Fintech Finance Presents: The Regtech Show 1.02 – Digitising Data
Apr25

Fintech Finance Presents: The Regtech Show 1.02 – Digitising Data

In this episode of Fintech Finance’s The Regtech Show, we look at how banks are changing the way they look at using data. While data was a massive buzzword before Smartstream tell us about how using their systems, they can actually reduce the amount of people working on the data, streamlining the whole process. We also get input from Société Générale and Crédit Agricole who tell us about the exciting challenges facing them when...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 1.02 – A Good Time to be a Banker?
Apr12

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 1.02 – A Good Time to be a Banker?

In this episode of the FinTech Show, we look at how the relationship between a Bank and their customer is changing in a digital world. We speak with the CMO of Meniga, Bragi Fjalldal, to find out how they help financial institutions capitalise on the changes offered in this exciting period. Also Doug Mackenzie went to Swedbank to find out from Lotta Loven how they have already exceeded with their customer offerings in the face of the...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Regtech Show 1.01 – Opportunities with GDPR
Apr09

Fintech Finance Presents: The Regtech Show 1.01 – Opportunities with GDPR

In this episode of the RegTech show, we look to the future. We learn how the incoming regulations of GDPR and PSD2 are going to galvanise the entire Finance Industry. We speak with Chris Perram from FileFacets, the anti tech AI company, who speak with us on organising data during this mercurial period. Benoit LeGrand with the enviable position of Chief Innovation Officer at ING gives us the low down for their five year plan. Ryan...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 1.01 – How well do you know your bank?
Apr05

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 1.01 – How well do you know your bank?

In our first episode of “The Fintech Show” we sit down with Smartstream to discuss the advantages for a Bank to remain transparent and compliant. We get commentary on the topic from a range of institutions from a Commercial, Investment and a Retail Bank. Saxo Bank CEO, Kim Fournais talks to us of the value of the regulatory changes in the long term benefit them. Sophie Heller, COO at BNP Paribas reveals how they expect...

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Tandem Lead the Pack on Aggregation With New Acquisition
Mar13

Tandem Lead the Pack on Aggregation With New Acquisition

At 3pm today Pariti CEO Matthew Ford announced that his leading finance management app was being acquired by Tandem Bank on the stage of Millennial 20/20. This slick, design-led app was featured by Apple as one of its “Best New Apps”, and has over 95,000 users who will transfer over to Tandem. Pariti is integrated with leading financial institutions including Zopa and Lendable, and has helped its users manage over 32 million...

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Bitcoin Travels – The payments Race returns, this time in Asia!
Feb26
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Paris Fintech Forum 2018: Houssem Assadi, Dejamobile
Feb20

Paris Fintech Forum 2018: Houssem Assadi, Dejamobile

At Paris Fintech Forum we hear from Houssem Assadi at Dejamobile.  

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 20: Pushing Compliance
Feb16

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 20: Pushing Compliance

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look at secure messaging. With the advent of instant messaging and its obvious uses for internal comms, new regulations will be coming in to prevent some potential fiascos. Pushfor enable secure content sharing where the content is pushed rather than sent, as a result, your creation never leaves its source. We speak with Sabine Zucker from Raiffeisen Bank who details how they manage their...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 19: Machine Learning and Unstructured Data
Feb09

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 19: Machine Learning and Unstructured Data

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we learn about machine learning and how it is changing the way we look at data. The quantity of data now flooding the Financial institutions is extreme and no human can utilise all this effectively. Pendo Systems tell Ali Paterson how by using their simple platform, you can readily and quickly digest different types of documents. Bank of America Merryl Lynch help us to learn what an institution of...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 18: New Banks and Legacy
Feb09

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 18: New Banks and Legacy

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look at the core system behind a Bank. So often we only deal with the front end of a Bank that we forget the incredible systems working tirelessly behind the scenes. Eugene Danilkis from Mambu details to Ali Paterson how using their cloud based system, banks can improve, not only their speed and security but also their room for improvement further down the line! Lea Jakobiak catches up with N26,...

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KBC customers enthusiastic in their use of WhatsApp chat.
Feb06

KBC customers enthusiastic in their use of WhatsApp chat.

