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…

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…

AIG looks to the Fintech Innovation Lab as it continues to sharpen risk intelligence

By Rob Bauer, AIG The biggest change to risk management in the last three to five years is the power we’ve developed to know more about risks than ever before. It also links directly to why AIG is looking forward to working with the insurtechs chosen to join this year’s Fintech Innovation Lab. At AIG…

Mind the Gap: Addressing Challenges to FinTech Adoption

After nearly a decade of growth for the fintech sector, it has taken a foothold in financial services. The ability to quickly adopt external innovation is creating competitive advantages for financial services companies. Entrepreneurial fintechs decreasingly see themselves as competitors with large financial institutions, but rather as partners in a large, highly regulated marketplace. Financial…

New York Life values insurtechs with business-based creativity

By Don Desiderato This is a transformative moment for technology entrepreneurs to partner with the insurance industry. More than ever before, insurers are combining awareness of technology’s benefits with an openness to embracing technological change. That’s because heightened customer expectations and advances in technology are converging to create an extraordinary opportunity for those insurers ready…

How an entrepreneur and Fortune 500 CEO taps into hard earned lessons as a fintech mentor

By Cris Conde As I write, I’m just completing five days of intensive interviews in London with candidates for the Lab here. In my role as an entrepreneur-in-residence at the Fintech Innovation Lab, these experiences are often dizzying in one respect, bracing in another. I’ve never seen a wider extent of innovation and opportunity any…