FF Virtual Arena: AMLD5 and Crypto Firms
Nov23

FF Virtual Arena: AMLD5 and Crypto Firms

In today’s Virtual Arena we find out about the new regulation AMLD5 and its impact on the burgeoning Crypto industry. With new technologies like video chat and biometrics improving the onboarding process at an exponential pace, we get to hear from industry leaders Charlie Roberts from IDnow and Delphine Chen from...

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Jeremy Marchant, Aptitude Software – Is the CFO just a CEO in waiting?
Nov23

Jeremy Marchant, Aptitude Software – Is the CFO just a CEO in waiting?

Jeremy Marchant, Head of International Pre-Sales talks to Ali Paterson about if the CFO is a CEO in waiting

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Denise Johansson, Enfuce – Where do you see the payments industry heading in the future?
Nov22

Denise Johansson, Enfuce – Where do you see the payments industry heading in the future?

Denise Johansson, co-founder at Enfuce talks to Ali Paterson about the future of the payments industry

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The Fintech Fix: Google Comes to Pay
Nov20

The Fintech Fix: Google Comes to Pay

In this week’s episode of The Fintech Fix: Doug hears about how Codat and Atom are colliding to help SME’s, Lanistar might have been a bit naughty and lastly Google are bringing the full weight of their financial offerings to...

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Denise Johansson, Enfuce – Where does Enfuce fit in to the financial inclusion model?
Nov20

Denise Johansson, Enfuce – Where does Enfuce fit in to the financial inclusion model?

Denise Johansson, co-founder at Enfuce talks to Ali Paterson about where Enfuce fits in to the financial inclusion model

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FF Virtual Arena: Time and the Importance of Accuracy
Nov20

FF Virtual Arena: Time and the Importance of Accuracy

In today’s Virtual Arena we will be discussing time and how businesses need to be measuring at picoseconds to be competitive. With increasingly demanding regulations in finance, being on time has never been more critical. Join James Beeken from Cisco, Leon Lobo from the National Physical Laboratory and Hugh Cumberland from txtsmarter who bring our host Doug Mackenzie up to speed – don’t be...

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Philippa Girling, Varo – Was it easy to get on the national bank charter?
Nov20

Philippa Girling, Varo – Was it easy to get on the national bank charter?

Philippa Girling, Varo chats to Ali Paterson about if it was easy for Varo to get on the national bank charter

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Haukur Skúlason, Indó – What obstacles no longer exist when starting a bank?
Nov19

Haukur Skúlason, Indó – What obstacles no longer exist when starting a bank?

Ali Paterson chats to Haukur Skúlason, Global Head of Institutional Client Group Technology and Operations at Indó about what obstacles no longer exist when starting a...

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Fintech Finance Presents – The Fintech Show 4.06: AI vs Employee
Nov19

Fintech Finance Presents – The Fintech Show 4.06: AI vs Employee

In today’s episode of the Fintech Show we cover artificial intelligence and payments – two elements of a bank that are radically changing in a way that even half a decade ago, we couldn’t have conceived. Joining Ali Paterson in the studio we have Victoria Harverson in Singapore from Smartstream Technologies. Dialling in from New York we have Bjorn Austraat, SVP, Agile AI for Wells Fargo and bringing in the payments aspect we...

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Ciaran Chu, ACI Worldwide – Could we have same technologies without the Cloud?
Nov19

Ciaran Chu, ACI Worldwide – Could we have same technologies without the Cloud?

Ciaran Chu, Head of Public Cloud at ACI Worldwide, chats to Ali Paterson about if we could have the same technologies without the Cloud  

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FF Virtual Arena: SMEs and the Need for Open Finance
Nov18

FF Virtual Arena: SMEs and the Need for Open Finance

In today’s Virtual Arena join Peter Lord from Codat and David McHenry from Silicon Valley Bank as we discuss the necessity for open finance when it comes to SME’s surviving the pandemic. With lockdown II in the UK and record breaking infections in the United States – we look across the pond to see how American businesses are looking to improve their finances with this new...

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Jim Marous, The Financial Brand – What has Cloud enabled on backend processes?
Nov18

Jim Marous, The Financial Brand – What has Cloud enabled on backend processes?

Jim Marous, The Financial Brand talks to Ali Paterson about what has Cloud enabled on backend processes  

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show – Down in Mexico
Nov17

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show – Down in Mexico

In this pre-lockdown episode we investigate the state of financial technology and inclusion in Mexico, so we sent Doug Mackenzie to Mexico City to speak with key members of the Mexican fintech ecosystem. Galileo are a platform that powers key fintechs around the world, so Tory Jackson, their country manager for Mexico gives us the low down. Payments are digitising in Mexico so who better to tell us where the future lies, than Stefan...

