Annual FinTech Summit in Sofia

Annual FinTech Summit in Sofia

We are proud that TBK was partner of the Annual FinTech Summit in Sofia on 13 March 2019 and Dimitar Grozdanov, TBK’s Head of FinTech Practice, took part in the PSD2 Panel, alongside Levon Hampartzoumian, CEO and Chairman of UniCredit Bulbank’s Management Board (moderator of the panel), Petr Baron, CEO of TBIF Financial Services, Miroslav Vichev, CEO of BORICA and Goran Angelov, Founder and Managing Director of IBS.

The panel focused its discussions on the challenges faced by existing and upcoming players against the Big Four (Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple) tech companies’ entry on the payment services market. The participants engaged in a lively debate about the opportunities provided by PSD2’s Open Banking regime, the process of digital onboarding of customers and upcoming changes in Bulgarian legislation regarding electronic identification and trust services.