CCgroup: Knowing me, Knowing You… Insights into how PR pros can help trade media during lockdown
Jul02

CCgroup: Knowing me, Knowing You… Insights into how PR pros can help trade media during lockdown

Our friends at CCgroup have produced a wonderful whitepaper on the effects of Covid-19 and the subsequent lockdown has had on technology journalists and the trade media (not just limited to finance!) “It’s not “business as usual,” and means of communicating and interacting with journalists are far from normal.” Please click on the link below to download (un-gated)

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FF Exclusive: ATM – A New Dimension Whitepaper
Jun17

FF Exclusive: ATM – A New Dimension Whitepaper

Following this month’s edition of “The Fintech Magazine”,  we also have just launched our exclusive white-paper on something banks need to give some serious thoughts to its future both from a cost-saving ideal, but also to financial inclusion – the cash machine!  “ATM – A New Dimension Whitepaper” For too long, terminal handlers have struggled to integrate ATMs into the omnichannel Bank....

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 16
Jun12

The Fintech Magazine Issue 16

In this of The Fintech Magazine, with Covid-19 putting a spotlight on the point of sale, we look at Regtech & SCA with G+D, Trulioo and Aptitude, and what it means for the future of payments. Neobanks galore! We catch up with exclusive interviews the CEO’s of the current and next wave of challengers to take on the world of financial services, including banks from five continents – Bunq, Rizq, free2, Mox, KudaBank, 220,...

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Lights, Camera, Sofa! FinTECHTalents2020
Jun12

Lights, Camera, Sofa! FinTECHTalents2020

By Hannah Duncan It’s with a fuzzy head and sticky keyboard, that I write up my experience of the FinTECHTalents2020’s Virtual Fintech Event yesterday. Normally a festival for fintech fanatics to get together in person…  this year was a little different. Following the lockdown rules, more than 25,000 people joined from home. With, I imagine, our top halves looking remarkably smarter than our bottom halves, we flicked on our...

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TEST: TEAM FIVE

Team FIVE Chat (embedded Zoom or GoogleHangouts): If we can’t embed it, then we will just have to use this link ina. new window: https://meet.google.com/qur-jdrw-kqn?authuser=1 Questions Stream (YoutTube Live Stream)...

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TEST: TEAM FOUR

Team FOUR Chat (embedded Zoom or GoogleHangouts): If we can’t embed it, then we will just have to use this link ina. new window: https://meet.google.com/mfa-qwiu-dck?authuser=1 Questions Stream (YoutTube Live Stream)...

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TEST: TEAM THREE

Team THREE Chat (embedded Zoom or GoogleHangouts): If we can’t embed it, then we will just have to use this link ina. new window: https://meet.google.com/kox-tcji-jmg?authuser=1 Questions Stream (YoutTube Live Stream)...

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TEST: TEAM TWO

Team TWO Chat (embedded Zoom or GoogleHangouts): If we can’t embed it, then we will just have to use this link ina. new window: https://meet.google.com/vzi-gdoc-uco?authuser=1 Questions Stream (YoutTube Live Stream)...

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TEST: TEAM ONE

Team ONE Chat (embedded Zoom or GoogleHangouts): If we can’t embed it, then we will just have to use this link ina. new window: https://meet.google.com/spg-bagc-zsy?authuser=2&pli=1 Questions Stream (YoutTube Live Stream)...

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The Fintech Fix: Where are the ATMS atm?
May29

The Fintech Fix: Where are the ATMS atm?

In this week’s episode of The Fix we look at the decline of cash and atms, Meniga’s cash injection and what’s been going on at Fintech Finance!

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Meniga closes a €8.5m strategic investment round led by Groupe BPCE,  Grupo Crédito Agrícola &; UniCredit
May28

Meniga closes a €8.5m strategic investment round led by Groupe BPCE, Grupo Crédito Agrícola &; UniCredit

Meniga, a leading provider of digital banking technology for the world’s largest banks, has closed a €8.5m strategic investment led by customers Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France and lead investor in this round, Portugal’s Grupo Crédito Agrícola and long-standing strategic partner UniCredit. Other participants in the round include current institutional investors Velocity Capital, Industrifonden & Frumtak...

