15 February 2018
Happy Birthday FinTechNZ, one year old! What an amazing year it has been; member growth ahead of expectations, fantastic feedback from our events, great examples of startups and corporates working together. We could not have done it without our members and partners who have a keen interest in elevating FinTechNZ in its next growth phase. … Continue reading "Happy First Birthday!"
25 January 2018
Happy New Year and I trust you relaxed during the festive period because it’s full steam ahead for FinTechNZ in 2018! Last week, when I was speaking with the Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) it was very clear to me, how aligned we are in our thinking and what we want to achieve. I had … Continue reading "FinTechNZ News Jan 2018"
New Zealand tech stars are leading a global team in launching the world’s first ever blockchain platform for the multi-billion-dollar global online ratings and review industry.
11 January 2018
Last week, FinTechNZ was part of a 20 strong New Zealand delegation to the Singapore FinTech Festival where we signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Singapore FinTech which forms part of the ASEAN FinTech Network, so if you are considering business in Asia please get in touch.
24 November 2017
Industry body FinTechNZ grew membership by about 10 per cent on the back of a buoyant annual conference for the sector last week in Auckland.
08 November 2017
With the recent change of Government, we have an opportunity to engage with the new Minister on matters that impact us the most in the financial services and technology communities.
31 October 2017
Last week, the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) announced its proposal to leapfrog the 2019 Financial Advisors Act law reform, in order to allow the provision of online advice. This is great news for the country!
26 October 2017
18 October 2017
New Zealand financial sector will be able to provide their clients with unprecedented online advice from next year and a leading fintech expert today urged companies to start looking to the process sooner rather than later as the FMA is expecting substantial submissions early next year. FinTechNZ general manager James Brown says Kiwi companies will not … Continue reading "Fresh tech advances driving growth in fintech"
17 September 2017
It has been a busy start to my new role as FinTechNZ’s general manager. Our membership continues to grow and I now welcome you to our first monthly newsletter. Our incredible growth reflects the rapid pace at which technology is transforming the financial sector. Already I have engaged with emerging companies like identity platform Tradle … Continue reading "Join the FinTech conversation"