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Crisis, Capital and the future of FinTech

Join Charlotte Crosswell and Alastair Lukies as they discuss the global health crisis, government reaction, and what it means for capital and investment. They will also discuss the future of global FinTech.

Speakers:

Charlotte Crosswell, CEO, Innovate Finance
Alastair Lukies CBE, Founder and CEO Pollinate, Prime Minsters Business Council, Chair FinTech Alliance, Chair of Africa FinTech Board and Inaugural Chair of Innovate Finance
Recorded Apr 27 2020 29 mins
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    With a population of 570 million and a GDP expected to grow to $4.7 trillion by 2025, the six largest countries in SE Asia represent one of the world's largest and fastest-growing regions.
    Banking penetration rate in the region is 50% (compared to 95% in the US and UK), with more than 7 out of 10 adults either unbanked/underbanked.
    Discussion points:
    How can digital financial services providers bridge that gap?
    What does a relatively nascent digital FS market need to become mature?
    How can cross-border collaboration lead to greater financial inclusion?

    Moderator: Peter Cunnane, National and International Strategy Lead, Innovate Finance
    Panelists:
    Edmund Mok, Regional Director, Singaporean Economic Development Board (EDB)
    Joanne Dewar, CEO at GPS.
    Philippa Martinelli, Advisor/Fintech Specialist, Department for International Trade
    Supreecha Limpikanjanakowit, First Senior VP, Digital Payment Platform & Channel Management, Kasikornbank Public Company Limited
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    - new technologies across AML and fraud that use machine learning and AI
    - the new virtual bank landscape and how it increases the competitive pressure to incumbent banks
    - how CoVID has further added to this pressure
    - the legal challenges, e.g., around e-signature
    - regulatory challenges
    - opportunities and risks as seen through the lens of e.g., FATF"

    Moderator:

    Benedicte Nolens, Chief Compliance Officer, SC Ventures by Standard Chartered

    Speakers:

    Pascal Nizri, CEO and Founder, Chekk
    Stewart McGlynn, Division Head, Anti-Money Laundering, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
    King Leung, Head of Fintech, Invest Hong Kong
  • Digital Assets, Regulations and Opportunities in Hong Kong and Asia Aug 6 2020 3:00 pm UTC 59 mins
    Innovate Finance
    Is Asia the future of the digital assets industry? You will find out in this exciting session with Clara Chiu, Director of Licensing and Head of Fintech, Securities and Futures Commission, and Henri Arslanian, Chairman, Fintech Association of Hong Kong, moderated by King Leung, Head of Fintech, Invest Hong Kong.


    Our panel will discuss:

    - the Hong Kong SFC new regulatory framework for digital assets exchanges and digital assets funds

    - the digital assets investor landscape in Hong Kong and Asia

    - opportunities for UK and European digital assets players in Hong Kong and Asia

    - forward looking: International development on digital assets class and digital assets regulations

    Moderator:

    King Leung - Head of Fintech, Invest Hong Kong

    Speakers:

    Henri Arslanian - Chairman, FinTech Association of Hong Kong
    Clara Chiu - Director, Licensing and Head, Fintech unit, Intermediaries, Securities and Futures Commission
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    Artificial Intelligence has already had a significant impact on many parts of finance, and not surprisingly plays a big role in Fintech. Professor Nir Vulkan will review existing applications and new emerging trends. In particular he will show how new sources of data, and new methods of analysis are likely to impact aspects of banking and finance.

    Nir Vulkan, Associate Professor of Business Economics at Saïd Business School, is a long term member of the Oxford Man Institute for Quantitative Finance, where leading researchers from AI are developing models for trading in particular. He is Director of the Oxford Programmes on Fintech; Blockchain Strategy; and Algorithmic Trading and Chair of the Committee set up to advise the European Commission on AI in Banking and Finance.

    This webinar will cover:

    Review of AI applications in Finance
    Alternative financial data
    Review of AI methods used in finance
    Wealth management and Robo advisors
    Latest in Algorithmic trading

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    Nir Vulkan, Associate Professor of Business Economics, Saïd Business School
  • Return of the Down Round: Financing Amidst a Pandemic Recorded: Jul 28 2020 62 mins
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    Since the last financial crisis, investors have poured billions into FinTechs and emerging growth companies, leading to staggering valuations and unprecedented volumes of capital. However, as we continue to witness the fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, many companies have been forced to reevaluate their funding goals, pare back expansion plans and institute a variety of cost-cutting measures.

    Despite these hits, a number of FinTechs and emerging growth companies have continued to grow their business and raise significant amounts of capital, looking poised to come out of the pandemic stronger than before.

    Join Shearman & Sterling and Innovate Finance on July 28th, as members of the Shearman team are joined by leading investors in the FinTech and InsurTech to discuss the effect of the pandemic on different verticals, investment trends and predictions for the second half of the year, advice for companies looking to raise funds and more!

