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France FinTech, Le Swave, ACPR and AMF announce the second edition of FRENCH FINTECH WEEK

April 15, 2022 | News, Press Releases

Paris, the 14 April 2022

Building on the success of the first edition of the French FinTech Week, France FinTech, the professional association of the sector, Le Swave, the first French start-up accelerator dedicated to Paris&co's financial services, the ACPR and the AMF announce the organization of the second French FinTech Week, dedicated to players in the innovative financial ecosystem, which will be held from October 14 to 21, 2022.

Like the first edition, the French FinTech Week 2022 (#FFTW22) will offer a large number of events taking place in Paris and in the regions. It will be held in a context of strong growth for FinTech companies, marked by record fundraising, the emergence of many unicorns and European champions. If the Fintechs have shown the solidity of their economic model and their resilience in the face of crises, they will have to prove their ability to be part of the financial landscape in the long term, in a changing environment marked by geopolitical and inflationary tensions. This initiative bringing together stakeholders in the sector helps to strengthen the strengths of the Paris marketplace.

Many topics will be discussed, covering all aspects of innovative and responsible finance, regulations, technological innovations, industrial, social and societal aspects of our sector.

Organized by the association of fintech entrepreneurs, the most important accelerator in the sector, as well as the supervisory authorities, the French FinTech Week will revolve around the reference events of these players;
From Friday 14 to Sunday 16 October : FINTECH GENERATIONs Hackathon dedicated to students organized jointly by France FinTech and Le Swave – Paris&co
Tuesday October 18 from 12 p.m. to 00 p.m. : Inauguration of the European Fintech Hub of Swave – Paris&co followed by Swave Invest, the meeting place for start-ups and investors
Tuesday, October 18 at 19:30 p.m. : Launch party of Fintech R:Evolution the VIP event of France FinTech
Wednesday, October 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 18 p.m. : ACPR-AMF Fintech Forum, the event devoted to the challenges of financial regulation, organized jointly by the ACPR and the AMF, with the support of the Banque de France
Thursday October 20 from 8 p.m. to 30 p.m. : Fintech R:Evolution • #FFT22 the most important event in France bringing together entrepreneurs, researchers, decision-makers, regulators, politicians, etc.

The organizers are calling on all players in their ecosystem to contact them by May 14 to join the program for this week of events. The agenda will aim to promote French excellence in innovative finance, as well as its proximity through regional players.

The detailed program will be available on: http://frenchfintechweek.org/

About France FinTech:

Created in 2015 at the initiative of entrepreneurs, France FinTech brings together companies using operational, technological or economic, innovative and disruptive models, aimed at dealing with existing or emerging issues in the financial services industry and representing the main components of the Faculty. The association's mission is to promote excellence in the sector in France and abroad and to represent French fintech to public authorities, regulators and the ecosystem. France FinTech is today the largest sectoral association of start-ups in France and in Europe. In addition to its actions on regulatory and legislative grounds, its numerous publications, its workshops and various meetings, the association organizes each year the benchmark event of the ecosystem, Fintech R:Evolution. France FinTech is a founding member of the EDFA (European Digital Finance Association).

About Paris&Co:

Paris&Co is the economic development and innovation agency for Paris and the metropolis. It promotes the dissemination of innovation through the incubation of more than 500 French and foreign start-ups per year, the experimentation of innovative solutions, the organization of national and international events. It develops its activity in a dynamic of open innovation in close collaboration with more than 120 large companies and major institutions. The Swave is the platform that the agency launched in 2017 to accelerate innovation in the financial sector.

About the AMF:

An independent public authority, the AMF is responsible for ensuring the protection of savings invested in financial products, investor information and the proper functioning of the markets. Visit our site www.amf-france.org

About the ACPR:

Backed by the Banque de France, the Prudential Control and Resolution Authority is the administrative authority that controls the banking and insurance sectors and oversees financial stability. The ACPR is also responsible for the protection of the customers of the supervised establishments and ensures the mission of the fight against money laundering and the financing of terrorism. It also has resolution powers. The operational services of the ACPR are grouped together within its General Secretariat. Visit our site: https://acpr.banquefrance.fr

About the ACPR-AMF Fintech Forum:

Established in June 2016, the Fintech Regulation Consultative Forum (ACPR-AMF Fintech Forum) is a monitoring, dialogue and proposal body common to the Prudential Supervisory and Resolution Authority (ACPR) and the Autorité financial markets (AMF). Its objective is to ensure that all stakeholders have a good knowledge of the issues, in particular regulatory and supervisory issues, developments, specificities and risks of fintechs. He leads working groups as well as an annual event, widely open to ecosystem players.

bonjour@frenchfintechweek.org

France FinTech : Communication & partnerships department – hello@francefintech.org
Paris & Co : Philippe Bourquin Director of Swave philippe.bourquin@parisandco.com
ACPR : Communications Unit press@acpr.banque-france.fr Phone: + 33 (0) 1 42 44 72 76
MFA: AMF Communication Department directiondelacommunication@amf-france.org Phone: + 33 (0) 1 53 45 60 28

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