The Fintech Fix: Moving to a Contactless Life?
Sep13

The Fintech Fix: Moving to a Contactless Life?

In this week’s episode of The Fintech Fix, we will be finding out about how we will paying for things from our car seat, using blockchain for cross border payments and why P O S terminals will be chucked in the bin....

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Insurtech Show 2.01 – How Digital Insurance Empowers People
Sep12

Fintech Finance Presents: The Insurtech Show 2.01 – How Digital Insurance Empowers People

In this episode of The Insurtech Show, we investigate the rapidly changing landscape of insurance and how digital technologies impact the way societies are evolving. We took a journey to the Americas and sat down with Chubb, CitiBanamex and Afluenta to find out how insurance is fuelling economies and empowering people from all walks of life in...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.11 – The Netflixifaction of Finance
Sep11

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.11 – The Netflixifaction of Finance

In this episode of The Fintech Show we find out how digital technologies are allowing banks to talk to their customers in the most personal of ways. With so much data on their customers banks are in a great position to become the most personalised industry in the world, so to find out how we spoke with Quadient, a company that can allow even the largest institution to talk to their customers like their neighbour. To find out how the...

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Banks and Fintechs Are Global Leaders in Payments Innovation, Study by  ACI Worldwide and Ovum Reveals
Sep11

Banks and Fintechs Are Global Leaders in Payments Innovation, Study by ACI Worldwide and Ovum Reveals

ACI Worldwide, a leading global provider of real-time electronic payment and banking solutions, and leading global research firm Ovum today launched the Culture of Innovation Index, a global cross value chain view of the factors that drive success across the banking, intermediary, merchant and corporate sectors.* The Index identifies five types of organizations, as defined by their approach to innovation and business transformation...

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The Fintech Fix: The Crowdfunded Episode
Sep06

The Fintech Fix: The Crowdfunded Episode

In this episode of The Fintech Fix we look at the rise of the crowdfund, insurtech and how the large insurers are keeping up!

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.11 – Swift Payments in LATAM
Sep06

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.11 – Swift Payments in LATAM

In this episode of The Paytech Show, we study the impact Swift’s Gpi has had on BBVA in Argentina and find out more about how ACI Worldwide can help any bank from Mexico to Argentina get onboard.

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.10 – The New Cross Border Reality
Sep04

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.10 – The New Cross Border Reality

In this episode of The Paytech Show, we find out just how global Swift’s Global Payment Initiative truly is. We head to Buenos Aires, Argentina to see how it has transformed payments for BBVA. Over in Amsterdam Doug Mackenzie speaks with Realtime Payments specialists ACI Worldwide to find out just how critical it is for institutions to become part of this...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.10 – The Future of Fighting Fraud
Sep03

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.10 – The Future of Fighting Fraud

In this episode of The Fintech Show, we find out about fraud in the digital age. Now that you don’t even have to meet your banker, how can digital banks use ai and data to protect their customers? To find out more, we spoke with Harriet Rees and Simon Waring at Starling Bank to see how they’ve excelled at fighting cyber fraud. Gareth Evans at BAE Systems gives us the low down on how important data has become in the fight...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.09 – Payments in Latin America
Sep02

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.09 – Payments in Latin America

In this episode of The Paytech Show, Fintech Finance travels to Latin America to find out how the area is leapfrogging the rest of the world when it comes to payment technology. ACI Worldwide, who are leaders in real-time payment technology talk to us about the challenges banks face in the area and how they can help the banks solve them. Carlos Marmolejo, Head of Innovation at Banco Santander describes how the country is perfectly...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.09 – Defend
Aug23

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.09 – Defend

In this episode, we look into how to set up cloud-based systems with security in mind. We speak with Peter Martini from iboss, about “cloud sacrifice,” protecting users and the evolution of cloud control and visibility. Simon Waring from Starling Bank talks about how being a bank that was born in the cloud enable them to bypass the transition phase and some of the advantages and opportunities around...

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The Fintech Fix: Rappers & Remedies
Aug16

The Fintech Fix: Rappers & Remedies

In this episode of The Fintech Fix we are looking at the RBS remedies; Salary in Bitcoin and Voice Banking.

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.08 – Open for Business!
Aug13

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.08 – Open for Business!

In this episode of The Fintech Show we take a look at how PSD2 is fueling a change in behavior from the banks. Fiona McFarlane catches ups with Franziska Zangl and Oliver Dlugosch from NDGIT about how to handle some of these complexities and how to define a strategy for this. Oliver Guillaumond from ING talks to us about how; regulation aside; you need to look at more of a country by country approach of how best to deal with this open...

