Accenture, Partnership Fund for New York City and Leading Financial Institutions Call for Applicants for New York FinTech Innovation Lab 2019

Program helps innovative financial technology entrepreneurs accelerate growth and solidifies New York City’s leadership position as fintech hub NEW YORK; Oct. 18, 2018 – Applications are now being accepted for FinTech Innovation Lab New York, a 12-week program co-founded by Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and the Partnership Fund for New York City that helps early- and…

Regulators Seeing FinTech’s Bright Side

Author: Jonah Crane, FinTech Innovation Lab Regulator in Residence; Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, Financial Stability Oversight Council, United States Treasury Department. — The U.S. Treasury Department last week released a report on nonbank financial services, with a particular focus on FinTech innovation. The report was just that–a paper with no legal or regulatory status. But…

Tech Entrepreneurs to Debut Breakthrough Solutions at Eighth Annual FinTech Innovation Lab New York

Lab created by Accenture and Partnership Fund for NYC continues to accelerate adoption of innovative technologies in New York City, including artificial intelligence, internet of things and virtual reality   NEW YORK; June 21, 2018 – Eleven emerging technology companies will debut their innovations at the FinTech Innovation Lab New York’s Demo Day today at…

JP Morgan is unleashing artificial intelligence on a business that moves $5 trillion for corporations every day

Article written by Hugh Son | @hugh_son and published on CNBC For the past six months, J.P. Morgan Chase has quietly been shuttling clients to the bank’s technology lab on the West Side of Manhattan for a glimpse at the future of work. The executives — treasurers and finance chiefs of some of the world’s biggest companies —…

Maria Gotsch Featured: Inside New York City’s push to become a global fintech capital

From Harvard Business Review In 2010, Maria Gotsch (MBA 1989) called a meeting with the chief information and technology officers at five of the largest banks headquartered in Manhattan. The session would last for three hours, but as Gotsch recalls, the executives in the room barely glanced at their phones. They were too intent on what…

Foxconn backs Cambridge Blockchain in $7 Million Series A Round

From CoinDesk: “Identity startup Cambridge Blockchain has closed a $7 million Series A round led by HCM Capital, the investing arm of the Taiwanese manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group. According to Tuesday’s announcement, Foxconn is “exploring deployments” of software developed by Cambridge Blockchain to improve the management of connected devices and global supply chains. Other…