Mr. Bettel became Luxembourg’s Prime Minister in December 2013. His government has spearheaded the Digital Lëtzebuerg initiative, whose aim is to strengthen the country’s ICT foothold and to turn Luxembourg into a place where new technologies can thrive.
Pascal joined KPMG in July 2014 as Head of Advisory. He has extensive experience in shaping and delivering complex transformation programmes for financial services clients involving business, process, technology and personnel shifts, and the design and implementation of cross-border operating models, IT platforms and shared services for private banking / wealth management groups.
After an established career in capital markets, Nasir immersed himself in the fintech and startup sector for the past seven years. He has advised the boards of leading financial institutions, central banks and governments. Nasir is included in the “Top 40 innovators shaping the future of financial services -2014” by The Wall Street Journal/Financial News.
3 months’ hosting at Technoport in Luxembourg*
€50,000 start-up money*, free LHoFT membership (+3 months’ hosting), and 10 hours’ free consulting from KPMG
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On 20 June, the fifteen semi-finalists will come together to compete for the top prizes. There will be a morning round of pitching, from which the jury will select ten finalists to compete in the afternoon session. The winners will be announced in the evening, on the KPMG Plage, in the presence of Luxembourg Prime Minister Xavier Bettel and Luxembourg Finance Minister Pierre Gramegna.
The KPMG Plage is a beach installation outside KPMG Luxembourg’s building, complete with sand, snacks, drinks, and games. This year’s beach has a 1980s theme to celebrate the decade of KPMG’s origins in Luxembourg.