The Miami Fintech Festival is designed to bring together the leading players in the open collaboration ecosystem to discuss trends, showcase emerging startups and hear from leading guest speakers on how fintechs are helping to drive innovation in Miami and in Latin America.
Andy has spent his career helping consumer internet technology companies grow and deliver great consumer internet products at scale. He's been a product, marketing, and executive leader during his career at Facebook, Twitter, Quora, and Wealthfront. He also served as anEntrepreneur-in-Residence at Greylock Partners. Lastly, he is an advisor and/or investor in a few early stage venture capital firms such as Cowboy Ventures and Homebrew, as well as a variety of startups including Blue Bottle Coffee (sold to Nestle), Opendoor, Poshmark, Flipboard, Curbside (sold to Rakuten), Accompany (sold to Cisco), BallerTV, and Fitmob (sold to ClassPass)
Saalim Chowdhury works on finding, investing in and hands on helping grow great startups globally as a Partner at 500 Startups. A former serial technical founder and startup veteran, he's been part of exits of over $200m, notably ScanSafe to Cisco and Skillbridge to TopTal. His interests are in applied AI/ML, SaaS, Marketplaces and Behaviour Change. For his sins, his career started at BCG and he was a former senior executive at News Corp. He was educated at Oxford, Cambridge and LSE. He notionally resides in London; but is more commonly found at an Airport with a boarding pass for seat 62C.
FINNOSUMMIT, the largest and most-successful Fintech conference in Latin America is back in Miami for the second time on October 4th and 5th, bringing together the most innovative Fintech startups from Latin America with leading industry executives and renown investors to explore and understand the Fintech opportunity in the region.
Organized by Finnovista, in association with LAB Ventures, this participative, open and inspiring conference is designed to drive Fintech innovation and connect entrepreneurs, investors and financial institutions from across Latin America.