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First 100 speakers announced: register today
Aug06

First 100 speakers announced: register today

Registration is now live for the UK’s largest fintech conference and exhibition – and there are a limited number of delegate tickets currently available at the Crazy Bird Rate, where conference delegates can save up to £250. On 3-4 December, at ExCeL, London, the fintech community will learn from innovators across the 5 stream conference programme, discover best-in-class innovations & more. Each speaker at FinTech Connect...

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The Fintech Fix: The Nubanking Revolution
Aug02

The Fintech Fix: The Nubanking Revolution

In this episode of The Fintech Fix we are looking at cardless ATMs, American divorce rates for business partnerships and the bonkers Nubank valuation!

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Fintech Junction Israel 2019
Aug02

Fintech Junction Israel 2019

Fiona McFarlane, heads over to Israel to attend the Fintech Junction! In this vlog, you get a great in-depth look at the leading start-ups, entrepreneurs, and firms over in Israel. Watch the video and find out where the Fintech industry is...

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Disruptive marketing examples in financial services
Jul29

Disruptive marketing examples in financial services

The financial services sector hasn’t always enjoyed the most dynamic image with its marketing. Insurance providers, global banks and loan and credit card specialists have sometimes faced internal cultural or external regulatory barriers to their efforts to launch the kind of agile and innovative marketing campaigns that many of us have become accustomed to from other sectors.  However, all of these restrictions can also make the most...

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The Fintech Fix: Hotter, Better, Faster, Stronger
Jul26

The Fintech Fix: Hotter, Better, Faster, Stronger

In this episode of The Fintech Fix, we will be looking at how Santander are slashing One point Two Billion Euro over the coming years, what new financial services the challengers are starting to offer and who is the latest company to be fined over data...

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Revolut launches four new metal card colours
Jul25

Revolut launches four new metal card colours

Revolut has today announced that it is launching four new metal card colours – Gold, Rose Gold, Silver and Space Grey. The new card colours join the original black edition that was released when Revolut Metal was launched in August 2018. Gold and Rose Gold are available to order in-app today, while Silver and Space Grey will be available in the coming weeks. Revolut’s Metal is much more than just a contactless metal card. The...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.07 – The Future of Banking
Jul24

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.07 – The Future of Banking

In this episode of The Fintech Show we take a look at Open Banking but not in the past tense. Open Banking has landed and not taken off again. In this episode, we are looking back to the future, where it will be going. We find out how it will democratise financial services, destroy banks and ultimately create a different way of looking at money. With author Brett King, Tony Prestedge, Executive Director of Nationwide and Richard...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.08 – EWPN
Jul19

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.08 – EWPN

In this episode of The Paytech Show we send Doug Mackenzie to Amsterdam to find out what was happening at the European Women Payments Network event. With a star-studded Fintech awards ceremony, workshops and conference, there was a lot to...

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The Fintech Fix: Banks becoming Pubs?
Jul19

The Fintech Fix: Banks becoming Pubs?

In this episode of The Fintech Fix, we will be continuing to look at the Banker Summer transfer season as more top bankers move institutions. We will take a review of last week, when we saw the first real ripples of GDPR starting to kick in and also at how closed bank branches can transform the high...

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Money20/20 Europe 2019 Summary
Jul18

Money20/20 Europe 2019 Summary

The Fintech Finance team heads over to Money20/20 Europe in Amsterdam to talk to Dennis Martens from Synechron, Daria Rippingale from Bankingblocks, Gabrielle Inzirillo from Plug and Play and, many, many more!

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All-in-one card startup Curve raises $55 million
Jul16

All-in-one card startup Curve raises $55 million

A startup that lets you use all your bank cards through one card has raised $55m (£44m). London-based Curve said on Tuesday that it has been valued at $250m (£200m) in the funding round, which takes its total funding to date to $75m (£80m). Curve lets people load their credit and debit cards on to an app and then use them all through one Curve card. Users select which card they want to use in the app and then the Curve card will work...

