The setup of the national fintech organisation will accelerate New Zealand’s economic growth, tech leader and software services company director Mitchell Pham says. New Zealanders should care about fintech as an exciting new sector because electronic interactions underpin all commerce across the national economy, Pham says.
14 February 2017
DAY 3: AUCKLAND Auckland Audience: Triple-Wow! A fantastic turn-out in Auckland on Thursday night. The audience was indeed very diverse, and did include representatives from insurance and InsurTech, as well as wealth management and other types of financial services, and even the education sector who are interested in the skills required for growing FinTech.
12 February 2017
08 February 2017
DAY 2: WELLINGTON Wow! Another great turn-out in Wellington last night. FinTech is certainly happening in Wellington, and our guest of honour was definitely the highlight of the programme. The Honourable Jacqui Dean – Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, and Minister of Small Business – spoke about how fast FinTech is growing in New … Continue reading "FinTechNZ Launch – Update 2"
07 February 2017
DAY 1: CHRISTCHURCH Wow! What a fantastic turn-out in Canterbury last night. FinTech is obviously important to the ‘mainland’. 🙂 We were very fortunate to deliver our first launch presentation to a highly engaged audience, as Cantabrians usually are once they get to know you in person, and have seen you around a few times. … Continue reading "FinTechNZ Launch – Update 1"
01 February 2017
New Zealand’s biggest and smartest financial businesses are coming together with the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) around the launch of FinTechNZ, to take place in Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland next week. With the support of NZTech, FinTechNZ will bring together innovative companies across the diverse financial services industry, to become key contributors … Continue reading "FinTechNZ will totally transform the economy"
11 November 2016
A New Zealand tech leader today announced an initiative to bring together the national financial technology (fintech) community. Augen Software Group director and NZTech chair Mitchell Pham made the announcement to set up FinTechNZ at the inaugural Finnotec 2016 conference in Auckland today. The event was organised by fintech company SavvyKiwi, whose founder is passionate … Continue reading "NZ’s first fintech umbrella organisation to be launched"