FinTechStage: Enabling Collaborative Innovation
Well, in a few simple words:
we enable collaborative innovation around the world
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In 2019, the goal is to rebrand and reflect more on who we became: a program builder for financial services eco-systems, combining a format, a partnership and a vertical.
Our Financial Inclusion Program in Africa with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will enter full swing in the first quarter, and we will be able to share insights soon!
In Italy, we now have TWO large gatherings: the FinTechStage Festival from 13 to 17 May, and #SIOS19 in December. Both of them will showcase the findings and highlights of our programs, explained below.
PensionTech: Pension is a hundreds-year-old business in need of digitalization and technology. We are launching the first initiative matching the startups and the incumbents of this world.
PropTech: Real Estate + Fintech, the marriage between those two can lead to quite some interesting business cases.Our project aims at connecting all the players within the real estate sector (start-ups, scale-ups, corporates, innovators), in order to facilitate the innovation process and collaboration among all the stakeholders.
FinTech for Corporates: The time has come for startups to talk to CFOs and Treasurers of international companies. Some of them have thousands of accounts in hundreds of banks and countries and are in need of innovation in payments, liquidity management, asset management, factoring and more.
InsurTech: Building upon last year stream, we are growing our content piece, startup showcase and partners gathering.
Open Banking: 2018 was the year of open banking. While 2019 will be the year in which it puts down roots. in 2019 we will see whether the open banking concept represents evolution or revolution. The opportunity is immense, collaboration is critical, and trust is key.