On 6 February 2018, KBC became the first bank-insurer in Belgium to offer its customers the possibility of also chatting with their bank-insurer via WhatsApp By yesterday evening, no fewer than 492 separate conversations had been dealt with. KBC itself transmitted 1 868 messages. In other words, within an average of around four messages, customers had an answer to the questions that they had put using the number 09 331 78 16.(*) The...

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Paytm, Harinder Takhar
Jan26

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Paytm, Harinder Takhar

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Paytm, Harinder Takhar. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 17: ValiDATAion
Jan18

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 17: ValiDATAion

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we take a look at how Data itself can significantly make, or break a company. Speaking with Chris Boaz over at PCA Predict, we learn how companies that neglect the quality of their data can lose valuable customers and even put themselves at risk. Martyn Atkinson, Chief Information Officer at Metro Bank informs us how they view Data quality and the work they put in to make sure that a Bank of their...

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Starling Bank, Ben Chisell
Jan18

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Starling Bank, Ben Chisell

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Starling Bank, Ben Chisell. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 16: GDPR – The Tech, the Law and the Ethics
Jan12

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 16: GDPR – The Tech, the Law and the Ethics

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look at the regulation GDPR, which is coming into affect in May. As a result we are seeing many companies scramble to be compliant in time. This is why we spoke with Proteus Cyber who can help organisations manage their data in an easy fashion. We then ask Graham Bright, the Head of Compliance at Euro Exim Bank, what a Financial Institution is doing in the build up of the big regulation. To...

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Bud, Jamie Campbell
Jan09

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Bud, Jamie Campbell

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Bud, Jamie Campbell. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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FinTech Connect Live! 2017 Summary
Jan05

FinTech Connect Live! 2017 Summary

FinTech Connect Live! 2017 Summary

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TRUSTECH 2017 Summary
Jan05

TRUSTECH 2017 Summary

Trustech 2017 Summary

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PayExpo 2017 Summary
Jan03

PayExpo 2017 Summary

PayExpo 2017 Summary

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RBR Branch Transformation 2017 Summary
Jan03

RBR Branch Transformation 2017 Summary

RBR Branch Transformation 2017 Summary

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Syscoin, Sebastian Schepis
Dec20

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Syscoin, Sebastian Schepis

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Syscoin, Sebastian Schepis. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Clay Wilkes on Galileo’s open API platform
Dec19

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Clay Wilkes on Galileo’s open API platform

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Clay Wilkes on Galileo’s open API platform . Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Andrew Siden, PPV
Dec19

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Andrew Siden, PPV

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Andrew Siden, PPV. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Simran Singh, Hyperwallet
Dec18

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Simran Singh, Hyperwallet

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Simran Singh, Hyperwallet. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Darin Petty & Jeff Foster, Cardplatforms
Dec15

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Darin Petty & Jeff Foster, Cardplatforms

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Darin Petty & Jeff Foster, Cardplatforms. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Ron Ingram, Echo
Dec14

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Ron Ingram, Echo

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Ron Ingram, Echo. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Colin Walsh, Varo
Dec13

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Colin Walsh, Varo

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: Colin Walsh, Varo. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: David Jenkins, Republic Bank
Dec11

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: David Jenkins, Republic Bank

Fintech Finance in Conversation with Galileo: David Jenkins, Republic Bank. Check out more at Galileo Processing

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 15: Cyber to the Core
Dec08

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 15: Cyber to the Core

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look at how deep attacks are making firms look closer at their Cyber Security. We head over to Munich to speak with FireEye who act as the shield for the Financial Institutions from ever devious attacks that can even target your Employees internal communications. Over in Denmark, we speak to Nordea who re affirm their ever strong commitment to digital security. Millennium Bank in Portugal and...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 14: Phishing Protection
Dec04

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 14: Phishing Protection

In this episode of Fintech Finance, we look into the crafty world of Fraud. With new ways to befuddle your employees and ensnare your clients data, companies like Anubis Networks are working tirelessly to stay ahead of the criminals. We speak with Brown Brothers Harriman who underpin their core beliefs when it comes to Cyber Security. Bipin Sahni describes the ways that Wells Fargo are looking at their customers data in a safe and...

