Forum of innovative
financial technologies

The forum organizers are ready to offer a variety of opportunities to demonstrate your company’s developments at the Forum of Innovative Financial Technologies  FINOPOLIS 2018.

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PJSC Rostelecom

PJSC Rostelecom is one of the largest national telecommunications operators in Russia and Europe. The Group operates in all segments of the telecommunications market and covers millions of households in Russia.

Rostelecom is an undisputable leader of the broadband and pay-TV markets in Russia with over 12.3 million fixed-line broadband subscribers and over 9.3 million pay-TV subscribers, over 4.2 million of which are subscribed to Rostelecom’s IPTV services.

The Group is a market leader in providing telecommunications services to government bodies and corporates of all levels. It is also an important innovator that provides solutions in the field of medicine, E-Government, cloud computing, education, security and housing & utility services.

Rostelecom was assigned ‘BBB-’ and ‘BB+’ international credit ratings by Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor’s respectively.

 


The Mir Payment System

Mir is Russian national payment system. In December, 2015 the first cards Mir were issued. Currently Russian banks have issued more than 45 mln cards. Today more than 330 banks became participants of Mir Payment System, 159 of them are issuing cards Mir.

National Card Payment System – the operator of Mir Payment System, Operation&Clearing Center for Mir and international payment schemes within Russia.


Tinkoff Bank

Tinkoff is Russia’s first and only direct bank, and has nearly 7 million customers. The bank was founded in 2006 by the Russian entrepreneur Oleg Tinkov.

In October 2013, the IPO of TCS Group Holding PLC, which includes Tinkoff Bank, raised a total of USD 1.09 billion on the London Stock Exchange. In addition to the bank, the Group includes mobile virtual network operator Tinkoff Mobile, Tinkoff Insurance, and Tinkoff Software DC, a network of development hubs across Russia.

With no retail branches, the bank serves its customers remotely via online channels and its call centre, and operates a network of over 2,500 representatives to ensure smooth delivery of its products. The network covers all of Russia and allows next-day delivery to most customers.

The bank offers both own-brand and partner retail financial services via its Tinkoff.ru platform. The product range includes daily banking services (credit and debit cards, payments, money transfers), savings, investments, loyalty programmes, travel services, SME services, a mortgage platform, and insurance. With a special focus on the mobile business, the bank offers mobile applications aimed at its customer base and beyond.


QIWI

QIWI is a leading provider of next generation payment and financial services in Russia and the CIS. It has an integrated proprietary network that enables payment services across online, mobile and physical channels. It has deployed over 20.5 million virtual wallets, over 152,000 kiosks and terminals, and enabled merchants and customers to accept and transfer over RUB 83 billion cash and electronic payments monthly connecting over 47 million consumers using its network at least once a month. QIWI’s consumers can use cash, stored value and other electronic payment methods in order and pay for goods and services or transfer money across virtual or physical environments interchangeably.


Alfa-Bank (AO “Alfa-Bank”, Joint Stock Company “Alfa-Bank”)

Alfa-Bank was founded in 1990. Alfa-Bank is the largest privately owned bank in Russia, which ranks amongst Top 10 systemically important financial institutions.

Being a universal bank, Alfa-Bank performs every main type of banking operations available on the financial market, including retail and corporate service, investment banking, leasing, factoring, and trade financing.

Alfa-Bank sets the strategic priority of maintaining its status of the leading private bank in Russia with a focus on the reliability and quality of assets, the best available customer service, technologies, and effectiveness.

Alfa-Bank is headquartered in Moscow. Over 25000 employees are working there.

Its direct shareholders are the Russian company AB Holding, which controls over 99% of the bank’s stock, and Alfa Capital Holdings (Cyprus) Limited, which holds less than 1% of the bank’s shares.


Moscow Exchange

Moscow Exchange Group manages Russia's main trading platform for equities, bonds, derivatives, currencies, money market instruments, precious metals and agricultural products. The Group includes Russia's central securities depository (National Settlement Depository), and the central counterparty National Clearing Centre, allowing Moscow Exchange Group to offer clients the full spectrum of trading and post-trading services.


Sberbank

Sberbank is Russia’s largest bank and a leading global financial institution. Sberbank holds almost one third of aggregate Russian banking sector assets, it is the key lender to the national economy and the biggest deposit taker in Russia. The Central Bank of the Russian Federation is the founder and principal shareholder of Sberbank owning 50% of the Bank's authorized capital plus one voting share, with the remaining 50% held by domestic and international investors. Sberbank has more than 145 million customers in 20 countries. Sberbank has the largest distribution network in Russia with almost 15,000 branches, and its international operations include UK, US, CIS, Central and Eastern Europe, India, China, Turkey and other countries.


