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What's happening at the Home of FinTech

What's happening at Rise London

Behind the Hype: Lending
Monday 9 December 2019

Behind the Hype: Lending

Behind the Hype is a new series of events breaking down overhyped topics in fintech; the next session on P2P and SME lending.

Behind the hype – Finastra and Rise London have collaborated to bring a new series of meetup events breaking down overhyped topics in fintech. Our next topic will be lending – exploring peer 2 peer and SME funding.

Rise Presents : FinTech trends of 2019 – Big influencer to moderate
Tuesday 10 December 2019

Rise Presents: FinTech trends of 2019

Join Rise London for our Flagship event series Expert panellists in a 45 minute discussion on the subject, including benefits, challenges and where the UK stands in comparison to other nations.

We will also delve into what the future holds and take questions from the audience. Following the conclusion of the discussion there will be a 30 minute networking session with tea, coffee and snacks.

Come and enjoy the discussion!

Сommunity builders: who are they?
Tuesday 17 December 2019

Сommunity builders: who are they?

Join our get-together for event organisers and community builders. If you are involved in curating communities, making festivals, conferences, running meetups or any other types of events, this is the place for you!

You will hear and exchange best practices about building and growing vibrant communities around brands, events, passions, and even mindsets. But most importantly, you will hear why building a community is so important, and why is it one of the most effective marketing tools.

Come along to meet other great people engaged in events and communities, drinks are on us!

Rise Refresh : Escrow, flexibility of payments and network effects
Tuesday 28 January 2020

Rise Refresh: Escrow, flexibility of payments and network effects

Escrow, flexibility of payments and network effects - what can Fintechs learn from Platform Businesses Could a FinTech like Monzo learn from a platform like Deliveroo?

Actually, it could. They are both aligned on their reliance on strong network effects, a critical requirement for either to succeed. Features like escrow and smart, frictionless transactions are effective strategies used by platform businesses - and they can be key to a Fintech reaching its disruptive potential.

What's happening at Rise Mumbai

Rise Presents : Tech Talent and FinTech Revolution
Thursday 5 December 2019

Rise Presents: Tech Talent and FinTech Revolution

Rise Mumbai is delighted to announce the next Rise Presents Event on “Tech Talent and FinTech Revolution” on 05 December.

What's happening at Rise New York

TiE NY StartUp Open Mic Night
Monday 9 December 2019

TiE NY StartUp Open Mic Night

We invite you to TiE New York's monthly Startup Open Mic Night event for an exciting night of networking and pitching! This event is not your typical meet and greet.

This month our featured speaker will be Ramon Ray, a journalist and small business evangelist.

To pitch you don’t have to be a TiE member, you just need to be a startup and/or investor with the passion to give your elevator pitch for 90 seconds in front of a group of angel investors, venture capitalists, startup-focused service based providers, mentors, and a large community of other successful entrepreneurs.

Totally Tidy Tuning Tools
Wednesday 11 December 2019

Totally Tidy Tuning Tools

Many machine learning models have hyperparameters whose values cannot be analytically estimated from the data. For example, the number of neighbors in a nearest-neighbor classification model. The tidymodels collection of R packages are a tidyverse interface to modeling.

In this talk, the new tune package will be introduced. Examples of the tidy interface to model tuning will be demonstrated.

NY Customer Panel: Handy, Harry’s and Novo @ Rise New York
Thursday 12 December 2019

NY Customer Panel: Handy, Harry’s and Novo @ Rise New York

Having a hard time creating customer obsession within your company? Wanting to learn more about how companies deliver best in class support while remaining operationally efficient and cost-effective? Hear first-hand stories and gain insight from their experiences. Did we mention there’s going to be free food and drinks?

Themes:

  • Effortless Customer Experience: What does this mean? How do you create it? 
  • How you build and enable a team to support your customers 
  • Metrics, metrics, metrics...for best-in-class CX 
  • Using the voice of your customers to drive change in your company
ARTificial intelligence
Friday 13 December 2019

ARTificial intelligence

In October 2018 an AI artwork was sold at Christie’s for $432,500.

When we think about art made by Artificial Intelligence, we imagine a bot thinking and creating art: that is not what is happening. Artists and creators have been pushing the limits experimenting with the use of machine learning. Is AI an emotional entity or data that is trained by human emotions? Is “Ai art” art?

These topics will be discussed by some of the most cutting edge figures in the art world.

What's happening at Rise Tel Aviv

Le Wagon Coding Bootcamp - Demo Day #297
Tuesday 10 December 2019

Founder Hotseat: Pitch Your Startup to Israel Startup Experts

Do you have a startup, or a strong idea for a startup? Could you use blunt, honest feedback on your ideas from experienced entrepreneurs? Then join us for the Founder Hotseat event, from the Founder Institute.

During this event, members of the audience will pitch their ideas to a panel of experts, who will then rate each pitch on a score of 1-5 (no 3's allowed!), and provide helpful feedback. Even if you don't want to pitch, you are invited to register, hear startup ideas, and watch how the experts analyze and critique new businesses.

DEMO DAY: Le Wagon Coding Bootcamp - 7 web apps launching!
Thursday 12 December 2019

DEMO DAY: Le Wagon Coding Bootcamp - 7 web apps launching!

Le Wagon has been ranked number 1 coding bootcamp in the world on Switchup.org, 3 years in a row! We're now in 35 cities worldwide and have taught over 5000 students the ins-and-outs of coding.

Over 9 weeks, our students have learned to code from scratch. Now they will showcase their final projects at our Demo Day. So come around and discover what our students can deliver after just two months of intensive coding Bootcamp!

CAPITAL FORMATION & DOING BUSINESS IN THE US
Monday 16 December 2019

Capital Formation and Doing Business in the US

oin us for an evening of information sharing and networking. Israeli wellness companies large and small are targeting the United States for growth, market share and capital. However, doing business in the U.S. brings challenges… finding customers, cost of labor, competition, regulations and so forth. Hear from entrepreneurs, investors and others who have “been there, done that.”

Agenda:

  • Registration and Networking 
  • Welcome and Introductions 
  • Fireside Chat: Raising capital from an Israeli Venture Capital VS. an American Venture Capital:
ExitValley: Investors Event
Sunday 22 December 2019

ExitValley: Investors Event

Join ExitValley, Rise Tel Aviv member, for their monthly event.

ExitValley, a crowdfunding platform, makes the opportunities of "start-up nation" accessible to all.

The event will feature pitches from 6 hand picked start-ups.

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