    Moderator:
    Matt Lyons, Partner at Shearman & Sterling
    Panellists:
    Kirsty Grant, Chief Investment Officer at Seedrs
    Ryan Gilbert, General Partner at Propel VC
    Pawel Szaja, Partner at Shearman & Sterling
    Cassandra Cuellar, Associate at Shearman & Sterling
  • COVID-19 Impact On FinTech: What Does the Future Hold? Recorded: Jul 23 2020 61 mins
    Innovate Finance
    The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented disruption to the world economy, including the financial markets, and how we go about our daily lives, with the possibility of a new normal. While it remains unclear what the future holds, it is clear that the FinTech industry has been impacted, positively and negatively, to a varying degree depending upon where in the company lifecycle and the nature of the product.

    Moderator:

    Janine Hirt, COO & Board Member, Innovate Finance

    Speakers:

    Simon Dodds, Of Counsel, Shearman & Sterling
    Pawel Szaja, Capital Markets Partner, Shearman & Sterling
    Magdalena Krön, Global Rise Platform Director, Barclays
    Matthew Jones, Principal, Anthemis
  • Communications through a crisis – and beyond Recorded: Jul 23 2020 30 mins
    Innovate Finance
    Learn how to maintain control of your communications during difficult times, and how you can apply these principles as we leave the current crisis.

    The session will be presented by Erin Lovett, Senior Account Manager at PR and communications agency Missive.
  • Partnerships: In Conversation with Unum Recorded: Jun 24 2020 40 mins
    Innovate Finance
    Partnering with Unum in the digital evolution of employee benefits

    Unum is a leading employee benefits provider offering financial protection through the workplace. Like many in the sector we are on a journey of digital change to continually enhance our services and better serve our customers.

    We would like to invite you to join us on 24th June at 11:00AM for a 45-minute interactive webinar to discover how Unum work with Innovate Finance members to develop commercial and technology partnerships and what opportunities might be available to your business in working with Unum.

    We will also demonstrate how innovative technology is playing an important role in providing access to health and wellbeing services in the workplace through Help@hand, our easy-to-use app which provides employees with five key support services including a remote GP and mental health support.

    Find out how Help@hand may benefit your business and how you may be able to partner in future technological changes with Unum.

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    How we are using technology now and, in the future
    The importance of digital health services

    There will also be a short Q&A session following the main presentation.
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    Innovate Finance
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    Katherine Savage, EY Reward Partner
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    Valuations and investor expectations in the current environment
    Investment structures (eg straight equity vs convertible/advanced subscriptions)
    Investor mindsets in current climate
    Accessing debt: government, public schemes and private lending
    Working with existing debt arrangements
    Restructuring and recovery
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    Raj Ramanandi - Co-CEO InChorus
    Amy French - Head Level 39
  • COVID-19 Impact On FinTech: What Does the Future Hold? Recorded: May 1 2020 62 mins
    Innovate Finance
    The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in unprecedented disruption to the world economy, including the financial markets, and how we go about our daily lives, with the possibility of a new normal. While it remains unclear what the future holds, it is clear that the FinTech industry has been impacted, positively and negatively, to a varying degree depending upon where in the company lifecycle and the nature of the product.

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    Janine Hirt, COO & Board Member, Innovate Finance

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    Simon Dodds, Of Counsel, Shearman & Sterling
    Pawel Szaja, Capital Markets Partner, Shearman & Sterling
    Magdalena Krön, Global Rise Platform Director, Barclays
    Matthew Jones, Principal, Anthemis
  • Managing Scale in Times of Crisis: Manage your Workforce and Mitigate the Impact Recorded: May 1 2020 76 mins
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    In times of uncertainty, running out of runway is the last thing you want. Yet, with your workforce working remotely and borders shutting down, how do you drive your expansion and growth?



    Discussion points:

    How to get the support and resources for growth
    Managing a global remote workforce
    How to sustain growth during a crisis


    Moderator: Dr Desné Masie, Chief Strategist, IC Intelligence

    Speakers;
    Eric Mouilleron, Founder & CEO, Bankable
    Jeppe Zink, General Partner, Northzone
    Pierre Lion, VP Growth, Mangopay
    Claire Altman, Chief Corporate Officer, Smart Pension
    Simon Loong, Founder & Group CEO, WeLab
    Gemma Steel, General Counsel, Project Imagine (Dozens/Pi1)
  • AI in Finance, Present and Future Recorded: Apr 30 2020 47 mins
    Innovate Finance
    Artificial Intelligence has already had a significant impact on many parts of finance, and not surprisingly plays a big role in Fintech. Professor Nir Vulkan will review existing applications and new emerging trends. In particular he will show how new sources of data, and new methods of analysis are likely to impact aspects of banking and finance.

