DAY TWO #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights
May25

DAY TWO #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights

See all the highlights from DAY TWO of The Payments...

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DAY ONE #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights
May24

DAY ONE #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights

At the close of day one, all four racers have arrived at the first checkpoint – Belfast! Watch the story so far below!...

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Start line! #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights
May24

Start line! #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights

The four teams assemble at the starting gate at Trafalgar Square in London. This is the moment we were looking forward to all year! We wish each racer the best of luck in their trials and tribulations round the...

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ABCD’s: Vincent Kilcoyne, SmartStream and Angelika Sommer-Hemetsberger, OeKB on Problems
May24

ABCD’s: Vincent Kilcoyne, SmartStream and Angelika Sommer-Hemetsberger, OeKB on Problems

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Vincent Kilcoyne from SmartStream and Angelika Sommer-Hemetsberger from OeKB on the changing problems banks are having.

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ABCD’s: Darryl Twiggs, Vincent Kilcoyne & Andreas Burner, SmartStream on Technology
May23

ABCD’s: Darryl Twiggs, Vincent Kilcoyne & Andreas Burner, SmartStream on Technology

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Darryl Twiggs, Vincent Kilcoyne & Andreas Burner from SmartStream about their technology.

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RTW Payments Race: Stu Thomas’s Endorsement Points!
May22

RTW Payments Race: Stu Thomas’s Endorsement Points!

RTW Payments Race: Stu Thomas’s Endorsement Points!

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ABCD’s: Pritesh B. Kotecha, SmartStream and Matt Richardson, Citizens Bank on Digital Payments
May22

ABCD’s: Pritesh B. Kotecha, SmartStream and Matt Richardson, Citizens Bank on Digital Payments

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Pritesh B. Kotecha from SmartStream and Matt Richardson from Citizens Bank on the evolution of digital payments.

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FusionONE Hackathon Summary
May21

FusionONE Hackathon Summary

The Fintech Finance team heads over to FusionONE Hackathon in London to speak with Chirine BenZaied-Bourgerie & Mitesh Soni from Finastra, Scott Hiett from Hyber and many, many more!

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RTW Payments Race: Barb MacLean’s Country Challenge!
May21

RTW Payments Race: Barb MacLean’s Country Challenge!

RTW Payments Race: Barb MacLean’s Country Challenge!

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Valitor Conversations: Christine Bailey, Valitor
May20

Valitor Conversations: Christine Bailey, Valitor

Christine Bailey, Chief Marketing Officer at Valitor was interviewed by Fintech Finance. We spoke to her about the background of their company, what makes their technology so important to retailers and the key changes in the retail space technology. Christine also talks about the incredible APEX Report – The After Payment Emotional Experience What can retailers do to ensure customers are satisfied during the post-payment...

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ABCD’s: Peter Moss & Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Matt Richardson, Citizens Bank on Data
May20

ABCD’s: Peter Moss & Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Matt Richardson, Citizens Bank on Data

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Peter Moss & Andreas Burner from SmartStream and Matt Richardson from Citizens Bank about customers utilizing their data.

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.03 – GPI in Singapore
May17

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.03 – GPI in Singapore

In our latest episode of our GPI series, we talk with payments specialist Craig Ramsey at ACI Worldwide who lets us know what it’s all about! Over in Singapore, Doug Mackenzie finds out what the uber-innovative bank, DBS have been doing in the payments space....

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ABCD’s: Peter Moss & Haytham Kaddoura SmartStream and Michael McGovern, Brown Brothers Harriman on Data
May17

ABCD’s: Peter Moss & Haytham Kaddoura SmartStream and Michael McGovern, Brown Brothers Harriman on Data

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Peter Moss, Haytham Kaddoura from SmartStream and Michael McGovern from Brown Brothers Harriman about reference data utility & smart data.

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The Fintech Fix: Notes From a Small Island
May17

The Fintech Fix: Notes From a Small Island

Helllooo and welcome to this weeks episode of The FIntech Fix! In this episode, we take a look at THE STATE OF THE NATION! THE UK NATION that is. From taking the number one spot in the global Fintech chart to being wary of tech in general we find out what’s going on in that. The UK is the world’s top fintech hub with high-growth firms attracting more than four point five billion pounds sterling in investment over three years....

