04 September 2019
Xerocon Brisbane 2019 – the world’s most beautiful and innovative conference for cloud accounting leaders like you. This year’s Xerocon will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on 4-5 September 2019, with Day Xero being held on Tuesday 3 September. Tickets for Day Xero will be available soon and can be added … Continue reading "Xerocon Brisbane 2019"
We’re building and growing the FinTech sector in New Zealand. Will you join us? The Kiwi FinTech Accelerator is a three-month business acceleration programme focused on building the innovation ecosystem for the future of FinTech in New Zealand. Come along to the Auckland info session on Wednesday 20 March to learn more.
20 March 2019
01 October 2018
Any day now the Royal Commission will release its initial findings into its first ever review of the integrity systems of New Zealand’s financial system. The review covers New Zealand’s financial institutions along with industry bodies, regulators, dispute resolution schemes and the payments and settlement system. FintechNZ general manager James Brown says the report will … Continue reading "Report due soon will have positive implications for NZ"
17 July 2018
Highlights and insights from the Future of FinTech event in New York by Kristen Lunman, Innovation Director, Kiwi Wealth In June, I attended the Future of FinTech conference in New York City, where global FinTechs and traditional financial services firms alike took the stage to discuss the changing face of financial services. I’ve always … Continue reading "The Future of FinTech: Building the Bank of the Future"
Minister Faafoi has urged players in NZ’s finance sector to forge ahead with Open Banking.
27 June 2018
18 June 2018
The point I made in my blog post how technology may impact on the incumbents in the financial services sector, about the need for cultural leadership within large organisations, is still an imperative to leveraging the future for most incumbents. This was also echoed through the day over the various sessions last year, at NZ’s … Continue reading "Binu Paul of PocketWise on the upcoming NZ FinTech Summit 2018"
New Zealand is the least corrupt country in the world, but it needs to learn from larger fintech markets like Australia, Singapore and London and more rapidly adapt to technologies such as blockchain and crypto-currencies, a Kiwi fintech expert says.
02 May 2018
19 April 2018
Article by: Kristen Lunman, programme director for the Kiwibank FinTech Accelerator Platforms are ecosystems that deliver seamless and meaningful experiences for the digital generation. The economic and social activities facilitated by platforms offer the ultimate in convenience, and connect participants in two-sided markets. Take Apple for example: app developers on one side and app users on … Continue reading "Platformication: The platform economy has arrived"
21 March 2018
Last month, hundreds of delegates met at Digital Nations 2030, to shape the future of digital economies, governments and society. FinTechNZ’s Leigh Flounders facilitated the Future Finance Forum; he shares his event highlights below: One of the most rewarding aspects of travel and interacting with different cultures, is the ability to subconsciously start to make … Continue reading "Digital Nations 2030"