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 13: Decentralised Biometrics
Dec01

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 13: Decentralised Biometrics

In this futuristic episode of Fintech Finance, we delve into the exciting world of Biometric Security. We visit Idex who give us the low down on why many Banks are looking at using fingerprint technology to enhance their customers security. We also visit Norris Koppel from Monese to discover how traditional Banking is becoming a thing of the past. Doug Mackenzie asks NatWest to see how a historic and conventional Bank is staying ahead...

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Sibos 2017 Summary
Dec01

Sibos 2017 Summary

Our Summary video from this year’s Sibos in Toronto

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 12: Cards And Payments
Nov27

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 12: Cards And Payments

In this special episode of Fintech Finance, to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the plastic card, we take a look at cards and payments. We sent Doug Mackenzie to Munich to find out from Matica, some of their solutions when it comes to the actual manufacturing of plastic, and how this ties in with consumer demand. We also headed over to Greece to speak with Mellon Technologies, to get an understanding of where they see the role of...

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Singapore Fintech Festival 2017
Nov27

Singapore Fintech Festival 2017

By Lea Jakobiak Why Singapore Fintech Festival is in a league of its own. What really makes an event great is the guest list, right? And in that respect, Singapore Fintech Festival did not disappoint. The likes of Christine Lagarde, Head of the IMF, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands were there, to name a few! Not bad given that this is only the second year the event is...

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Money 20/20 Vegas 2017: Scott DeAngelo – Vantiv
Nov24

Money 20/20 Vegas 2017: Scott DeAngelo – Vantiv

Scott DeAngelo from Vantiv talks payments with us during Money 20/20

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Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 11: The Regulation Conversation
Nov24

Fintech Finance Season 3 Episode 11: The Regulation Conversation

In this episode of Fintech Finance we dive into the world of Regulation. With PSD2 and GDPR rapidly approaching we ask I.T Governance how they are solving the compliance issues that many companies are facing. We sent Doug Mackenzie to Sweden to find out from the Financial Supervisory Authority what companies can be doing now to alleviate some of their compliance worries. Over in Ireland we hear how Ulster Bank are using the new...

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Money 20/20 Vegas 2017: Philipp Pieper – Swarm Fund
Nov24

Money 20/20 Vegas 2017: Philipp Pieper – Swarm Fund

Philipp Pieper from Swarm Fund talks to us while at Money 20/20 Vegas

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ACI Worldwide and Payworks Power Global Omni-Commerce in The Cloud
Nov22

ACI Worldwide and Payworks Power Global Omni-Commerce in The Cloud

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, today announced expanded cloud-based omni-channel payment capabilities through a licensing agreement with leading point-of-sale payment infrastructure provider Payworks. ACI’s front-end integration of Payworks technology extends the omni-channel capabilities of its UP Merchant Payments solution and further builds upon a successful and...

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TOBAM launches first Bitcoin mutual fund in Europe
Nov22

TOBAM launches first Bitcoin mutual fund in Europe

TOBAM, the Smart Beta pioneer, announced today the launch of the TOBAM Bitcoin Fund, an unregulated Alternative Investment Fund, set up in France. The fund, the first of its kind in Europe, will allow qualified and institutional investors wanting to gain an exposure to the cryptocurrency to benefit from TOBAM’s top-of-the league research and IT systems to track the value of investing in the Bitcoin. Resulting from blockchain...

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Fidor Expands Middle East Africa Regional Hub in Dubai Silicon Oasis
Nov22

Fidor Expands Middle East Africa Regional Hub in Dubai Silicon Oasis

Fidor, the innovative provider of digital banking solutions that helps banks launch and run their own digital brand, today puts its expansion strategy into action through its newest office extension in Dubai Silicon Oasis, the integrated free zone technology park. Dr Juma Al Matrooshi, Deputy CEO Operations & Client Affairs at Dubai Silicon Oasis Authority and Matthias Kröner, Founder and CEO of Fidor led the inauguration of...

