Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.17 – Ai, Innovation and more!
Nov15

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.17 – Ai, Innovation and more!

In this episode of the Fintech Show, we scope out the newest innovations that are changing finance as we speak. This week we sit down with industry leaders like Lisa Frazier from Bank of America, and James Binns from Barclays, to get their lowdown on new tech and artificial intelligence. Meanwhile, over at this year’s MASSIVE Sibos event in London, we got exclusive interviews with SmartStream global product manager Peter Hainz...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.16 – Serving the Sole Trader
Nov08

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.16 – Serving the Sole Trader

In this episode of The Fintech Show we find out what it’s been like to bank as an SME for the last couple of decades. Why have the larger institutions neglected the sole trader? It’s not all doom and gloom though as we hear from three agile financial services organisations, Banking Circle, Monese and Square to find out how they can serve SMEs going into the next decade and...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Insurtech Show 2.02 – Insuring Creative Communication
Nov07

Fintech Finance Presents: The Insurtech Show 2.02 – Insuring Creative Communication

In this episode of The Insurtech Show, we talk to Insurers, about how they talk with their customers. What are the challenges of improving customer experience in an age of constantly shifting expectations, technology and regulation? To find out we ask French multinational insurance firm AXA about the importance of meaningful customer relationships in the digital age. Over in New York, Doug Mackenzie hears from Insurance giants Chubb...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.14 – Strong Customer Authentication
Nov05

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.14 – Strong Customer Authentication

In our brand new episode of The Paytech Show, we are studying Strong Customer Authentication or SCA, what it means for consumers, the banks’ and finally the industry as awhole. To get the best idea of what the regulation actually is, we went to the European Banking Authority to get a breakdown of the provision. Also featured are UniCredit, an institution that has been an early adopter of SCA and Giesecke and Devrient, a financial...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.15 – Self Driving Finance
Nov04

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.15 – Self Driving Finance

In this latest episode of The Fintech Show we look at how people are starting to manage their money in the digital age. With many of us needing to manage our money on a day-to-day basis, we want to know how incumbents are planning to address this whilst eliminating traditional friction. So we spoke with the Royal Bank of Canada, United Overseas Bank, and Santander, to find out how they’re tackling the desires of modern customers. We...

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SAS Analytics Experience 2019
Oct28

SAS Analytics Experience 2019

Ali Paterson heads over to Milan to attend the Analytics Experience 2019. In this video, you get a great in-depth look at the data, how to use the data and using the analytics.  

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The Paytech Magazine Issue 04
Oct25

The Paytech Magazine Issue 04

The latest edition of “The Paytech Magazine” is now live! In our latest edition of The Paytech Magazine, we are heading to Vegas baby! Not only that but we are solving the oldest issue in finance. SME Banking! We have incredible features from: Apply Financial’s Mark Bradbury cuts through the chaff keeps it real with Real-Time Payments Ricky Knox, CEO of Tandem Bank breaks down their ‘big jump’ Zac Cohen...

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FinTech Connects… with Lisa Frazier, EVP, Head of Innovation, Wells Fargo
Oct15

FinTech Connects… with Lisa Frazier, EVP, Head of Innovation, Wells Fargo

Global digital innovator Lisa Frazier who leads innovation at Wells Fargo, will be delivering one of the opening keynotes at FinTech Connect. Entitled ‘ Future-proofing Finance: What’s driving the banking experiences of tomorrow’ this will be surely one of the event’s highlights. Read some of her thoughts here on the future of the industry. What does innovation mean to you? In my view, innovation is about three things: applying...

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The EPA: The Emerging Payments Awards
Oct04

The EPA: The Emerging Payments Awards

Ali Paterson hosts our coverage of The Emerging Payments Awards, where some of the biggest FinTech Celebs rubbed shoulders with Fintech Finance. Get our video scoop here.

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Worldline e-Payments Challenge
Oct01

Worldline e-Payments Challenge

Chloe Butler heads over to Frankfurt to attend the Worldline e-Payments Challenge! In this vlog, you get a great in-depth look at co-innovations, co-creations with their clients, Fintechs and key experts!

