The future of finance

Seven ventures, three months and a whole lot of great ideas that have the potential to change the financial sector. We look at how FinTech is a good thing for the consumer and the New Zealand economy.

The future of finance

Idealog + Kiwibank

Bitcoin, blockchain, banking. Ask any tech-inclined financial brain and they’ll tell you that 2017 is the year these three B’s – as well as AI, robo advice and host of other new technologies – collide. Brace yourself, says Jonathan Cotton, because the way we borrow, lend, save, spend and transfer money is about to change radically if the innovators, entrepreneurs, big thinkers and progressive incumbents focusing on this sector have their way.

Idealog + Kiwibank

The Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator, a 14-week business growth programme held at Wellington’s CreativeHQ and powered by startup accelerator brand Lightning Lab, held its Demo Day recently. We’re profiling the participants - this time the National Account Registry, a technology designed to remove the friction (and anxiety) from making business payments online.

Idealog + Kiwibank

The Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator, a 14-week business growth programme held at Wellington’s CreativeHQ and powered by startup accelerator brand Lightning Lab, held its Demo Day recently. We’re profiling the participants - this time Liberac, a fintech startup looking to make it easier for international workers to send money home to families in need. 

Idealog + Kiwibank

The Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator, a 14-week business growth programme held at Wellington’s CreativeHQ and powered by startup accelerator brand Lightning Lab, held its Demo Day recently. We’re profiling the participants - this time streamlined insurance platform Teddy.

Idealog + Kiwibank

The Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator, a 14-week business growth programme held at Wellington’s CreativeHQ and powered by startup accelerator brand Lightning Lab, recently held its Demo Day. We’re profiling the participants - this time rental property maintenance, Flatfish. 

Idealog + Kiwibank

The Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator, a 14-week business growth programme held at Wellington’s CreativeHQ and powered by startup accelerator brand Lightning Lab, held its Demo Day on May 19. We’re profiling the participants - this time accounting education tool AccountingPod.

Idealog + Kiwibank

The Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator, a 14-week business growth programme held at Wellington’s CreativeHQ and powered by startup accelerator brand Lightning Lab, held its Demo Day on May 19. We’re profiling the participants - this time millennial-focused insurance experiment Wicket.

Idealog + Kiwibank

The Kiwibank Fintech Accelerator, a 14-week business growth programme held at Wellington’s CreativeHQ and powered by startup accelerator brand Lightning Lab, held its Demo Day on May 19. We’re profiling the participants - starting with investment app, Sharesies.