US-based Fintech Nexus (website), a diversified fintech media company, announced a new partnership with one of the world’s top Web3 consulting firms, 11:FS. This partnership has led to the launch of a new, one-of-a-kind event for financial institutions, Merge, to be held at London’s Tobacco Dock on October 17-18, 2022.
Peter Renton, Co-Founder and Chairman of Fintech Nexus, and Web3 expert Maurício Magaldi, Global Strategy Director for Crypto at 11:FS, will co-chair this new event. Together, they will design a schedule that covers the hottest topics around the impact of Web3 on financial institutions and fintechs.
“We are very excited to be working with 11:FS to organize this industry-first event,” stated Bo Brustkern, co-founder and CEO of Fintech Nexus. “11:FS brings a wealth of experience and an extensive network in the UK and Europe, and we love working with such a fun and knowledgeable team.”
“We are committed to building next-generation financial services, and that means engaging and nurturing Web3,” said Maurício Magaldi, Global Strategy Director for Crypto at 11:FS. “We were thrilled when Fintech Nexus approached us to form this partnership; by combining our strengths, we will bring greater value to the world’s most innovative fintechs and financial services.”
Merge will explore how traditional financial services companies can use Web3 technologies as a competitive advantage. In addition to Peter and Maurício, many of the most influential figures in the financial services industry will speak at Merge, including Jess Houlgrave, Head of Crypto Strategy at Checkout.com; Keith Grose, Head of Open Banking, Europe at Plaid; Lawrence Wintermeyer, Board Chair at GBBC Digital Finance; and Claire Calmejane, CIO at Societe Generale.