New Statesman’s 4th annual edition of the Fintech Summit is back and took place on the 2-3 November 2021 at The Nobu Portman Square, London.
Whilst we eagerly await the return to live events and networking, the health and well-being of all involved remained our priority, so considering the ongoing developments and concerns around the pandemic, the conference took place as a hybrid event.
At this year’s event, delegates had the opportunity to showcase their organisation and engage with influential decision-makers either in person or virtually. Attendees also had the opportunity to engage with the speakers on the main stage and take part in live Q&A sessions, in the comfort of their homes or at The Nobu.
Our hand-picked thought leaders and senior figures within the financial services industry presented key topics throughout both days examining regulations, technologies and trends that are shaping the world of fintech.
The audience will included CIOs, CTOs, COOs, CDOs, Heads of innovation, digital, IT infrastructure, data analysts, customer experience executives, payments and mobile banking directors and digital transformation specialists from a range of financial institutions including retail, investment and commercial banks, as well as online banks and insurance companies.
Our focus was to enable delegates and the financial services industry to find new ways of driving profitability and customer satisfaction through innovation. We explored a range of topics, including:
This is a CPD certified event, allowing you to earn up to 12 CPD points. CPD is the holistic commitment of professionals towards enhancement of personal skills and proficiency throughout their careers.
Delegates will attend from financial institutions including:
Delegate titles include:
● How Artificial Intelligence is enabling the PRA to become a world class RegTech Authority
● Digital skills are enabling a future ready skilled workforce
● How can we accelerate and transform our digital workforce in financial services?
● Increasing innovation while providing value
● What are the digital banking skill sets needed to boost your digital transformation and is financial services suffering a shortage of talents?
● Changing our digital culture - recipes for success
The experience, success and challenges of Italy’s leading Open Finance platform
● Can a bank really have an independent Open Finance platform
● Coping with banking compliance and regulation
● Winning by helping your competitors succeed
● 1+1=3 the power of an open banking platform
● What is the future of Intelligent Banking?
● Automated operations – human x machine
● How to ensure your artificial intelligence is making the right decisions
● Client transparency and data collection – how to make it work?
● Using artificial intelligence and machine learning to monitor transactions
● Understanding the implementation challenges and key success factors
• How to meet KYC & AML mandates without sacrificing the user experience
• Best practices to streamline the onboarding process
• The future of eKYC
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● How is the industry coping with the ever increasing demands of compliance?
● What to outsource and how to choose the right partner to attend your needs
● Is the UK still aligned with the EU approach to addressing financial crimes?
● Discussing the top priority issues for compliance teams
● Data management: how is regulatory technology enabling data protection?
Discussing how the world has evolved but our IT tools are still yet to catch up. Without data it is impossible to make effective decisions, this presentation looks at how greater visibility and data insight can help manage operational resilience and digital risk
● Digital is different to digitised
• The shift will be from commodity products to digital services
• Retail financial services end points will be split between intelligent agents and embedded finance
• Like the telecommunications industry we will see over the top services commoditise the pipes and products below
• New players and big incumbents will need a structural strategy
• Understanding the actual scenario: what was the impact of Covid-19?
• Enabling financial inclusion with alternative payments and new technologies
• Maintaining customer loyalty during an era of intense digital competition followed by the pandemic
• Making the right offer to the right customer at the right time
• Improving ROI by creating an end-to-end experience with a personalised approach
• Single view of the customer: breaking the silos within the organisation to offer seamless experience
• Using robotics to create a more efficient customer service offering
• Transforming customer experience with KYC and onboarding
● How to make cross-border payments easier and more secure
● Biometrics in payments - leveraging new tech to change the way people are identified
● Taking advantage of biometric solutions and understanding how they can be deployed by your business
● Will voice be the future? How do we now exploit this opportunity?
● Delivering for diversity – utilising new technologies to provide a relevant journey to a broad spectrum of uses
• The design fundamentals and thinking behind our product
• How we engage customer through meaningful visual connections
• The power of the brand
• The role of analytics, AI and ML in the fight against financial crimes
• Implement the technologies that can transform the financial sector making your organisation more robust
Fabrick is a European pioneer in Open Finance. Headquartered in Milan and with offices in London, Madrid, Zurich and Dubai, it operates internationally to enable innovative services in Open Finance by supporting the collaboration of fintechs, businesses and financial institutions. Our technological platform and ecosystem of relationships enable the development of new business models in finance, fostering growth and opportunities for all participants and delivering the concrete advantages of innovation. Fabrick has obtained authorisation from the Bank of Italy to operate as a Payment Institution (PI) and also is licensed for operating as Account Information Service Provider (AISP) and Payment Information Service Provider (PISP), all of which are offered within the ecosystem through a "license as a service” model.
LSEG (London Stock Exchange Group) is more than a diversified global financial markets infrastructure and data business. We are dedicated, open-access partners with a commitment to excellence in delivering the services our customers expect from us. With extensive experience, deep knowledge and worldwide presence across financial markets, we enable businesses and economies around the world to fund innovation, manage risk and create jobs. It’s how we’ve contributed to supporting the financial stability and growth of communities and economies globally for more than 300 years.