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Søren Rode Jain Andreasen, Danske Bank – What are you going to be speaking about?
Nov17

Søren Rode Jain Andreasen, Danske Bank – What are you going to be speaking about?

Søren Rode Jain Andreasen, Chief Digital Officer at Danske Bank talks to Ali Paterson about what he will be speaking about at Fintech North

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FF Virtual Arena: Middle Office Inefficiencies
Nov16

FF Virtual Arena: Middle Office Inefficiencies

In today’s Virtual Arena join Brian Collings from Torstone Technology and FF’s Ali Paterson as we discuss how the pandemic has highlighted a significant strain on the middle office. How can financial institutions overcome these inefficiencies? The pandemic and working from home doesn’t look to be going anywhere...

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Jeremy Marchant, Aptitude Software – How critical is streamlining back end processes in terms of risk and regulations?
Nov16

Jeremy Marchant, Aptitude Software – How critical is streamlining back end processes in terms of risk and regulations?

Jeremy Marchant, Head of International Pre-Sales talks to Ali Paterson about How critical streamlining is for back end processes in terms of risk and...

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Denise Johansson, Enfuce – What was some of the work with Rocker and similar projects?
Nov14

Denise Johansson, Enfuce – What was some of the work with Rocker and similar projects?

Denise Johansson, co-founder at Enfuce talks to Ali Paterson about some of the work with Rocker and on similar projects

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The Fintech Fix: Fintech for the world
Nov13

The Fintech Fix: Fintech for the world

In this week’s episode of the Fintech Fix, Doug Mackenzie hears about the news that all fintech payment firms might have been dreading. Also how fintech is working for good as Clim8 smash their funding round target and lastly how Prudential Insurance are looking to streamline their...

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FF Virtual Arena: Partnerships
Nov13

FF Virtual Arena: Partnerships

In today’s Virtual Arena, join Railsbank’s Louisa Murray and Kani Payment’s Aaron Holmes for a discussion that cuts into the nature of fintech partnerships. With collaboration being key to the DNA of fintech, how can organisations use it scale, pivot and adapt? With huge changes to payment technology and risk – how can you find the right partner to take your company global?...

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Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – What do you think will be some of the exciting trends in the future?
Nov13

Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – What do you think will be some of the exciting trends in the future?

Paula Solano, Head of Investments at Banco Sabadell chats to Doug Mackenzie what some of the exciting trends in the future could be

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Haukur Skúlason, Indó – What is Indó’s approach to technology?
Nov12

Haukur Skúlason, Indó – What is Indó’s approach to technology?

Ali Paterson chats to Haukur Skúlason, Global Head of Institutional Client Group Technology and Operations at Indó about Indó’s approach to...

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FF Virtual Arena: The Future of Fintech
Nov12

FF Virtual Arena: The Future of Fintech

In today’s Virtual Arena we discuss the future of fintech with guests David Brear of 11:FS fame, Alex Reddish from Tribe Payments and of course, our host Ali Paterson. With an industry as creative and novel as fintech – we can write the next pages. So where will the industry be in...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 4.05 –  AI around the world
Nov12

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 4.05 – AI around the world

In today’s episode of the Fintech Show we look at how the banks – can be the best in class, even when it comes to adopting the newest technologies. Artificial intelligence is a buzzword that banks use all too often – but is the tech just too intricate for them now? Joining us, we have Haytham Kaddoura and Roland Brandli from SmartStream Technologies, Medhy Souidi from DBS and BNY Mellon’s Joon...

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Ciaran Chu, ACI Worldwide – What was the payment infrastructure like before the pandemic?
Nov12

Ciaran Chu, ACI Worldwide – What was the payment infrastructure like before the pandemic?

Ciaran Chu, Head of Public Cloud at ACI Worldwide, chats to Ali Paterson about what the payment infrastructure was like before the pandemic

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FF Virtual Arena: Middle Office Inefficiencies
Nov11

FF Virtual Arena: Middle Office Inefficiencies

Plot twist – this Virtual arena will be broadcast at a later date. Until then, we are throwing back to last Months Virtual Arena with Curve Credit:     n today’s Virtual Arena join Brian Collings from Torstone Technology and FF’s Ali Paterson as we discuss how the pandemic has highlighted a significant strain on the middle office. How can financial institutions overcome these inefficiencies? The pandemic...

