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Is green the color of money? Actionable insights into the future of green fintech

Venture Asset Management | Program Initiative
When 21 June 2024 at 09:15 (CEST)
Where Lausanne
Duration 3 hours 15 minutes

An IMD & Green Fintech Network Collaborative Event on Fintech Innovations and Sustainable investments for Institutional Investors and Affluent Individuals

Join us for an event hosted by IMD in collaboration with the Green Fintech Network (GFN). The purpose of this event is to leverage live cases/entrepreneurial pitches, investment practicioner insights, scientific data, research insights and the power of exclusive networks to help active or prospective institutional investors of any background, venture capitalists, affluent individuals and business angels get a strong understanding of the opportunities and challenges lying in early to mature start-up investments at the intersection of digital technologies, sustainability, and financial services.

Join academic experts Profs. Jose Parra Moyano, Karl Schmedders and Salvatore Cantale in this exciting morning to share insights with Green Fintech Network partners Prof. Beat Affolter and investors as they discuss the role of finance in driving sustainable practices, analyze current trends and developments of how digital solutions are empowering the green transition of the financial sector.

The transition to a green, more sustainable future relies on innovations that are then to become mainstream solutions at a large scale. Hence, establishing a better understanding of this investment category will help drive and benefit from environmentally sustainable economic growth, and this conference aims at showcasing how this can be done through economically attractive/viable/rewarding investments.

Participants will have the opportunity to engage with cutting-edge research, learn about innovative green fintech products, network with industry leaders and investors, and get to know some of the most promising startups in the country.

Here is a snapshot of the insights this program will cover:

  • Understand the role of technology in enabling green and prosperous futures.
  • The investment case that emerge from investing in early stage green fintech start-ups.
  • The latest updates from the startup scene.

Agenda includes:

  • Keynote: The Sustainability Imperative by Professor Karl Schmedders
  • Panel discussion: From Seed to Profit: The Role of Incubators and VCs in Fostering Green Fintech Success
  • Panel discussion: From Compliance to Competence: Enhancing Efficiency in Sustainable Finance Frameworks
  • And more…

About Green Fintech Network:

The Swiss Green Fintech Network is a multi-stakeholder association dedicated to nurturing the green digital finance ecosystem in Switzerland. Guided by its ambition to position Switzerland as a global leader in green digital finance by 2030, the Network is devoted to facilitating optimal conditions for green fintechs and fostering innovative, sustainable solutions.

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