The Ultimate FinTech & InsurTech LIVE Event
From October 12th-14th, 2021, BizClik’s FinTech & InsurTech event will bring together influential executives from around the world. Live from London, this three-day event will be an excellent way to finish the year strong, gaining the confidence your company needs to move forward into the future.
With keynote addresses from global leaders, dynamic roundtable discussions, and extensive networking opportunities, FinTech & InsurTech 2021 will expand your network, deliver insight, and enhance your organisation’s reach. Speakers include Colin Payne, VP & NextGen FS Global Lead at Capgemini; Dipu KV, President and Head of Operations & CX at Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company; Bryan Carroll, CEO at TNEX; and Lucy Demery, Managing Director at Barclays.
The event will include:
- Keynote addresses from respected industry leaders
- Dynamic live roundtables (inc. Q&A)
- Fireside discussions
- Inspirational Speakers & Presentations
- Extensive networking opportunities
Meet the Speakers
Each week, from now until the event, we’ll be announcing four new names who are set to grace our physical or virtual stage, prepared to share their knowledge and insight with attendees.
Here’s the first batch.
Capgemini Vice President and NextGen FS Global Lead, Colin Payne thrives when delivering value at pace. With expertise orchestrating an international ecosystem of scale-up fintechs, startups, and third-party partners for his clients—Lloyd’s Banking Group, HSBC, Wells Fargo, and Fidelity—he brings extensive regulatory knowledge to the table.
In addition, Payne devotes significant time to the FinX Centre of Excellence, Digital Banking Global Domain, CX Leadership, and Global FS Steering Board. This is unsurprising to those who know him. “[In all of Payne’s pursuits]”, Slalom Senior Principal Samanta Carr said, “he enables his teams to deliver change by adopting a collaborative, agile approach”.
After spending six years at Standard Chartered as the company’s Global Head for FinTech Banking, Lucy Demery has now levelled up to contribute to Barclays’ 2021 growth, innovation, and success. A Juris Doctor of Columbia Law School and a graduate of the London School of Economics and Political Science, Demery has handled several notable investment transactions, such as SingLife’s merger with Aviva Singapore, Blackstone’s acquisition of Refinitiv, and Grab’s pre-IPO financing.
According to her new coworkers, Demery has played “a leading role in defining and developing strategic partnerships” throughout her career. She’ll be a global executive to watch going forward.
As the CEO of TNEX, the first Vietnamese bank to offer free everyday banking for individuals and businesses, Bryan Carroll is no stranger to streamlining operations. To serve Vietnam’s 30 million Gen Z consumers and 4 million small businesses, he combined financial and lifestyle needs into one app—winning the Global Economics Awards 2021 for “Best New Digital Bank”.
Over the course of his career, Carroll has excelled in digital-only banking, data science, enterprise architecture, and digital marketing. “Bryan’s strategic vision, energy, and ability to connect the dots [are] invaluable”, said Giles Newsome, CEO at iConnect101. We don’t doubt it. Carroll has worked successfully with countless startups, fintechs, VCs, and banks across Europe, Russia, the Middle East, Asia, and North America.
President at Bajaj Allianz, Dipu KV, led Asia’s #1 general insurance company to the top. The company pioneered the industry’s first blockchain and IoT solutions, achieved the highest NPS (Net Promoter Score) with the lowest grievance ratio, and won 17 awards in 2020 for innovation and excellence, including IDC’s Digital Transformation Award and Global 25 CX Leaders of the Year.
Managing 1,600 employees across 170 locations, KV refused to slow down. Apart from leading Bajaj Alliance to success, he also serves as an HBR Advisory Council Member, an IvyExec Mentor, a member of the EFMA editorial committee, and a member of the Pioneers of Automation board. According to Vishal Pandit, Financial Services and Consulting at FMCG, “With [KV’s] can-do attitude, ability to create a winning strategy, and proven execution of large-scale digital transformation, he’s an asset to any organisation”.
Strategise, analyse, and start to solve the biggest issues in FinTech and InsurTech today. To buy tickets, head over to our Event Page.
Tink partners with Novalnet AG for open banking payments
The Munich-based fintech Novalnet AG, which was founded in 2007 and is one of Europe’s leadingfintech companies, has announced a new partnership with Tink, the Swedish open banking platform currently connected to more than 3,400 European banks.
Novalnet AG delivers payment solutions and fully automated services, from checkout to debt collection. Its solutions are also available worldwide.
According to reports, the fintech company plans to launch a real-time payments feature for merchants across Europe, to expand its current services and enhance the transaction experience it operates through its platform.
The new feature, says Novalnet, will revolutionise payments for ecommerce with transactions being credited to merchant’s accounts almost instantly.
Novalnet partnership with Tink
By partnering with Tink for payment initiation services (PIS) technology, Novalnet will take previous region-specific payment methods and offer a new unified digital payments service to its merchants across Europe.
The fintech’s real-time merchant payments feature, which will be launched initially in Germany and the United Kingdom, will then be integrated across other European markets during 2021.
Speaking about the new collaboration, Emmanuel Kirse, COO of Novalnet, explained, "We expect great things from our strategic partnership with Tink, which is a significant development for both parties.
“With Tink, Novalnet can offer a new set of open banking-related solutions in Europe. The new opportunities offered by this partnership will help both Tink and Novalnet grow together, along with our merchants."
Cyrosch Kalateh, Regional Director for the DACH region at Tink said, “Our partnership with Novalnet is a big step for Tink in the German market, and we are excited to work together to bring new, innovative payments services to merchants across Europe.”
He added, “At the end of 2020 Tink committed to expanding its payment initiation services from five to 10 markets, fuelled by an €85mn investment round. We are proud to add Germany to this list by announcing we have now fully launched Tink’s PIS services in this market.”
Image credit: Novalnet AG