The VC FinTech Accelerator - Empowered by FIS - is joining FinTEx Chicago and 1871 to talk fintech startups, innovation, and leveraging partnerships with financial institutions. VC FinTech is located in Little Rock, AR a birthplace of early fintech innovation leading back to 1968 - an industry that still thrives today. VC FinTech has formed a unique partnership with FIS, a global leader in financial services technology with over 20,000 financial institution clients in 130 countries.
IBREA - International Blockchain Real Estate Association
It's time for an update on the state of blockchain real estate in Chicago, Cook County and Illinois. If you haven't heard, the State of Illinois has teamed with the Cook County Recorder of Deeds to form the nation's most robust state blockchain effort - the Illinois Blockchain Initiative. The purpose is to make a strong statement that Illinois is open for business when it comes to blockchain and cryptocurrency startups.
After the Bell Panel Discussion: Drilling Down the Blockchain in 2017: Beyond the Pilots
Gathering leading experts, investors, strategists, FinTech entrepreneurs and technologists, this program allows for the highest level of discussion with thought leaders in the industry. Our After the Bell 2017 programs bring together lively views, creative insight and the opportunity to network and engage with leading lights and colleagues who are working with Blockchain and uncovering new opportunities and applications.
Discover is a direct banking and payment services company with one of the most recognized brands in U.S. financial services. Since its inception in 1986, the company has become one of the largest card issuers in the United States. The company issues the Discover card, America's cash rewards pioneer, and offers private student loans, personal loans, home equity loans, checking and savings accounts and certificates of deposit through its direct banking business. It operates the Discover Network, with millions of merchant and cash access locations; PULSE, one of the nation's leading ATM/debit networks; and Diners Club International, a global payments network with acceptance in more than 185 countries and territories.
The FinTech Sandbox is an industry-lead organization that doesn’t require equity or fees from residents who are selected into the program. Instead, residents are expected to collaborate with each other in order to share learning and promote advances that benefit the entire FinTech ecosystem.
The six-month program includes:
A robust set of data feeds and APIs from a wide array of data partners
Cloud hosting from industry-leading infrastructure partners
Membership in a vibrant, global FinTech community