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Jana Lvova, Visa on some of the recent collaborations
May25

Jana Lvova, Visa on some of the recent collaborations

Jana Lvova, Visa on some of the recent collaborations  

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FF Virtual Arena: Are Fintech Events Screwed?
May18

FF Virtual Arena: Are Fintech Events Screwed?

Join us today as we look at what is happening in the events space of Fintech. We are joined by Laurent Nizri, of arguably the best (and only so far) big Fintech event of the year, Paris Fintech Forum; and Lisa Moyle, from one of the few events that is attempting a grassroots virtual event, VC innovations. With so many events cancelled, we look at the knock-on effect of this, what this means for small tech firms unable to meet big...

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Merchants and consumers turn to tap to pay as part of new daily routines
May01

Merchants and consumers turn to tap to pay as part of new daily routines

The COVID-19 pandemic has created unprecedented challenges for how we live. More than a third of the world population is under some form of “shelter-at-home” directive to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. While these measures and “social distancing” practices have reshaped much of daily life, businesses providing essential goods and services – like grocery stores, pharmacies, banks and others – need to stay open to...

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The Paytech Magazine Issue 05
Apr30

The Paytech Magazine Issue 05

Many of the interviews for this issue were conducted when the world was a very different place… not that long ago! But if you look at our spine-tingler on our printed edition, “Life is 10 percent what happens to us, and 90 percent how we react to it.” So with that, we at Fintech Finance are very pleased to present, The Paytech Magazine! Payments as an industry has reacted to Covid-19 with imagination and fortitude,...

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Stuart Riley, Citi – Automation and the role of institutions
Apr24

Stuart Riley, Citi – Automation and the role of institutions

Doug Mackenzie sits down with Stuart Riley of Citi to discuss automation and the role of financial institutions within this arena

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Exclusive: ‘Showing the love’ –  Norah Ikoh, Kuda Bank in “The Paytech Magazine”
Apr21

Exclusive: ‘Showing the love’ – Norah Ikoh, Kuda Bank in “The Paytech Magazine”

Nigeria’s first mobile-only bank has seen rapid growth as it embraces the unbanked and underbanked in a country where nothing usually comes for free. Kuda Bank’s Head of Client Relations Norah Ikoh reveals the beating heart of the nation’s generous fintech The best things in life are free…or so the song goes. And tens of thousands of Nigerian account holders with Kuda Bank would tend to agree. With ambitions to be ‘the Monzo of...

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Raman Bhatia, former HSBC on combining existing knowledge with recent innovations to create a customer experience
Apr17

Raman Bhatia, former HSBC on combining existing knowledge with recent innovations to create a customer experience

Raman Bhatia, former HSBC on combining existing knowledge with recent innovations to create a customer experience

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Stephen Walsh, Sensedia on challenges facing institutions when integrating data and systems
Apr17

Stephen Walsh, Sensedia on challenges facing institutions when integrating data and systems

Stephen Walsh, Sensedia on challenges facing institutions when integrating data and systems  

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FF Virtual Arena: Digital Islamic Finance
Apr16

FF Virtual Arena: Digital Islamic Finance

Joining us in the FF Virtual Arena today is CEO of Neo Islamic Bank Rizq, Akmal Saleem. We ask the question as to why there has been no “Starling” or “Monzo” of Islamic Banking, no Digital Challenger. We also look at what it means from an ethical level to be sharia-compliant, and how to start a new bank in the midst of a global pandemic....

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Jana Lvova, Visa on how do you look to start collaborating with fintechs
Apr15

Jana Lvova, Visa on how do you look to start collaborating with fintechs

Jana Lvova, Visa on how do you look to start collaborating with fintechs  

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FF Virtual Arena: Covid Credit
Apr14

FF Virtual Arena: Covid Credit

Joining us in the FF Virtual Arena, is Freddy Kelly from Credit Kudos and David Luck from Capital on Tap! In this special arena, we will be discussing the future of credit and how the government are looking at working with businesses to help SME’s in this trying...

