• 12 October 2017
  • 18:00

ChatBots vs RoboAdvice | Demo Night

Speaker grant locke

Grant Locke

Head of OUTvest

AI is turning heads in the C-Suite. Are you plugged into these new technologies?

Organisations that are currently exploring the potential of technologies such as chatbots, robo-advice, speech and facial recognition are poised to transform and impact how we all do business.

Come and experience the future of these technologies and how AI technologies can represent the best kind of collaboration between humans and machines in financial services.


Opening Address - Grant Locke, Head of OUTvest

Since 2005 Grant has been passionate about digitising investment advice. Prior to being offered the role of a lifetime with OUTsurance to build OUTvest, Grant spent 9 years at Schroder’s in London working in their pension fund consulting, private wealth management and the multi-asset divisions.



OUTvest is a direct to consumer hybrid Robo-Advisor that offers advice and administration to help everyone achieve their investment goals. OUTvest has also recently released an app using the same algorithms using a chatbot style interface. It is available in the App Store and in the Google Play Store.


My Treasury technology helps South Africans find the best returns on their savings making saving simple, efficient and transparent. Their platform connects South Africans with the optimum account for their savings preferences using personalised information to choose the best bank account for them which secures the highest returns on their cash savings.


FinChatBot is developing multi-channel chatbots to help financial service providers acquire & retain customers thanks to AI-powered conversations. The technology allows financial businesses to engage in real time with their audience through their preferred communication channel enhancing the user experience while saving time and reducing call centre costs.


Digibot is an AI start up based in South Africa which specialises in singularity for corporate websites, Facebook, WhatsApp and payment sources. The innovative solution is catered to companies that have online presence, simplifying and improving the communication gap between B2B and B2C by using smart messaging and programmatic AI.

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