What you get?

•Opportunity for B2B in person business contacts with professional innovators from the financial world banking, fintech and security sector and fraud prevention

•Opportunity to learn first about trends and discuss payment challenges with leaders in the field

•7 CPE points for participation in training from ACFE

•Full access to the conference

•Recordings and presentations after the conference

•Live streaming of the conference if you cannot attend a live

What is the event about?

Who is the event for?

What is the event about?

  • Affordable, secure and convenient digital payments

  • Fraud monitoring of payment, banking and telecom services; Digital fraud detection and prevention solutions

  • Cybersecurity attacks and mitigation

  • Digital identity verification; Digital onboarding solutions; Know Your Customer (KYC)

  • E-signature solutions; Adaptive Authentication; Cloud Authentication

  • Biometrics

  • European and national regulations; Open banking

  • New payment technologies in payments; New business models in payments; Fintech payments technologies

  • Mobile applications for payments and banking services; Mobile-specific vulnerabilities and attacks; App protection solutions

  • Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence

  • Blockchain; Cryptocurrency;

  • Management in security projects; Data security in payments;

Who is the event for?

  • Information security and Compliance professionals; Solution architects; Managers in banking, payments and telecom sectors

  • Security leaders and evangelists; Fraud and Risk managers, experts and analysts

  • Security solution vendors; Security consulting providers

  • Regulatory bodies; Authorities dealing with digital crime

  • Data and network security companies

  • Security solutions development and software integration companies

  • Fintech companies that offer payment-related services

  • Companies providing solutions for Е-signature, Аuthentication, Fraud Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, Identity and Access Management

What is our goal?

Why DIGI PAY is different?

What is our goal?

  • Seamless risk assessment and authentication

  • Reduction of fraud and false positives

  • Building trust to ensure customer’s loyalty

  • Development of digital services for better user experience and business sustainability

  • Engagement with B2B customer’s through technology

  • Globally scalable solutions

Why DIGI PAY is different?

  • The event is specialized in the payment and banking sector.
  • Digital banking and payments are on the rise due to the global health crisis. So are the associated risks.
  • Real-time mitigation of digital attacks is getting more important.
  • Technology readiness of payments are becoming a must.
  • Digital expectations of the consumers are increasing.
  • According to the World Payments Report 2020, in the next 2-3 years digital payments would be № 2 preferred payment methods behind virtual cards.
  • DIGI PAY is supported by industry experts and professionals with proven track in the filed.
  • DIGI PAY offers a strong partnership to support you in building a better market presence for your technology.

Good reason to become a partner:

Good reason to become a partner:

  • Lead one of the top professional events for payments in Bulgaria

  • Meet your business partners and clients

  • Invest in the strategic mission to educate customers on secure practices in digital payments

  • Demonstrate your solutions and services

  • Generate awareness around your brand and get additional exposure through various media channels

  • Learn more about new business models и решения

  • Meet potential business partners and prospects

  • Help us place bulgarian Fintechs on the international market


General Partner Open Banking

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Silver Partners

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Location Partner

The Speakers

The Speakers


Merdihan Ismailov

Chief Digital and Information Officer, IRIS SOLUTIONS

Topic: „Open banking - new horizons for digital payments"

Merdihan Ismailov has more than 16 years of experience in the banking sector in the field of product management and development, management of digital banking channels and payments, managing the electronic channels of Allianz Bank for more than 12 years. After 16 years in banks and taking advantage of the launch of the Open Banking Initiative in Europe, it is moving to the fintech industry with one main goal - to build the right environment and infrastructure and open banking to become the next trend for banking business and this not to remain just as beautiful words in the speeches of banking professionals and visionaries. He is the Chief Digital and Information Director of IRIS SOLUITIONS, a payment institution licensed by the BNB. It is licensed as a European Payment Service Provider (PSP) in accordance with the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2). The company is a top TPP supplier in the Balkans.


