Startup Europe Week Limassol

FinTech Forum: Now and the Future

Deloitte’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre and DisruptCyprus presented the Fintech Forum: Now and the Future (part of Startup Europe Week 2016 #SEweek2016).

In a full auditorium at the Cyprus University of Technology, more than 150 participants joined the Limassol Fintech Forum, on the 3rd of February 2016, which was co-organised by Deloitte and Disrupt Cyprus, in the context of Startup Europe Week.

The event was a mix of presentations from prominent speakers from a wide range of backgrounds, who covered topics relevant to startups, followed by a panel discussion with the participation of fintech specialists.

Among the speakers were Christophoros N. Tzirtzipis - Co Founder Startup Cyprus and CEO - Founder of Diyful, Angeliki Solomonidou, the Director and Co Founder of Kalys Solutions, Monica Ioannidou Polemitis , Senior manager of Deloitte’s Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre, Yiannis Liveris , the Manager of IDEA Programme in Nicosia, Konstantinos Soteriou and Stefanos Christoforou the co-founders of Prediti, Yiannis Menelaou, the co Founder and Fintech Editor at, Demetrios Pogkas, Journalist and Phanos Pitiris, Startup & Innovation Expert.

In his welcome address, Nicos S. Kyriakides, Head of Financial Advisory Services of Deloitte, expressed the need to explore the global challenges and fintech opportunities that lie ahead of our Cypriot startup companies and the innovation ecosystem and hoped that it contributed to bringing the participants a step further towards understanding how they can achieve a fintech culture in our Startup Ecosystem.

The event was sponsored by the Bank of Cyprus and supported by the Cyprus University of Technology, which provided the venue.