The crisis that we face today with COVID-19 is unprecedented. In this troubled time, agility and adaptability are paramount. At the LHoFT, we have witnessed how Fintech companies are coping at their best with the current pandemic, and also what it means for the future of financial technology. The Fintech industry, our community (both our fintech startups, the institutional stakeholders and the private corporates) are turned to the future, to the novelty, to a world where collaboration goes alongside successful business. Collaboration also means solidarity especially today, because ‘alone you may go fast but together you go further’.
The start-up, specialized in KYC outsourcing solutions for regulated entities, has successfully obtained ISO 22301 and 27001 certifications for its Business Continuity and Information Security Management System. By doing so, the company reinforces the robustness of its processes to better meet the requirement of its clients.
Mastercard and Microsoft Corp. announced a collaboration to shape the future of digital commerce, drive startup innovation and enable financial inclusion. The collaboration will accelerate Mastercard Labs’ cloud native research and development activities, enabled by Azure and AI, to advance Mastercard Labs’ mission to de-risk and commercialize emerging technologies and platforms for digital commerce. Through access to technical expertise and cutting-edge technologies, Mastercard’s partners will be further empowered to build and securely scale new solutions.
Depuis 2012, le Lux Future Lab est synonyme d’innovation. Pionnier de la « start-up nation » luxembourgeoise, il n’a eu de cesse de faire évoluer son offre et son positionnement pour répondre aux besoins de l’écosystème des start-up au Luxembourg. Depuis sa création, le Lux Future Lab a ainsi hébergé une soixantaine de start-up et contribué à de très belles success stories telles que Trendiction, LuxAI, Jobtoday, Mangopay, Crosslend et Birdee.
During the Luxembourg Finance Awards 2020, the prize of “Financial Software Provider of the Year” was awarded to Governance.com. Our team recently met with Bert Boerman, CEO of Governance.com, to discuss the transformation of the financial sector and the next steps for his company.
A new edition of ICT Spring will finally take place on September 15th and 16th, 2020. The event will gather several thousands of experts in the Fintech, AI and Space domains and will be organized at the ECCL, in the heart of Luxembourg business center.
L'assurance-vie est un produit financier phare au Luxembourg. Grâce à son triangle de sécurité – qui, comme son nom l'indique, garantit une sécurité maximale pour les souscripteurs – et une grande souplesse de gestion, le contrat d'assurance-vie luxembourgeois séduit les résidents, mais aussi de nombreux expatriés, au-delà des frontières de la Grande-Région. Cependant, les habitudes changent, entre digital et Millennials, ou encore l'arrivée de nouveaux entrants…
The first edition of European Finance Summit took place at the ECCL. I was held on March 5th, 2020, and brought together more than 500 finance and tech experts who discussed the latest Fintech, Sustainable Finance and Payments trends.
The first edition of European Finance Summit took place on March 5th, 2020, where more than 500 finance experts discussed the latest trends of the sector. During the day, several pitching sessions were also organized, around the topics of Fintech, Regtech and Insurtech. Who are the winners of the Pitch Your Startup semi-finals?
Applications are now open through February 21 for the NadiFin Fintech Acceleration program powered by venture capital fund MiddleGame Ventures. The effort is supported by ecosystem partners the LHoFT concluding in Luxembourg (week of May 11) during the ICT Spring Europe event and at the LHoFT (Luxembourg House of Financial Technology), Enterprise Ireland, the B.P.F.I. and Huckeltree. NadiFin brings together post-seed through pre-series B stage fintech companies to learn and engage through a unique curriculum and a series of workshops led by experienced fintech VCs including Pascal Bouvier of MiddleGame Ventures.