Marcin Nadolny

Head of EMEA Banking & Insurance Fraud, SAS Institute ЕМЕА ,

Topic: "Live show for fraud prevention in digital world"

Marcin Nadolny leads the EMEA Banking & Insurance Fraud Practice. He is a thought leader on fraud, accountable for defining the go-to-market strategy, business development, support of implementations with expert knowledge and fraud analytics. Marcin and his team are subject matter experts that help banks, insurers and other financial institutions to combat fraud and financial crimes in the digital world, and improve detection across all areas including all kind of payments fraud, application/identity fraud, insurance claims fraud, insider threats. Marcin is an experienced anti-fraud expert, but also data scientist with huge expertise in machine learning applications in business. He has strong background in banking and financial services and over 17 years of professional experience he gained with SAS but also at PwC, Toyota Bank and at DaimlerChrysler R&D. Along his career Marcin was leading fraud teams on the country and regional levels. He participated in numerous projects being responsible for design and deployment of fraud detection strategies with support of machine learning and networks analytics, and particularly he was leading the team of analysts implementing SAS Enterprise Fraud Management platform at largest banks in Central Europe. Marcin is graduated in mathematics from the University of Warsaw, and also holds a Master of Science degree in Applied Computer Science from Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg in Germany.


Svetlin Lazarov

Head of Digital Analysis and Open Sources Sector

Тоpic: "Trends in cybercrime in the field of payments"

Svetlin Lazarov, Head of the Digital Analysis and Open Sources Sector in the Cybercrime Department at the General Directorate for Combating Organized Crime, Ministry of Interior Affairs of Bulgaria He has been involved in computer systems for 21 years and specializes in cybercrime investigations for 10 years. He was a representative of the Ministry of Interior in the working group for the creation of the Cyber ​​Security Act. He participated in the expert group on updating the national strategy for cybersecurity - "Cyber ​​Sustainable Bulgaria 2023". He is a member of the Interdepartmental Task Force for Incidents with Significant Impact on Network and Information Security in Bulgaria, as well as of the European Task Force on Cybercrime at Europol. It is also a 24/7 contact point for attacks on information systems at national and European level.
Христо Пеев

Hristo Peev

CEO Motion Software

Topic: “The Future of DеFi- securing financial services through smart contracts”


Christo Peev is a software developer and entrepreneur currently building the most complete remote work platform - Motion Software. Selected by Forbes Bulgaria as one of 30 entrepreneurs under 30 years old who change the world in 2019. Since 2014 Christo is involved in the development of key FinTech, RegTech, and Blockchain products led by the biggest financial institutions and blockchain companies in the industry.

Pavel Kaminsky

Pavel Kaminsky

PCI QSA, CISSP, CISA, CEH, Founder & CEO, 7Security Ltd.


Pavel Kaminsky – PCI QSA, CISSP, CISA, CEH, Information Security expert, auditor, penetration tester, regular lecturer at various conferences in the country and abroad, founder and CEO of 7Security Ltd - an Information Security company authorized to provide PCI DSS certification to merchants and payment services providers in Europe and CEMEA.

Горан Ангелов портрет

Goran Angelov


Goran Angelov has over 20 years of experience in information and communication technologies, as well as in the implementation of a number of successfully implemented IT projects for business and the public sector. He is founder and manager of IBS Bulgaria, one of the leading companies in the country with a focus on the Financial Industry, Analytics Solutions and System Integration, Artificial Intelligence, Fintech and Regtech Solutions, the fight against Fraud and Financial crime.

IBS Bulgaria is a Bulgarian company - IT consultant, system integrator and software manufacturer and authorized representative of IBM for Bulgaria. Since 2003, IBS Bulgaria has served the best companies and government agencies.

Eduard Tsvetanov

Eduard Tsvetanov



Eduard Tsvetanov is a founder of Patterns - the first agency in Bulgaria, specialized in business development and positioning of technological products. Eduard began his career in the office of Europe's largest lobby group, Burson-Marsteller. After gaining professional experience in England, Belgium and Brazil, he returned to Bulgaria in 2017, where he later led the local market of the British fintech giant Revolut. Eduard is a member of Sophia-Lab, head of Mobile Banking.

DIGI PAY 2021 will be held live if the health facility can allow you.


The hybrid event took place on October 1st

  • Over 40 participants were onsite

  • Over 120 participants were online through an interactive platform

  • International keynote speakers Konstantin von Altrock (Director STO Safer Payments), Marcin Nadolny (Head of EMEA Banking and Insurance Fraud, SAS Institute), Andreas Kitsios (Fraud Practice Leader for SAS Greece and Eastern Europe)

  • In the event participated numerous speakers from the field (Regulatory authorities; Solution vendors; Leaders and Managers of payments, fraud, analytics, AI and Fintech companies)