Immersion program

Navigating FinTech Disruption Comprehensive Program

Comprehensive Silicon Valley 5-day Immersion Program for Financial Services Executives

One-of-a-kind opportunity to learn about the latest trends in FinTech, directly from the Silicon Valley insiders. Designed specifically for financial services executives, the program includes 5 full days of immersive experience with the most innovative Silicon Valley companies and presentations by experts to provide insights into the impact of technology innovations on finance.

Note that final agenda, final list of participating companies, speakers, and activities is subject to change and will be finalized closer to the date of the event.

  • 5-day immersion
  • Runs every quarter
About the host

Since 2012, Silicon Valley Innovation Center (SVIC) has been empowering senior-level executive leaders from around the world to uncover business growth opportunities behind the threats of disruptive technologies.

Program Outline


The FinTech Revolution – drivers, players, winners

Technology leadership changes at breakneck speed exceeded only by the pace of change in the Financial Services. Discuss with prominent VC investors and newly minted start-ups incubated by companies such as 500 Startups and RocketSpace the roots of the FinTech revolution and the role of technology innovations in the battle for the financial services market.


Banking Disrupted: Unbundling Personal Finances​

Meet with the rapidly growing FinTech companies such as NerdWallet, Token, Affirm and Abra to explore how consumers and small businesses clarity around all of the life’s financial decisions, how credit card business is evolving and what it means for the established financial services organizations.


The Future of Money

Blockchain, bitcoin, peer-to-peer lending, and AI are just a sample of innovations that you’ll learn about during Day 3. Hear from companies such as Bitpay, Prosper, Hyperwallet and Syndeo about the future of money. Brainstorm on ways to get ready for the next wave of tech disruption.


Risk Management and E-Commerce

Explore the next generation risk management and anti-fraud services for the e-commerce ecosystem with cutting-edge solution providers such as Identity Mind. Brainstorm about how to overcome the regulation and compliance challenges of working with FinTech companies.

Learn from companies such as the Western Union the frameworks to assess, establish and develop partnerships with FinTech businesses.


Lessons On Corporate Innovation


What the recent attendees had to say

“The program made by SVIC was a great experience. We read about Silicon Valley, we hear about innovation challenge, speed, disruption, and when you come here and see the real ideas, the real innovation, and real people, it validates everything. You leave with a sense of being a part of something to go forward and make changes in your company with confidence.”

Justin Ferrabee, COO
Payments Canada, Canada

“I am very thankful to SVIC for organizing this one-week event. It was very helpful to get to know VCs who are investing in new digital technologies, entrepreneurs who are is building these technologies and large companies that are already applying it.”

Juan Clariond, Executive Chairman
Dimex Capital & Alis Foods, Mexico

“Thank you so much for an excellent program and successful immersion experience with SVIC. We were pleasantly surprised with what we were able to achieve and what we are going to achieve. The program was very well structured, and the choice of organizations from Silicon Valley was very well thought.”

Nelson Gasparian, Commercial Director
Bexs Banco de Câmbio, Brazil

More tour details

Where we'll be

The journey will start in San Mateo, at Silicon Valley Innovation Center’s office. We’ll tour offices of innovative Silicon Valley companies, listen to presentations and network. Transfers, food and guide services are provided.


Visit companies typically not open to the public. Witness intensity of corporate environment competing on innovation. Interact with Silicon Valley insiders on-site. Expand your mindset by immersing into the innovative culture of Silicon Valley.

What's included
  • Executive Program: 5 full days of educational sessions, meetings and company visits
  • Transfers between company visits
  • Hotel Accommodation
  • Lunches
  • Program support with a representative accompanying the group

Meet leaders of the FinTech industry, Silicon Valley visionaries and innovators in each of the major areas of FinTech. Our sessions are small to allow for extensive face-to- face interactions.

What you'll learn

Learn from first-hand information not generally known. Brainstorm with the groundbreaking practitioners successfully applying FinTech innovations. Take a deep dive into tech trends re-shaping the future of finance.

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