iConnect: FinTech – Disruption, Partnership, Relevance
**NOTE** The venue for this session is not wheelchair accessible. At a time of increased capital markets volatility and geo-political challenges, financial institutions are constantly looking to find more efficient and innovative solutions for clients. FinTechs are at the forefront of many of these conversations. Institutions are seeing increasing collaboration with FinTechs including digital banking initiatives, data-driven regtech and back office automation. Technologies that support the delivery of financial services include data analytics, robo-advice, transaction processing, regulatory technology, cyber security technology and Blockchain applications. Deutsche Bank is deeply engaged in shaping the digital future of the financial services industry through an active involvement in various forums, consortiums and initiatives around distributed ledger technology (DLT), ‘banking as a service’ models, cloud technologies, Application Program Interfaces (APIs) and more. This lightening talk session will share SME experience on what a successful FinTech integration looks like , the value it brings and the challenges it throws along the way.