Connecting Israeli Fintechs with the Global Ecosystem

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What we can do for you

Investors

Benefit from vast returns presented by Israeli Fintechs. Startups in Israel raise approximately $10 billion per year, in addition to many dozens of exit transactions valued at approximately $21 billion annually. Multiple Fintechs in Israel already have achieved unicorn status. At Fintivity, we leverage our local Fintech expertise and broad network in the local ecosystem to help you find and participate in the most attractive investments, securing the best returns.

Deploy Israeli technologies that improve your operational efficiency, customer experience, underwriting algorithms, big data sourcing and analysis, KYC and AML processes, risk and fraud management, and so much more. At Fintivity we are familiar with most technology pain points of financial institutions as well as the right Israeli tech players that can help solve them. Benefit from our access and familiarity with all the relevant players and their stakeholders.

Financial institutions

Financial institutions

Deploy Israeli technologies that improve your operational efficiency, customer experience, underwriting algorithms, big data sourcing and analysis, KYC and AML processes, risk and fraud management, and so much more. At Fintivity we are familiar with most technology pain points of financial institutions as well as the right Israeli tech players that can help solve them. Benefit from our access and familiarity with all the relevant players and their stakeholders.

Israeli Fintechs

 

Are you raising capital? Would you like to enter a new partnership with a financial institution or enterprise? Do you seek to increase sales? Could you use Fintech expertise from seasoned executives with decades of international and local experience in the financial industry and related spaces? We can help through a full-blown partnership, a monthly or hourly structure, or a success fee-based relationship. We only engage if we can bring you value.

Benefit from our broad network of relationships in the innovation ecosystem worldwide and specifically in Israel. We will connect you with stakeholders seeking to invest, with enterprises seeking to partner or become clients, or with experts who can solve your particular business, technology or regulatory need. If we can add value, we are happy to engage.

Startups

Startups

Benefit from our broad network of relationships in the innovation ecosystem worldwide and specifically in Israel. We will connect you with stakeholders seeking to invest, with enterprises seeking to partner or become clients, or with experts who can solve your particular business, technology or regulatory need. If we can add value, we are happy to engage.

Areas in which we can serve you

Paytech & Fintech

Leverage our expertise and connections in payments and financial services to achieve your goals in business, technology, and risk management.

Benefit from our contacts and expertise with Fintechs delivering:

  • Digital customer engagement
  • Mobile banking solutions
  • Banking as a Service
  • Incremental lines of business for issuers, acquirers and FIs
  • Financial offerings for SMEs
  • Lending technologies
  • Mobile payments, including digital wallets
  • International cross-border payments
  • Cryptocurrency and blockchain solutions
  • Risk management solutions
  • Personal financial management (PFM) solutions

Retail & eCommerce

Use startup technologies to align your retailer solutions to your customers’ priorities in their user experience and payment process.

Benefit from our expertise and contacts with startups delivering:

  • Loyalty solutions
  • Customer engagement
  • Customer conversion
  • Online Payments
  • Touch free payments
  • Self-checkout
  • Risk Management
  • Pricing optimization
  • Smart digital marketing
  • Omnichannel alignment
  • Digital signage
  • Shelf monitoring
  • Virtual fitting rooms

InsurTech

Digitize your insured customer’s experience to stay competitive, increase user centricity and improve operational efficiencies.

Benefit from our expertise and contacts with startups delivering:

  • Underwriting
  • Data analytics
  • Risk management
  • Claims and document processing
  • KYC
  • Customer engagement
  • Peer-to-peer (P2P) insurance
  • Novel products, e.g. on-demand protection
  • Smart digital marketing
  • Cyber security

Services for your team

In person or remotely, we offer board membership, training, public speaking and business development services to enrich or extend your team.

Benefit from our expertise and experience by using our services in person or remotely for: 

  • Introductions to relevant stakeholders
  • Consulting with expertise in Fintech
  • Business development and sales
  • Payments industry training
  • Innovation training
  • Board membership
  • Advisory board membership
  • Legal services*
  • Regulatory services*
  • Public speaking engagements
  • Executive coaching

*Provided with trusted third parties.

