GFT at the CODE_n new.New Festival

Only 4 days left until the ZKM opens its doors for the CODE_n new.New Festival! Under the motto “Unveiling Digital Disruption” the city of Karlsruhe will become the hotspot for digital pioneers and innovative thinkers. From Septembeer 20-22, CODE_n will cross-link the digital world with the fields of economy, science and technology. GFT will power the cluster of Applied FinTech startups.

gft_n_code_001At the festival, visitors can expect an extensive and innovative conference programme, renowned highlight speakers, lectures and workshops, innovative areas with the TOP 52 startups from the CODE_n CONTEST plus festival partners as well as an inspiring evening program and the award ceremony for the CODE_n Award during the evening of 21st of September. From Israel to Germany and over to the U.S., young businesses represent an exciting spectrum of digital solutions in this year’s four clusters Applied FinTech – powered by GFT, Connected Mobility – powered by Hwelett Packard Enterprise, Photonics 4.0 – powered by TRUMPF and HealthTech.

In line with the theme of the focus area “Applied FinTech”, sponsored by GFT, you will be able to speak with creative FinTech startups about Robo Advisory, Smart Living and Blockchain. You also have the possibility to find out more about the innovation process developed by GFT. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a lecture, workshop or an expert conversation – it will be a valuable experience. You’ve got your ticket yet, but still need to plan your personal festival schedule (with the official festival app)? We have some recommendations for you:

GFT FinTech Talk | Wednesday 21st September | 4 pm | Kubus
where experts discuss how they are shaping innovation processes in the financial sector to get new solutions out onto the market quickly. The panelists – amongst others – will be Marika Lulay, COO of GFT Technologies SE, Lothar Meenen, Managing Director of Deutsche Bank AG and Francesc Fajula, Chief of Digital Transformation and Innovation of Banc Sabadell.
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GFT and clients on Innovation stage | Thursday 22nd September | starting 2 pm
On this day we´ll be covering some of the most essential challenges of the industry: we´ll discuss business cases for Blockchain, re-bundling as a better alternative to unbundling, introcude an approach on how to remain innovative as a large enterprise and close with a panel discussion on “FinTechs vs Banks – threat or opportunity”
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13 exciting new business models | Applied FinTech World | daily 10 am – 6 pm
Meet our hand- picked CODE_n contest finalists and learn about their solutions for future topics like “Robo Advisory”, “Smart Living” and “Blockchain”.
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GFT´s digital innovation methodology | GFT booth | Applied FinTech World | daily 10 am – 6 pm
Explore how GFT is fostering innovation on a literal “walk through” on our animated interactive LED floor. Talk to our experts and
experience a mobile payment process by getting a pre-charged payment app and directly spend your virtual money.

To get an overview on the whole GFT program at the Festival visit our Website: GFT and Applied FinTech program. The complete Festival program as well as all the inspiring evening and side events can be discovered on

We’re looking forward to welcoming you in Karlsruhe!

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