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NZ Fintech Summit offers a journey of discovery!

Last month’s highly engaging NZ FinTech Summit hosted a diverse range of speakers taking everyone on a journey of discovery and opportunity. Binu Paul, Finnotec shares the common themes that emerged from the summit:
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Important vs urgent: Managing intangible asset risk

CEOs and managers often struggle to move beyond day-to-day business demands because the focus is “keeping the car on the road” rather than strategic or long term direction.
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Summit crucial for NZ’s fintech future

The NZ fintech summit next week is crucial for the future of financial technology in New Zealand, virtual assistant company FaceMe chief executive Danny Tomsett says. The summit in Auckland on November 29 includes most of the country’s leading financial tech specialists.
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NZ can lead the world in fintech, Xero’s Buisson says

New Zealand can lead the world in financial technology, or fintech, which will totally transform the financial services industry economy, Xero small business director Nicole Buisson says. Buisson is a key speaker at a major fintech summit in Auckland on November 29 which will bring Kiwi fintech innovators together to strengthen the whole sector which will in … Continue reading "NZ can lead the world in fintech, Xero’s Buisson says"
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Open source health check – don’t get infected

Article Source: Nick Valentine, LinkedIn Open source software is a fundamental building block in almost all development projects. Being aware of some of the inherent risks with open source code, and implementing effective strategies to mitigate them, will go a long way to maximising the value of your technology. Source code is very rarely written … Continue reading "Open source health check – don’t get infected"
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New Member VerifyUnion

Albertus Smith, CEO of VerifyUnion, shares some insights into the company’s connection with FinTechNZ: Who is representing VerifyUnion in the FinTechNZ community? Albertus (AJ) Smith is a Business Strategist, Mentor, Serial-Entrepreneur and FinTech-experienced CEO. He has founded or co-founded more than 20 successful businesses in his lifetime and created employment for thousands of people. He … Continue reading "New Member VerifyUnion"
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A New Financial Ecosystem for New Zealanders: Open Banking

FinTech Scotland member James Varga gives an outsider’s perspective on what Open Banking might mean for New Zealand. I’ve watched with interest, albeit from a great distance, news relating to Open Banking coming out of New Zealand.  I noted only recently, Minister of Commerce and Consumer Affairs Kris Faafoi was in Canberra for discussions with … Continue reading "A New Financial Ecosystem for New Zealanders: Open Banking"