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Fintech and Blockchain advisor

No.3 influencer in the finance sector 2019
No.5 influencer in the data conversation 2020
No.1 woman influencer 2019 & 2020
— By Refinitiv

Global Fintech & Blockchain Influencer

Advisor to Fintechs, incumbents with a focus on Capital Markets, wealth & asset management transformations. To Blockchain ventures for Finance and for Good. International speaker on Fintech and Blockchain business trends.

Efi Pylarinou is an independent Fintech/Blockchain advisor with a Ph.D. in Finance. A seasoned Wall Street professional who ranks No.3 influencer in the finance sector and No.1 woman influencer, by Refinitiv Global Social Media 2019.

  • Co-founder and author of Daily Fintech.
  • A following of 200,000 followers on Linkedin and 22,000+ on Twitter.
    Her domain focus is on Digital Wealth Management & Capital Markets.
  • Contributing author of the 2019 4IR AI Blockchain Fintech IOT book and the 2018 WealthTech book by Wiley.

  • International Speaker on Blockchain and Capital markets trends.

  • Author of Wiley Fixed income books with Frank Fabozzi.










Efi is one of the great voices in the fintech space. I always appreciate her insights and very valuable advice.

Testimonial for Efi Plyarinou Fintech and Blockchain Advisor by Spiros Margaris
Spiros Margaris - Venture Capitalist, Margaris Ventures

Efi has been one of the first movers in Fintech, enriching the innovation ecosystem since day one with competence and thought-provoking analysis about the transforming future of banking and finance.

Testimonial for Efi Plyarinou Fintech and Blockchain Advisor by Paolo Sironi
Paolo Sironi - Bestselling Author & IBM Fintech Strategic Advisor

Efi`s experience in the old and new world of Finance is combined with strong communication and interpersonal skills. A prolific writer that has been sharing relentlessly insights and views in the ever-changing Fintech marketplace.  A valuable addition to any corporate board or advisory team focused on digital transformation

Testimonial for Efi Plyarinou Fintech and Blockchain Advisor by Susanne Chishti
Susanne Chishti - CEO FINTECH Circle & FINTECH Circle Institute

Efi has deep knowledge in various Fintech areas. Once I meet her in person, I was fascinated with her eloquent and yet very approachable, uncomplicated communications style – that confirmed why the demand to have her as a speaker is so high.

Testimonial for Efi Plyarinou Fintech and Blockchain Advisorby Andy Waar
Andy Waar - co-founder of Yapeal & founder of

Efi’s deep understanding of all things blockchain and fintech, combined with her many years of experience in the finance industry around the world, make her a perfect adviser: sharp minded, analytical, delivering. I can highly recommend working with her.

Testimonial for Efi Plyarinou Fintech and Blockchain Advisor by Johannes Gees
Johannes Gees - Founder of &

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Upcoming appearances

Digital Transformation in Financial Services


November 23, 2020

6th annual London Blockchain Week `Digital Asset Summit` hosted by Fintech Worldwide

March 10, 2020

Thinkathon by FintechTV
June 10, 2020

– Panel on the `Future Economic System and the Role of the Democratic State`

Book Efi for your event

Speaking about Fintech & Blockchain in several different formats, tailored to the audience and to my client’s goals.

Fintech and Blockchain Advisor

Blockchain for Business video series Fintech and Blockchain Advisor

The Blockchain Business Courses Series

Joint production Efi Pylarinou and Verum Capital.

After so many requests for professional and insightful educational Blockchain content, we have decided to lead the way and produced an online unique content series.

The Blockchain Business Courses Series is a joint production with Verum Capital.

Short modular videos (10min max) with professionals in mind and complementary material for more details. 4 thematic modules, with 4 videos each.

To bring your network, your employees, or clients up to speed; contact me for details.


New Projects

4IR AI Blockchain Fintech IoT Reinventing a Nation

The Fourth Industrial Revolution – 4IR – is unstoppable. Its ubiquitous reach raises all kinds of issues, and nations have to adapt and transform. This book is a compilation of reflections on the impact of the 4IR impact. In the 366 pages, global leading expert contributors, share research, education, case studies and guidance on how these disruptive technologies, special AI, Blockchain, Fintech, IoT, can be deployed to create a better life for all. I was invited by Dinis Guarda, co-author, to share my insights from the Fintech and Techfin angle.

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