Mastercard Europe SA Moscow Representative Office

Masterсard (NYSE: MA) is a technology company in the global payments industry. We operate the world’s fastest payments processing network, connecting consumers, financial institutions, merchants, governments and businesses in more than 210 countries and territories. Mastercard’s products and solutions make everyday commerce activities – such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances – easier, more secure and more efficient for everyone.


VTB Bank (PJSC)

JSC VTB Bank, its subsidiary banks and financial organisations (VTB Group) is an international financial group, offering a wide range of financial and banking services and products in Russia, the CIS, and select countries of Europe, North America, Asia, and Africa.

VTB Bank provides a full range of banking services through a wide network of branches. Its subsidiary organisations offer insurance, leasing, factoring and other financial services.

VTB Group has the most extensive international network of any Russian bank, with more than 20 banks and financial companies in more than 20 countries.

As of 31 December 2017, the Group was the second largest financial group in Russia by assets (RUB 13 trillion) and by customer accounts (RUB 9.1 trillion).The Government of the Russian Federation is VTB Group’s main shareholder and owns 60.9% of the voting shares through the Federal Property Management Agency.


Huawei


Visa Inc.

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) is the world’s leader in digital payments. Visa came to Russia 30 years ago and our mission is to connect the world through the most innovative, reliable and secure payment network – enabling individuals, businesses and economies to thrive. Our advanced global processing network, VisaNet, provides secure and reliable payments around the world, and is capable of handling more than 65,000 transaction messages a second. The company’s relentless focus on innovation is a catalyst for the rapid growth of connected commerce on any device, and a driving force behind the dream of a cashless future for everyone, everywhere. 


PJSC “VimpelCom”

PJSC “VimpelCom” (brand “Beeline”) is a part of VEON – an international communications and technology company, headquartered in Amsterdam, and driven by a vision to unlock new opportunities for customers as they navigate the digital world. Present in some of the world’s most dynamic markets, VEON provides more than 200 million customers with voice, fixed broadband, data and digital services.

“Beeline Business” is a structural subdivision of “VimpelCom”, which operates in the market for corporate users. In the portfolio of “Beeline” Business more than 70 solutions for business, including on the basis of convergence of mobile and fixed communication. “Beeline” Business is the leader in providing communication services in the commercial real estate market.​


INPAS COMPANY LLC

INPAS (INPAS COMPANY LLC) is a provider of payment services, solutions, software, and equipment for banks and retail and the official distributor of PAX and Verifone brands. It is developing the Payment Service Providers (PSP) model in Russia. It is part of the ITG Holding (INLINE Technologies Group), which is among the top 10 largest IT companies in Russia.


Raiffeisenbank

Raiffeisenbank is a subsidiary of Raiffeisen Bank International AG. The bank ranks 11th among the Russian banks in terms of assets, based on 1 half 2018 results (Interfax-CEA). According to the same Interfax-CEA data, Raiffeisenbank ranked 8th in terms of liabilities of individuals and 6th with regard to consumer lending.


Balance-Platform

The first ever in Russia Lending-as-a-Service platform enables technological outsourcing of retail banking processes in mortgage and auto loans. It automates operations with the partner sales network, underwriting processes of loan applications and transactions.



The Russian association of cash-in-transit services (ROSINKAS) of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia)

The Russian Association of cash-in-transit services (ROSINKAS) of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation (Bank of Russia) is one of the largest carriers of cash and other valuables in the country. The ROSINKAS Association ensures the Bank of Russia’s operation in cash circulation, and is part of the Bank of Russia’s centralized system.


SAP CIS

As a market leader in enterprise application software, SAP (NYSE: SAP) helps companies of all sizes and industries run better. From back office to boardroom, warehouse to storefront, desktop to mobile device – SAP empowers people and organizations to work together more efficiently and use business insight more effectively to stay ahead of the competition. SAP applications and services enable more than 378,000 business and public sector customers to operate profitably, adapt continuously, and grow sustainably.

In 1992, SAP SE opened its office in Moscow. Over the past 26 years, SAP also opened representative offices in Yekaterinburg, St. Petersburg, Izhevsk, Almaty and Minsk with the overall headcount exceeding 1,300 people.


