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Adding up MoneyConf

Anna O'Hare
Published on June 22, 2016

MoneyConf attendees this week totalled 1,855 people from 62 countries

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All 62 countries represented at MoneyConf are coloured in yellow

You came to see 100 world-class speakers and moderators take to both the Centre and Insights Stage, as well as leading workshops and roundtables.

They took a deep dive into fintech across 14 tracks. We’re talking big data, banking infrastructure and cryptocurrencies.

All the while, you were fuelled by 4000 cups of coffee.

Those of you who couldn’t make it in person watched it live on Facebook. We streamed 38 talks and interviews over on our Facebook page.

You’re a talkative bunch – 2663 connections – and counting – were made through the app. The average session was six minutes.

Claire Calmejane, the Director of Innovation of Lloyds Banking Group, was the most favourited attendee on the app – she was also one of our mentors as part of Mentor Hours.

There were 40 Mentor Hour meetings in total.

Social was buzzing with your tweets. Over the conference, #MoneyConf was tweeted thousands of times and these tweets gained a huge 612,000 impressions.

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Valentin Stalf making a big announcement at MoneyConf.

80 great startups exhibited at the two-day event: 63 early-stage ALPHA and 17 START growth-stage startups.

Blueliv, Number26, collectAI were the startups that investors most wanted to see at Investor Hours.

As part of Office Hours scheme, there were 180 investor <> startup meetings – 30 funds took part. We also hosted 40 Mentor Hour meetings.

101 investors mingled at the event. They came from 70 different investment funds, including Santander InnoVentures to the Rakuten Fintech Fund.

And it all happened in sunny Madrid, with 46 hours and 30 minutes of clear skies.