Delta Insurance was proud to be a Gold Sponsor of the 2018 NZ Fintech Summit produced by Finnotec in collaboration with FinTechNZ. The event was designed for the financial services and innovation community and sought to showcase the latest financial technology thought leadership from New Zealand as well as globally. It will also unravelled the opportunities that exist in the sector and opened up discussion into the challenges faced by the sector today and the solutions available for them.
Craig Kirk, General Manager of Delta Insurance NZ, also contributed to the day by participating on a panel talking about Emerging Risks relevant to the Fintech community. The panel was moderated by Mark Bowen, Manager Consultancy Services at ASB and the other panellist was Dan Donaldson, Founding Partner of Donaldson Brown Insurance Brokers.
The panel discussed a range of business risks with a particular focus on cyber perils, technology risk and intellectual property protection. The conclusion reached with the panel is that Fintech companies have a unique risk profile that can be challenging for the insurance market to address and therefore it is critical to engage early with insurance advisers to ensure an appropriate mix of risk management and risk transfer solutions.