Jam-packed value condensed in one afternoon.
13:30 - 14:00
Registration & Networking
Arrive in time, grab your name tag, and network with participants & partners.
14:00 - 14:15
Franco Dal Molin, CEO at Value Leap
A short welcome by the organizer and an overview of the day’s program.
14:15 - 14:35
Learnings from transforming a Fintech product to SaaS in a world of legacy code, tight timelines and budget
Gabriel Maks, Head of Technology Consulting at VM Software House
Join us for an inspiring presentation on a fintech transformation journey that hanged on people, mindset, and the power of innovation. As Head of Delivery, I’ll share how our client’s journey of transforming a traditional desktop-based reporting tool into a powerful web-based reporting tool.
This is not a story about technology; it’s a story about people. You will be a witness of the initial fear, the spark of hope ignited by mockups, and the rapid Proof of Concept (POC) that bridged the divide. Our story is a testament to the courage needed to embrace change and the ultimate success that awaits those who dare to challenge the status quo in fintech.
14:35 - 14:55
Revolutionizing Instant Payments: Efficient implementation and seamless customer experiences
Renato Barta, Co-Founder at Kodilion
We will emphasizes the acceleration of instant payment implementation and also highlights the positive impact on customer experiences, which is a crucial aspect in FinTech. In our presentation, we will delve into the challenges faced in implementing instant payments, discuss the benefits of nearshoring in overcoming these challenges, and showcase real-world approaches and success stories around people, software and infrastructure.
14:55 - 15:15
The impact of the software development life cycle on FinTech products (with real-world examples)
Filip Stolarski, Project Manager at Profil Software
Deep Alpha Advisory Solution is a wealth management software designed to assist financial advisors in conducting efficient advisory sessions. The app aims to help bank advisors provide financial planning, investment management, and recommendations that are tailored to their client’s needs. It is used by banks in Norway and the UK.
15:15 - 15:45
Coffee Break & Networking
15:45 - 16:05
From digitizing microfinance to transforming agriculture for climate resilience using AI
Aleksey Zavgorodniy, CEO at Unicsoft
Yapu.solutions began as a SAAS product for digitizing agriculture microfinance and evolved into an AI-based climate change adaptation solution benefiting food security across South America and EMEA.
Join the Unicsoft team as they reflect on their 6-year journey and share key lessons:
- Starting small with a big vision: Creating a solution in 6 months and laying the foundation for a 6-year roadmap.
- The lesson of flexibility: Supporting three business models with one software solution.
- Building lasting relationships: Learn how to succeed in IT outsourcing, where 50% of projects fail in 5 years.
16:05 - 16:25
Banking – new business opportunities and change of consumer habits
António Abreu, Head of Product Strategy & Design at Bliss Applications
How Bliss is crucial to banks seeking to transform and update their businesses so they can maintain relevancy and respond to ever-changing consumer demands and market pressure.
16:25 - 16:45
Fast and cost efficient scale - Avaloq Core Banking
Marko Radosavljevic, CEO at InterVenture
In the competitive landscape of Swiss Avaloq Core Banking implementations, a leading player faced a daunting challenge: the escalating demand for top-tier software developers in a local market overrun by global tech giants, with exorbitant pricing to match. That’s when they turned to InterVenture. We collaborated closely with our partner to assemble a specialized engineering team, fast-tracking the hiring process with our proven Own Team Model™.
The results speak for themselves. Within a year, we successfully doubled their development staff by adding 30 exceptional hires. All of the nearshore engineers went through required certifications under the Avaloq Certification Program, Appway, Airlock and Spring. Not only did we cut their operational costs by approximately 50% compared to Swiss alternatives, but the retention rate of the team we formed is twice the industry average.
Let’s explore what InterVenture can achieve for you. InterVenture – bringing outstanding people together to arrive where no one was before.
PS: The name of the Avaloq implementation partner will be disclosed at the event.
16:45 - 17:15
Break & Networking
17:15 - 17:35
Innovation in Action: The tech and tale of one of the most promising products 2023, from creation to customer.
Michael Barskyi, Head of S-PRO Switzerland at S-PRO
In a highly competitive niche, we’ve leveraged the capabilities of AI and Blockchain to architect a product that offers unique value. Product strategy prioritizes innovation and a solid technological foundation, demonstrating tangible outcomes in a challenging market. This technical approach has positioned Muuvr as one of 2023’s most promising startups. As we faced and overcame various challenges, certain decisions and strategies proved crucial in achieving our notable results, we’d like to share this journey with you.
17:35 - 17:55
Regulated but efficient - how to achieve cloud agility while keeping compliance and costs in mind.
Robert Marek, Co-Founder & CEO at FINGO
Cloud solutions provide us with operational flexibility, scalability and easy adaptation. However, for the financial industry, the full potential of cloud and SaaS solutions is hard to realize due to stringent security and compliance requirements. Is there a solution to this?
Case Studies: Several case studies around "Payments Statistics"
17:55 - 18:15
Workflow of documents specifically within FinTech and LegalTech
Bjørn Baunbæk, CCO at CrossWorkers
CrossWorkers assists TestaViva in achieving its goals and working towards a better, faster, and more secure workflow for legal documents within the FinTech business. In this case study, we will highlight common obstacles and our solutions that help TestaViva and other clients succeed.
18:15 - 18:30
Closing remarks & Outlook
Franco Dal Molin, CEO at Value Leap
Conclusion on an intense day. All presentations will be shared. How best to get in touch with one or several of the providers?
Unique offering: Value Leap specializes in helping its clients find and work with the most suitable and pre-screened nearshore IT service providers. All participants will receive free advisory and evaluation support.
18:30 - 20:30
Drinks, Apéro & Networking
All providers will have a “contact point” in the adjoining room, where drinks and food will also be served. Use the time to make more contacts, interact with the service providers, and exchange experiences with other participants.