Jan Christopher Arp

Managing Partner, Holt Fintech Accelerator

Jan Christopher Arp

Managing Partner, Holt Fintech Accelerator

Biography

Jan is a fintech evangelist with a decade of experience, who believes fintech will transform our world for the better. He recently co founded the Holt Fintech Accelerator with the Holdun Group ( 5th generation family office), based on the legacy of Sir Herbert Holt (i.e. one of Canada’s most prominent entrepreneurs and business leaders) in order to support early stage fintechs in partnering with financial institutions and raising funds, Additionally, he founded a non-profit Formfintech, that works to build up  teams around artificial intelligence, blockchain and cybersecurity, in order to engage our community and solve our greatest problems within the financial industry. As a result, in the last couple years, he has formed or supported hundreds of fintech startups.

Résumé / Abstract [EN]

 How Quebec launched into a world-class Fintech Ecosystem

Three years ago, Fintech was just a buzz word in Quebec. Today, it’s the driving force of all financial innovation, paving the way for Quebec’s future. Who are the main players? How is AI and blockchain involved? What does the future look like? All this and more during Jan Christopher Arp’s rendition of the Fintech ecosystem in Quebec, Canada and beyond!