What our clients and partners are saying

Fintivity brought a two international acquirers to meet Fintechs that are participants and graduates of our Citi Accelerator program in Tel Aviv. Commercial discussions are underway.

Oded draws on his rich web of local relationships and wealth of knowledge in Fintech and payments as he helps connect the dots. We witnessed the same skills at play when he founded and led the Visa Innovation Studio in Tel Aviv, with which we continue to collaborate to this day.

Working with Fintivity brings value to all parties involved.

Ornit Shinar

Head of External Innovation & Venture Investing Israel, Citi

Citi (ticker: C) is a global bank. The Citi Accelerator in Tel Aviv provides participating startups and graduates access to Citi worldwide and its network. Citi Ventures, with a presence in Tel Aviv, is the strategic investment and innovation arm of Citigroup.  The Citi Innovation Lab TLV develops and provides cutting edge tools for the financial markets.  Citigroup is valued at over $80 billion.

We work with Fintivity to identify and partner with Israeli technology partners. Fintivity understands our needs, connects us with relevant Fintechs and facilitates the entire process.

 Keren and Oded have unique knowledge and expertise in payments and financial services. Their approach is highly professional. We made connections in Israel that we wouldn’t have been able to get on our own.

Igor Zganjer

Managing Director, Global Payments sro

Global Payments sro (GP sro) is a joint venture among Erste Bank, Caixa Bank and Global Payments, covering Central Europe. GP sro is a leading payments services provider in Central Europe with the mission to help customers manage and grow their business. Erste Bank is the leading banking group in Central Europe. Global Payments (ticker: GPN) is a global pure-play payments technology company processing over 50 billion transactions per year in over 100 countries. Caixa Bank is the leading bank on the Iberian Peninsula and has a longstanding cooperation with Global Payments.

The Fintivity team has been extremely helpful in moving our business forward. In his prior role, Oded connected us with senior executives at Visa, who have served on our Advisory Board and Board of Directors.

At Fintivity, Keren and Oded connected us with global acquirers and we entered commercial discussions with them.

The advisors at Fintivity have a unique ability to bridge between Israeli startups and multinational players, especially in Fintech.

I highly recommend Fintivity to any early stage company in Israel.

Alon Feit

Co-Founder, SplitIt

June 2020

SplitIt (ticker: SPT.AX) is a global platform that allows shoppers to use their own credit card to turn purchases into smaller payments over time.  SplitIt grew from an early stage Fintech in Israel to a company listed in Australia valued at more than $450 million.

Making connections that matter

Our experience, track record, proactive energetic attitude seeking to get things done, and broad network of contacts in Israel and abroad, deliver unmatched investment and innovation services. 

We help our startup clients access appropriate investors and enterprises all around the world.

Especially in the Fintech and Paytech industries in Israel, we are perfectly positioned to secure the best investment deals for our investor clients.

For financial institutions and retailers, we can help upgrade or transform their business one step at a time. We draw on decades of experience spearheading affordable innovation projects, through collaboration between enterprises and proven technology partners. With each project exceeding expectations and delighting stakeholders, we achieve reasonable budgets and timelines.

A thorough process to ensure optimal results

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Understanding your needs

To begin with, we will work with you to get to know you and your business. What is your vision and what are your long and short term goals? This familiarity better equips us to deliver the valuable connections that will help you reach your business objectives.

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Matchmaking research

We canvass our network of contacts to explore which partners would be appropriate for your needs. This process includes reviewing our internal databases and publicly available information as well as holding conversations with potential stakeholders in the relevant field.

Introductions

After obtaining consent from each relevant party, we facilitate an introduction. We participate in the conversation, offering solutions, additional connections and interpretations where helpful. We encourage our clients to view us as active co-owners of the relationship.

Get to know our team

Oded Salomy

CEO & Fintech Advisor. On leave.

Oded is a Financial Services & Payments Industry Executive with broad experience in payment systems, business development and innovation at multinationals and startups. He has broad expertise in Fintech and electronic payments as well as technology solutions for retail and insurance.