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The Fintech Fix: The Fourth and Final Day of Sibos
Sep27

The Fintech Fix: The Fourth and Final Day of Sibos

In this special edition of The Fintech Fix, we get some brilliant speakers on the last day of Sibos 2019. From Jim Wadsworth at Mastercard to a deep dive with BAE Systems we get our Fix from the premier finance event of the...

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Daily Summary Videos at Sibos 2019: Day 4
Sep27

Daily Summary Videos at Sibos 2019: Day 4

Our fourth and final day at Sibos and our team met with  Gareth Evans from BAE Systems, Rajesh Mirjankar from Infrasoft, Adam Toms from OpenFin and many, many more!

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Daily Summary Videos at Sibos 2019: Day 3
Sep26

Daily Summary Videos at Sibos 2019: Day 3

Our third day at Sibos and our team met with Haresh Hemrajani from FSS, Nkiru Uwaje from SWIFT, James Lloyd from EY and many, many more!

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.14 – The Real-Time Journey
Sep26

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.14 – The Real-Time Journey

In this episode of The Fintech Show, we study the journey to accessing real-time payments. What’s it like? How easy it is? Also why is it so critical for financial institutions and services companies alike to get on board with this scheme that is revolutionising the industry. This episode we speak with Anne Boden, CEO of Starling Bank, Bottomline Technologies who can and have helped organisations get on board with Real-Time tech and...

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The Fintech Fix: The Sibos Innotribe Day 2
Sep25

The Fintech Fix: The Sibos Innotribe Day 2

Our second day at Sibos and our team met with Paul De Gelder, Leda Glyptis from 11:FS, Emma Lindley from Women In Identity and many, many more!

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.13 – Conversation with VISA
Sep25

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.13 – Conversation with VISA

In this special episode of The Paytech show, we speak with Bill Sheley, Head of Global Push Payments, about VISA Direct, their acquisition of Earthport and the gig economy!

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.13 – Ai, Experience and Excellence
Sep25

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.13 – Ai, Experience and Excellence

In this episode of The Fintech Show, we learn about Ai from the best. We speak to JP McKenna from NatWest about Ai and its uses for Customer Experience. SmartStream tells Ali Paterson all about their new service unveiled at...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.12 – Can the Banks Catch Up?
Sep24

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.12 – Can the Banks Catch Up?

In this episode of The Paytech Show we take a look at how some Fintech companies are managing to do the whole payments ecosystem, far quicker and seamlessly than the institutions ever have. Why should a payment take weeks to go across border when instant messaging is now a thing? We speak with payments gurus Mark Bradbury, CEO of Apply Financial, Steve Lemon at Currencycloud and Ronald Lokkers General Director at...

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The Fintech Fix: The Sibos Innotribe Episode
Sep24

The Fintech Fix: The Sibos Innotribe Episode

In this episode of The Fintech Fix, we are at the Discover Zone at Sibos London 2019! We learn from Ghela Boskovitch and other thought leaders and about the trends and buzzwords at the biggest financial conference in...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.12 – How to be a digital, intelligent bank
Sep20

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.12 – How to be a digital, intelligent bank

In this episode of The Fintech Show, we find out everything digital. From payments, customer experience to regulation, every aspect of banking has changed. We sit down with SAP, Lloyds and Santander Mexico to explore how the banks have handled compliance with regulations and industry trends such as open banking and PSD2. We also take a look at some of the issues when dealing with cross- border payments in...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 13
Sep20

The Fintech Magazine Issue 13

Our latest edition of the Fintech Magazine is now live! Make sure you pick up a copy at Sibos in London next week! In this pre-Sibos edition of the Magazine, we cover everything Sibos… Innotribe AND the Discover zone. It is set to be an Epic week! We’ve got incredible features from the biggest speakers in Fintech: The biggest names in the Discover Zone talk to us about The Future of Money Gareth Evans from BAE Systems talk...

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The Insurtech Magazine Issue 02
Sep18

The Insurtech Magazine Issue 02

Our latest edition of Insurtech Magazine is now live! Make sure you pick up a copy at Insuretech Connect in vegas next week! In what can only be described as the best magazine in the world, of Insurtech, we uncover what it’s like to be an insurtechaholic, how insurance is fueling the gig lending economy in Latin America and why large insurers are far better than the banks at keeping their market share from the tech companies....

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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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