In October, the Digital Economy Conference aims to bring bankers, developers, startup founders, venture capitalists and executives together to talk about the future of money in a digital world and how people transact electronically.
The first financial technology (FinTech) conference in the region will touch on payments, banking, digital currencies, mobile apps, Millennials, cyber security, social media, compliance, e-commerce, retail, accounting and more.
The all-day event is October 2nd in Omaha, Nebraska, at the beautiful Holland Performing Art Center downtown, and will include keynote presentations, panel discussions, networking and an after-hours mixer. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
The conference will also provide an opportunity for discussion and answers to the strategic questions being asked in boardrooms and by startups everywhere.
“The Midwest has always positioned itself, quite literally, at the center of the payments processing industry, putting the Silicon Prairie on the cutting edge of FinTech innovation,” said Edward Weniger, founder of the conference. “When you look at the entirety of our region, there are dozens of disruptive apps and companies in the space such as Dwolla in Des Moines and EyeVerify in Kansas City.”
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