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RetailEXPO 2019 Summary
May16

RetailEXPO 2019 Summary

The Fintech Finance team heads over to RetailEXPO in London to talk to CHEP, Diebold Nixdorf, FreedomPay and many, many more!

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.03 – The New Investors on the Block
May15

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.03 – The New Investors on the Block

In this episode of The Fintech Show, we look at how the new wealth management apps are changing the face of investment. Toby Triebel at Wealthsimple shows us how they are breaking down financial barriers and allowing a whole new of class of investor. We find out how from Zac Cohen how companies like Trulioo are enabling this democratization of financial services by ensuring that the investors are who they say they...

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ABCD’s: Nadeem Shamim, SmartStream and Raman Bhatia, HSBC on Customer Data
May15

ABCD’s: Nadeem Shamim, SmartStream and Raman Bhatia, HSBC on Customer Data

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Benoît Legrand from ING, Raman Bhatia from HSBC and Nadeem Shamim from SmartStream on the importance of data for the customer.

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Event Review: The Effect of Women on Software
May15

Event Review: The Effect of Women on Software

The split between men and women in the UK workforce may be close to fifty-fifty, but finding a female software anything is a rare sighting. There are only 4 per every 100 male software developers, and women make up no more than 19% of the digital tech workforce, according to official reports.  For all the talk of International Women in Engineering Day, girls-only hackathons, and broken glass ceilings, the UK has the lowest proportion...

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Instant & Open Payments for Consumer Purchases – Request for Payment in Europe
May14

Instant & Open Payments for Consumer Purchases – Request for Payment in Europe

Dean Wallace, Real-Time & Digital Payments Product Management Did you know that 65% of merchants want to accept instant payments? That’s because they recognise that this payment method will save their business money, and that the customer experience benefits will drive their organisation’s growth. However, speed of payment alone is not sufficient to drive adoption of instant payments for consumer purchases. Embracing an Open API...

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TradeTech 2019 Summary
May14

TradeTech 2019 Summary

The Fintech Finance team heads over to TradeTech in Paris to speak with Alexandre Foster from BT, Leslie Spiro from Glue42, Glen Poulter from Northern Trust and many, many more!

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RTW Payments Race: Brett King’s Transport Challenge!
May14

RTW Payments Race: Brett King’s Transport Challenge!

RTW Payments Race: Brett King’s Transport Challenge!

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ABCD’s: Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Ken Merrill, Bank of America on Machine Learning
May14

ABCD’s: Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Ken Merrill, Bank of America on Machine Learning

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Andreas Burner from SmartStream, Ken Merrill from Bank of America and Gavin Drescher from LV= about machine learning and it’s future.

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.02 – Will Payments Ever Be the Same Again?
May13

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.02 – Will Payments Ever Be the Same Again?

In this episode of the Paytech Show, we take a look at how the banks and financial services companies are changing the way they look at payments as a service for customers. Where banks had traditionally made significant revenue from payments, this model is changing. John Hutton and Emma Huntington from Nationwide talk about how they are changing the way they use payments to help meet their member’s new needs. Hardik Shah over at...

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IFGS 2019 Summary
May13

IFGS 2019 Summary

The Fintech Finance team heads over to IFGS in London to speak with Teana Baker-Tayor from Global Digital Finance, Fai Chan from Appcider Limited, David Parker from Bahrain EDB and many, many more!

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The Fintech Fix: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
May13

The Fintech Fix: Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

In this episode of The Fintech Fix, we look at the news that CO-OP Bank is creating 100 new jobs in the north-west of England. Not only is it new jobs but these jobs are focused on improving digital technologies! Also, the UK Government has created a task force to prevent cash from disappearing. They are keeping 1 and 2p coins and making sure we will still be able to choose how we pay long into the...

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ABCD’s: Nick Smith, SmartStream and Jenny Peng, Aptean on Limitless in the Cloud
May13

ABCD’s: Nick Smith, SmartStream and Jenny Peng, Aptean on Limitless in the Cloud

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Nick Smith & Peter Hainz from SmartStream and Jenny Peng from Aptean about limitless in the cloud.

