Bye bye cash? - How will we pay in the future ...

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Our next meetup will deal with the probably best established FinTech topics of them all – payments.
The digitization of payments has been on its way long before anyone ever used the term FinTech. Still, many companies that had massive impact on the payments sphere were launched as startups over the past couple of years and by now turned into unicorns. Considering that in 2017 still 74% of all transactions in Germany were settled in cash it seems to be obvious that there still is a lot of potential for change…
With this meetup we want to discuss where this is heading and how roles of different players might change in the future.

WHEN: Wednesday, May 15th
WHERE: FinTech Headquarter, Münchener Str. 45HH, 60329 Frankfurt am Main
WHAT:
6:30 pm – Doors open
7:00 pm – Short welcome note by FinTechFFM and our hosts

7:10 pm – KEY-NOTE:
Ute König-Stemmler, Head of Business Development Central Europe, VISA - "Partnership on a global scale – pain or gain?"

7:30 pm – EXPERT PANEL on the future of payment
Gerrit Stehle, Managing Partner Elephant & Castle Capital
(https://www.linkedin.com/in/gerritstehle/)
Jan Heinrich Meyer, German Dash Representative and founder of Dash Embassy D‐A‐CH
(https://www.linkedin.com/in/jan-heinrich-meyer-a5a6bb108/)
Jochen Siegert, CFO Traxpay, FinTech influencer and initiator of the Paymentandbanking-Podcast
(https://www.linkedin.com/in/jsiegert/)
Ute König-Stemmler, Head of Business Development Central Europe, VISA
(https://www.linkedin.com/in/ute-k%C3%B6nig-stemmler-55623414/)
The session will be hosted by Michael Duttlinger, co-Founder of Cashlink and organizer of FinTechFFM (https://www.linkedin.com/in/duttlinger/)

8:00 pm – 3 STARTUP PITCHES:
FINANZGURU by DWINS (https://finanzguru.de/)
GIROXX (https://giroxx.de/)
REMIPAY (https://remipay.com/)

Followed by networking with an open end.
A big thank you goes out to our friends of FinTech Headquarter / Blockchain HELIX for hosting us this evening as well as to our supporter VISA who enable us to keep offering beer and pizza to you guys!