February 7, 2024

Fintech Day 2024: Embracing Sustainability and Financial Innovation 

The third "Fintech Day" conference is set to take place in Vilnius on Thursday, February 8, drawing up to 300 local and international industry experts. Hosted at the Vaidila Theater, the event will delve into topics such as open banking, next-generation payments, financial innovation, the integration of artificial intelligence in fintech and anti-money laundering efforts, among other issues. 

Organised by "Rockit", the Centre for Financial Technology and Sustainable Innovation, in collaboration with global payment company "Mastercard", the upcoming conference will emphasise sustainability and financial innovation. Notably, it will mark the first time the President of Lithuania, Gitanas Nausėda, and the Minister of Finance, Gintarė Skaistė, will greet conference attendees. 

The event will see participation from various institutions and businesses, including representatives from the Ministries of Finance and Economics, central banks of Lithuania and Estonia, "Fintech Hub LT," the Association of Lithuanian Business Angels "LitBAN", as well as companies such as "Mastercard", "Accenture", "Oracle", "Nordic Fintech Magazine", "Invest Lithuania", "Sorainen," "EMBank", "Amlyze", "Ondato", "Vilnius TechFusion", and "Facilization", alongside other startups, financial and legal advisors, and VC funds. 

Lina Žemaitytė-Kirkman, Head of "Rockit", expressed confidence in the strength of this year's conference program, expecting it to draw the most significant number of participants to date. Attendees will spend several days in Vilnius, gaining insights into the city's financial technology ecosystem and witnessing its commitment to being an integral part of this thriving sector.

The ongoing collaboration among diverse stakeholders, coupled with a harmonised approach to innovation and regulation, is poised to propel the advancement of Lithuania's fintech landscape. Furthermore, it is anticipated that international delegates will be encouraged to revisit and expand their activities in Vilnius, fostering the city's continued growth and development.