FinTech has not only topped the buzzword list for at least the last three years but has also attracted huge levels of investment (peaking at US$19BN in 2015) from both Venture Capital funds and corporates. Over the course of 2017 however, levels of investment in the sector have slowed and, in some geographies, decreased by as much as 22% (Q1 2017 vs. Q1 2016).
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Interview with Enrico Pruis, Commercial Director at Virtual Affairs.
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Going beyond the buzz word
If you consume financial news, chances are you have heard the term “FinTech” (a lot). There is no doubt; FinTech is a buzzword. Just three short years ago circa 2014, there was very limited discussion around the topic. Now, it is regularly splashed across mainstream media headlines. One need not look far for evidence as a simple search in Google Analytics reveals the mounting FinTech tsunami.
- 10+ years in Strategy, Innovation & Consulting:McKinsey & Company (3 years); Dalberg International Development Consulting (2 years); Zurich Insurance (since 2009).
- Co-founder of Innovation Unit at Zurich
Interview with Alexander Bojer, Co-Founder & CEO of Anivo, about Insurtech.
- 12 years of experience in the insurance industry globally
- Previously worked as a Manager with Accenture and Principal with The Boston Consulting Group (BCG)
- Certified insurance broker
Responsible Finance & Investment Summit 2017:
On May 3rd and 4th the Responsible Finance & Investment (RFI) Summit 2017 was held for the first time in Zurich, in which the Swiss Finance + Technology Association played a strategic role as a Fintech partner.
Lidia Zabala (Head of Marketing at the Swiss Finance + Technology Association) speaks in this interview with John Hucker, CFA (President at the Swiss Finance + Technology Association) and Robert Cierny (Jobs lead at the Swiss Finance + Technology Association) about Fintech Careers and the main job trends in this field.
The FinTech sector has grabbed attention, but what does that mean for those with banking experience?