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Jim Marous, The Financial Brand – Should banks be looking at their back end solutions?
Nov11

Jim Marous, The Financial Brand – Should banks be looking at their back end solutions?

Jim Marous, The Financial Brand talks to Ali Paterson about if banks should be looking at their back end solutions

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 4.04 – Moving Architecture to the Cloud
Nov10

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 4.04 – Moving Architecture to the Cloud

We go back to the future and see what banking architecture will look like in a couple of years. Are some financial institutions already there or is the industry about to get some culture shock? Speaking of a shock – up in the cloud, banks and fintechs that operate there are ready to strike like lightning. Joining us in the studio is Thought Machine’s Paul Taylor, Rana Bhattacharya from Atom Bank and last but not least is...

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Søren Rode Jain Andreasen, Danske Bank – What’s going to be special about Fintech North?
Nov10

Søren Rode Jain Andreasen, Danske Bank – What’s going to be special about Fintech North?

Søren Rode Jain Andreasen, Chief Digital Officer at Danske Bank talks to Ali Paterson about what’s going to be special about Fintech...

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FF Virtual Arena: The Payments Prognosis
Nov09

FF Virtual Arena: The Payments Prognosis

In today’s Virtual Arena, we have our resident payments expert Jukka Yliuntinen from Gieseke and Devrient and FF’s own Douglas Mackenzie examine the state of payments after the first round of COVID19. Is it all doom and gloom, or are payments the standard to which all other fintech verticals can aspire to? Find out here at...

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Jeremy Marchant, Aptitude Software – What kind of issues are CFOs facing in the industry?
Nov09

Jeremy Marchant, Aptitude Software – What kind of issues are CFOs facing in the industry?

Jeremy Marchant, Head of International Pre-Sales talks to Ali Paterson about what kind of issues are CFOs facing in the industry.

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Denise Johansson, Enfuce – Is there a different approach to neo banks from region to region?
Nov06

Denise Johansson, Enfuce – Is there a different approach to neo banks from region to region?

Denise Johansson, co-founder at Enfuce talks to Ali Paterson about if there a different approach to neo banks from region to region

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FF Virtual Arena: Banks Going Green
Nov06

FF Virtual Arena: Banks Going Green

In today’s Virtual Arena we hear from ING and OP Financial Group about how banks are going green! Leonie Schreve from ING and Kati Ihamaki from OP Financial Group discuss with Douglas Mackenzie how they are improving the green offerings for their customers while also creating wholesale changes to their own organisations to empower our future, today. Join us today at 14:30GMT...

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Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – Large companies and open banking
Nov06

Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – Large companies and open banking

Paula Solano, Head of Investments at Banco Sabadell chats to Doug Mackenzie about large companies and open banking

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Haukur Skúlason, Indó – How can Indó grow while still maintaining morality?
Nov05

Haukur Skúlason, Indó – How can Indó grow while still maintaining morality?

Ali Paterson chats to Haukur Skúlason, Global Head of Institutional Client Group Technology and Operations at Indó about how Indó can grow while still maintaining...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 4.03 – Get Data Smart
Nov05

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 4.03 – Get Data Smart

In today’s episode of The Paytech Show, we are going to be asking the question – whether payments changed the banks, or the banks changed payments? In a world with high volume, low value payments being transacted at real time, how can the banks keep up? Joining Ali Paterson in the studio is Santosh Tripathy from SmartStream, David McHenry from Silicon Valley Bank and Mark Buitenhek from ING....

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FF Virtual Arena: Customer Experience & Friction
Nov04

FF Virtual Arena: Customer Experience & Friction

In today’s Virtual Arena join Revolut, Mobiquity and Ziglu as we have the ultimate discussion on the state of mobile-app customer experience in banking. In an increasingly mobile friendly environment, we look at how customers are reviewing their banks and highlighting the newest forms of friction that maybe even the neobanks hadn’t thought of. Join guests Muhammed Salim, Matthew Williamson, Mark Hipperson alongside host...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 4.02: eCommerce & The Future of How We Will Pay
Nov03

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 4.02: eCommerce & The Future of How We Will Pay

In today’s episode of The Paytech Show we will be finding out how e-commerce became the only way to shop. Joining me in the studio we have Alex Marsh from Klarna, the e-commerce company that got so big, it became its own bank. Over in Munich we have our resident payments expert Jukka Yliuntinen from Gieseke and Devrient – the payments company with such expertise countries even asked them to make their money and last but...

