The Role of Collaboration in Meeting the Challenges of the Fintech Revolution

The wave of fintech disruption that is sweeping through the financial services industry is approaching a critical phase. The rise of startups targeting every corner of financial services – from currency transactions to trading and wealth management – has won the attention of the industry’s incumbent giants.  Innovative collaborations between established firms and start-ups have spurred new business models in the wake of fintech disruption.

On October 13th in New York, editors of The Economist and more than 275 financial services experts, entrepreneurs, investors, academics and policymakers to explore the role of collaboration in surviving the fintech revolution. Chaired by The Economist‘s editor-in-chief, Zanny Minton Beddoes, the conference will ask: will success in the fintech revolution mean collaborate or die?

Click here to learn more and view the agenda.

Some of our notable speakers participating in the event include:

  • Jeremy Allaire, Founder, chairman and chief executive, Circle
  • Mike Cagney, Chief executive, chairman and co-founder, SoFi
  • Thomas Curry,Comptroller of the currency, US Department of Treasury
  • Usama Fayyad,Chief data officer, Barclays
  • Neil Hiltz,Head of financial services, global vertical strategy, Facebook
  • John E. Schlifske,Chairman and chief executive, Northwestern Mutual
  • Alexa von Tobel,Founder and chief executive, LearnVest.com

View the full list of speakers.

Save 15% on the current available rate when you register with our special code, USCIB15. Please note that rates will increase after August 19th 2016.  Register here.

Staff Contact:   Kira Yevtukhova

Deputy Director, Marketing and Communications
Tel: 202.617.3160

Kira Yevtukhova manages USCIB’s print and online publications, including the website, e-newsletter and quarterly magazine, and serves as the organization’s digital media strategist. Prior to this role, Kira worked for over five years within USCIB’s Policy Department, focusing on climate change, environment, nutrition, health, and chemicals related policy issues. She is a graduate of Mount Holyoke College and is currently pursuing an MBA at Georgetown’s McDonough School of Business.
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