Getting start-ups, banks, insurers and researchers to work around artificial intelligence and its applications in the financial sector was the challenge of this edition.
On September 20, the Palais Brongniart hosted the fourth edition ofAI for Finance organized by the open innovation center Startup Inside and Fintech Square. The stake of this meeting? Make start-ups, banks, insurance companies and researchers work around artificial intelligence and its applications to the financial sector. This was the first physical edition since 2019. Three themes were in the spotlight: research, ecology and regulations.
The event gave pride of place to the international with the interventions of Axel Voss, European deputy rapporteur of the IA Act, this text supposed to supervise the publishers, Manuela Veloso, director of IA at JP Morgan or George Kurian, CEO of cloud manager NetApp. “We were able to see players like Axa, JPMorgan, Nvidia and NetApp discussing together the link to be created between research and business”, welcomes Damien Gromier, CEO of Startup Inside. The issue of data sharing was also at the heart of the discussions. How to monetize data? And get to know your customers better? But also how to use data to help companies achieve their ESG objectives?
“The purpose of events like this is to identify our needs and pool our solutions”
In total, more than 2,500 participants contributed to and attended these round tables which brought together around a hundred speakers. “Data guides innovation in banking, the purpose of events like this is to identify our needs and pool our solutions,” summarizes Alexandre Maymat, head of transaction and payment services at Société Générale.
Note that on September 15, 2022, Startup Inside was acquired by the American company Artefact, which specializes in data consulting and has a presence in 16 countries. “We are going to take advantage of our new partner to internationalize the event”, slips Damien Gromier. In 2023, AI for Finance will have its first American edition, in addition to the Palais Brongniart.