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Insurance Leaders look to the Future at ANZIIF Insurtech Conference

The ANZIIF Insurtech Conference 2019 in Sydney was a tremendous success, which saw more than 500 people in attendance. Over the course of two days, attendees had the opportunity to hear from over 30 insurance professionals and insurtech experts. The insurtech conference is designed to connect insurers, start-ups and incubators from across Asia-Pacific to collaboratively … Continue reading "Insurance Leaders look to the Future at ANZIIF Insurtech Conference"
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Join InsurTechNZ at the Envest TechTank

Join the Kiwi delegation to ANZIIF Insurtech Conference, including Jason Roberts, James Brown, Kai Dwyer, Andrew Dentice and other InsurTechNZ members.
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Insights from the Insurtech Rising Europe Conference

Richard Nicholson Chief Strategy and Innovations Officer at Crawford & Company shares his insights from the recent Insurtech Rising Europe Conference. Europe is an extremely active InsurTech market, with London appearing to be the emerging epicentre. Throughout the conference it was hard to escape the energetic presence of funding and accelerator-type programs, and of course … Continue reading "Insights from the Insurtech Rising Europe Conference"
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Central Banking and Fintech—A Brave New World?

Source: https://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2017/09/28/sp092917-central-banking-and-fintech-a-brave-new-world Governor, Distinguished Guests, Ladies and Gentlemen—Good morning! Thank you, Mark [Carney], for that kind introduction, and thank you to the Bank of England for inviting me to this wonderful event. This is a moment to celebrate 20 years of independence during which the Bank of England has been a stabilizing force for the U.K. economy, … Continue reading "Central Banking and Fintech—A Brave New World?"
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World Economics Forum, analysis of the outlook for Fintech

Source: www.finextra.com The World Economic Forum has just completed one of the most thoroughgoing studies into the effect of fintech on the financial services industry. Although ‘Beyond Fintech: A Pragmatic Assessment of Disruptive Potential in Financial Services’ isn’t the most imaginative title, the study contains over 150 interviews and accounts of ten international workshop sessions. … Continue reading "World Economics Forum, analysis of the outlook for Fintech"
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How Blockchain Is Kickstarting the Financial Lives of Refugees

Finland’s digital money system for asylum seekers shows what blockchain technology can offer the unbanked. For a refugee in a new country, identity—at least in the official sense—can be among the hardest things to recover. And without an official ID it is nearly impossible to advance in society.
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FinTech will grow globally through collaboration

Article from www.virgin.com In some ways big business has never been bigger. As Apple surges past an $800bn valuation it’s increasingly clear that a small number of tech companies are monopolising international markets.
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Fidelity adds Bitcoin to website and cafeteria as the digital currency hits new record

Article from Vito Petan on LinkedIn Fidelity, one of the largest asset managers in the world, added bitcoin support to their website and started accepting the digital currency in its employee cafeteria, as it tries to position itself as the pioneer in digital currencies among the large financial firms. As Bitcoin price hit $2,650 today, it … Continue reading "Fidelity adds Bitcoin to website and cafeteria as the digital currency hits new record"