Ep214 – Monzo: The First Truly Digital Bank
Feb17

Ep214 – Monzo: The First Truly Digital Bank

When most banks are bribing people to join with £100 or a Rihanna CD, Monzo is doing the opposite: building a bank customers love, involving them in its development, and being so amazing the network blows up like Facebook. Monzo, the bank that broke Crowdcube, now has more than 100,000 customers. Next milestone: 1 million. Here’s how they’ll do it. Please note, we do not produce Fintech Insider, we merely are fans and repost...

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Ep213 – Bank Business Models: The Last Bastion of Innovation
Feb16

Ep213 – Bank Business Models: The Last Bastion of Innovation

Innovation isn’t having an app – it’s having a new business model. Yet for banks, business models are one of the hardest things to innovate around. We discuss what’s broken with traditional bank business models, and how to create new ones, with two people who know best: Tom Blomfield, CEO of Monzo, and Dora Ziambra, Head of Business Development at Azimo. Please note, we do not produce Fintech Insider, we merely are fans and repost...

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Ep212 – News: Is FinTech Failing? Dodd-Frank. And Everything Goes Back to Cannabis
Feb16

Ep212 – News: Is FinTech Failing? Dodd-Frank. And Everything Goes Back to Cannabis

Is FinTech failing? We discuss this click-baity headline, which made the rounds recently. We also talk to Lawrence Wintermeyer, CEO of Innovate Finance, to get insight on their latest report that says investment in UK FinTech startups dropped by 33.7% in 2016. Other news: WeChat to (see what we did there?) James Lloyd,  Asia-Pacific FinTech Leader at EY, about the 46 billion digital red packets WeChat users sent over Lunar New Year;...

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Ep211 – Token CEO Steve Kirsch
Feb16

Ep211 – Token CEO Steve Kirsch

Serial tech entrepreneur Steve Kirsch has founded seven companies and earned a name for himself as the inventor of the optical mouse. Today he’s CEO of Token,  a global open API banking platform. Please note, we do not produce Fintech Insider, we merely are fans and repost...

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Ep210 – Rainmaking Summit: Show Me How to Innovate
Feb09

Ep210 – Rainmaking Summit: Show Me How to Innovate

Check out the latest Podcast from our friends at 11FS and Fintech Insider: Liz Lumley, Managing Director of Thought Leadership at Rainmaking, says a woman approached her at one of their events recently and said, “I’m here because I get told all the time: You need to work with startups, and then no one tells me how.” The Rainmaking Summit was designed to give people like her the tools they need to make innovation happen. Straight talk....

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Ep209 – Should UK Prepare for FinTech Exodus?
Feb09

Ep209 – Should UK Prepare for FinTech Exodus?

Check out the latest Podcast from our friends at 11FS and Fintech Insider: How do I change my culture? And what the hell happens to all those bank fines?! Our guest Richard Peers, Director of Financial Services at Microsoft (@Peerster), joins us to discuss these hot issues as part of our weekly roundup of FinTech Insider News. Please note, we do not produce Fintech Insider, we merely are fans and repost...

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Ep208 – Sir Mark Walport
Feb09

Ep208 – Sir Mark Walport

Check out the latest Podcast from our friends at 11FS and Fintech Insider: Sir Mark Walport (@uksciencechief), UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser and Head of the Government Office for Science, says his job is to advise the government on policy for all aspects of science, engineering, technology, and social science. In a delightful interview with 11:FS Co-Founder Simon Taylor, he discusses artificial intelligence, ethics and...

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Ep207 – PFM: Don’t Call it a Comeback
Feb03

Ep207 – PFM: Don’t Call it a Comeback

Check out the latest Podcast from our friends at 11FS and Fintech Insider: Is PFM dead? Invisible? Or has Personal Financial Management evolved from data-driven piecharts to something more useful?     Please note, we do not produce Fintech Insider, we merely are fans and repost...

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