Conference Highlights

Software is eating the World of Financial Services

By Marc Andreessen, Co-Founder & General Partner, a16z & Alex Rampell, General Partner, a16z

Renowned tech investor Marc Andreessen, who coined the phrase “Software is eating the world”, shares the stage with leading FinTech investor Alex Rampell from Andreessen Horowitz to discuss their view on how FinTech start-ups are changing the dynamics of the financial services landscape.

Fireside chat: Blitzscaling – The Silicon Valley Secret to Starting and Scaling Massively Valuable Companies

By Reid Hoffman, Partner, Greylock Partners
LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock partner Reid Hoffman reveals the secret of Blitzscaling, the framework and techniques that allow companies to scale at speed and achieve incredible growth. Learn from a digital pioneer what the financial services sector can do to turbo-charge their digital transformation.

Building a full stack online bank

By Max Levchin, Founder & CEO of Affirm
PayPal co-founder Max Levchin started Affirm to reinvent credit and make it more honest and friendly – no more compounding interest, hidden fees, and unclear terms, things that the traditional credit business have thrived on. Find out how Affirm has built a successful Point-of-Sale lending business and where the company sees its future opportunities in the online world.

Transforming BlackRock, Transforming the Industry

By Rob Goldstein, Chief Operating Officer, BlackRock, & Global Head of BlackRock Solutions
Innovation and technology have been in BlackRock’s DNA since its founding in 1988. Today, BlackRock’s Aladdin platform sets the standard in investment management technology. Aladdin combines sophisticated risk analytics, exposure and performance analyses with comprehensive portfolio management, trading, compliance and operational tools on a single unified platform. Hear from BlackRock veteran and Chief Operating Officer Rob Goldstein on how Aladdin transformed the way BlackRock, and its Aladdin clients, do business.

Full Agenda

Tuesday | April 16, 2019

Wednesday | 17 April, 2019