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Standard Chartered and Axis Bank launches cross-border payment service powered by Ripple
Nov22

Standard Chartered and Axis Bank launches cross-border payment service powered by Ripple

Standard Chartered and Axis Bank today announced launch of real-time cross-border payment service for corporates using Ripple’s distributed ledger technology solution. Set to revolutionise the payments industry, this offering is now commercially available for cross-border payments between Standard Chartered Bank Singapore and Axis Bank India, and, accessible through Standard Chartered’s corporate digital banking platform,...

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Commercial Bank of Ceylon Selects Integrated Digital Banking from Fiserv to Enable Business Agility, Enhance Customer Engagement
Nov22

Commercial Bank of Ceylon Selects Integrated Digital Banking from Fiserv to Enable Business Agility, Enhance Customer Engagement

Fiserv, a leading global provider of financial services technology solutions, today announced that Commercial Bank of Ceylon (COMBANK), Sri Lanka’s most awarded bank, will replace its current digital platform with an integrated digital banking solution from Fiserv to speed the delivery of new capabilities that meet the needs of retail and corporate customers. The bank will implement DigitalAccess from Fiserv, a readily...

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“Invoices are the bane of our life”, finance teams reveal
Nov22

“Invoices are the bane of our life”, finance teams reveal

New research from Wax Digital has shown that the heavy burden of supplier invoice processing is leaving UK finance teams struggling with productivity. 82% of 200 UK finance professionals surveyed said that poor invoice process management was impacting their teams’ ability to perform effectively and leading to low job satisfaction. 60% say that processing supplier invoices is the most hated aspect of the job amongst their team,  70%...

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Oliver Riedel, Baader Bank: Biggest challenges that banks are facing currently
Nov22

Oliver Riedel, Baader Bank: Biggest challenges that banks are facing currently

Oliver Riedel, Baader Bank: Biggest challenges that banks are facing currently

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Fintech threat to incumbent banks biggest in personal loans market
Nov22

Fintech threat to incumbent banks biggest in personal loans market

Financial technology start-ups such as Ratesetter and Lendable pose a significant threat to the dominance of established banks in the UK’s £200bn personal loans market, according to new research. In the ‘Battling for Buyers’ report, behavioural science experts Decision Technology (Dectech) explore consumer openness to fintech providers across a range of banking products, such as loans, current accounts, and mortgages. The experiments...

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Isle of Man Launches SingularityU Douglas Chapter
Nov21

Isle of Man Launches SingularityU Douglas Chapter

The Isle of Man will tomorrow launch its SingularityU Chapter in Douglas in partnership with Singularity University, in a bid to address global challenges through the power of exponential technology and pioneering collaborations. Singularity University is a global learning and innovation community with a mission to educate, inspire, and empower leaders to apply exponential technologies to help solve humanity’s grand challenges...

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UniCredit rolls out its cross-border instant payments solution,  starting with Italy and Germany
Nov21

UniCredit rolls out its cross-border instant payments solution, starting with Italy and Germany

UniCredit has today launched its instant payments solution in Italy and Germany. Immediately after the European instant payments infrastructure was officially in operation this morning, UniCredit conducted its inaugural instant payment from Germany to Italy. The payment took exactly 2.5 seconds to be completed, demonstrating the bank’s capabilities in both countries and across borders. This makes UniCredit the first bank to offer...

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Pockit And Mespo Take Prizes At Uk’s First Fintech For All Competition
Nov21

Pockit And Mespo Take Prizes At Uk’s First Fintech For All Competition

Winners of Tech City UK’s first ever Fintech For All Competition were revealed last night in a thrilling final in the heart of the City. Teams from six companies competed to take the two prizes on offer for products or services that help people manage their money better and improve the financial capability of people in the UK. The six fintech businesses were asked to give a four minute pitch before judges at the Bishopsgate Institute...

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Modex adds top advisor from Google ahead of ICO
Nov21

Modex adds top advisor from Google ahead of ICO

Modex, the smart contract marketplace, today announces the appointment of Google executive Onur Bildik as its latest advisor. Joining ahead of Modex’s Initial Coin Offering (ICO), the pre- sale for which starts on 28 November, Bildik is a Google seasoned business professional, advising large brands on digital transformation and marketing strategies. Bildik’s success has been in mentoring start-ups and newcomers at both Google Campus...

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