AltFi Europe Summit was organized in London in late March. Online lending services and models particularly dominated the discussion. As a whole the UK-based services and UK regulation were in the main focus at the event. The event served as a good summary of the p2p lending and equity crowdfunding market in the UK and some other countries. At the same it also illustrated, how the discussion now focuses on a few services and countries, when much more happens behind the curtains.
Crowd Valley has been invited to speak at the worlds largest online lending event, LendIt in San Francisco on April 11-12 on Market Best Practices in Efficient Back Office Operations.
Drawing from the company’s global operations in asset classes such as business debt, solar bonds, real estate debt, infrastructure, the company will paint a global picture of best in class practices and requirements for efficient infrastructure in the middle and back office.
Crowd Valley took part in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Security Roadshow, which ran from 16-23 March across several cities. The roadshow covered in detail how technologies such as Crowd Valley's, which leverages the AWS infrastructure, can benefit from cloud architecture built to satisfy the requirements of the most security-sensitive organisations.
Crowd Valley was invited to speak at the Globe Forum in Vancouver on enabling institutional capital deployment in the context climate change and the development of ‘green innovation’. Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau opened the event with an enthusiastic outlook on the opportunities at hand and a call to action, and several ministers, institutional funds and technology leaders participated in the keynote sessions, including Crowd Valley’s CEO Markus Lampinen.
Crowd Valley Announced its Digital Finance API for Mobile Developers Including Data and Analytics Services
Mobile World Congress, Barcelona – February 23 – Crowd Valley Inc, creator of the world’s first digital back office for digital finance applications announces ground-breaking integrated tools for data, analytics and compliance support. These tools are available also for mobile application developers and IOT applications. Mobile is becoming the most important device also in finance services and Crowd Valley plans to further expand mobile support with the back office and API.
Fintech events and conferences are so many and the sector so hot that is becoming increasingly difficult to keep up with all the different things that are coming up in this period. So here we come in your help with the most complete list of the best events in the financial technology industry that you can find around.
Financial Times Live organized European Financial Forum at the Dublin Castle on January 27. It gathered hundreds of finance executives and professionals not only from Europe, but from around the world. Fintech and digital finance got a very important role in the presentations and panels. It was probably also the hottest topic to discuss during the breaks. One fintech startup speaker even predicted that half of the audience will lose their jobs in the next 5 years due to the digital disruption.
Crowd Valley is proud to support Convergence today on their public launch at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. The initiative bolsters partners and stakeholders like the Citigroup, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, MasterCard and impressive plans to re-imagine 'blended finance' projects in private investments and public equity transactions in the billions.
Last week on October 9th I took part in a roundtable discussion panel on Alternative Financing at the Invest in Photonics event in Bordeaux, France. The event is the primary European conference looking at investment across the photonics industry including applications in environment and energy efficiency, life sciences, consumer electronics, aerospace and transport, 3D printing and advanced manufacturing. I was joined by a sector-specialist serial entrepreneur and angel investor, a partner at a VC firm, B-to-V, with a focus on photonics, and a director of the French growth-stage SME stock exchange, Alternativa.
At the invitation of the State Department of the United States of America, Crowd Valley presented and advised institutional investors in Washington DC on efficient capital allocation and how crowd investing is changing the landscape with funds and institutions.