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Did someone say big data? MoneyConf Day Two highlights

Dylan Kelly
Published on June 23, 2016
MoneyConf has wrapped. What a two days. After such a great opening day, Day Two had a lot to live up to. It didn’t disappoint. Here are some of the highlights.

When old money and fintech collide

Foto by: www.vincenzorigogliuso.com Víctor Matarranz, Senior EVP Strategy at Grupo Santander, talked about how Santander continues to evolve. He said that the firm has thrived by partnering with exciting fintech startups, and announced their investment in MoneyConf startup Socure.

Stop saying big data

Alexander Graubner-Müller, Co-Founder and CEO of Kreditech, gave a Centre Stage talk focusing on how we can provide financial freedom for the underbanked through bank. According to recent studies, around two billion people don’t use, or have access to, formal financial services. He wants to change that.

We caugh him after his talk. Don’t use the term big data when talking to him.

Where will blockchain take us?
Author Chris Skinner joined a panel to discuss whether the impact of blockchain will go beyond financial services, and where the technology is likely to lead us. Backstage and keeping on the same theme, he told us what he thinks is the most ambitious fintech trend.
 

The next generation 

Screen Shot 2016-06-22 at 17.32.12 In a super fireside, Kim Fournais of Saxo Bank, Frederik Meheus (pictured) of BlackRock and Anna Irrera of Financial News talked the next generation of wealth management. This talk brought together a true leader in internet brokerage and the world’s largest asset manager.

The best of the best

whatupyeah To close MoneyConf, Centre Stage looked to the best from the startup, banking and investing worlds respectively to cast an eye forward and comment on what’s in store for finance five years down the line. This talk brought together Kathryn Petralia, Co-Founder and COO of Kabbage, Claire Calmejane, Director of Innovation at Lloyds Banking Group, Jay Reinemann, General Partner at Propel Venture Partners and author Chris Skinner.