GSI - Silicon Valley

Fintech Program
Immersion in Silicon Valley

 

GSI Fintech Program
Immersion in Silicon Valley

Next Edition: 18th - 22nd Oct. 2021*

*Date may change due to Covid-19 constraints.

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Download brochure Fintech Immersion Program here

A 5 day intensive program of immersion into the Silicon Valley ecosystem, culture, incubators, experts, visionaries, leading companies, plus networking sessions and sessions of capability enhancement for executives.

The program allows for customization according to the profile of the participants. The number of participants is limited.

Why this program is for you

Key Benefits & Objectives

1. Inspiration

Understand and get inspired by
and interpret the innovative and entrepreneurial culture of Silicon Valley

2. Disruptive
Technology Trends

Gain insight into disruptive technology trends and their impacts on business and society

3. Learn New Frameworks & Tools

Know how to build entrepreneurial ecosystems and how to use innovation frameworks and tools, and benchmark against best practices

4. Insights Digital Transformation

Know how to build Digital Transformation strategies and power-up execution

5. Grow your Network

Grow your networking power through contacts with experts, entrepreneurs, businesspeople, potential clients, suppliers and partners, plus the other participants

6. Identify Business Opportunities

Identify potential partnerships and business opportunities with the emerging start-ups in Silicon Valley

4 Base Components

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Fintech Trends, Challenges and Opportunities

Interactive sessions with LBC, experts, entrepreneurs and Professors from Berkeley and Stanford Universities.

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Fintech Champions

Interactive visits to leading companies and startups such as Square, Stripe, Robinhood, Feedzai, Visa, BBVA, Wells Fargo, SesameSeed, Roostify, Docusign, amongst others

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Fintech Business Acceleration

Visits to incubators and encounters with start-ups, venture capitalists and business angels

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Grow Your Networking Power

Networking sessions with entrepreneurs, investors, experts and local business people, plus the network among participants

Structure of the program

Fintech Trends Challenges and Opportunities

08h00 - 09h30

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These sessions will be coordinated by
LBC, setting a coherent framework to the
program. External experts are invited. The
sessions will be interactive and participants
are stimulated to discuss real world
challenges. Attendants will be required to
define a challenge they face, in the first
session on Monday, and to provide an
actionable solution at the final session on
Friday. All participants will provide feedback to each others’ challenges.

 


Understanding the Fintech Revolution

Themes such as: Payments, Lending, Investment,
eBanking, Wealth Management, Bitcoin and
Blockchain

Challenges of Digital Transformation

Framework to accelerate innovation processes

Create new value through design thinking, pretotyping and other tools

Challenge the status quo and lead innovation efforts

 

Program for this Edition

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Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Fintech Trends and Perspectives

Greg LaBlanc

Fintech Revolution

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Payments and Lending

Business Platforms

Investing, eBanking, Wealth management

Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain

Neobanks & Insurtech

Champions

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Fintech Business Acceleration

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Free program

Network

Free night

Get together with International Startups

Free time

Innovation Cocktail in San Francisco

Free time

Speakers from the previous editions:

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Burton Lee

Senior Expert, Lecturer Stanford University

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Cordell Brown

Business Development Manager at Flextronics

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Dimitry Gorinevsky

Consulting Professor at Stanford University

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Steve Blank

Entrepreneur and co-founder of E.piphany.

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Hugh Molotsi

Innovator, Advisor, Investor

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Irene Li

President and CEO of Acellent Technologies

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Mark Davis

Senior Director and Design Research at Autodesk

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Mauricio Silva

GM - Brazil at Salesforce

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Paolo Cerruti

VP Global Supply Chain and Operations Planning at Tesla Motors

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Carlos Oliveira

Managing Partner at LBC

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Shahid Khan

Design Thinking Driven Innovation and Digital Transformation

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Simon Hawksworth

Senior Director of Business Development, Nypro Healthcare

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Susan Feland

Program Innovation Stanford University

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Torben Rankine

Partner at LBC, San Francisco

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Jonathan Littman

Founder of Snowball Narratives

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Mark Schar

Senior Researcher Design Education Lab

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Vitor Rodrigues

Software Enginner at Google

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Cost &
Other Information

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