The Evolving Financial Ecosystem
#CLAB is a can’t-miss event held August 30 – September 1 in Miami, Florida. Attendees will learn invaluable insights and network with the best and the brightest high-level executives from the IT Financial Industry.
Each day, technology and Innovation becomes an even more essential tool for financial institutions seeking to grow for years to come. The 17th Annual CL@B 2017 Conference is the largest Latin America technology and innovation event featuring networking and learning platforms for the financial industry. The conference is a traditional bridge connecting Latin America and the world.
Global investment in financial technology (FinTech) ventures Global investment in financial technology venture firms grew 10 percent last year to $23.2 billion, clearly signifying that the digital revolution has arrived in the financial services sector. It is still unclear whether this presents more of a challenge or an opportunity for industry incumbents, but established financial services players are starting to take bold steps to engage with emerging innovations. In the broader financial technology (FinTech) area, financial services firms increased their investment in start-ups and other early stage companies by 201 percent from 2013 to 2014 alone and invested $12 billion in FinTech globally in 2015.
The fundamental shift from physical cards, checks and currency to digital payments continues to transform the way consumers and businesses transfer value. Take a closer look at the most impactful new technologies and approaches for moving money, including mobile wallets, P2P and real-time payments systems.
Identity, security and trust are fundamental to payments, commerce and finance, especially in an increasingly digital economy. The battle against cybercriminals is real and ongoing. Learn how technologies like tokenization, biometrics and AI are helping to authenticate consumers, secure transactions and mitigate fraud losses.
To compete in a consumer-empowered economy, it is increasingly clear that banks and financial markets firms must leverage their information assets to gain a comprehensive understanding of markets, customers, channels, products, regulations, competitors, suppliers, employees and more. Financial services firms are making sizeable investments in Big Data. Firms in the industry spent $6.4 billion on data-related programs in 2015, and such spending is expected to increase at an annual rate of 26 percent from now through 2019.
Regulatory compliance, although important for consumer protection, is a hindrance for incumbents and an entry barrier for startups. Regulators are collaborating with FinTech innovators but remain challenged by the dizzying pace. Examine the key developments and their impact on consumers and financial solution providers.
Blockchain the solution to the Internet s most important problems: privacy, trust, security and inclusion? It already powers digital currencies like Bitcoin and is revolutionizing myriads of financial and non-financial transactions. Explore the path to blockchain’s adoption—it’s winding, treacherous and transformational.
2.5 billion people, 36% of the world’s population, are unbanked. More still are banked but not financially healthy, even in developed markets. Learn how FinTech can make a measurable impact on people’s lives.
+200 Financial Institutions
Connect with regional and international technology experts from leading companies
This year’s lineup features industry disrupters, seasoned entrepreneurs, and the best and brightest talent. You will walk away with a newfound energy to bring back to your company.
Global Business Development, New Digital Business
IDC Latin America
Senior Adviser, Digital Currency Initiative
A block of rooms at the Intercontinental Miami has been reserved at a discounted rate for this event. Due to the high demand for rooms, we recommend that you book your room reservation as early as possible.
Use discount reservation code: BYV