The Academic Liaison Section of the Argentine Fintech Chamber and the Government of the City of Buenos Aires jointly organized the second edition of the Scientific Demo Day, a meeting designed to empower Argentine scientists with the fintech industry. This was communicated to Cointelegraph in a statement from the above chamber in Spanish.
“On Wednesday, October 28th, the virtual conference was held by Matías Friedberg, co-founder of the Ixpandit Fintech Factory and responsible for the Chamber’s academic area. together with Mariano Biocca and Maximiliano Isa Pavía, General Coordinator and Partner of the Argentine Fintech Chamber, and Silvina Saettone, Project Manager in the General Directorate for Science and Technology of the Government of the City of Buenos Aires) ”, the statement says in detail.
During the meeting, Two studies were presented. The first related to cybersecurity under the direction of Javier Díaz, Director of the Research Laboratory for New Computing Technologies and Director of the Higher Information Processing Center (CeSPI) at the National University of La Plata. Later on, Sebastián Heredia Querro and Martín Bertoni from the Catholic University of Córdoba presented their project on GovTech: Blockchain Public Procurement.
Linking, convergence and synergy
“”The aim of this type of connection is to promote the convergence and synergy between the scientific-technological system, the production structure of the city and the fintech sector as a relevant factor for economic development.. Hence our great interest in promoting them, “commented Mariano Biocca.
“I would like to thank the scientists because we know from the Chamber that it is important to establish these scientific-productive connections, especially for these first years of building industry. We firmly believe in a model industry for the region and understand that these meetings are of fundamental importance, ”said Matías Friedberg.
For her part, Silvina Saettone said: “From the Technological Connection Department of the City of Buenos Aires Science and Technology Directorate-General, we want to encourage innovation and promote scientific and technological development that provides answers to today’s needs. In this line, we are working to strengthen the scientific and productive sector by linking its various actors. That is why we are organizing this event together, which is convinced of the importance and potential of the scientific-productive link. Because we are convinced and ask our researchers to get to know them. “
Via the Argentine Chamber of FinTech
The Argentine Chamber of FinTech was founded in November 2017. It has more than 200 members.
Ixpandit Fintech Factory is a company founded by Matías and Tomás Friedberg. The company wants to combine knowledge of the financial world with the agility of e-commerce. The focus is on digitizing financial companies and improving relationships with the end consumer.
Ixpandit has been in the market for more than eight years and has multiple lines of business.
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