Where are investors expecting to allocate their capital in 2018? What is the next XTech after InsurTech, WealthTech, RegTech etc? What will the fundraising climate look like in 2018 and which types of companies will be the most successful?
How do investors identify FinTech companies that have the potential for rapid international growth? What are the challenges for companies trying to scale-up? How is the FinTech investment landscape changing across countries within Europe and how does the region compare to the rest of the world?
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What is at the top of the innovation agenda for major banks? What determines when and how banks choose to collaborate with, compete head-on, or acquire FinTech disruptors? Which partnership strategies are proving most effective for established and challenger banks?
How can challenger banks build themselves into major global businesses rather than sell out to established financial institutions? How are B2C challenger banks differentiating themselves from each other? What will be the impact of FinTech companies from other subsectors gaining banking licences?
What is the level of threat to small and medium-sized asset managers from disruptive innovators? How many robo-advisors does the market actually need and what is the evidence that they can unlock new profitable market segments? How can you distinguish between market-leading innovation and ‘me too’ players?
Which InsurTech companies are leading the next batch of innovators? What strategies are being followed by the CIOs/CTOs of insurance companies to stay ahead of the curve? To what extent will advances in the AI, IoT and big data redefine the insurance market?