The second day of Finovate Spring 2016 provided over 30 presentations on a range of perspectives across digital on-boarding, roboadvice, data analysis and security. As with day 1, a common theme seemed evident: a combination of digital self service + human interaction + artificial intelligence.
I’ve previously written about a selection of Day 1 presenters; here are a few highlights from Day 2.
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I’ve just returned from Finovate’s May 2016 Conference in San Jose, where a clear theme emerged: a combination of digital self service + human interaction + artificial intelligence.
From an enormous range of 71 presenters (I think one dropped out) here are a few personal highlights from Day 1.
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The other night I attended a presentation from Adam Ludwin, CEO of Chain. Chain is a blockchain infrastructure company from San Francisco that completed a USD$30M fundraising from finance industry companies last September.
Adam spoke about how blockchain will transform not just finance but a range of industries where assets can be easily digitised. Here’s my take on some of the key points in the presentation…
A blockchain supports digital assets
Just as the digital revolution allowed for the creation of digital assets such as music, news and movies, it also supports the creation of truly digital money.
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