B-Hive adds another tech powerhouse to its partner list as they sign an associate partnership with Sentia, one of the leading companies for Managed Cloud-Services in North-Western Europe. Their partnership will be officially announced at B-Hive’s FIN AND TONIC on Thursday evening.
Governance.com announces the appointment of Georges Bock to its executive committee as Chief Strategist. Georges has 27 years of international experience at KPMG, leading the firm as Managing Partner from 2012 to 2016. His roles to date have been wide-ranging, both in terms of expertise and geography, running from KPMG Head of Banking and KPMG Head of Tax on a national level, as well as Global Chair of the KPMG Funds Tax Network and Global Financial Services Tax Digital Strategy Lead on an international level.
La neuvième édition du livre blanc annuel de Deloitte Luxembourg, « Perspective et horizon d’avenir d’un secteur en mutation » offre une analyse détaillée du marché des Professionnels du Secteur Financier et présente ainsi les évolutions et tendances clés de cette industrie dans un environnement en transformation.
In a banking world opening itself to new players, from the advent of FinTech to the creation of marketplaces, LUXHUB has emerged in Luxembourg. Created by 4 major banks, the startup aims at providing an innovative answer to the upcoming PSD2 European Directive and therefore at offering new solutions and services to the many actors of the financial sector. We met with its CEO, Jacques Pütz, but also with Yves Reding, CEO of EBRC, to discuss the future of open-banking in Europe.
VNX Exchange and University of Luxembourg Interdisciplinary Centre for Security, Reliability and Trust (SnT) have signed a memorandum to confirm a partnership to create a new standard of security of the market ecosystem of digital assets.
KPMG Luxembourg has announced the launch of a new tool created by technology provider Governance.com. in collaboration with KPMG ‘s subject matter experts.
Livingstone Mukasa, founder of Four One Financial Services,Uganda’s first micro-pension service and Mayicard platform, won the Best Catapulter Award from CATAPULT: Inclusion Africa, a week-long bootcamp on financial inclusion organised by the LHoFT Foundation. Besting 10 other fintech finalists from Africa, Mukasa’s final pitch during the culmination of the bootcamp on November 9th focused on pioneering innovations in social security for Uganda’s citizens, and captured the imagination of the expert jury.
More than 250 participants gathered at the Etablissement Namur, on November 15th, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Luxembourg Finance Summit. Several international and local speakers shared their expertise and discussed the latest trends, startups presented their innovative and disruptive solutions, and finally, the best practices were recognized through the Luxembourg Finance Awards.
After announcing their Fintech Innovation Program collaboration in July, Oracle and B-Hive are taking their next step to jointly launch a fast-tracked monetization ecosystem program for mature start-up and scale-up fintechs, called Fintech ScaleUp. Registration opens today and the program will kickstart in January when Oracle and B-Hive will select 15 start-up or scale-up fintechs in two program sessions that will take place in Brussels and London.
The 2018 Fintech100 was just announced, highlighting dynamic fintechs from around the world that are transforming the financial services industry, from digital payments and lending, to insurtech, to neo-banking, as they attract investment at a record pace.