Tanium is the platform that the most demanding and complex organizations trust to gain visibility and control across all endpoints in on-premises, cloud and hybrid environments. Our approach addresses today’s increasing IT challenges and delivers accurate, complete and up-to-date endpoint data — giving IT operations, security and risk teams confidence to quickly manage, secure and protect their networks at scale. Nearly half of the Fortune 100, multiple branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, and over 70 percent of the top 10 retailers and financial institutions trust Tanium to help see and control every endpoint, everywhere. The power of certainty. Visit www.tanium.com.
Set up in 2007, FinanceMalta, a non-profit public-private initiative, has the objective to promote Malta as an international business and financial centre within, as well as outside, Malta. FinanceMalta brings together and harnesses the resources of the industry and government to ensure Malta maintains a modern and effective legal, regulatory and fiscal framework in which the financial services and fintech sector can continue to grow and prosper. FinanceMalta came on the scene at a critical time, just as Malta entered the Eurozone. The financial services sector is now a major force in the country’s economy. Malta has some significant strengths to offer the industry such as a low-cost environment; more than 80 double taxation agreements; a well-trained, motivated workforce; and a single, robust but approachable regulator. To these, FinanceMalta can add a world-class information and communications technology infrastructure, English as an official language, an enviable climate and its strategic location.
Jumio, is the leading provider of AI-powered end-to-end identity verification and eKYC solutions.
Jumio uses the power of AI, biometrics, machine learning and certified liveness detection to help organisations rapidly convert more customers, stop fraudsters from infiltrating their online ecosystem and get in compliance with KYC/AML.
The Jumio KYX Platform, a unified, end-to-end identity verification and eKYC platform, offers a range of identity proofing services to accurately establish, maintain and reassert trust from account opening to ongoing transaction monitoring. Customers, users, patients, employees … whoever the “X” is in your business, the Jumio KYX Platform delivers the assurance you need to know, then trust.
Founded in 2008, Trustly is a global leader in Online Banking Payments. Our digital account-to-account platform redefines the speed, simplicity and security of payments, linking some of the world’s most prominent merchants with consumers directly from their online banking accounts. Trustly can handle the entire payment journey, setting us apart from the competition and enabling us to offer an attractive alternative to the traditional card networks at a lower cost. Today we serve 8,100 merchants, connecting them with 525 million consumers and 6,300 banks in over 30 countries; and in 2020 we processed over $21 billion in transaction volume in our global network.
Trustly has more than 600 employees across Europe, North America and Latin America. We are a licensed Payment Institution under the second payment services directive (PSD2) and operate under the supervision of the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority in Europe. In the US, we are state regulated as required to serve our target markets.
kompany is the leading RegTech platform for Global Business Verification and Business KYC (KYB). Their live global network provides real-time access to business data on more than 115 million companies across 200 countries and jurisdictions around the world, making them one of the few KYB providers who are fully able to satisfy the strictest due diligence requirements of the latest anti-money laundering legislation.
Founded in 2012, kompany is an alumnus of Mastercard Start Path, Plug and Play FinTech, and the Oracle Scale Up programme. They are based in Vienna, Austria with sales desks in London, New York, and Singapore.
kompany is backed by Fairway Asset Management, Global Brain, European Super Angels Fund, Elevator Ventures, Hermann Hauser Investment and UNIQA.
Today kompany is proud to be recognised as the first organisation to build a global network of commercial and government registers and to be licensed as an official government clearing house. Learn more at kompany.com or by following them on LinkedIn.
Founded in 2018, CryptoNewsZ is a pioneer news media network covering news and events of the crypto space and the indispensable blockchain technology. It evolved with the aim to cater top-notch, authentic, and compelling stories to crypto enthusiasts.
Guided by the principles of ‘Honesty and Transparency,’ the CryptonewsZ team works 24/7 to deliver accurate, unprejudiced, and well-analyzed reports to news consumers around the world. We also envision to capture the crypto updates instantly, much before they become mainstream. Our professional ethics guide us to maintain a steadfast approach to all the happenings and corroborate every information through multiple resources.
At Fintech Finance, we aim to produce the slickest episodes, interviews and event coverage, looking at the complete range of topics within financial services, from branches to blockchain. We travel extensively across borders to find the most interesting and undiscovered features, be it in Manchester or Mongolia. All of our video coverage is written up into our extensive magazine library that consists of “The Fintech Magazine,” “The Paytech Magazine,” and “The Insurtech Magazine.”
Malta Business is an initiative for the dissemination and information of the Maltese economic system, on the opportunities present and on the many opportunities for project development that the island offers. With this initiative, we believe it is appropriate to disseminate and make accessible to all the economic and social information of the Republic of Malta, as we are convinced that, as in the past, Europe and its companies must return to looking at the Mediterranean as a reference point and Malta, today more than ever, represents a unique opportunity to improve its industrial and commercial condition. With over 50 double taxation agreements, with its commercial capacity in the world, with its taxation regime for companies and an ever more constant attention to IT and European projects, Malta represents in Europe the ideal context for foreign companies who want to internationalize and open up to new markets.
Nadine Placzek - Nadine.Placzek@newstatesman.co.uk