Available courses

The Visa Innovation Program will operate as a collaborative platform where fintechs and Visa’s business partners will work together for addressing market-wide challenges through tangible propositions.

The Program will focus on changing cash behavior to payments with cards under four major verticals: daily expenditures of Greek consumers, incoming tourist spend, transit, Government to Consumer (G2C), Consumer to Government (C2G), Business to Business (B2B) and Peer to Peer (P2P).

Το πρόγραμμα be finnovative απευθύνεται σε φοιτητές, επαγγελματίες, στελέχη επιχειρήσεων και γενικότερα, σε οποιονδήποτε θέλει να αναπτύξει την ιδέα του ή την μεθοδολογία του σε ένα βιώσιμο επιχειρηματικό μοντέλο με την προοπτική να επιτύχει στην Ελληνική αγορά και στη συνέχεια να γίνει εξωστρεφές.

Μπορείτε να παρακολουθήσετε το Crowdhackathon Preparation Course για να προετοιμαστείτε για τη συμμετοχή σας στο επόμενο Crowdhackathon.

Στόχος του Course Ψηφιακή Διακυβέρνηση και Συμμετοχή είναι η συγκεντρωμένη παρουσίαση μεθοδολογιών, καλών πρακτικών, λογισμικών και των πιο σύγχρονων ερευνητικών αποτελεσμάτων για θέματα Ψηφιακής Διακυβέρνησης σε τοπικό και εθνικό επίπεδο καθώς και ουσιαστικής συμμετοχής και συμβολής των πολιτών στις διαδικασίες διακυβέρνησης και λήψης αποφάσεων.

Τα περιεχόμενα του Course περιλαμβάνουν χρήσιμο υλικό για στελέχη Δήμων, Περιφερειών, εποπτευόμενων φορέων και στελεχών της Κεντρικής Κυβέρνησης, καθώς και οποιονδήποτε ενδιαφέρεται για σύγχρονες και βέλτιστες τεχνικής ψηφιακής διακυβέρνησης.

Specially designed for beginners, this free online program will help you understand the basics of fintech, open banking and the impact in digital transformation across all economic sectors. It is ideal for anyone who want to get entry into finance industry. 

It includes different specializations like FinTech Innovative Disruption: Implications for Society, The ecosystem, The open innovation and case studies. 

Fintech Summer Meetup powered by Crowdpolicy will cover emerging Fintech and digital innovation topics from Greece for finance professionals and enthusiasts, bankers, business owners and those interested in Fintech and startup entrepreneurship! Fintech Summer Meetup will be joined by those who want to gain and share knowledge on FinTech, meet entrepreneurs, investors, executives from financial institutions and other stakeholders. Fintech Summer Meetup is Organised by Crowdpolicy in the centre of Athens, at the Impact Hub Athens.

Who must participate!

  • Businesses, teams and startups with ideas, solutions and services related to fintech
  • Executives working in the banking — financial technologies sector
  • Executives interested in the new trends and the prospect of the new digital economy through the use of disruptive technologies in fintech
  • Anyone interested in Fintechdigital transformation and disrupting technologies!

Main topics to be discussed:

  • Latest fintech developments and the fintech startup ecosystem in Greece
  • Μajor technology trends of recent years, such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Blockchain
  • The new institutional framework of PSD2 directive and open banking and the opportunities and challenges created through the API economy
  • The experience of the the fintech programs organised by Crowdpolicy, the successful case of befinnovative
  • Digital transformation strategies and opportunities for the public and private sector that harness the value and the experience from financial technologies
  • Visa Innovation Program in Greece

Program Fintech Summer Meetup

18:00–18:30 Check in

18:30–18:45 The Fintech event begins! — Opening

The fintech journey in Greece — Challenges and opportunities, Mr. Georgios Karamanolis, CTO / CIO, Crowdpolicy

18:45–19:15 Panel Discussion for Open Banking in Greece. The effort so far

  • Mrs. Kampouridou Stavroula, Head of FinTech Hub, Senior Advisor to the Governor, Bank of Greece
  • Mr. Dimitriadis Giorgos, CIO — Chief Informations Officer, Praxia Bank
  • Mr. Theodoros D. Konstantatos, Deputy Manager IT Applications Division, Alpha Bank
  • Mr. Giorgos Marinos, Head of Digital Transformations Division, NBG — National Bank of Greece
  • Mr. Vangelis Antonopoulos, Digital Platforms & API Manager, Eurobank Ergasias S.A.
  • Mr. Marinos Xynarianos, Digital Innovations & Financial Technologies Expert, Crowdpolicy

19:15–19:45 Visa innovation program in Greece

  • Objectives of the Visa Innovation Program in Greece, Mrs. Andreana Pappas, Country Manager Visa Greece
  • Outline, Milestones and Next steps, Mrs. Vicky Foteinou, Program Manager, Crowdpolicy
  • Visa Developers Platform and case studies for added value services, Mr. Georgios Karamanolis, CTO / CIO, Crowdpolicy

19:45–20:00 INFINITECH: EU’s flagship initiative for AI in Finance

Dr. John Soldatos, Phd, Advisor, GFT Italia

20:00–20:15 The experience of implementing fintech innovation initiatives in Greece

Mr. Kostas Kalogerakis, Vice Chairman of the Hellenic Blockchain Hub

20:15–20:45 Open Discussion

20:45–21:30 Drinks and networking