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FF Virtual Arena: Data Transparency and Fraud
Nov02

FF Virtual Arena: Data Transparency and Fraud

In today’s Virtual Arena join Bottomline’s Omri Kletter, The Ethical Hacker – Ralph Echemendia and Doug Mackenzie as they ask the question: How Does Increased Data Transparency Help Combat Fraud? With payments getting faster and crooks getting quicker – how can banks cope? In the Virtual Arena we will be weighing up people power, company culture and data quality to see what will be the most critical weapon in...

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The Fundraising Rap-Up #8 October 2020
Nov02

The Fundraising Rap-Up #8 October 2020

We don’t miss a beat here at Fintech Finance, so let Lewis take you through October’s fintech fundraising news – from Arctic Wolf to Wirex!

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The Ziglu Rap-Up!
Nov02

The Ziglu Rap-Up!

Lewis is back with his Ziglu Rap! Listen as we take you through some of the best features that Ziglu has to offer!  

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The Fintech Fix: Lest We Not Forget
Nov02

The Fintech Fix: Lest We Not Forget

On the Fintech Fix this week Doug Mackenzie discusses the ECB’s Target2 crashing – the consensus was that it wasn’t a cyber attack. Consensys partners with central banks and retail banks alike – to bring about the future of CBDC’s and HSBC Canada and The Royal Canadian Legion join together to make fintech work for good....

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Jeremy Marchant, Aptitude Software – Why should banks care about innovating their back office?
Nov02

Jeremy Marchant, Aptitude Software – Why should banks care about innovating their back office?

Jeremy Marchant, Head of International Pre-Sales talks to Ali Paterson about why should care care about innovating their back office

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Denise Johansson, Enfuce – Which technologies enabled the boom of new entrants to the market?
Oct30

Denise Johansson, Enfuce – Which technologies enabled the boom of new entrants to the market?

Denise Johansson, co-founder at Enfuce talks to Ali Paterson about which technologies enabled the boom of new entrants to the market?

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FF Virtual Arena: Monument Profile
Oct30

FF Virtual Arena: Monument Profile

In today’s Virtual Arena we find out about Monument a Neobank that caters to the affluent. Join Monument’s Co- Founder Mintoo Bhandari and FF’s Doug Mackenzie as they discuss issuing loans worth millions of £’s in minutes, face to face banking in a pandemic and how fintech looks to solve every underserved part of the ecosystem – even ones you might not have thought of!...

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Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – What do you think open banking will do to improve your customers financial health?
Oct30

Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – What do you think open banking will do to improve your customers financial health?

Paula Solano, Head of Investments at Banco Sabadell chats to Doug Mackenzie about what open banking will do to improve your customers financial...

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Haukur Skúlason, Indó – What do you mean by ‘not fool around with peoples’ money’?
Oct29

Haukur Skúlason, Indó – What do you mean by ‘not fool around with peoples’ money’?

Ali Paterson chats to Haukur Skúlason, Global Head of Institutional Client Group Technology and Operations at Indó about what it means to not ‘fool around with peoples...

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FF Virtual Arena: 2020: The Year of the AML Crisis
Oct28

FF Virtual Arena: 2020: The Year of the AML Crisis

In today’s Virtual Arena we discuss the huge AML fines faced by the banks over the last couple of years. Joining Doug Mackenzie is Dr Fiona Brown from Datactics, a company that helps banks gain quality data – a necessary tool to fight fraudsters and money launderers. Find out here how banks can arm themselves against increasing regulatory and technological complexity....

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Andy Ramsden, Giesecke+Devrient – How can G&D help neo banks on their innovative journey

We speak with Andy Ramsden of Giesecke+Devrient about how they can help neo banks on their innovative journey

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FF Virtual Arena: Trends in Payments
Oct26

FF Virtual Arena: Trends in Payments

In today’s Virtual Arena, join Robert Courtneidge and Ali Paterson as they discuss the future of regtech, lawtech and how it all comes back to payments! With payment tech and culture changing rapidly and exponentially – how can governments, regulators and banks keep up? Find out here today at 14:30 BST...

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Denise Johansson, Enfuce – What was the market in the Nordics like before Enfuce started operating?
Oct23

Denise Johansson, Enfuce – What was the market in the Nordics like before Enfuce started operating?

Denise Johansson, co-founder at Enfuce talks to Ali Paterson what the market in the Nordics was like before Enfuce started operating

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