How Covid-19 has shaped fintech trends
How Covid-19 has shaped fintech trends
Andrea Melville, Managing Director, Commercialisation & Propositions, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, gives her View From Sibos on the challenges businesses have faced in recent months, how we have quickly adapted to using more digital and contactless services and how this behavior is likely to accelerate. We learn about the increased demand for new matching services and products, how banks should…
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Fintech and Banking Trends in the Post COVID-19 Era | Shiv Gupta
Welcoming Shiv Gupta, Co-founder & CEO of Iesoft Technologies, at the 2021 Leading Entrepreneurs of the World Series on the topic:
Fintech and Banking Trends in the Post COVID-19 Era
Shiv Gupta is the Co-Founder & CEO of Iesoft Technologies. He has 21+ years of experience in handling various leadership roles in companies like Motorola, Globallogic, Riverrun Software and Innominds.
For the past 9 years, he has been running his own successful company, Iesoft Technologies, which is a boutique software services and products company with a global presence.
Iesoft has some of the top Fortune 500 companies as clients, and helps various small and large companies in digital transformation leveraging web, cloud and mobile technologies.
Iesoft leverages expertise in various ML and AI technologies to develop innovative and breakthrough products, among which is MyMoneySouq – a platform to discover and compare various financial products in the MENA region. MyMoneySouq is one of the leading platforms of its type with more than a million visitors to its site. The other platform is a market intelligence platform where it derives intelligence and insights from various e-commerce websites.
Visit MyMoneySouq: https://www.mymoneysouq.com/
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FinTech Trends 2021: How COVID-19 Has Shaped the Industry – Lair East Labs
It’s getting clear that consumer behavior will not be the same in the future. The new digital wave provoked by the outbreak of COVID-19 has shifted customers’ preferences, habits, and pain points.
People are trying to use more convenient – digital-centric and contactless – ways to purchase products and services.
– How has the pandemic impacted the FinTech industry?
– What regional or global trends do you need to look out for?
– How to make your product stand out?
– What are some FinTech product trends on the market, and how do analytics tools, RIA/ FA tools fit in?
– What customer acquisition strategies can help you succeed?
The changing dynamic forces FinTech companies and startups to be more adaptive to stay afloat or pivot during these difficult times.
Sheng Xu, CFA, FRM, CAIA, is a VP at BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager. Sheng has over eight years of diversified experience in different fintech products and investment strategies across various business functions.
In her current role, Sheng partners with BlackRock’s senior leadership and C-level executives to drive strategic projects for BlackRock’s investments and trading platform by combining strategy, business process, firm navigation, and technology expertise. Prior to that, Sheng was a member of Blackrock Solution and managed several external clients businesses for Blackrock’s fin-tech ecosystem, Aladdin.
Yang Xu is the CEO of TradingFront. TradingFront is a white-label, customizable technology platform built expressly for RIAs. Its feature-rich, cost-effective solution helps RIAs efficiently run and grow their business and delivers a world-class experience to their clients.
He is a Partner of UP Fintech Holding Limited (NASDAQ: TIGR), an international broker-dealer group and backed by investors such as Jim Rogers, Interactive Brokers, and others. He is also the CEO of UP Fintech Asset Management (the ETF arm of TIGR).
Yang has over 10 years of hands-on experience in advisory-tech, factor investing, and ETF operation. He was a Managing Member of Alpha Architect, where he co-managed the $700MM+ assets consisting of ETFs, stocks, and futures in both U.S. and EAFE markets. Before that, he spent a few years at Capital One where he engaged in Basel II credit risk management for the entire North American credit card portfolio.
Mark Lam, FRM, is Director of Quantitative Research at YieldX. Prior to YieldX, he was a Vice President at BlackRock, where he led the asset analytics team at Aladdin, BlackRock’s investment and risk management platform. In that role, he was responsible for asset-level analytics, tools and models for Aladdin clients. He has 9 years of experience in fixed income markets and quantitative solutions.
This event is part of the LEL Connecting New Era series.
About LEL Connecting
LEL Connecting is a community focusing on providing constructive value and knowledge to young professionals and startup fans interested in VC/tech fields and founders seeking resources and opportunities.
In 2020 – 2021, LEL Connecting will focus on Connecting New Era (post-COVID-19) and Connecting Diversity with a series of events (online & offline) to support founders and young startup professionals worldwide.
In Connecting New Era sessions, top industry professionals from the startup and VC world will share first-hand insights and expertise with founders, startup fans, and investors looking to pivot amid COVID-19.
About Lair East Labs
Lair East Labs is a startup accelerator based in New York that empowers founders to expand internationally. At the heart of Lair East Labs lies the 10-week accelerator. Each year 8 -12 startups take on our program and receive investments of $50K.
Our 10-week program combines the best of two worlds – learn from alumni founders of top Silicon Valley-style accelerators and gain access to a mentor and investor network with extensive experience navigating the Asian markets.
In the first three years of operation, our portfolio companies have raised $30 million funding after completing the accelerator.
FinextraTV & Lloyds: How Covid-19 has shaped fintech trends
Andrea Melville, Managing Director, Commercialisation & Propositions, Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking, gives her View From Sibos on the challenges businesses have faced in recent months, how we have quickly adapted to using more digital and contactless services and how this behavior is likely to accelerate. We learn about the increased demand for new matching services and products, how banks should take this time as an opportunity to change and how collaboration with fintechs is more important than ever.
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