Non-commercial partnership “NATIONAL COUNCIL OF FINANCIAL MARKET”

Non-commercial partnership “NATIONAL COUNCIL OF FINANCIAL MARKET” was established in 2013 by a group of leading banks. The aim was to provide swift expert analysis of questions in a sphere of banking regulation for the market participants and to establish systematic and coordinated cooperation with the Bank of Russia and other relevant governmental agencies.

The main areas of the Partnership activities are as follows:

  1. forming of a banking services system on a basis of USIA and SMEV;

  2. developing of distant banking channels, expert analysis and promotion of new technical, technological and production solutions on financial market;

  3. improving of the reserving and prudential system;

  4. improving the legal regulation on lending;

  5. improving the AML/CFT system, implementing the international standards on compliance and anticorruption, providing the rational implementation of FATCA and CRS in Russia, designing the banking compliance control and etc.

The Partnership includes more than 70 banks and other financial institutions, including CREDIT BANK OF MOSCOW, JCS Russian Agricultural Bank, Gazprombank (JCS), Sovcombank PJSC and etc.

 


SAS

SAS is the world’s largest private IT company working in the field of business analytics. The company’s staff exceeds 14,000 employees. More than 83,000 organizations in 158 countries are SAS customers. According to IDC, in mid-2017 SAS share of the global market for in-depth analytics was around 30.5%.


Ak Bars

Ak Bars Bank is the Republic of Tatarstan’s leading bank. Founded in 1993, it is one of Russia’s 25 biggest financial institutions and has been entered in the country’s register of significant credit organizations in the payment services market by the Bank of Russia.

In October 2016, Ak Bars Bank opened its very own innovation lab, where digital ecosystems to solve financial and lifestyle challenges for corporate and retail customers are designed and implemented.

The bank is a member of a range of professional organizations, including the FinTech Association, and is a participant of Fintech Lab – the first interbank fintech accelerator.


“Gazprombank” (Joint-Stock Company)

“Gazprombank” (Joint-Stock Company) is one of three largest banks in the Russian Federation in terms of total assets and equity. Our principal business areas are corporate banking, retail banking, investment banking and depositary services. Our banking activities also include securities trading, foreign exchange operations, precious metals operations, clearing operations and settlement services.

We provide a broad array of commercial banking services to a variety of our corporate customers, including lending in various currencies, trade finance, settlement and cash management services. One other very important sphere of our relationship with our corporate customers is funding we receive in the form of customer current accounts and term deposits.

Our investment banking activities include capital markets, brokerage, corporate finance and project finance services, asset management and private equity investments. In the course of our investment banking activities we conduct private equity investments in companies from different industries not connected with banking.


IBS

IBS is a key technological partner for leading Russian businesses and government bodies.

IBS is a market leader in the consulting, software customisation, systems integration and hosted-infrastructure segments (source: IDC, “Competitive Profiles and Analysis of Leading IT Services Players in Russia”, 2017).


FinTech Association

FinTech Association was founded in late 2016. The Association includes the Bank of Russia and more than 20 of the country's largest banks and financial institutions. The goal of FinTech Association is development and implementation of new technological solutions to ensure financial market development and creating conditions for digitalization of the Russian economy.


AlfaStrakhovanie Group

AlfaStrakhovanie Group is one of the largest and the most innovative Russian insurance company. Among 25 million of our clients more than 6,4 million buy products online, 3,2 million use innovative services , mobile app and personal account not only to purchase and renew insurance but also for handling claims from any part of the world. Today AlfaStrakhovanie has the universal portfolio of services providing both classical products such as property insurance and modern products such as cyber insurance for businesses and a great number of services for our private clients.


Rosbank

Rosbank is a universal bank, part of Societe Generale Group. Strategy of Societe Generale is focused on further improvement of client service and maintenance of leadership in innovation, capturing growth through business development, increased synergies, and delivery of sustainable profitability.

Rosbank serves more than 4 mln individual customers in 70 regions of Russia. The bank’s regional network numbers around 350 outlets and more than 30 thousand ATMs of partner network, including 2200 of Rosbank’s own ATMs. The Bank of Russia included Rosbank in the list of 11 systemically important banks (SIBs).

Rosbank has been assigned highest credit ratings by National rating agencies ACRA AAA(RU) and RAEX (Expert RA) ruAAA. The Bank has also country ceiling ratings by international rating agencies Fitch Ratings (BBB- with positive outlook) and Moody’s Investors Service (Ba2). Rosbank is Top-1 in the most reliable Russian banks’ ranking according to Forbes magazine (April, 2018).


Goznak JSC

Goznak JSC competes successfully on the Russian and global markets for manufacturers of security products.

