On July 12th, the founders of the NadiFin Acceleration Program reunited at the LHoFT to announce that Gardenia Technologies was voted by its cohort peers as the winner of the 2019 program, paving the way for a €100,000 investment from MiddleGame Ventures.
The first edition of the NadiFin Fintech Acceleration Program, powered by Farvest and MiddleGame Ventures, and developed in collaboration with the LHoFT, will reach its conclusion on Friday 12th, at the occasion of the last Fintech Friday networking session before the summer break.
The European Banking Authority (EBA) published today its 2018 Annual Report, which provides a detailed account of all the work the Authority achieved in the past year and anticipates the key areas of focus in the coming year.
The last session of this year's Fintech Summit took place on May 22nd and focused on the latest development and use-cases of the Blockchain technology, in the US, Asia and Europe. During this session moderated by Paul Brody (Principal & Global Innovation Leader, BlockChain Technology, EY), several international experts took the stage to present their innovative solutions and share their views on the development of this technology.
The Wealth Management industry, and the entire financial services sector more generally, is deeply impacted by digital. Its transformation is the consequence of new clients' needs and the increasing number of new pieces of regulation being implemented. In this respect, roles and functions are also being disrupted, hence the need for companies to first understand these changes in order to prepare their talents for future tasks and missions. Faissal Amer and Laurent Elias, respectively Head of Finance and Head of Private Banking, from Kingsley and Partners, tell us more about the transformation of the role of wealth managers.
A new edition of the Pitch Your Startup competition will take place on May 21st, 2019, during ICT Spring. The Banque Internationale à Luxembourg (BIL), which is known for supporting local startups, will once again be one of the event's main partners and will offer 20,000€ to a startup based in Luxembourg.
Pierre Gramegna, ministre des Finances, s'est rendu à San Francisco et la Silicon Valley du 7 au 10 avril 2019 pour une mission financière axée sur la Fintech. Il a été accompagné d'une délégation composée de représentants du ministère des Finances, de Luxembourg for Finance (LFF) et du Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT).
The LHoFT initiative around Talent and Recruitment aims at supporting the creation of a talent pool to meet the Grand Duchy future needs for financial services, particularly in technology and innovation related fields.
After the successful launch of the Talent Route Network in July 2018, in Valencia Spain, the main European Fintech Hubs have reunited again in Paris, on January 28th prior to the Paris Fintech Forum. Welcome by La Place, the french fintech meeting point at Palais Brongniart, the Talent Route consortium gathered around the table the fintech accelerator Innsomnia from Spain, the LHoFT from Luxembourg, Fintech District from Italie, BlackFin Tech from France, Fintech Scotland, Holland Fintech, Copenhagen Fintech, B-Hive from Belgium and Emprende UP from Perú, who’s supporting the network in Latin American.
Farvest, l'agence de communication luxembourgeoise, annonce aujourd'hui l'arrivée dans ses rangs de trois nouveaux talents. Empreints du tissu local mais également dotés de solides expériences internationales, Erica Leclercq, Michel Rodriguez et Margaux Vetzel, arrivent avec l'ambition de contribuer au développement local et européen de l'agence Farvest, dans laquelle a investi Docler Holding au cours de l'année passée. Fabien Amoretti quitte quant à lui l'agence.