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May 2016

Finovate Spring 2016 – Day 2 Highlights

By | May 31st, 2016|Categories: Blockchain, Fintech, Security, Software development|Tags: , , , , |

The second day of Finovate Spring 2016 provided over 30 presentations on a range of perspectives across digital on-boarding, roboadvice, data analysis and security.  As with day 1, a common theme seemed evident:  a combination of digital self service + human interaction + artificial intelligence. I’ve previously written about a selection of Day 1 presenters; here are a few highlights from Day 2. […]

Finovate Spring 2016 – Day 1 Highlights

By | May 24th, 2016|Categories: Apple Pay, Blockchain, Fintech, Innovation culture, Mobile payments, Payments|Tags: , , |

I've just returned from Finovate's May 2016 Conference in San Jose, where a clear theme emerged:  a combination of digital self service + human interaction + artificial intelligence. From an enormous range of 71 presenters (I think one dropped out) here are a few personal highlights from  Day 1. Payment Data Systems | Akimbo Payment Data [...]

March 2016

Blockchain: a new medium for money

By | March 14th, 2016|Categories: Blockchain, Fintech|Tags: , , , , |

The other night I  attended a presentation from Adam Ludwin, CEO of Chain.  Chain is a blockchain infrastructure company from San Francisco that completed a USD$30M fundraising from finance industry companies last September. Adam spoke about how blockchain will transform not just finance but a range of industries where assets can be easily digitised.  Here’s my [...]