Capgemini has worked with MaRS Discovery District, a global innovation hub based in Toronto that is home to Canada's largest financial technology cluster. "This relationship is a strong recognition of the quality of FinTech innovation in Canada. Capgemini's curation process will provide new channels for Canadian FinTech ventures to identify business and investment opportunities in emerging global markets," said Adam Nanjee, Head of Financial Technology at MaRS.Bluechain, which was formed in 2015 to commercialize an innovative payment technology designed to enhance security across a broad array of payment situations, is participating in Capgemini's FinTech initiative. According to Mike McAuley, CEO, Bluechain, "Bluechain Technology will transform the future of payments. As we operate in the niche payment technology space in Australia, we were very pleased to be working with Capgemini, as an advisor and global channel partner for the distribution of payments solutions based on our technology." For more information on the initiative, contact firstname.lastname@example.org Capgemini's recently launched World FinTech Report can be downloaded at www.worldfintechreport2017.com About CapgeminiWith more than 180,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is a global leader in consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2015 global revenues of EUR 11.9 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business, technology and digital solutions that fit their needs, enabling them to achieve innovation and competitiveness. A deeply multicultural organization, Capgemini has developed its own way of working, the Collaborative Business Experience TM , and draws on Rightshore ® , its worldwide delivery model. Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com. Rightshore ® is a trademark belonging to Capgemini Serving two-thirds of the world's largest financial services institutions, Capgemini's Financial Services Strategic Business Unit helps banks, capital markets firms, and insurers meet today's industry disruptions with innovative business and IT solutions which create tangible value. A team of 45,000 financial services professionals around the world collaborates across geographies, domains, and technologies to deliver the best tailored solutions to its clients. Capgemini's Financial Services Unit brings award-winning industry expertise, leading market insights and over 25 years of global delivery excellence to client engagements.
Learn more about us at www.capgemini.com and www.capgemini.com/financialservices.1 FinTech is defined as financial services technology that is driving innovation including innovation found in insurance, banking, payments, capital markets, and regulation. Sector-specific FinTechs can be referred to as InsurTechs, PayTechs, RegTechs, etc. 2 Capgemini's Applied Innovation Exchange currently includes a global network of nine innovation spaces, known as 'Exchanges', where organizations are able to immerse themselves in the understanding, experimentation and application of all aspects of emerging technologies, as well as address the business disruptions confronting them and their industries
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