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Max Liu, EMQ on virtual banks
Apr13

Max Liu, EMQ on virtual banks

Max Liu, EMQ on virtual banks

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Richard Farrell, Netcall on what will improved CX technology do for the financial services
Apr13

Richard Farrell, Netcall on what will improved CX technology do for the financial services

  Richard Farrell, Netcall on what will improved CX technology do for the financial services

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Raman Bhatia, former HSBC on some of potential benefits for society and the financial industry with improved innovation
Apr10

Raman Bhatia, former HSBC on some of potential benefits for society and the financial industry with improved innovation

Raman Bhatia, former HSBC on some of potential benefits for society and the financial industry with improved innovation

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Stephen Walsh, Sensedia on how they assure institutions that their data and journey is safe
Apr10

Stephen Walsh, Sensedia on how they assure institutions that their data and journey is safe

Stephen Walsh, Sensedia on how they assure institutions that their data and journey is safe  

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Bis Das, Equifax on the past, present and future of data utilization
Apr09

Bis Das, Equifax on the past, present and future of data utilization

  Bis Das, Equifax on the past, present and future of data utilization

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FF Virtual Arena: Fair Credit – Serve and Protect
Apr09

FF Virtual Arena: Fair Credit – Serve and Protect

Joining us in the FF Virtual Arena is Freddy Kelly from Credit Kudos and Paul Norgrove from Serve and Protect! In this special arena, we will be discussing the future of credit and how fintech can help the people most in need.  ...

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Tim Fouracre, Countingup on the plans for the future
Apr09

Tim Fouracre, Countingup on the plans for the future

Tim Fouracre, Countingup on the plans for the future  

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Jana Lvova, Visa on how Visa acts as a central hub for interacting with global players to provide a seemless payment network
Apr08

Jana Lvova, Visa on how Visa acts as a central hub for interacting with global players to provide a seemless payment network

  Jana Lvova, Visa on how Visa acts as a central hub for interacting with global players to provide a seemless payment network...

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Max Liu, EMQ on their partnership with Visa
Apr06

Max Liu, EMQ on their partnership with Visa

Max Liu, EMQ on their partnership with Visa

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Richard Farrell, Netcall on collaboration with Hampshire Trust Bank
Apr06

Richard Farrell, Netcall on collaboration with Hampshire Trust Bank

  Richard Farrell, Netcall on collaboration with Hampshire Trust Bank

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Saket Sharma, BNY Mellon on looking to collaborate with outside partners to ultimately improve customer experience
Apr06

Saket Sharma, BNY Mellon on looking to collaborate with outside partners to ultimately improve customer experience

Saket Sharma, Managing Director, Chief Information Officer Payments & Treasury Service at BNY Mellon talks to us on looking to collaborate with outside partners to ultimately improve customer experience...

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Raman Bhatia, former HSBC on what does the future look like for SME’s?
Apr03

Raman Bhatia, former HSBC on what does the future look like for SME’s?

Raman Bhatia, former HSBC on what does the future look like for SME’s?

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Stephen Walsh, Sensedia on what other opportunities there are for banks with open API’s
Apr03

Stephen Walsh, Sensedia on what other opportunities there are for banks with open API’s

Stephen Walsh, Sensedia on what other opportunities there are for banks with open API’s

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Bis Das, Equifax on seeing open banking as an opportunity… and actually taking action on it
Apr02

Bis Das, Equifax on seeing open banking as an opportunity… and actually taking action on it

  Bis Das, Equifax on seeing open banking as an opportunity… and actually taking action on it

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Tim Fouracre, Countingup on the effects of the digital transformation of tax
Apr02

Tim Fouracre, Countingup on the effects of the digital transformation of tax

Tim Fouracre, Countingup on the effects of the digital transformation of tax    

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FF Virtual Arena: The Future of PoS
Apr02

FF Virtual Arena: The Future of PoS

Joining us today in the FF Virtual Arena, is Hamza Khan from Suburbia and Elena Mesropyan from Money20/20! In this special arena, we will be discussing the future of PoS and POS Terminals… and what some of the opportunities...

