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Fintech with The Jetsons at FinovateFall 2016

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It’s 2016, and the red-hot fintech sector has evolved immensely since Finovate first launched 10 years ago. Looking back at the demos from 2007, the major trends were PFM, text alerts, and bill payment.

Next month at FinovateFall in New York, we’re going to see some things that, compared to 2007, seem like the way the Jetsons would manage their finances. Here’s a breakdown of the biggest trends you’ll experience at FinovateFall:

  • Authentication
    We’ve seen authentication strategies evolve from a simple username and password to biometric technologies that leverage voice, behavior, facial recognition, as well as device tokenization and Touch ID to help banks increase security while decrease friction for end consumers.
  • CX/UX
    With tech companies such as Uber and Venmo setting a higher bar for user experience, consumer expectations have also evolved. Financial services companies have to compete by offering more personalized services, real-time data and communication, and a suite of user-friendly mobile features. Status quo is no longer an option.
  • Lending
    Underwriting has advanced, thanks to the availability of big data. This, combined with increased demand for alternative lending, makes lending a prime space for disruption.
  • Collaboration
    The number of communication channels among financial services companies and their employees and end-consumers is increasing. From email to SMS to video conferencing and virtual meeting rooms, the challenge lies in reaching users through their preferred channels while remaining compliant.

Still don’t have your ticket to FinovateFall? Seating is limited so register today and we’ll see you in New York!


FinovateFall 2016 is sponsored by The Bancorp, AARPFinancial Technology Partners, Grant ThorntonHudson CookKPMG, and Leverage PR.

FinovateFall 2016 is partnered with Acuity Market IntelligenceAite Group, American Bankers AssociationBankersHubBankless TimesBayPay Forum, Bitcoin MagazineBreaking Banks, Byte AcademyCalifornia Bankers AssociationCanadian Trade Commissioner Service, CB InsightsCelent, Coin Telegraph, Crowdfund BeatDigital Currency Council, Digital.NYCEbankingNews, FemTechLeaders, Fintech FinanceThe Fintech Times, Harrington Starr, Holland FintechIDC Financial Insights, Innovate FinanceJavelin, Juniper ResearchKorea FinTech Forum, Mapa ResearchMercator Advisory Group, Next MoneyNYPAY, OvumPayments & Cards NetworkThe PaypersPitchBookPlug and Play,  SME Finance Forum, Swiss Finance + Technology Association, and Western Independent Bankers.