Eftychia Avgerinou, Author Phoenix Fintech Conference 2019

Eftychia Avgerinou

How Fintech Startups & Banks Can Work Together: By Tomas Hanacek from Zalep.to

When we talk about Fintech Startups and Banks, a lot of things come to mind but not the word "partnership". Fortunately, Tomas Hanacek from Zalep.to has a different opinion. I approach Tomas a few weeks back to talk about the Phoenix FinTech Conference in Prague and I was pleasantly surprised with his ideas on fintech, the [...]


The Future of Fintech and Bankers: Partnerships

Big Data, biometrics, blockchain. These words need to be on your regular vocabulary if you want to keep up with fintech’s rapid rise and change. The global investment for fintech solutions will exceed $150 billion in 2017. In addition, 80% of financial institutions believe that they are at risk because of innovators and technologies such as Blockchain. So, [...]


Phoenix FinTech Conference 2016: In Numbers

For those of you who haven’t heard of Phoenix FinTech Conference yet, let us guide you through our newest and nerdiest event. The 1st Annual Phoenix FinTech Conference took place last June in Prague. More than 100 attendees and speakers came together to the beautiful NH Hotel Prague City to have a discussion about financial technology and how fintech […]


Phoenix Speaker Interview #2: Clément Francomme from UTOCAT

Tell me a little about yourself For the first 4 years of my small career, I’ve worked for big companies like Sagem and Thales. Around 2014, the bitcoin topic became quite popular. I made a lot of research on that topic and it seemed really interesting to me. I appreciate this technology and I felt […]


Phoenix Speaker Interview #1: Alexander Dunaev from ID Finance

Tell me a little about your career and yourself. In 2007, I completed my bachelor degree course of the University of Warwick in Economics. After a year, I took the Master’s degree in Mathematical Finance at the Imperial College London. After finishing my education, I held different positions at Deutsche Bank Group in London. Among other things, […]


Phoenix 2016: Startup Interview #3- Qafis

Yes, the “3 minutes, 3 questions” game is back! This time, we present Qafis. During the Phoenix FinTech Conference last June, I had the opportunity to talk to Edwin Nicolaas, CEO of the company, and prepare him for his quick pitch competition by asking him 3 questions. The trap? He had 3 minutes! You have 3 minutes. Go! […]