INSEAD Financial Services Group : The Impact of Exponential Technology and FinTech Innovation

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Wednesday, November 28, 2018
6:30pm— 9:30pm
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Balderton Capital
The Stables
28 Britannia Street
London WC1X 9JF
United Kingdom
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This event is supported by Balderton Capital

Who will launch the successful fintech moonshot? What will really become a commodity? And how will the average consumer see the value of outstanding fintech innovation or commoditisation? Future entrants in financial services will be shaped by nascent mind-blowing technology, shifting social demographics, and even new economies beyond gigging and services still to emerge.

Thought leaders are already pondering the influences which will make or break current and future entrants. Hear what they’re tracking, how trends intersect, and who and what we’ll see more or less of in financial services in the next 5-10 years. Whether you’ll join them, invest in them, or be rocked by them it’s always best to see what’s coming.

Rob Moffat (MBA 04D) is a Partner at Balderton Capital, a leading global VC firm with investments in Betfair, MySQL, Yoox, Kobalt Music, The Hut Group, Citymapper and Lovefilm. Rob sits on the Board of Carwow, Wooga, Housetrip, Rentify, Prodigy Finance & Patients Know Best. Other investments he has been involved with at Balderton include Qubit, Credit Benchmark and GoCardless.

Frederic Hofmann is Managing Director at ING Ventures, the €300m fintech investment fund of ING Bank, and is a member of its Investment Committee. In parallel he is co-founder and on the investment committee of Slamdunk Capital, a seed fund focused on investing in scalable European tech start-ups with which he has completed 13 investments. He spent three years prior to ING Ventures investing in early and growth stage fintech companies as a Director at Anthemis, one of the world’s leading fintech venture capital firms

Edward Maslaveckas is Co-Founder of Bud Financial, a banking app and website that aggregates financial services. Bud brings together all your financial apps in one place: traditional banks, fintech companies and other financial services. Bud is currently working with several large incumbents.

Andrew Shipilov is Professor of Strategy and the John H Loudon Chair of International Management at INSEAD. In 2014, Professor Shipilov received a prestigious Emerging Scholar Award from the Strategic Management Society. He is an expert in the areas of strategy, innovation, and networks. His current academic research examines how social networks, strategic alliances, and partnerships affect firm’s competitive advantage.

VENUE Balderton Capital
The Stables, 28 Britannia Street, London WC1X 9JF
Nearest tube: King's Cross St Pancras
TIME 18:30 for 19:00
COST Members £25 Members’ guests (non INSEAD) £35
REFRESHMENTS Wine and canapés


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