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New Zealand cofounds Global InsurTech Alliance (GITA)

Georgia Taylor
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FinTech, Media Release

FinTechNZ is pleased to announce the formation of the Global InsurTech Alliance (GITA) – co founded with first members being FinTechNZ, InsurTech Australia, InsTech London (UK) and InsurTech Asia, and upcoming members from both Europe and North America.

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NZ tech stars lead world first blockchain launch

Georgia Taylor
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FinTech, Media Release

New Zealand tech stars are leading a global team in launching the world’s first ever blockchain platform for the multi-billion-dollar global online ratings and review industry.

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NZTech Q&A: Sonya Williams

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, NZTech News

Sonya Williams is driven to solve big problems using technology and wants to help more people do the same! She has recently been appointed as NZTech board intern and shares her startup story.

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Fresh tech advances driving growth in fintech

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech

New Zealand financial sector will be able to provide their clients with unprecedented online advice from next year and a leading fintech expert today urged companies to start looking to the process sooner rather than later as the FMA is expecting substantial submissions early next year.

FinTechNZ general manager James Brown says Kiwi companies will not need to wait until the Financial Advisers Act (FAA) is reformed in 2019, according to the Financial Markets Authority (FMA).

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China investor superstars seek tech opportunities

Georgia Taylor
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FinTech, Industry News

Source: https://exportertoday.co.nz/news/china-investor-superstars-seek-tech-opportunities

 

A high profile group of investors from China are coming to New Zealand seeking to learn more about opportunities with New Zealand technology companies.

New Zealand technology companies are invited to attend the event in Auckland on 16 October.

The Summit is being organised by the China Chamber of Commerce in New Zealand, Bank of China New Zealand (Ltd) and the New Zealand Venture Investment Fund. The event is also supported by New Zealand Trade and Enterprise.

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Chinese investors seeking NZTech investment opportunities – register now!

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, NZTech News

NZTech and FinTechNZ are excited to share with you details on the China / New Zealand Hi-Tech Summit. Motivated investors from China are seeking investment opportunities in tech companies from all sectors. Please click here to see the programme details and information on the individual investors.

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NZ needs to invest in promoting tech now, as it has been for years with education and tourism

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, Media Release, NZTech News

It’s time New Zealand seriously started to invest in promoting technology, the country’s third largest export industry and fastest growing sector of our economy, a leading New Zealand tech businessman says.

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Golden opportunities for Kiwi tech sector in South East Asia

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech, Industry News, NZTech News

Kiwi companies are queueing up to do business with Vietnam and other similar sized Asian countries, a leading New Zealand technology businessman says.

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FinTechNZ News Update

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech

A big thank you to those who attended our recent FinTechNZ Connect event series in Wellington, Christchurch and Auckland. If you missed our winter event series, read the highlights and key learnings here.

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Crypto Bubble Will Burst and It Will Be Ugly

Chantal Thomas
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FinTech

Article from Vito Petan on LinkedIn

It seems almost every day that we are hearing of a new Initial coin offering raising tens (or hundreds) of millions dollars in a matter of days and the sheer mention of blockchain is invoking animal spirits in both investors and the general public. A friend recently told me that his hairdresser is now investing into Ethereum, and even the taxi drivers nowadays seem eager to discuss the newest crypto coin on the block. EOS recently raised $185 million even though their white paper states issued tokes do not have any purpose.

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