NewFinance Inaugural FinTech Open Mic Night

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Hi Everyone,

Please join us for our Inaugural monthly FinTech Open Mic Night.

In this session we'd like to introduce the NewFinance group to the Ljubljana FinTech scene, and to explain more about our global vision and how we see Ljubljana FinTech developing as a global player.

The session will also provide opportunities for everyone to tell the group a little about what they're interested in and what they're working on; please ping an Organiser if you'd like your project listed on the event listing here, otherwise please feel free to just turn up and tells us what you're doing


Please be aware that the agenda is updated on a regular basis

7:00pm - Doors open

Refreshments and Networking Opportunities

7:30pm - Session starts

-> Welcome address

Žiga Perović (, NewFinance Slovenia Chapter Organiser, Junior Associate at Karanovic & Nikolic (, a leading regional law firm. Works with international and domestic clients in the field of banking & finance and corporate law.

-> Sponsor messages

Jasna Plantan (, CEO at Hekovnik (

-> Keynotes

Eddie George (, Founder & CEO, NewFinance

Eddie will explain the history of NewFinance and it's mission and objectives, and also the international perspective. He will also canvass the group for areas of interest that the group would like to cover in future sessions

-> Presentations

Lan Filipič (, CFA, is a Senior Manager in Deloitte consulting in Slovenia ( His main area of work is with financial institutions, where he covered various topics in the areas of business unit on strategy, technology and operational excellence. He has experience with large clients in Slovenia, Central Europe and beyond. Recently has worked with start-ups in developing joint go-to-market propositions in the areas of interledger-based P2P funds transfers and crowdsourcing. Lan is a member of the Board of CFA Society Slovenia (

Simon Steinman (, Head of Payment Services at Hal mBills (, the first FinTech company to receive an e-money licence from the Central Bank of Slovenia

-> Show & Tell

Delegates are invited to tell the group a little about what they're interested in and what they're working on in the FinTech scene

8:30pm - Closing

Shout-outs, communications, feedback and thanks

Further Networking Opportunities

9:00pm Session ends



Thank you to our Partners:

Hekovnik ( School is the link between institutional / university knowledge and the global market. By providing accelerated programs for startups and growth companies, we add the business component into the mix to bridge the gap between knowledge and realities of the market.