TABB Group Announces “FinTech Festival” November 2

Event Features Leading Thinkers and Technologists Driving the Financial Technology Economy

New York, New York, UNITED STATES

NEW YORK, July 25, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TABB Group, the international research and consulting firm focused exclusively on capital markets and a leader in hosting thought leadership events, announces the 2017 FinTech Festival. Bringing together leading thinkers and technologists who are at the forefront of driving the Financial Technology economy forward, the event will dive deep into the exciting and fast-growing world of FinTech. The event will be held November 2nd, 2017, at the New York Hilton Hotel.

“The rise of FinTech is causing a complete restructuring of the global economy,” said Anthony Perrotta, CEO of TABB Group. “The combination of Cloud, Distributed Ledger Technology, Artificial Intelligence, alternative data including the Internet of Things, and more are transforming markets in unprecedented fashion. The TABB Group FinTech Festival will explore how the FinTech economy is changing workflows and creating risks and opportunities across the markets.”

In 2016 total venture capital investment in FinTech was $17.4 billion, which was up 11 percent compared to 2015, according to TABB Group research. Workflows are being automated, informed, and transformed by secular FinTech drivers that will have a tremendous impact on human capital, market structure, regulation, and the economics of capital markets.

Seth Merrin, CEO and founder of Liquidnet, will deliver the keynote address to open the event, which will include breakout streams on the following topics:

  • Capital Markets Embraces Cloud
  • Real-World DLT (Distributed Ledger Technology) within Capital Markets
  • Artificial Intelligence/Cognitive Computing – Next Generation Workflows
  • RegTech – MiFID II Compliance, Machine Learning, Alternative Data, and more

Speakers include innovation executives in FinTech from financial services firms, including Illuminate Financial Management LLP; Credit Suisse; Marlin & Associates; State Street Corporation; Brown Brothers Harriman; Qplum; BNP Paribas Securities Services; and InsideChains. Lead sponsors of the event include Cognizant, Amazon Web Services (AWS) and Portware.

The full agenda for the TABB Group FinTech Festival can be viewed here.

A “FinTech Festival App” for event registration and other information is available for iPhone and Android devices.

About TABB Group
TABB Group is the international research and consulting firm focused exclusively on capital markets. For 14 years, TABB Group has been helping business leaders gain a truer understanding of financial markets issues to develop actionable roadmaps and approaches to future growth. By accurately assessing their customer base, competition, and key market opportunities, TABB Group works with senior industry leaders to make critical decisions about their business. For more information, visit


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