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ABCD’s: Peter Moss, SmartStream and Daniel Schmidheiny, Vlot on Brokerage
May10

ABCD’s: Peter Moss, SmartStream and Daniel Schmidheiny, Vlot on Brokerage

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Peter Moss from SmartStream and Daniel Schmidheiny from Vlot on the changing nature of brokerage.

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ABCD’s: Peter Hainz, SmartStream and Phil Hong, Citi on The Cloud
May09

ABCD’s: Peter Hainz, SmartStream and Phil Hong, Citi on The Cloud

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Peter Hainz from SmartStream and Phil Hong from Citi on the future in the cloud.

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ABCD’s: Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Olga Feldmeier, Smart Valor on Blockchain
May08

ABCD’s: Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Olga Feldmeier, Smart Valor on Blockchain

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Andreas Burner & Haytham Kaddoura from SmartStream and Olga Feldmeier from Smart Valor about blockchain expanding the liquidity pool.

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The Fintech Fix: Cards against Europe
May08

The Fintech Fix: Cards against Europe

On this week’s episode of The Fintech Fix we learn about the decade long duel between MasterCard, Visa and the European Commission and about the new Australian way of working.

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ABCD’s: Darryl Twiggs and Nadeem Shamim, SmartStream & Jasmin Ng, DBS on Cross-border Payments
May07

ABCD’s: Darryl Twiggs and Nadeem Shamim, SmartStream & Jasmin Ng, DBS on Cross-border Payments

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Darryl Twiggs, Nadeem Shamim from SmartStream and Jasmin Ng from DBS about the cross-border payments journey.

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The Payments Race: Round the World!
May07

The Payments Race: Round the World!

Fintech Finance presents The Payments Race: Round the World! On the 23rd of May, we will be meeting the racers at Trafalgar Square in London! Their challenge is to use ONE payment method around the world and get to Money20/20 in Amsterdam. The payment methods are: Cash Card Crypto Mobile Let’s get the #Paymentsrace most talked about at #Money2020eu and having Round The World Race (#RTWrace) is pretty...

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ABCD’s: Peter Moss, SmartStream and Richard Billington, MatsSoft on Data
May06

ABCD’s: Peter Moss, SmartStream and Richard Billington, MatsSoft on Data

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Peter Moss, SmartStream and Richard Billington, MatsSoft about data being the key.

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ABCD’s: Nick Smith, SmartStream and Ebru Packan, CITI on Cloud Solutions
May03

ABCD’s: Nick Smith, SmartStream and Ebru Packan, CITI on Cloud Solutions

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Nick Smith, SmartStream and Ebru Packan, CITI on the flexible cloud-solutions and challenges.

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.01 – Solving the Oldest issue in Finance
May02

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.01 – Solving the Oldest issue in Finance

In the latest episode The Paytech Show we solve the oldest issue in finance. How can small enterprises and merchants improve their cash flow in a hyper-advanced digital environment, like Singapore?​​We speak with Jasmine Ng, Managing Director of DBS, who gives us an overview of the payment ecosystem in Singapore. Milind Sanghavi of OCBC describes how choice is critical for merchants and customers alike. Mishal Ruparel of Banking...

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ABCD’s: Nadeem Shamim, SmartStream and Mariana Gomez De La Villa, ING on Intra-Day Liquidity Challenge
May02

ABCD’s: Nadeem Shamim, SmartStream and Mariana Gomez De La Villa, ING on Intra-Day Liquidity Challenge

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Nadeem Shamim from SmartStream, Mariana Gomez De La Villa from ING and Di Challenor from Westpac about the intra-day liquidity challenge.

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ABCD’s: Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Dennis Khoo, UOB on Machine Learning
May01

ABCD’s: Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Dennis Khoo, UOB on Machine Learning

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Dennis Khoo, UOB on applying machine learning to data flows.

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ABCD’s: Mark Taylor, SmartStream and Milind Sanghavi, OCBC on Digital Payment
Apr30

ABCD’s: Mark Taylor, SmartStream and Milind Sanghavi, OCBC on Digital Payment

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Mark Taylor from SmartStream, Milind Sanghavi from OCBC and Matt Richardson from Citizens Bank about keeping ahead of digital payments.

