Why the Point Zero Forum is so important
Point Zero Forum: A Catalyst for Transformative Fintech Collaborations - The Kenanga and Ant Group Story
What are Tokenised Deposits and how different are they from Stablecoins
Navigating the Financial Frontier: Point Zero Forum 2023 Explores Digital Assets, Sustainability, and AI in an Ever-Evolving Landscape
En quoi les actifs numériques, les technologies fondées sur les critères ESG et l'IA générative peuvent-ils améliorer l'efficience et la durabilité des marchés financiers?
Programm veröffentlicht: Wie können digitale Vermögenswerte, ESG-Technologie und generative KI die Finanzmärkte effizienter und nachhaltiger machen?
Programme published: How can digital assets, technology for ESG and generative AI make financial markets more efficient and sustainable?
Senior Policymakers and Financial Leaders to Convene at Point Zero Forum on Generative AI
- 26 June 2023
- 27 June 2023
- 28 June 2023
DEC Institute partners with Pearson VUE to certify Blockchain, Digital Asset, and Web3 professionals
DEC Institute has partnered with Pearson VUE to deliver examinations for the Chartered Digital Asset Analyst certification worldwide. It is now accessible in 180 countries and in 25´000 test centres. See details in PR.
FIND ready to go: Swiss Financial Innovation Desk
On 1 September 2023, a new type of office will be established in Switzerland: the Swiss Financial Innovation Desk - FIND. The newly appointed head of FIND, Eva Selamlar, is in the starting blocks.
More details to be shared on-site: 26 June, Monday, 3:00pm - 3:15pm, during the Coffee Break, Networking Foyer, Level 2
Green Fintech Network
Launch of Green Fintech Network (GFN) association to further Switzerland’s ambition to secure a leading position in sustainable finance
Today marks the launch of the new Swiss Green Fintech Network (GFN) at the Point Zero Forum in Zurich, Switzerland. The three-day event connects policy with technology to drive confidence adoption and growth of transformative technology and promote the appropriate governance and risk frameworks.
More details to be shared on-site: 26 June, Monday, 12:30pm - 2:30pm during the Fostering a Green FinTech Ecosystem - Meeting of the Green FinTech Network, Roundtable 2, Level 2, a dedicated roundtable discussion at the Point Zero Forum, opened by Deputy State Secretary Stefan Flueckiger, GFN’s Honorary President, will discuss needs and challenges, solutions and options for a thriving green fintech ecosystem, and provides an ideal platform for its launch. Read the press release here.
Monetary Authority of Singapore
MAS-led Industry Consortium Releases Toolkit for Responsible Use of AI in the Financial Sector
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced today the release of an open-source toolkit to enable the responsible use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the financial industry. Read the press release here.
MAS Proposes Framework for Digital Asset Networks
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) today published a report proposing a framework for designing open, interoperable networks for digital assets (i.e. tokenised real-economy and financial assets ). The report Enabling Open & Interoperable Networks was jointly developed with subject matter experts at the Bank for International Settlements’ (BIS) Committee on Payments and Market Infrastructure (CPMI), with contributions from participating financial institutions. Read the press release here.
NORDEK, a leading blockchain technology startup, will attend the prestigious Point Zero Forum to demonstrate its ground-breaking blockchain infrastructure for payment processing
Dubai-based blockchain startup NORDEK will showcase its groundbreaking payment processing infrastructure at the Point Zero Forum. Read the press release here.
Swiss State Secretariat for International Finance (SIF)
Swiss Financial Centre Actors Unite To Help Develop Net-Zero Public Utility
Today at the Point Zero Forum, the Swiss State Secretariat for International Finance (SIF) and four influential associations representing Swiss financial institutions announced the first national-level initiative bringing together public and private institutions to contribute to the development of the Net-Zero Data Public Utility (NZDPU). As part of this agreement, leading Swiss financial institutions will test the platform – an important step towards the launch of a centralized repository to provide free access to verifiable, foundational climate-transition-related data. Read the press release here.
More details to be shared on-site: Data for Net Zero: Views from the Climate Data Steering Committee | Forum Stage | 10:00am - 10:50am
Trust Square Launches New Services For Startups and Entrepreneurs: Business Services And Digital Services
Trust Square, one of the leading providers of innovative solutions for start-ups and entrepreneurs, is thrilled to announce the launch of its new services specifically designed to cater to the needs of small and medium-sized enterprises. The introduction of Business Services and Digital Services marks an exciting milestone for Trust Square as it expands its comprehensive range of offerings to empower start-ups and help them thrive in today's competitive business landscape. Read the press release here.
Crypto.com to Establish Global Innovation Lab to Advance Blockchain, Web3 and AI Projects
Crypto.com, trusted by more than 80 million customers worldwide and the industry leader in regulatory compliance, security and privacy, announced today a new initiative to establish its first Global Innovation Lab in Singapore, making the city-state its designated global R&D hub. The new Global Innovation Lab team will actively experiment with frontier technologies, and explore new ventures with strategic partners and hackathons, to identify novel applications for blockchain, Web3 and AI. Read the press release here.
Can DeFi achieve sustainable growth?
DeFi has emerged as a powerful and transformative trend within the financial industry, enabled by blockchain technology. It offers numerous benefits, including self-ownership, transparency, programmability, cost reduction, flexibility, and real-time analytics. However, the sustainability of DeFi growth is reliant on on-chain activities, and yields may be low during bear markets. How can DeFi achieve sustainable growth? DigiFT, a regulatory-compliant decentralized exchange (DEX), proposes bridging real-world assets onto the blockchain and ensuring compatibility with existing DeFi applications. Challenges encompass standardized smart contracts, regulatory frameworks, and institutional participation. The article thoroughly analyzes the importance of a regulated approach to real-world asset tokenization, emphasizing the potential for traditional finance and DeFi to coexist and evolve harmoniously. Moreover, it provides a noteworthy best practice example. Read the press release here.
Fireblocks Expands Support for Banking & Financial Institutions with New HSM, Public & Private Cloud Capabilities
Today, Fireblocks, an enterprise platform to manage digital asset operations and build innovative businesses on the blockchain, expands its highly secure MPC-CMP wallet and key management technology to include support for HSMs and public and private cloud, including Thales, Securosys, AWS, GCP, and Alibaba Cloud. These flexible deployment models allow banks and financial institutions to leverage Fireblocks' industry-leading security and technology stack to quickly bring their
digital asset initiatives into production while meeting their risk, compliance, and regulatory requirements. Read the press release here.
Modularization set to reorder the future market structure of the financial services industry
Leading global law firm Baker McKenzie has published its latest piece in The Next Decade in Fintech series, and explores how modularization will reorder the future market structure or value chain of the financial services industry. Read the press release here.
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