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Alan Turing to be the face of new £50 note
Jul15

Alan Turing to be the face of new £50 note

Alan Turing was chosen following the Bank’s character selection process including advice from scientific experts. In 2018, the Banknote Character Advisory Committee chose to celebrate the field of science on the £50 note and this was followed by a six week public nomination period. The Bank received a total of 227,299 nominations, covering 989 eligible characters. The Committee considered all the nominations before deciding on a...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.07 – The Cloud Global Payments Initiative
Jul12

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.07 – The Cloud Global Payments Initiative

In this episode of The Paytech Show, we look at how cloud-based technology is changing the way payments are being handled, especially cross-border. SWIFT’s gpi is revolutionising the way cross border payments are working and we find out from Citi’s Phil Hong and ACI Worldwide’s Craig Ramsey to find out how critical this initiative will be going forward....

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Financial services experts discuss the significant changes in the payments landscape
Jul10

Financial services experts discuss the significant changes in the payments landscape

The team at FinTech Connect has joined forces with payment technology provider Bottomline, alongside leading payment experts, to discuss the emerging innovative business models in payments.  The webinar, to be held from 11am – 12pm on Wednesday 17th July, will address the significant changes in the competitive landscape – through regulatory intervention such as Open Banking / PSD2 and exponential digital demand from consumers...

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Innotribe speakers set to shine at Sibos 2019
Jul08

Innotribe speakers set to shine at Sibos 2019

Innotribe has always brought dynamic and thought-provoking voices from outside the finance industry to Sibos. The year’s event maintains this tradition through a mix of the new and familiar. Over the course of a brimful four-day programme, insightful and provocative speakers from the fintech, bigtech and academic communities will help us to break down our core theme – The Evolution of Trust. Exploring trust and digital identity Andrew...

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The Fintech Fix: Transfer Window Round Up
Jul05

The Fintech Fix: Transfer Window Round Up

In this episode of The Fintech Fix we enter the transfer window as Banks look to shuffle their squad during the Summer hiatus. We hear about the first signing of this window with Revolut making the first move. BBVA in Mexico is leading the way for financial inclusion and Congress is getting ruffled over...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.06 – Swiftly Does It
Jul04

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.06 – Swiftly Does It

In this episode of The Paytech Show we take another look at the power of Swift GPI, what it can mean for the institutions around the world. To get the best overview, we talk to a truly global bank, ING. Ali Paterson speaks with Evelien Witlox, Global Head of Payments for ING and Doug Mackenzie talks to payments guru Craig Ramsey from...

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The Fintech Fix: The End of an Era?
Jun28

The Fintech Fix: The End of an Era?

Hello and welcome to this week’s episode of The Fintech Fix. In this episode, we find out if the challenger banks have finally met their match? Is there a new financial Manifest destiny as Transferwise goes west and is Scandinavia ahead of time when it comes to wearables? Find out, in this episode of The Fintech Fix! So first up is the news that Nordea and Swedbank are partnering with Fidesmo, a tech company that’s also...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Regtech Show 2.01 – Open Banking, Eastern Outflanking?
Jun27

Fintech Finance Presents: The Regtech Show 2.01 – Open Banking, Eastern Outflanking?

In this episode of The Regtech Show, we take a deep dive at the impact of Open Banking in Europe, from the lens of Central and Eastern Europe. We get great insight into the region from Birte Quitt, Erste Group’s Head of Group Retail Strategy who details how their App, George has been incredibly successful in Romania. Over in Bucharest, we speak with Ioana Guiman, Managing Partner of Allevo who are the country leaders in industry...

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Trulioo’s Releases Brand New Parody Music Video, “Get Verified”
Jun27

Trulioo’s Releases Brand New Parody Music Video, “Get Verified”

Trulioo, the leading global identity verification provider, has launched its third parody music video – Get Verified, a take on the Bee Gee’s classic “Stayin’ Alive”.  The video chronicles the journey of an aspiring entrepreneur with ambitions to become a fashion icon and launch her own clothing line. Many of today’s entrepreneurs are digital natives who have come to expect the speed and convenience afforded by modern technology....

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.06 – The Current State of Affairs
Jun24

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.06 – The Current State of Affairs

In this episode of The Fintech Show, we take a step back and take a look at an industry that has changed so much in the last year. Technology has changed so much that customers don’t even know what they want. So to find out the best and brightest we spoke to some of the biggest financial institutions and organisations to see what they’ve been working on. From Bank of America, SmartStream, BNY Mellon and DBS you can hear it...

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The Fintech Fix: The Fintech Hollywood Movement
Jun21

The Fintech Fix: The Fintech Hollywood Movement

In this episode of The Fintech Fix, we look at some of the biggest stories of the week – Facebook unveiling Libra, Monzo moving to the USA, and Sibos Ahoy!

