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Women in Sustainable Fintech

October 22, 2019 @ 1:00 pm 5:00 pm UTC+0

SFTL invites all women in blockchain, fintech, finance, tech, insurance, entrepreneurship. Welcome to ALL interested women and men support!

About this Event

Take influence on your future and co-create the future of sustainable FinTech!

‘Women in Sustainable FinTech’ is presented by SwissFinTechLadies and sponsored by The Embassy of Canada to Switzerland and Eccos Impact.

We are honored to start with the warm welcome from Susan Bincoletto, the Canadian Ambassador to Switzerland. And to enjoy exciting discussions with our prominent and first-class speakers about female entrepreneurship, female funding, the soul of tech, about growing your career, and about how to create and scale your business. Meet the thought leaders from Switzerland and Canada; contribute to our fireside talk with Mihai Alisie, the co-founder of AKASHA Foundation, Ethereum & Bitcoin Magazine, to an exciting keynote about merging innovation and sustainability with Tanya Woods, Founder & Chief Impact Officer of Kind Village, to a joint fire-side-chat with Sandra Chattopadhyay and Olaf Hannemann from GENTWO & CV VC, and to many more great exchange panels.

Any person female or male supporting the increase of women in sustainable fintech is warmly welcome.

Please find our program below and visit our Meetup group at https://www.meetup.com/swissfintechladies/ or Follow our site and group via LinkedIn at https://www.linkedin.com/company/sftl-swissfintechladies/

The purchase of a ticket includes the SFTL 2019 Individual Membership.


13:00 Registration, Coffee and Networking

13:30 Opening & Welcome Note: Embassy of Canada to Switzerland / SwissFinTechLadies

Susan Bincoletto, Ambassador, Embassy of Canada to Switzerland

Karen Wendt, President SFTL and Editor of Sustainable Finance

14:00 Closing the Investment Gap – Co-creative Keynote

Sandra Chattopadhyay, Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, GENTWO & GENTWO DIGITAL

Olaf Hannemann, Co-Founder & CIO, CV VC

14:45 The Impact Economy: How Canadian Women in Business are Driving Global Change Using Advanced Technology, Finance and Global Women’s Networks – Keynote

Tanya Woods, Founder & Chief Impact Officer, Kind Village

15:15 SMART CITIES NEED SMARTER CITIZENS – Fireside Chat with Mihai

Mihai Alisie, President, AKASHA Foundation, Co-founder, Ethereum & Bitcoin Magazine

15:55 Coffee Break & Table Discussions with Tanya, Sandra & Mihai

16:15 Female Entrepreneurship – Exchange Panel

Andrea Buss, Expert in Organizational and Personal Development

Carla Bünger, Co-Founder & CEO, Kore Technologies

Nicole Beranek, Co-founder & VP, SFTL, Partner, de la cruz beranek Attorneys-at-law

Karen Wendt, Co-founder & President, SFTL and Editor Sustainable Finance (Moderator)

17:00 Female Investing – Exchange Panel

Karina Storinggaard, Entrepreneur, Co-founder Think Yellow, MD ShapeApps

Therese Faessler, Founder & President, Faessler Finance

Katie Richards, Co-Head Digital Assets, Head Process Management, Falcon Private Bank

Bernadette Leuzinger, COO, Crypto Fund AG

Lidia Bolla, Co-founder, vision&, Chief Strategic Officer, CROWDLITOKEN

Karen Wendt, Co-founder & President, SFTL and Editor Sustainable Finance (Moderator)

17:45 Coffee Break & Table Discussions

Table 1: Entrepreneurship

Table 2: Investing

18.10 Old versus New Economy – Exchange Panel

Jodi Johnson, Founder & President, JJ Human Capital Consulting

Angela di Rosa, Consultant South East Asia, Switzerland Global Enterprise

Yvonne Johansson, Head Change Management, COO P&C, UBS Switzerland

Emilie Raffo, Crypto-Finance Consultant & Public Speaker, Stablecoin.Foundation, Crypto Valley Association, Blockchain for Humanity

18:45 Closing Note from Special Guest

Victoria Yampolsky, Founder & President, The Startup Station

19:05 Get Together – Networking & Apéro Riche

Organizer: SwissFinTechLadies.

For sponsorship opportunities: karen@swissfintechladies.ch

“Coopetition is the new normal. What we need is a system thinking approach, a growth mind set, new soft skills and a functioning ecosystem. All the rest will be done by AI. Where are women in this environment? We know diversity boosts performance by 15 % to 35 %. We know from finance that diversity is a shield against failure. Half of the Fortune 500 companies disappeared in the last 20 years due to a lack of diversity in leadership positions. When other build walls we build windmills…”