GDPR/RODO as opportunity and Fintech Dragons’ Day – Winter edition

Location: Campus Warsaw

We organize “GDPR/RODO as the opportunity – Fintech Dragons’ Day” – the conference connected with the fintech startup competition. The first edition took place on 29th Jun. at Centrum Kreatywnosci Targowa in Warsaw.Please check dragons, speakers and the agenda. Great event with informal atmosphere with expert speakers and some of the most innovative fintech startups from CEE region.


Fintech startups will be confronted by:

See our Speakers!

Michał Sas
e-Identity Expert, Startup & Tech Lawyer
A lawyer specialising in new technologies and data processing, who acquired experience at some top Polish startup-oriented law firms. He is also a member of Boson Identities, an entity building an e-identity platform and also providing innovative KYC / AML solutions.
Do you want to attend the whole event?


Buy tickets for the whole event. We start with the panel session with the great speakers about GDPR issues.
More details in the agenda below.

Please remember that buying a ticket does not mean you pitch your startup in front of the Dragons. If you want to pitch, please apply and send us an e-mail to

We have a preference for fintech startups with MVP, but if you believe that you have such crazy idea that you can disrupt the financial industry – send us an e-mail:

Good news! if we choose your startup to present your pitch in front of Dragons we return your money for your tickets.




Awards for the top three startups:

Law Firm Kulicki Młynarczyk:

The overall winner receives 15 hours of legal advice, runner-up 10 hours and the last place on the podium wins 5 hours of legal advice.

Studyinn Foundation

Participation in Entrepreneurship Development Program (without recruitment process)

Special Award:

Podlaski Fundusz Kapitałowy

10 hours of mentoring sessions with PFK’s expert.


14:00 – Registration and lunch

14:45 Welcome Address

Piotr Serwin & Radek Wierzbicki, Fintech Trends Organisers

14:50 – Privacy by design & privacy by default in software development – Krzysztof Stachlewski, CEO of Almondata, a company providing GDPR-compliance services. A Software Architect, graduate of Lodz University of Technology with MSc in Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems. Over the past 15 years he was engaged in various software projects ranging from digital TV to crypto-currencies and national lotteries, having worked his way from the position of a software developer to the one of systems architect and manager. Krzysztof is also running his own software development services company, with emphasis on databases and web development.

15:10 – The rules of personal data processing under GDPR – challenges and opportunities – Michał Sas, a lawyer specializing in new technologies and data processing, who acquired experience at some top Polish startup-oriented law firms. He is also a member of Boson Identities, an entity building an e-identity platform and also providing innovative KYC / AML solutions.

15:30 – Legal issues in fintech (GDPR perspective) – Konrad M. Mazur – law practitioner and scientist, prepares a PhD thesis on the trade secrets protection topic at Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. His professional experience includes mainly legal service for the IT industry. Developing his own law company, also works as independent GDPR & ICT law consultant for leading law firms from Warsaw, Poznan, Torun and Bydgoszcz. Konrad is also a Data Protection Officer at an IT company. He loves conceptual work, breaking the schemas and looking for creative solution on legal issues. Also the author of numerous scientific publications, including articles on the privacy law (esp. GDPR and IT law issues), protection of trade secrets, author of scientific monography A Polish-language community of organised crime on the darknet.

15:50 – Networking break

16:45 – Panel Discussion – “How startups benefit from GDPR”

17:30 – Dragons Introduction


David Putts, Angel Investor in Global Tech Businesses and Chairman UK, Chief Commercial Officer Poland, Billon

Greg Albrecht, Executive Advisor, Investor, Keynote Speaker. General Partner at Albrecht&Partners and Venture Partner at VC Data Ventures fund. He has been launching new brands and products to the market for 15 years and building companies from scratch for 10 years. For the last 5 years he has been involved in the startup sector as a mentor, advisor and investor. Since 2014 he performs as a keynote speaker during conferences and closed speeches for corporations.

Maciej Dardziński, Investment Manager at PFK Sp. z o.o., a local (Podlasie) venture capital firm focused on investing up to PLN 1,5M into early stage companies in various sectors.

17:35 Contestants’ start pitching

18:45 – Winner Announcement



Fintech Dragons Day takes part on Campus Warsaw. Please see the map below.

If you want to be a partner, have any questions please contact us at