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Jana Lvova, Visa on how easy is it for different payment organisations to embed themselves with Visa
Apr01

Jana Lvova, Visa on how easy is it for different payment organisations to embed themselves with Visa

  Jana Lvova, Visa on how easy is it for different payment organisations to embed themselves with Visa  

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Angela Byrne, Royal Bank of Scotland on regulation and compliance
Apr01

Angela Byrne, Royal Bank of Scotland on regulation and compliance

  Angela Byrne, Royal Bank of Scotland on regulation and compliance    

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Max Liu, EMQ on how EMQ fits into changing payment technology
Mar30

Max Liu, EMQ on how EMQ fits into changing payment technology

Max Liu, EMQ on how EMQ fits into changing payment technology

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FF Virtual Arena: Top Five Fintech reactions to Covid-19
Mar30

FF Virtual Arena: Top Five Fintech reactions to Covid-19

Joining us today in the FF Virtual Arena, is Liz Lumley from VC Innovations and Hannah Duncan from HD Investment Content and we will be discussing the elephant in the room, COVID-19 and looking at it, in the only way we are qualified to do so – in relation to Fintechs. We look at the “Top Five” Fintech reactions to Covid-19… the rule is simple: it’s never five, and I’m sure we miss many people who should be at the...

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Richard Farrell, Netcall on how they can offer this technology to different organisations
Mar30

Richard Farrell, Netcall on how they can offer this technology to different organisations

Richard Farrell, Netcall on how they can offer this technology to different organisations

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Saket Sharma, BNY Mellon on how can you leverage data to create better client experience?
Mar30

Saket Sharma, BNY Mellon on how can you leverage data to create better client experience?

Saket Sharma, Managing Director, Chief Information Officer Payments & Treasury Service at BNY Mellon talks to us on how can you leverage data to create better client experience?...

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NatWest announces further support for SME customers by waiving Point-of-Sale terminal fees during Coronavirus crisis
Mar30

NatWest announces further support for SME customers by waiving Point-of-Sale terminal fees during Coronavirus crisis

NatWest has today announced that it is waiving monthly hire fees for Point-of-Sale terminals from its payments product Tyl until the end of 2020, adding to the range of support that the bank has launched for its SME customers during the current crisis, allowing businesses to offer a variety of payment options to their customers at a reduced cost. The bank also provides next day settlement to users of Tyl, helping with cash flow during...

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Raman Bhatia, former HSBC on how they look to collaborate
Mar27

Raman Bhatia, former HSBC on how they look to collaborate

Raman Bhatia, former HSBC on how they look to collaborate

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Stephen Walsh, Sensedia on how to leverage data
Mar27

Stephen Walsh, Sensedia on how to leverage data

Stephen Walsh, Sensedia on how to leverage data

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FF Virtual Arena: Acquisitions with Accuity & Apply Financial
Mar27

FF Virtual Arena: Acquisitions with Accuity & Apply Financial

Welcome to the first FF Virtual Arena! Earlier this week, we caught up with Mark Bradbury from Apply Financial and David White from Accuity to chat about the acquisition, what this means from a product perspective at Accuity, and the industry as a whole. Check the link below for when we go live!...

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Bis Das, Equifax on the value of transactional data
Mar26

Bis Das, Equifax on the value of transactional data

  Bis Das, Equifax on the value of transactional data

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Tim Fouracre, Countingup on how they fit into the fintech ecosystem
Mar26

Tim Fouracre, Countingup on how they fit into the fintech ecosystem

  Tim Fouracre, Countingup on how they fit into the fintech ecosystem    

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