The company has the right to manufacture the main types of security print products necessary for monetary and document circulation within the territory of the Russian Federation.

In September 2018, the company will celebrate its 200th anniversary.


Center-invest Bank

Center-invest Bank is the leading private bank in the region, accounting for over 30% of the total capital, assets, loans and deposits of local banks. CIB provides a wide range of modern banking services and products to the local population and businesses in southern Russia. 

Center-invest Bank was founded in 1992 by southern Russia’s first privatized enterprises and a team of university professors. The bank rapidly became something of a “laboratory” for the region, providing solutions to the problems of reform in Russia, introducing best international practice, and promoting southern Russia internationally. 

By working actively with international financial institutions, (IFC, EBRD, KfW, DEG, OeEB, FMO, EDB and BSTDB) Center-invest Bank has introduced best practice throughout its operations: in corporate governance, risk management, internal control, strategic and business planning, product development, business operations, information technologies, financial reporting, staff development, and information disclosure. 

The sustainable banking business model has delivered sustainable, organic growth not only for Center-invest Bank, but also for our clients, employees and partners. The bank is committed to using this business model, together with southern Russia’s competitive advantages and best international practice, to help raise business competitiveness and the standard of living in southern Russia to the level of developed countries.


Tinkoff Bank

Tinkoff is Russia’s first and only direct bank, and has nearly 7 million customers. The bank was founded in 2006 by the Russian entrepreneur Oleg Tinkov.

In October 2013, the IPO of TCS Group Holding PLC, which includes Tinkoff Bank, raised a total of USD 1.09 billion on the London Stock Exchange. In addition to the bank, the Group includes mobile virtual network operator Tinkoff Mobile, Tinkoff Insurance, and Tinkoff Software DC, a network of development hubs across Russia.

With no retail branches, the bank serves its customers remotely via online channels and its call centre, and operates a network of over 2,500 representatives to ensure smooth delivery of its products. The network covers all of Russia and allows next-day delivery to most customers.

The bank offers both own-brand and partner retail financial services via its Tinkoff.ru platform. The product range includes daily banking services (credit and debit cards, payments, money transfers), savings, investments, loyalty programmes, travel services, SME services, a mortgage platform, and insurance. With a special focus on the mobile business, the bank offers mobile applications aimed at its customer base and beyond.


Fintech Lab

Fintech Lab is the organizer of Banktech and Insurtech – Russia’s first collaborative acceleration programs. It is also an organizing partner of both Fintech Youth Day and the Startup Competition at the Finopolis forum and is sponsoring and organizing the Fintech Cup student championship Fintech Cup. Fintech Lab is also spearheading the creation of Fintech Start, a startup association in the financial technologies field.


Lenovo

Lenovo is a $43 billion global Fortune 500company and a leader in providing innovative consumer, commercial and datacenter technology. Lenovo has powered the data center for more than 25 years,and through ongoing innovation, transforms businesses by connecting intelligentdevices through hardware and software optimization. Its flagship ThinkSystem

and ThinkAgile solutions provide the performance, reliability, flexibility andsecurity to solve customers’ ever-increasing infrastructure needs and solve humanity’sgreatest challenges. With six data center manufacturing facilities andseven data center research centers worldwide, Lenovo is transforming the datacenter globally.


FinCERT

Operational sharing of information about cyber threats between financial market participants and government and law enforcement authorities is a key factor in safeguarding the funds of credit and financial institution customers. FinCERT is a team within the Bank of Russia which was set up three years ago and has since successfully coordinated this information sharing.

During these three years, information sharing through FinCERT has achieved some significant outcomes: fewer and less substantial unauthorized transactions; a reduction in cyber threats; greater protection for the rights and interests of Russian bank customers; and an improved level of financial stability among financial market participants. All of this has only been made possible by pooling the efforts of all stakeholders.

FinCERT is a partnership for cyber security.


VMware


Samsung Electronics Rus Company

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is one of the largest manufacturers of TVs, smartphones, portable devices, tablets, cameras, home appliances, medical devices, network systems, semiconductors and LED solutions. The company operates in Russia since 1991: CIS HQ, RnD Center and the Center for Artificial Intelligence are located in Moscow, and the plant which produces home appliances is in the Kaluga region.


Oracle

Oracle offers an integrated stack of business applications, databases, servers, storages and cloud technologies to expand the capabilities of modern business. For most organizations, flexibility of business processes is crucial. Oracle's end-to-end approach not only streamlines the initial cloud management stages, but also allows organizations to easily scale their infrastructure as their business grows.

