TUESDAY: John Collins to speak at the FinTech Forum on Transforming the Future of Business

WILMINGTON, DE — On December 11, FS Vector’s John Collins will speak at the FinTech Forum on Transforming the Future of Business, hosted by the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce. Industry leaders, policymakers, banks and businesses will be brought together to examine the growth of FinTech and its impact on business in Delaware.

Technology is transforming the financial-services industry, reaching underserved communities, lowering the cost of banking and increasing access to capital. Many states are surging ahead with building new regulatory regimes, often to create competitive environments for attracting business. This forum will include lightning talks, panel discussions and fireside chats that focus on the growing industry and its impact on Delaware enterprise and policy.

As a seasoned expert on regulatory and government policy change in the industry, John Collins will moderate panels of experts on legislation, compliance and government regulatory issues across the state and federal level. Collins previously served as Head of Policy at Coinbase and cofounded the First State Fintech Lab, a nonprofit focused on bolstering the fintech ecosystem in the state of Delaware. During his time as a senior staffer in the United States Senate, he organized the first Congressional hearing on cryptocurrencies and blockchain.

FS Vector is an advisory firm dedicated to helping innovative financial-services companies implement fintech and regtech initiatives, establish best practices, and navigate complex regulatory and legislative challenges. FS Vector works with companies across a variety of development stages – from start-ups that are addressing regulatory issues and building compliance programs for the first time; to growth-stage companies looking to scale and expand their offerings or geographic footprints; to mature financial institutions leveraging regtech and fintech solutions.

The event is open to the public and the media; registration is required.


FinTech Forum on Transforming the Future of Business, hosted by the New Castle County Chamber of Commerce


Tuesday, December 11, 2018

12:45 pm-4:30 pm EST


Arsht Hall

2700 Pennsylvania Ave.

Wilmington, DE 19806

Register To Attend Here


John Collins, @JohnCollins

Partner at FS Vector, @FS_Vector

J.C. Boggs

Partner at King & Spalding, @kslaw

Scott Talbott, @ScottTalbottDC

Senior Vice President of Government Affairs at the Electronic Transactions Association, @ElecTranAssoc

Doneene Damon

Executive Vice President of Richards, Layton & Finger, @RichardsLayton

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Rosemarie Calabro Tully

rct@cgcn.com | 202-641-6209