SWISS banking giant UBS has launched a competition for game-changing entrepreneurs and technology start-ups around the world.
The UBS Future of Finance Challenge will be delivered in collaboration with several of the leading financial technology crowd-working and accelerator spaces including Level39 and JFDI.Asia, as well as the innovation agency 100%Open.
“By inviting entrepreneurs and startups to present their ideas, UBS also supports a more open
Innovate Finance has published its ‘UK 2020’ manifesto calling for a surge in FinTech jobs, garnering support from David Cameron on his Asian trade envoy.
Innovate Finance, an industry lobby group for the financial technology (FinTech) industry, said it wants the UK to create 100,000 new sector jobs by 2020, adding to the 135,000 it currently supports.
As part of his trade mission to South-East
Potentially more significant than Bitcoin’s role as a form of money, we are also big believers in the power of the blockchain architecture for a broad range of applications that leverage the open, distributed public ledger.
Tim Berners-Lee’s seminal paper on the web in 1989 contained a bold vision for a radically, egalitarian and decentralised platform which has now become the world’s repository for information