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Over the past decade, the oil and gas industry has seen major volatility with the price of oil as high as $130 per barrel to as low as $30 per barrel. Today we are seeing an outburst of start-ups and a changing culture that is founded on innovation. The industry is currently witnessing the “Golden Age” of emerging technology developments and is poised to benefit from innovation designed to help the upstream oil and gas industry reduce costs and improve recovery rates. While some oil & gas companies are developing unique innovations themselves, the industry is benefiting from a surge in start-up companies focused on digital transformation and radical change proving that the oil and gas start-up ecosystem is alive and growing.
• Discover start-up companies that are providing innovative solutions to industry challenges
• Hear real success stories and pain points from start-ups
• Interact with start-up companies
Less than two years ago, the majority of Insurtech startups were focused on developing propositions for personal lines. Most aimed to disrupt or displace conventional distribution channels, with digital products and services that made the purchase of insurance quick, simple, and more user-friendly than ever before.
Facing a market saturated by innovation for personal lines, ambitious Insurtechs are now clamouring to crack the commercial market. With solutions being developed to address the challenges of underwriting complex and specialty risk, 2018 is widely tipped to be the year of commercial Insurtech.
Join Intelligent InsurTECH Europe in association with Oxbow Partners, as they discuss why Insurtech matters for corporate and specialty insurers.
•Georgi Pachov, Global Practice Leader Cyber, Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty (AGCS)
•Nikolaus Sühr, CEO & Founder, KASKO
•Iain Wilcox, Chief Executive Officer, GWT Insight
Tune-in to discuss:
•Discover the startups focusing on complex, commercial risk, and identify the most promising Insurtechs already delivering tangible results for leading commercial insurers today
•With AI, IoT and Blockchain under the spotlight, get up to speed with the latest use cases for commercial lines, including AI-driven underwriting, sensor-based asset monitoring and prevention, and parametric insurance
•Understand how emerging technologies are already being used to deliver better and cheaper products to corporates, and discuss what it takes to harness new data sources to provide better technical pricing and new and innovative services to commercial clients
Our dazzling event gathered together over 260 banking and financial technology specialists from all over the world – recognising the excellence and innovation in the use of IT in financial services, and of course the people that make it happen!
Changing customer behavior and expectations are having a profound effect on how financial services are delivered. Financial service organisations are employing technology and adopting new business models to reshape the competitive landscape in a digital world.
Cloud can help, but you need to know whether a private, hybrid or multi cloud strategy is best for your organisation.
Since 2010 this scourge has continuously grown and bedeviled financial institutions and their customers. Mobile banking Trojans increased 60% last year proving that the malware problem isn’t going away. Clearly, ignorance surely isn’t bliss when it comes to protecting your business and customers.
Start by learning your enemy’s tools and techniques.
This webinar will explore the history and evolution of mobile banking malware, and the latest and greatest ways leading banks shield themselves against these threats with technologies such as app shielding with runtime application self protection (RASP).
Avoka’s latest research shows there has been a rapid progress in some areas of the customer experience digital transformation, but there remain many opportunities to differentiate based on digital sales.
For those banks that have yet to embark on a strategy to digitally enable sales for all their products, the new data shows it has become a competitive necessity.
Financial institutions face unprecedented data management and compliance challenges as they continue to grapple with multiplying CRS and FATCA (AEOI) related global tax transparency regulations.
A year on from our first FATCA and CRS survey, Thomson Reuters and Banking Technology joined forces to survey the industry – to assess the challenges faced by financial institutions during the first year of CRS reporting obligations and to learn and share best practices to overcome them.
Individuals and businesses en masse are realizing the potential of blockchain, and are eager to invest in the vast and growing number of products and solutions this revolutionary technology has produced. There are huge gains and losses to be made from investing in crypto; getting an understanding of blockchain technology is pretty essential for everyone in looking to enter.
Though, even with an investment background, things can get complicated fairly quick. With so much advice out there, it’s difficult, if not seemingly impossible, to find the signal amongst the noise.
Decentrl has partnered with BIGA to cut through the noise. We are a boutique consultancy that advises fellow blockchain startups, enterprises, and governments on crypto-economics, investor relations, business development, and community building, and have collectively raised over $600M.
Together, our team of analysts, community leaders, and investors bring you an insightful webinar so you and your network can be given a straightforward introduction to the complex and sensational world of crypto.
We’ll teach you everything you need to know to get started, including:
• How to set up your first wallet
• Using altcoin exchanges
• How to start trading
• The risks
We will follow-up our talk with our Macro Trading Report, which will be of interest to more seasoned traders, but also very insightful to beginners, which will include:
• An overview of the current market state (including Bitcoin & Ethereum)
• Upcoming major news events for the top 100 ranked cryptocurrencies
• Projects to watch
• Updates from major conferences & events
There will also be a chance to have your questions answered during our live Q&A.
To join us for the webinar, simply make a free account on BrightTALK.
Surprise guest appearances will also be featured live from our office in Los Angeles!
Bruno Prigent, Head of Societe Generale Global Securities Services, and Mathieu Maurier, Head of Coverage at Societe Generale Global Securities Services, discuss the impact of innovation and digital transformation in the securities services industry.
Ask the expert session with Mark Baker from Canonical from Money20/20
-How do you solve the issue in FS where IT budget is used to keep in legacy systems therefore starting new thing is slow and it's hard to attract talent on old systems VS go outside to get something expensive and not always differentiating
-What are some of the challenges with creating a devops culture in Financial Services?
