Us?
5:10pm FFCON20: Closing Remarks
5:15pm Closing Cocktail Reception


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