FinTechNZ News

Explore New Zealand’s financial technology ecosystem

***Updated to V1.1 August 2019*** Discover who is investing in, working with and thinking about the effects of financial technology in New Zealand.  View Version 1.0 published 20 November 2018. View Version 1.1 published 20 August 2019
FinTechNZ News

5 Predictions That Say 2019 Will Be a Historic Year for Fintech in NZ

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"
Research and Trends

Risk Management Strategies

  The cyber threat landscape that continues to evolve around the globe gives New Zealand an opportunity to build cybersecurity measures and gain global recognition as leading cyber experts. Delta Insurance presents the following Risk Management Strategies for organisations to improve their security measures within the cyber world.
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Market Measures 2018 survey

Market Measures benchmarks the sales and marketing activity of New Zealand’s technology companies, providing you with useful information for planning your sales and marketing strategies. To find out more about Market Measures and to view past years’ reports and resources click here. By participating in the study you can compare your company’s performance against your … Continue reading "Market Measures 2018 survey"
Research and Trends

67 Insane facts about Bitcoin

Source: bitcoinplay.net Bitcoin is a virtual currency that uses Blockchain technology for secure payments and storing money electronically, without requiring a bank or a person’s name. Satoshi Nakamoto created this cryptocurrency back in 2009. The biggest advantage of Bitcoin is that it’s not under control of central authority, government or private company, so people are … Continue reading "67 Insane facts about Bitcoin"
Research and Trends

10 Fast Growing ANZ FinTechs

Source: www.idc.com SYDNEY, September 21st, 2017 – IDC Financial Insights today unveiled a list of 10 fast growing fintechs in Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ) as part of the broader FinTech 101 list for Asia/Pacific. “IDC’s FinTech Fast 101” refers to the fast-growing fintech players in Asia/Pacific based on extensive on-ground analysis of the dominant fintech … Continue reading "10 Fast Growing ANZ FinTechs"
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Global Financial Centres Index 22

The Global Financial Centres Index (GFCI) 22 has been released with New Zealand’s capital, Wellington, entering the rankings for the first time at 38th position.   The report is a comparison of the competitiveness of the world’s leading financial centres.  It analyses areas of competiveness, business environment, connectivity, stability and reputation. The GFCI is updated twice … Continue reading "Global Financial Centres Index 22"
InsurTechNZ News

Blockchain in insurance: successful proof-of-concept shows it’s ready for prime time

Article by Shaun Crawford on LinkedIn Blockchain and distributed ledger technologies have the potential to change the traditional insurance model for the better and make the entire industry more efficient, innovative and profitable. Following a recent 20-week proof-of-concept project, EY – along with Guardtime and other collaborators – is building a working blockchain platform that will … Continue reading "Blockchain in insurance: successful proof-of-concept shows it’s ready for prime time"