    Nir Vulkan, Associate Professor of Business Economics at Saïd Business School, is a long term member of the Oxford Man Institute for Quantitative Finance, where leading researchers from AI are developing models for trading in particular. He is Director of the Oxford Programmes on Fintech; Blockchain Strategy; and Algorithmic Trading and Chair of the Committee set up to advise the European Commission on AI in Banking and Finance.

    This webinar will cover:

    Review of AI applications in Finance
    Alternative financial data
    Review of AI methods used in finance
    Wealth management and Robo advisors
    Latest in Algorithmic trading

    Speakers:

    Nir Vulkan, Associate Professor of Business Economics, Saïd Business School
  • International Regulatory Panel Recorded: Apr 30 2020 57 mins
    Innovate Finance
    Drafting new regulation is about striking a balance between negating externalities without inhibiting innovation, while ensuring that the regulation is good for all.

    Discussion points:
    How do regulators strike that balance?
    What Chief Regulators Want You to Know
    How do regulators adapt to tech innovation and the new practices stemming from it?
    What are the key legal developments users and providers should be focusing on?
    What is the state of the collaboration between regulators and players?

    Speakers:

    Moderator, Iana Vidal, Head of Policy and Government Affairs, Innovate Finance

    Sopnendu Mohanty, Chief Fintech Officer, Monetary Authority of Singapore
    Gareth Ramsay, Executive Director for Data, Bank of England
    Nelson Chow, Chief Fintech Officer, Fintech Facilitation Office, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
    Barney Reynolds, Global Head, Financial Institutions, Shearman & Sterling
  • Cooperation for Innovation: Lessons from Key Verticals Recorded: Apr 29 2020 61 mins
    Innovate Finance
    Some verticals, such as capital markets, are defined by the cooperation between new-comers and incumbents. What lessons can other verticals learn from this level of cooperation?

    Discussion points:
    What areas of financial services are not exploring cooperation?
    Is it time to talk about coopetition?
    How is innovation driven by the cooperation?

    Moderator: Roxana Mohammadian-Molina, Chief Strategy Officer, Blend Network

    Speakers:

    Jana Mackintosh, Public Policy Director, Worldpay
    Koley Corte, Senior Vice President and Global Head of Business Transformation, AllianceBernstein
    Adam French, Co-Founder, Scalable Capital
    Adam Toms, CEO, OpenFin
    Sam Handfield-Jones, Co-Head, Seccl
  • How FinTech can improve financial wellbeing in society Recorded: Apr 29 2020 45 mins
    Innovate Finance
    Catherine McGuinness in conversation with Anita Kimber

    In this session, Anita Kimber, a Partner in EY’s Financial Services Transformation business will be in conversation with Catherine McGuiness, Chair of the Policy and Resources Committee, City of London.

    As we continue to be affected by the outbreak of COVID-19, they’ll touch on policy and infrastructure, the role that London can play in ‘levelling’ up across the UK and how FinTechs can help improve financial wellbeing in society.

    Speakers:

    Catherine McGuiness, Chair, Policy and Resources Committee, City of London Corporation
    Anita Kimber, United Kingdom Digital and Innovation Partner, EY
  • Digitising the onboarding journey - regulatory and industry perspectives Recorded: Apr 29 2020 62 mins
    Innovate Finance
    Discussion angles:
    - new technologies across AML and fraud that use machine learning and AI
    - the new virtual bank landscape and how it increases the competitive pressure to incumbent banks
    - how CoVID has further added to this pressure
    - the legal challenges, e.g., around e-signature
    - regulatory challenges
    - opportunities and risks as seen through the lens of e.g., FATF"

    Moderator:

    Benedicte Nolens, Chief Compliance Officer, SC Ventures by Standard Chartered

    Speakers:

    Pascal Nizri, CEO and Founder, Chekk
    Stewart McGlynn, Division Head, Anti-Money Laundering, Hong Kong Monetary Authority
    King Leung, Head of Fintech, Invest Hong Kong
  • Focus on the Future of Data Recorded: Apr 28 2020 61 mins
    Innovate Finance
    Data is everywhere. In this session, we explore the impact of a wealth of data, on consumers, financial services and the economy.

    Discussion points:
    How is the use of data impacting financial services?
    Where is data stored and how is it regulated?
    Is the regulation of data enough to prevent stress to competition?
    Is data regulation flexible enough to support innovation?
    What new business models might emerge?
    How will these business models impact consumers and providers?
    What businesses are at risk?


    Speakers:

    Moderator, Louise Smith, FinTech Envoy For Scotland

    Vivienne Artz, Chief Privacy Officer, Refinitiv
    David Blumberg, Founder & Managing Partner, Blumberg Capital
    Simon McDougall, Executive Director - Technology & Innovation, Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO)
    Stephen Johns, Head of Data GX EMEA, Managing Director, State Street
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