Fintech Dragons' Day 2018
Fintech Dragons' Day - the only dragons den-style competition in CEE exclusively for fintech startups. Awards for the top three startups:
ALTO Advisory - altoadvisory.com
1st place wins 15 hours of legal advice, 2nd place gets 10 hours and the last place on the podium 5 hours of legal advice
BOBO Coworking, the host - bobowork.pl
1st place wins three months of Hot Desk package https://bobowork.pl/en/coworking/
Dragons presentation, Explanation of Dragons Den rules
- Borno Janekovic, CEO at Templeton Asset Management (Poland) TFI S.A. Borno is responsible for business development, client relationship management, and compliance. Before joining the Management Company he was leading Franklin Templeton group's distribution efforts in Central and Eastern Europe on the retail and institutional relationship side. He was responsible for business development across the new EU member states, as well as the markets further east and Israel. 20+ years in various roles in the financial industry - a deep knowledge of the industry.
- David Putts, Chairman; MD of Expansion & Partnerships at Billon Group. David has been driving digital transformation and innovation in financial services for over 25 years. At Billon Group, he is responsible for having secured an FCA license in the UK, and for major international clients. Prior to joining Billon, David was a former founding CEO of 3 successful digital banks in Europe (Inteligo, HSBC Premier in CEE, and Equa bank), the head of M&A at PZU, and a former McKinsey consultant in the USA and Europe. He sits on advisory boards of start-ups in customer data platform technology and augmented reality as well. He graduated from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with a B.S. in Computer Engineering and received his MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.
- Maciej Dardziński Investment Manager at PFK Sp. z o.o.. Local (Podlasie) venture capital firm focused on investing into early-stage companies in various sectors, up to PLN 1,5M per company. A risk assessment specialist, analysed over 500 companies since 2006. Supervisory board members at various PFK's portfolio companies. NCBR-certified expert.
17:05 - Pitching starts
19:00 - Winner announcement