The term financial technology can apply to any innovation in how people transact business, from the invention of digital money to robo-advice. Since the internet revolution and the mobile internet revolution financial technology has grown explosively, and fintech, which originally referred to computer technology applied to the back office of banks or trading firms, now describes a broad variety of technological interventions into personal and commercial finance.
Speaker bio: Andrew Kirkland, President of Justwealth Financial, is an experienced investment professional who has an unwavering passion for investing, financial planning, and making things right for his clients. Over the last decade, Andrew assumed roles of increasing responsibility at one of Canada’s largest independent asset managers in the areas of client servicing, operations and business development. Andrew obtained his education from the University of Guelph-Humber where he earned a Bachelor of Business Administration. Andrew holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Investment Manager designations (CIM).
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Since 2011, Digifest has been bringing together a dynamic audience of creative professionals from across the country. Attendees are leading voices from the creative industries including graphic designers, web and interactive designers, art directors, studio managers as well as faculty and students from advertising, technology, business, retail, education, and government. It is organized annually by the Digital Media and Gaming Incubator at George Brown College.
Each year, Digifest introduces a new and exciting theme that correlates with changes and development in the current technological environment. This year’s theme, Hello Tomorrow: Our Creative Cities is about improving our quality of life and making creative cities of the future better through design, innovation, and technology.
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Join us on March 20 for PITCH 2019!
PITCH is designed to showcase innovation and entrepreneurship at U of T Mississauga, our city and our region. Focusing an early and developing stage ventures, ICUBE brings together innovators from a variety of sectors. Join us to learn from amazing speakers sharing their experiences, network with great companies and sponsors, and be at the hub of where ideas grow at UTM!