13th CROWDCON & 4th FINTICS JOINED CONFERENCE, 26 & 27 September 2024, Brussels

FINANCIAL FUSION: BRIDGING GAPS, EMBRACING INNOVATION AND SHAPING THE FUTURE

We are excited to welcome our members and network to our 13th CrowdCon Financial Fusion: Bridging Gaps, Embracing Innovation, and Shaping the Future on 26 & 27 September 2024, Brussels. The 13th CrowdCon by Eurocrowd will happen in collaboration with the 4th Fintics by the Digital Lending Association (DLA). Members of EUROCROWD and the Digital Lending Association and Guests are welcome to register their interest in joining.

  • When: 26 & 27 September 2024
  • Where: EUROCROWD, SQ North, Blvd Roi Albert II 4, BE-1000 Brussels

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Thursday, 26 September 2024

8:30 AM – Registration & Morning Coffee

9:00 AM – Welcome Address

9:10 AM – Keynote – Strategies to Improve Regulatory Agility and Supervisory Consistency

9:30 AM – Panel 1: Open Finance – The Key to Eliminate the Funding Gap of European SMEs? Explore the opportunities and challenges SMEs face in accessing credit, the role of Open Finance, and the ideal API for linking traditional and alternative lenders.

10:20 AM – Networking Coffee

10:50 AM – Panel 2: Tokenization – “Securitization Done on Steroids”?
Discuss the impact of tokenization on digital lending, associated technological risks, and the need for regulation.

11:40 AM – Fireside Chat: Access to Finance – The Role of Data and AI
Examine how digital lenders use modern credit technology and AI to serve underserved consumers and the importance of data quality.

12:00 PM – Lunch

1:30 PM – Keynote: European Innovation Council – A Long Distance Run

1:50 PM – Panel: A Review of Three Years of ECSPR in Practice
Analysis of the European Crowdfunding Service Providers Regulation’s impact on the crowdfunding landscape.

2:40 PM – Networking Coffee

3:10 PM
Fireside Chat: Non-Bank Financial Intermediation – What’s Next?
Explore the evolving landscape, regulatory challenges, and opportunities for non-bank financial intermediaries.

3:40 PM – Fireside Chat: State of Play between ECSPR, AIFMD, & ELTIFR
Discussion on the interplay between various regulatory frameworks and their impact on investment opportunities.

4:10 PM – Keynote: Crowdfunding in the EU Retail Investment Strategy
Understand the role of crowdfunding within the EU strategy to democratize investment.

4:30 PM – Fireside Chat: The Final Frontier – Is It Too Early to Think Global?
Discussion on the potential benefits and challenges of global expansion in the crowdfunding sector.

5:00 PM – Closing Day 1 & Drinks Reception

Friday, 27 September 2024

8:30 AM – Registration & Morning Coffee

9:00 AM – Opening Keynote

9:20 AM – Panel: What’s Next? Crypto Assets, DLT & Securitization in Crowdfunding
Explore the future of crowdfunding with a focus on crypto assets, distributed ledger technology (DLT), and securitization.

10:10 AM – Technical Session:  Navigating CSPs Double Sourcing Challenge with Account-Based Marketing
Gain insights into addressing the double-sourcing challenges CSPs through Account-Based Marketing and explore techniques for targeting key accounts, optimizing marketing resources, and aligning efforts with sales strategies to improve sourcing efficiency.

10:30 AM – Networking Coffee

11:00 AM – Panel: Best Practices for Using SPVs
Understand the role of Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs) in structuring investments, managing risks, and enhancing transparency. Learn best practices for setting up and operating SPVs to facilitate complex funding arrangements effectively.

11:50 AM –Technical Session: Data Management and Analysis
Explore best practices in data manipulation, integration, and real-time analytics, focusing on leveraging data for strategic decision-making and operational efficiency.

12:10 PM – Networking Lunch

1:00 PM – Keynote: Synergies in Crowdfunding with Public Funds
Discover the synergies between crowdfunding and public funding from Emilia Romagna’s decade-long initiatives in government support to crowdfunding success in social and economic projects.

1:20 PM – Panel: Crowdfunding for Impact and Society
Leverage crowdfunding to support impact-driven businesses, social enterprises, non-profits, and community projects. Discuss the unique challenges and opportunities in engaging public funding, building trust, and driving social impact through crowdfunding.

2:10 PM – Closing

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