2-day innovation program for fintech entrepreneurs
Dates to be announced
Digital finance is transformative. Harnessing its potential to reshape our economical system is essential and full of opportunities. Fintech for Society is a program for startups and established companies in finance to explore these opportunities, leveraging the expertise, network and visibility of three renowned institutions: UNIL-HEC, IMD and EPFL.
Through Fintech for Society, the E4S Center supports fintech companies on their impact journey. Entrepreneurs, if you are interested in working closely with experts from academia, stay tuned for upcoming editions.
In this program a group of selected entrepreneurs experience:
> A public event to present to and engage with young talents from Unil-HEC, EPFL and IMD & key actors in the ecosystem
> 1-1 meetings with potential investors
> Working sessions in groups, to explore synergies and best practices
Work closely with experts from EPFL, UNIL-HEC, IMD and the Swiss financial industry
Meet inspiring fintech entrepreneurs, investors and potential partners
Engage with young talents from world-renowned tech and business schools
Gain visibility through our communication and public events
> Be part of a company with a technology in the field of finance: investment management, banking infrastructure, payment or lending.
> Have a working prototype, ready for pilot projects.
> Guarantee the physical presence of a founder or management team member in Lausanne for the workshops.
Meet our experts
Co-managing director of the E4S Center, professor at EPFL, former vice-president of the Swiss National Bank
Co-managing director of the E4S Center, professor of strategic management at HEC Lausanne
Professor of finance at IMD, director of the World Competitiveness Center at IMD, author of “The Right Place”
Economist, innovation program director at the E4S Center
Professor of management of technology at EPFL, author of best-selling book “Where to Play”
Founder and CEO of Swissborg, a blockchain-based wealth management platform with a one billion valuation in 2021
Post-doctoral research associate at EPFL, co-creator of the Levo framework for assessing the non-financial performance of start-ups