-How do you encourage your clients to adopt a Multicloud approach?
-AI is one of the biggest trends in FinTech over the past few months. Do you think FIs are getting to grips with it successfully, or do you see areas they can improve on?
Ask the experts session with BPC Banking Technologies from Money20/20 Europe.
Even though the technology seems to be getting all the attention, we are still very much part of an industry where everything starts from real life needs. Over the last years, payments and business transactions are increasingly converging into digital services. This raises some interesting questions on how to bridge real life to digital and create relevant products for customers. But are isolated solutions still fit for purpose or will the future all revolve around marketplaces and ecosystems? And what technologies enable this evolution? BPC Banking Technologies will be discussing what the journey towards a digital payments ecosystem looks like.
Join Ben Easterling, Strategic Alliance Lead for the AT&T Smart Cities Business Unit and Steve Brumer, Partner with 151 Advisors, a leader in providing Advisory and Strategic services around “Monetizing the Connected World” for a 60 minute open discussion on Smart Cities and Smart Buildings and the commercialization aspects of them.
Topics will include:
- Where is the money in supplying products and services?
- What is the true meaning of ROI in the Smart Cities and Smart Buildings space?
Key Takeaways will focus on where should you focus your time, energy and efforts within this space and drive revenue.
Blockchain technology is revolutionizing the way IoT devices are connected. The decentralized and distributed system emboldens security, enables third party verification and avoids multiple inputs of the same information, thereby increasing efficiency, speed and execution of IoT devices.
This webinar explains how Blockchain and IoT are coherently related and support each other. Blockchain enables organized functioning of IoT devices and their regulation, immutability and security.
About the speaker:
Tariq is a Fintech expert, writer and thinker based in Toronto, Canada. He is currently working on an initiative to disrupt the conventional insurance industry with Blockchain and IoT applications to the insurance industry for his startup.
This is the must-view webinar for any company interested in launching a token offering. Listeners will gain a firm understanding of the types of token offerings, the differences between ICOs and STOs, the regulatory landscape, the costs involved as well as insight into the ecosystem of token buyers and advisors.
Regulatory guidelines and budgetary constraints have long shaped grid investments. The primary focus is to ensure that the electric grid is available at all times and is resilient to any disruption. This has been a relatively predictable task until now. As more households gain access to and embrace disruptive devices such as smart home devices, electric vehicles, and distributed energy resources, to what degree are utilities prepared to manage these changes and what sort of role and influence will they have in the future?
· Get an in-depth view of emerging and cutting-edge solutions that are transforming the digital grid space.
· Learn about grid modernization initiatives.
· Obtain insight on key stakeholders to determine who would be ideal strategic partners.
The healthcare system feels as though it’s years behind, compared to other consumer-dominated industries, and for good reason. Fluctuating payment models, care structures, patient journeys, and shifting relationships between patients and their physicians have complex, ever-shifting barriers to implementing innovative solutions – and do it at scale.
But the potential to disrupt healthcare with innovative solutions and technology at scale is huge. It just takes an astute venture capital partner who can help you navigate the complexities, paired with your own healthcare expertise. Join this webinar to learn how VC partnerships can help you navigate through the regulations and complicated nature of healthcare, and get your startup thriving.
By attending this webinar, you’ll:
* Learn what it takes for a startup to be successful in the highly complex and regulated healthcare industry
* Gain perspective from established health tech CEOs
* Understand the importance of having a strategic VC in an industry like healthcare
* See what VCs are looking for in the healthcare and health tech categories
* Mike McSherry, CEO of Xealth
* Daniel Galles, Partner, Providence Ventures
* Stewart Rogers, Analyst-at-Large, VentureBeat
* Rachael Brownell, Moderator, VentureBeat
Cybersecurity is one of the fastest growing technology market areas. Women-owned technology companies are right in the midst of cybersecurity innovation by delivering products and solutions that protect consumers and businesses from ever-changing threats. Are you looking to help one of these companies grow by investing in their solutions? Perhaps you want to get in early and be a part of their mission to protect and prevent? If you answered yes, please join Jessica Gulick, Owner of Katzcy Consulting, and Gail Ball, Managing Partner of Chestnut Street Ventures, in a 30-minute webinar as they share their insights on identifying and investing in these exciting and fast-growing women-owned firms.
Title: Iraq's Top Investment & Trade Opportunities in Post-ISIS Era—A Growing Emerging Market in the Middle East
Subtitle: Opportunities Across Multiple Industrial Sectors Call for Multi-billion Dollar Investment Within Next Decade
After three years of combat operations, the war against the Islamic State (ISIS) has ended, and the country is on the path of rebuilding and reformation. The country’s reconstruction, stabilization, and economic diversification efforts entail massive investment in all economic sectors, to the tune of more than USD 900 billion across multiple areas within the next decade. With a large youth population, vast natural and mineral resources as well as a strategic location, Iraq occupies a pivotal position in the Persian Gulf and Middle East region and has the potential to become a significant, cost-effective trading and distribution location.
- Identify the most attractive sectors for investment and trade in Iraq.
- Learn about the business environment, tax regime, available incentives and privileges for foreign companies.
- Gain valuable insights about the current and future consumer market in Iraq.
- Explore opportunities across multiple sectors, including oil & gas, food, medical, metal & minerals, energy & infrastructure, etc.
Innovate Finance will deliver a webinar focussed on venture
capital investment in FinTech from a transatlantic perspective, bringing together leading international VCs to explore the changing FinTech investment landscape, the perfect startup pitch and what and who to watch in 2018.