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N26 Review – Best Challenger Bank For Business?
Jun20

N26 Review – Best Challenger Bank For Business?

SIGN UP FOR N26 – https://n26.com/r/stuartt4754 Welcome back to Stu’s Reviews! Today I take a look at N26 – one of the newest challenger banks on the market in the UK… and what could be the best business account for smaller businesses? Support me on PATREON; http://www.patreon.com/stusreviews SOCIAL; Facebook – https://www.facebook.com/StusReviewsUK Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/StusReviewsUK...

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Sibos Summer Snapshot! 
Jun19

Sibos Summer Snapshot! 

The Fintech Finance team heads over to Canary Wharf for the Sibos Summer Snapshot!

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The Rise of the Merchant Cash Advance
Jun18

The Rise of the Merchant Cash Advance

Bank Loans to SME’s is Declining Oxford Economics recently published research titled “the big business of small business”, which states bank lending to SME’s has fallen 3% since 2015. This is in the face of a rise in credit provisions to large companies of 43%. The report states that SME’s are being given the ‘cold shoulder’ resulting in an impact on recovery against small businesses. Sam Moore, Managing Director of Oxford Economics,...

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The Fintech Fix: Banking Everywhere
Jun14

The Fintech Fix: Banking Everywhere

In this bumper Money20/20 round-up episode of The Fintech Fix, we learn about all the partnerships that have been happening in the lead up to the Summer Break, Uber grabbing Grab’s ideas and Amazon providing...

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The Paytech Magazine Issue 03
Jun11

The Paytech Magazine Issue 03

The latest edition of “The Paytech Magazine” is now live! Here is our Money20/20 edition of The Paytech Magazine, we have incredible features from our Payments Race around the world. Also, you can find: A massive Banking Circle segment on how they are solving the oldest issue in financial services Evelien Witlox, Global Head of Payments at ING shows us how instant cross border payments are a reality Content Director at...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 12
Jun10

The Fintech Magazine Issue 12

The latest edition of “The Fintech Magazine” is now live! In this post Money20/20 edition of the Magazine, we had incredible features from the one and only 11:FS crew, who assembled to lead our front page. Also inside you can find: A massive Nationwide series, from innovation, open banking to liberating banking! Milind Sanghavi from OCBC bank in Singapore, details how they have seen QR code transactions increase by 450%...

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FusionONE Summary
Jun07

FusionONE Summary

The Fintech Finance team heads over to FusionONE in London to talk to Eli Rosner from Finastra, Elizabeth Lumley from VC Innovations, Lauren Harris from Hyber and many, many more!

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THE WINNER! DAY THIRTEEN #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race
Jun06

THE WINNER! DAY THIRTEEN #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race

DAY THIRTEEN #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments...

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DAY TWELVE #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race
Jun06

DAY TWELVE #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race

DAY TWELVE #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.05 – Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground
Jun03

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.05 – Head in the Clouds, Feet on the Ground

In this episode we’ve got our head in the cloud, investigating how cloud-based architecture is taking the industry by storm. We speak with Citi Group and Starling Bank about their experiences embracing cloud tech and security, and get an insight from iboss, who provide secure cloud access anywhere in the world, on any...

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DAY ELEVEN #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race
Jun03

DAY ELEVEN #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race

DAY ELEVEN #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.05 – It’s On the Cards
Jun03

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.05 – It’s On the Cards

In this episode of The Paytech Show, we’re asking the question, will the payment card still be relevant in 2020 and beyond? To find out we ask Mastercard’s Head of Fintech Partnerships Eduoardo Volta what the card giant is getting up to in the age of innovation. We also speak with the tech specialist G+D about how they are helping institutions around the world implement new card...

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DAY TEN #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race
Jun02

DAY TEN #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race

DAY TEN #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments...

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DAY NINE #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race
Jun01

DAY NINE #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race

DAY NINE #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments...

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DAY EIGHT #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race
May31

DAY EIGHT #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race

DAY EIGHT #RTWrace to #M2020 Highlights Payments Race...

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ABCD’s: Peter Moss & Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Patrica Kemp, Oak HC/FT on Data
May31

ABCD’s: Peter Moss & Andreas Burner, SmartStream and Patrica Kemp, Oak HC/FT on Data

In this episode of the ABCD’s, we speak with Patrica Kemp from Oak HC/FT, Ryan Miller from Wells Fargo, Peter Moss & Andreas Burner from SmartStream about artificial intelligence driven by data.

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