FinTech-Aviv Annual Summit 2021



FinTech-Aviv's Annual Summit brings together Startups, Investors and Corporations, seeking quality content, networking, and ground breaking FinTech innovations as part of the FinTech Week in Tel-Aviv!


Global Attendees


Entrepreneurs & Innovators


Global Speakers


Pre-Scheduled B2B Sessions

Global Participants


Our Best Moments From FinTech-Aviv Annual Summit 2020...

FinTech-Aviv Community

FinTech-Aviv, operated by the Israeli FinTech Association, is the leading FinTech community in Israel and one of the world’s largest FinTech communities. Providing our members valuable and innovative content in themed, professional curated events.

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The Agenda

Here's how you can expect the event to unfold:

10:00 - Opening Remarks by Nir Netzer, Founding Partner, Equitech and Tal Sharon, Managing Partner, Equitech

10:20 - FinTech Innovation in the Cloud by Ilan Leiferman, VC & Featuring Startups Business Development, AWS

10:40 - Fireside Chat - Creating Successful FinTech Partnerships by Tal Sharon hosting Toby Smith-Cullen, FinTech Lead, ING

10:55 - Panel Discussion - The Year of FinTech with: 

Shahar Friedman, Head of Innovation, Visa

Ornit Shinar, Head of Innovation and Venture Investing, Citi

Yael Waisbourd-Sucary, Head of Innovation, Discount Bank

11:20 - Fireside Chat - The First SEC Registered Token IPO by Nir Netzer hosting Shy Datika, Founder & President, INX 

11:35 - Panel Discussion - Client Engagement: Improving your Conversion Rates by Nir Netzer hosting:

Gil Shapira, VP of Business Development, Telemessage

Shlomi Orgad, Head of FinTech, Facebook

Harel Falk, VP of Sales & Business Development, Solitics

Omer Hevlin, MD Israel, BD Strategy Partners

12:00 - Reducing Digital Bank Onboarding Risks by Aravind Narayan, Global Director, Refinitiv

12:15 - How to Unleash the Power of your Web 3rd-Party Applications by Idan Cohen, CEO, Reflectiz  

12:25 - The Composable Bank: How Leading Banks Leverage Existing Assets in Digital Transformation by Romi Stein, CEO & Co-Founder, OpenLegacy 

12:35 - Panel Discussion - Break-Through Lending Innovations by Nir Netzer hosting:

Uri Yarden, Founder & CEO, USA Mortgages

Assaf Binstok, Co-Founder & CEO, BeeEye

Yoram Bechler, Co-Founder & CEO, AIO

Nufar Segal Bareket, GM, POS Financing, Jifiti 

13:00 - Panel Discussion - The International FinTech Landscape by Nir Netzer hosting:

Khalid Dannish, CEO, Bahrain FinTech Bay

Andrew Samu, Editor, Disruption Banking

Thomas Krogh Jensen, CEO, Copenhagen FinTech

13:25 - Defense Paradigms in Warfare and Cybersecurity by Roy Zinman, CEO, Brandefender

13:35 - The 4 Payment Trends for 2021 (And Their Fraud Implications) by Ziv Cohen, CEO, Paygilant

13:45 - Panel Discussion - FinTech Investment Trends by Tal Sharon hosting:

Leon Saunders Calvert, Head of Research & Portfolio Management, Refinitiv

Ido Shomrony, Partner & FinTech Lead, Shibolet

Jonas Wenke, Senior Associate, CommerzVentures

Irit Kahan, Partner & Head of Israel, DTCP

14:10 - Fireside Chat - New Banking Era: Open Banking and Banking as a Service by Tal Sharon hosting Anna Maj, FinTech Leader, CreativeLink

14:25 - Fireside Chat - Bridging the Gaps between FinTechs and Giants by Nir Netzer hosting Elad Stefansky, Co-Owner, The Bridge

14:35 - Frictionless Commercial Lending: Converting Financial Statements into Actionable Insights by Ariel Resnik, CEO, Paretix

14:45 - How Automated Decision Making Processes Will Change Our Lives by Roy Cohen, Co-Founder & CEO, Fetcherr 

14:55 - Fireside Chat - The Rise of Decentralized Finance and Advancing Financial Innovation by Shelly Friedman, FinTech Lead, Hassans and Anna Stone, Head of Strategy, Etoro

15:10 - Panel Discussion - InsurTech Trends in Partnership with Deloitte Catalyst by Itamar Nevo hosting:

Bernard Tubiana, Principal, Deloitte Catalyst

Kenneth Mischel, Founder & CEO, WakeUp

Gil Sadis, VP of Product, Lemonade

Omri Yacubovich, VP of Business Development & Marketing, Planck

15:35 - Fireside Chat - When De-Risking Creates Additional Risk: Corresponding Banking as a Revenue Generator by Izhar Arieli, CEO, Tenurex and John Walsh, CEO, SightSpan

15:50 - Fireside Chat - New Ways of Entering the US Capital Market: SPAC, IPO and Direct Listing by Tal Sharon hosting Alex Ibrahim, NYSE

16:05 - Visibility to Enable Effective RegTech by Yaron Hazan, VP of Regulatory Affairs, ThetaRay

16:15 - Own, Control and Monetize Payments and Financial Services by Yoav Chernitz, CMO, Unispass

16:25 - Alternative Engagement as the New Norm: Rapid Transition to Virtual Connection by Yuval Moed, CEO, Eazyshow

16:40 - Closing Remarks by Nir Netzer and Tal Sharon


2021 Annual Summit Speakers 


Nir Netzer

Founding Partner


Toby Smith-Cullen

FinTech Lead

Irit Kahan

Partner Head of Israel

Jonas Wenke

Senior Associate

Tal Sharon

Managing Partner


Aravind Narayan

Global Director - Sales Strategy & Execution

Idan Cohen


Roy Zinman


Thomas Krogh Jensen


Izhar Arieli


Ariel Resnik


Yuval Moed


Shlomi Orgad

Head of FinTech

Shahar Friedman

Head of Innovation

Omer Hevlin

Managing Director of Israel

Yael Waisbourd-Sucary

Head of Innovation and FinTech

Ornit Shinar

Head of Innovation and FinTech

Ziv Cohen


Alex Ibrahim

Head of International Capital Markets

John Walsh 


Assaf Binstok

Co-Founder and CEO

Ilan Leiferman

VC & Featuring Startups Business Development

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Romi Stein

CEO and Co-Founder

Uri Yarden

Founder and CEO

Bernard Tubiana


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Ido Shomrony

Partner and FinTech Lead 

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Shy Datika

Founder and President

Anna Stone

Head of Strategy

Yoav Chernitz


Yaron Hazan

VP of Regulatory Affairs

Gil Shapira

VP of Business Development

Kenneth Mischel

Founder and CEO 

Omri Yacubovich

VP of Business Development and Marketing

Elad Stefansky


Nufar Segal Bareket

GM, POS Financing

Harel Falk

VP of Sales and Business Development

Leon Saunders Calvert

Head of Research and Portfolio Management

Shelly Freedman

FinTech Lead


Yoram Bechler

Co-Founder and CEO

Gil Sadis

VP of Product

Khalid Dannish


Andrew Samu


Anna Maj

FinTech Leader

Roy Cohen

Co-Founder and CEO