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.02 – Look Who’s Paying!
Apr29

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.02 – Look Who’s Paying!

In this episode of The Fintech Show, we look at how well financial institutions and companies actually know their customers, we speak with Trulioo and Payoneer to find out more. Payoneer, a global financial services company provides digital payment services around the world and as a result, needs the highest capabilities when it comes to KYC. Zac Cohen, at Truilioo over in Vancouver, gives us advice on how to learn about who your...

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ABCD’s: Matt Richardson, Citizens Bank and Nick Smith & Haytham Kaddoura, SmartStream on Payments Evolution
Apr29

ABCD’s: Matt Richardson, Citizens Bank and Nick Smith & Haytham Kaddoura, SmartStream on Payments Evolution

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Matt Richardson from Citizens Bank, Nick Smith and Haytham Kaddoura from SmartStream on payments evolution.

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The Fintech Fix: The Phantom Menace
Apr29

The Fintech Fix: The Phantom Menace

In this episode of The Fintech Fix we learn about how the fintech’s aren’t the menace we once thought. It’s actually, the telecoms. Also, another Facebook fail, turns out financial services aren’t...

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ABCD’s: Peter Moss & Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Matt Richardson, Citizens Bank on Data
Apr26

ABCD’s: Peter Moss & Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Matt Richardson, Citizens Bank on Data

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Peter Moss & Andreas Burner from SmartStream and Matt Richardson from Citizens Bank about making sense of data.

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ABCD’s: Phil Hong, Citi and Nick Smith, SmartStream on Cloud Security
Apr25

ABCD’s: Phil Hong, Citi and Nick Smith, SmartStream on Cloud Security

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Phil Hong from Citi and Nick Smith from SmartStream about cloud security & regulations.

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ABCD’s: Nadeem Shamim, SmartStream & Jasmin Ng, DBS on Cashflow
Apr24

ABCD’s: Nadeem Shamim, SmartStream & Jasmin Ng, DBS on Cashflow

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Nadeem Shamim from SmartStream and Jasmin Ng from DBS about managing the cash flow.

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ABCD’s: Nick Smith, SmartStream & Phil Hong, Citi on Scalability
Apr23

ABCD’s: Nick Smith, SmartStream & Phil Hong, Citi on Scalability

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Nick Smith from SmartStream and Phil Hong from Citi about cloud technology and scalability.

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Payments for Breakfast Summary
Apr23

Payments for Breakfast Summary

Fiona McFarlane heads over to St Pauls, London to attend ACI Worldwide and SWIFT’s Payments for Breakfast Conference! Check out her vlog to learn how today’s leading institutions are working together to problem solve cross-border payments and get everyone onboard with SWIFT gpi. Find out where the next International #Payments for Breakfast will be here!...

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ABCD’s: The Future of AI in Banking
Apr22

ABCD’s: The Future of AI in Banking

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Andreas Burner from SmartStream, David Birch from Consult Hyperion and Ricardo Leite from Discover Financial Services. We focus on the future of AI in banking, machine learning and dominant...

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ABCD’s: Andreas Burner, SmartStream & Matt Richardson, Citizens Bank on The Digital Payment Trial
Apr19

ABCD’s: Andreas Burner, SmartStream & Matt Richardson, Citizens Bank on The Digital Payment Trial

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation with Andreas Burner from SmartStream & Matt Richardson from Citizens Bank, we speak about data formatting, machine learning and the main focus on the digital payment...

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ABCD’s: Haytham Kaddoura, SmartStream and Rick Striano, Deutsche Bank on Trust & Strategy
Apr18

ABCD’s: Haytham Kaddoura, SmartStream and Rick Striano, Deutsche Bank on Trust & Strategy

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Haytham Kaddoura from SmartStream and Rick Striano from Deutsche Bank about problem-solving, trust and strategy in financial institutions.

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ABCD’s: Darryl Twiggs, SmartStream & Mariana Gomez De La Villa, ING on Blockchain
Apr17

ABCD’s: Darryl Twiggs, SmartStream & Mariana Gomez De La Villa, ING on Blockchain

In this episode of The ABCD’s Conversation, we speak to Darryl Twiggs from SmartStream & Mariana Gomez De La Villa from ING about blockchain.

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