To follow the health and sanitary measures imposed by most governments all over the world, ICT Spring took place in a phygital way on September 15th and 16th. Most keynote speakers traveled to Luxembourg while participants had the comfort of following their inspiring presentations from their office or from home. The latter also had the possibility to visit the virtual exhibition area while discussing and exchanging with their peers.
LUXHUB has today announced a new strategic partnership with leading Swiss technology infrastructure provider, SIX Group – a move that firmly cements the Luxembourgish fintech’s position as a key player on the European Open Banking map.
The Infrachain Challenge is a blockchain hackathon taking place on 23rd and 24th September at The LHoFT. Teams from Filedgr, Neofacto, PwC-Tokeny and Stampify will give their all during 30 hours to come up with an innovative new application for the Public Sector Blockchain developed by the Ministry for Digitalisation. At the end of their 2-day coding marathon, teams will pitch their projects in front of a jury of blockchain and public sector experts. The jury is chaired by Gaston Schmit, First Government Counselor at the Ministry for Digitalisation. Further members are Carlo Gambucci, Director at Syndicat Intercommunal de Gestion Informatique (S.I.G.I.), Ajay Bali, Associate Partner - Digital Advisory Services at EY Luxembourg, Biba Homsy, President of the Board of LëtzBlock, Maria Mateo Iborra, Co-founder of Ibisa Network and Dr. Djamel Khadraoui, Head of Trusted Service System Research Unit at LIST.
Accenture Luxembourg a le plaisir d'annoncer que Martin Wolfram succédera à Vanessa Müller au poste de Country Managing Director pour le Luxembourg à partir du 1er octobre 2020. Vanessa Müller a décidé de quitter Accenture après plus de 13 ans passés au sein de la société. Martin Wolfram a rejoint Accenture en 2001 et était auparavant COO et membre du conseil d'administration depuis 2014.
investify TECH and aixigo have joined forces as a consortium to strengthen Sopra Financial Technology's (SFT) range of services in the wealth management business with innovative software solutions. Both companies have a long-standing understanding of the needs of different banks (groups) and extensive experience in the digitalisation of the wealth management business. For Sopra Financial Technology (SFT), the consortium will in future provide state-of-the-art sales and processing lines for investment advice and end-to-end solutions for asset management based on its wealth management and regulatory platform. In addition, the consortium will also develop special applications, such as Riester lines.
A new partnership announced today by Kurtosys and Fundsquare will enable asset managers to comply with data disclosure requirements, from dissemination to publication.
The organizers of the international tech summit, which will take place next September 15th and 16th, are pleased to announce the participation of Purva Khera, Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Her presentation will be broadcasted tomorrow (Wednesday September 16th, at 10:20am and will focus on some of the key findings from the IMF’s latest report entitled “The Promise of Fintech: Financial Inclusion in the Post COVID-19 Era”.
In the first part of this year’s Fintech Summit, the organizers have brought together a great number of local and international experts. First, they will participate to a session entitled “Beyond Covid-19: a world of opportunities for FinTech companies”. A round table will bring together European fintech experts Don Ginsel, Tom Holgersson, Alex Panican and Francisco Estevan. They will discuss “the most promising Fintechs in Europe”.
Binance, l'entreprise internationale à l'origine de la plus grande bourse de cryptomonnaie au monde, a annoncé son adhésion à Blockchain for Europe, l'association européenne qui représente les participants internationaux de l'industrie blockchain au niveau de l'UE.
Crypto.com lance la version française de l'application Crypto.com et de Crypto.com Exchange pour l'achat et la vente de crypto-monnaies, favorisant ainsi l'adoption des crypto-monnaies par le plus grand nombre.