Oded spent many years at Visa, where he was General Manager for Israel and Malta, founded Visa’s Tel Aviv Innovation Studio, and was part of the Innovation & Strategic Partnerships in Europe team. At HERE Mobility Oded served as Global Head of Financial Services, leading partnerships with banks and digital wallets. The company provided financial services to mobility players and enabled passengers to pay for rides in 80 countries.

He has spent much of his career in startups, including as a founder of TaxiTech, providing mobile payment and alternative media solutions to taxicabs in New York City. Oded graduated Harvard College with honors and Penn Law School as a Law Review Editor. He was Founding President of the Harvard Club of Israel for many years.

On November 23, 2020 Mr. Salomy became a Member of Management at the Bank of Israel, Israel’s central bank, and Director of the Bank’s Payment and Settlement Systems. Since that date, Mr. Salomy has been on leave from Fintivity. During this time other members of the Fintivity team continue to serve our customers.

Keren Aviasaf

Fintech Advisor

Keren is a seasoned and well-rounded expert in payments, financial services and eCommerce. She has held a series of executive positions with acquirers, eCommerce merchants large and small, and service providers.

At one of the world’s largest online gaming companies, 888 Gaming Group, Keren was Head of ePayments, and at one of Israel’s three largest acquirers, Cal, Keren served as Director of Risk Management for International eCommerce. At PaymentsOP, Keren manages projects building risk and payments infrastructure for banks, payment gateways, internet merchants and startups.

Keren plays a key role at Fintivity, including working with strategic clients such as Global Payments to identify Israeli Fintechs for technology partnerships.  With Keren’s experience in risk management, she investigates new products and initiatives to the core to ensure they are as solid as can be!

Get to know our team

Oded Salomy

CEO & Fintech Advisor. On leave.

Oded is a Financial Services & Payments Industry Executive with broad experience in payment systems, business development and innovation at multinationals and startups. He has broad expertise in Fintech and electronic payments as well as technology solutions for retail and insurance.

Oded spent many years at Visa, where he was General Manager for Israel and Malta, founded Visa’s Tel Aviv Innovation Studio, and was part of the Innovation & Strategic Partnerships in Europe team. At HERE Mobility Oded served as Global Head of Financial Services, leading partnerships with banks and digital wallets. The company provided financial services to mobility players and enabled passengers to pay for rides in 80 countries.

He has spent much of his career in startups, including as a founder of TaxiTech, providing mobile payment and alternative media solutions to taxicabs in New York City. Oded graduated Harvard College with honors and Penn Law School as a Law Review Editor. He was Founding President of the Harvard Club of Israel for many years.

On November 23, 2020 Mr. Salomy became a Member of Management at the Bank of Israel, Israel’s central bank, and Director of the Bank’s Payment and Settlement Systems. Since that date, Mr. Salomy has been on leave from Fintivity. During this time other members of the Fintivity team continue to serve our customers.

Keren Aviasaf

Fintech Advisor

Keren is a seasoned and well-rounded expert in payments, financial services and eCommerce. She has held a series of executive positions with acquirers, eCommerce merchants large and small, and service providers.

At one of the world’s largest online gaming companies, 888 Gaming Group, Keren was Head of ePayments, and at one of Israel’s three largest acquirers, Cal, Keren served as Director of Risk Management for International eCommerce. At PaymentsOP, Keren manages projects building risk and payments infrastructure for banks, payment gateways, internet merchants and startups.

Keren plays a key role at Fintivity, including working with strategic clients such as Global Payments to identify Israeli Fintechs for technology partnerships.  With Keren’s experience in risk management, she investigates new products and initiatives to the core to ensure they are as solid as can be!

Four advisors having a meeting on screen

Global Network of Fintech Advisors

Fintivity maintains a network of relationships with trusted independent Fintech Advisors across the globe. We help our clients access information on regulation, business opportunities, technology and Fintech trends in any region required.

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Fintech Analysts

Fintivity works with a team of freelance analysts with knowledge and skill sets relevant to selected projects. Our clients engage directly with Fintech Advisors but at times analysts provide back office assistance, research and support.

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