Business applications, as well as platform and infrastructure solutions offered by Oracle, use the most advanced and leading-edge technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Blockchain, and IoT.

Today, Oracle's technology helps 430,000 customers in 175 countries to drive new opportunities and grow their businesses. Oracle provides assistance at every stage of Digital Transformation through consulting, financial, technical and informational support.


Home Credit & Finance Bank

Home Credit and Finance Bank (HCFB) is one of the largest Russian retail banks, offering its customers modern loans and savings products. Since 2009, we are the market leader of POS- lending. Bank is a member of the international financial group Home Credit Group B.V., represented in 10 countries across Asia, Europe and America. In Russia HCFB has been operating since 2002.

In 2017 the bank’s brand was repositioned. In addition to the updated logo, new flagship products were launched, offering interest-free installments for the purchase of almost any consumer goods.

One of the main directions of the bank's development is the digitization of business. The share of active clients using online services by the first half of 2018 reached 55.6%. The share of online payments was 43.7%, and the share of cash loans, issued completely remotely, was 32%. On July 15, 2018 Bank Home Credit was the first bank in the Russian market which issued a loan, identifying the client completely remotely. This became possible due to the work of the Unified Biometric System.

Our card products are well-deserved popularity among customers. The number of cards and the volume of transactions of debit and credit cards with loyalty program “Polza”, as well as of the Card of installments have grown substantially. The loyalty program “Polza” won the “Loyalty Awards Russia 2018” award in two nominations: “Best loyalty program using plastic cards” and “Award for effective use of analytics”.


Otkritie Bank

Otkritie Bank is one of Russia’s top 10 major banks and is a systemically important institution. We have been active in the financial market since 1993.

Otkritie is a full-service bank with a sustainable, diversified business structure and a focus on corporate, investment, retail, SME and private banking.

Today, Otkritie is a fully diversified financial group with a great potential for further business growth. The group includes Trust Bank and Rosgosstrakh Bank, as well as companies holding leading positions in key segments of the financial market: Rosgosstrakh (insurance); LUKOIL-Garant Non-State Pension Fund, Non-State Pension Fund of the Electric Power Industry and Rosgosstrakh Non-State Pension Fund (pension funds); and Otkritie Broker (brokerage services).

The critical stages of Otkritie Bank’s financial rehabilitation have now been completed: the Bank has been recapitalised and management teams have been put in place. As a result, we may now develop as an independent financial institution. The Bank operates on the same terms as all other market participants.

As at 1 Maу, Otkritie Bank had equity capital of RUB 184,8 billion and total assets of RUB 1.28 trillion (both figures under RAS). Today, the Bank has a solid capital reserve and is Russia’s sixth largest bank by assets.

The number of ATM of Bank Otrkritie is equal to 2,990 (additionally, ATM network of the subsidiary bank and the partner banks consists of 6,000 units).

Bank Otrkritie has 364 offices, located in 55 constituent entities of the Russian Federation (taking into account the subsidiary bank and the partner banks – 69 regions and 930 offices).

The Bank’s business is primarily concentrated in Moscow, St. Petersburg, the Tyumen Region (including the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous District), Yekaterinburg, and the Novosibirsk, Khabarovsk and Volgograd Regions.


Center of Financial Technologies

Center of Financial Technologies (CFT) is a Russian fintech provider. The company specializes in rendering of processing services for the payment market, as well as design, development and replication of solutions in all areas of banking, insurance, treasury and corporations activities.CFT represents such market brands as Golden Crown payment system, CardStandard and Faktura.ru processing centers, and National Gorod System.


The Skolkovo Foundation

The Skolkovo Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in September 2010 with the objective of accelerating Russia’s transformation from a resource-intensive to an innovation-based economy. To achieve this objective, the Foundation is overseeing the creation of the Skolkovo Innovation Center.


Education center “Sirius”


BCS Financial Group


Sovcombank


Russian National Reinsurance Company


BAIKAL PEARL

Natural water BAIKAL PEARL comes from an artesian subsurface source at depth of more than 60 meters, in close proximity to Lake Baikal. Water from the aquifer flows into Baikal and is virtually identical to deep water, however there is a very important distinction – it contains useful minerals. Age of the water is approximately 20 million years, which is the age of Lake Baikal itself. Natural water BAIKAL PEARL is securely concealed in the formations and protected against any external impact, which guarantees its supreme quality. The bottle’s design and logo are created to enable each buyer to see his/her own Baikal in it. The key elements are petroglyphs from a cliff on the shore of Lake Baikal named Sagan Zaba, and a water line shown in a wave shape.