New Zealand can take lessons from Baltimore in the United States which until a few days ago, was offline following a ransomware cyberattack for more than a week, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says.
21 May 2019
FinTechNZ has had an exciting couple of weeks re-energizing our strategy at a recent session hosted by Xero. The Executive Council came raring to go and full of ideas. Once we have distilled these outcomes we will be sharing with the wider ecosystem, watch this space.
16 May 2019
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24 April 2019
22 March 2019
Dear Readers, Words can’t express how I feel about the tragic events that unfolded in Christchurch, a city that has endured and risen from previous tragedy, I am sure they will do this once again. My sincerest condolences go out to those who have lost family and friends. Now is the time to support and … Continue reading "March Newsletter 2019 – Supporting stronger communities"
15 March 2019
New Zealand isn’t an early adopter of fintech. As late as 2017, the country didn’t belong to a region that received massive venture funding in this tech space. This fact is clearly pointed out in the infographic below by experts from carsurance.net. Since then, however, the southwestern-Pacific nation has begun to come of age. Thanks … Continue reading "5 Predictions That Say 2019 Will Be a Historic Year for Fintech in NZ"
Put the 20 March in your calendars for the first InsurTechNZ meet-up of the year, being held in Auckland.
22 February 2019
Kiwis will see some amazing new developing trends this year, such as financial unbundling gaining momentum which will drive more competition and more transparency...
05 February 2019
29 January 2019
Auckland – Wearable technology will be the next major financial tech change for consumer to pay for goods and services, FintechNZ general manager James Brown says. New Zealanders need to look beyond the card or phone for just making simple transactions, such as iris eye recognition as a method of identifying people, he says. “Kiwi small … Continue reading "NZ heading to become a cashless society"
29 January 2019
Happy New Year everyone I hope you had a great break and are coming into 2019 refreshed and ready to go. I met with RBS just after the new year and am pleased to tell you that they are very keen to host FinTechNZ when we travel to the UK. Currently we are looking at a number … Continue reading "Hitting The Ground Running"