Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.08 – God From the Machine
Aug04

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.08 – God From the Machine

This episode of The Fintech Show is all about the most science-fiction of technologies, Artificial intelligence. To find out more, Fintech Finance speaks with Jamie Broadbent, RBS, Stuart Riley, CITI and Andreas Burner, SmartStream, all tech and innovation leads right at the heart of finance. Is Ai more fiction than...

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FF Virtual Arena: Synchronising Europe with Stripe
Aug04

FF Virtual Arena: Synchronising Europe with Stripe

In today’s Virtual Arena we learn how Stripe are helping to increase the GDP of the internet and businesses alike as Ellen Moeller and Fintech Finance’s Doug Mackenzie discuss Stripe’s new White Paper. Is regulation a barrier to growth in retail and for businesses? Is Europe actually out of regulatory...

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FF Fundraiser Rap-Up #4 July 2020
Aug03

FF Fundraiser Rap-Up #4 July 2020

It’s that time of the month everyone – FF’s Lewis is here to deliver July’s financial fundraising round-up, delivered in a tidy little rap! This month’s one is faster than usual, but we still bring all the funding news July had to offer, sweetly put to the Men in Black theme tune. Please enjoy and...

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FF Virtual Arena: Walrus
Aug03

FF Virtual Arena: Walrus

In today’s #VirtualArena join our host Doug Mackenzie as we discuss financial literacy in India with Bhagaban Behera, the CEO of Neobank Walrus. Walrus is designed with GEN Z in mind, so cure your after lunch zzzz’s and listen in to the future of banking. Live on our LinkedIn Page. Follow us on Linkedin to be alert when we go live....

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The Fintech Fix: Here is some out ‘saucy’ gossip
Jul31

The Fintech Fix: Here is some out ‘saucy’ gossip

In today’s episode of The Fintech Fix, Doug Mackenzie explores the dangers involved with outsourcing, how Revolut are ‘go comparing’ to their rivals and what the European Commission is doing in the wake of Wirecard!...

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FF Virtual Arena: Elas Profile
Jul30

FF Virtual Arena: Elas Profile

In today’s #VirtualArena at 14:30 BST we hear from ElasBank’s CEO and Founder Dr Vanise Zimmer who tells us all about the banking culture in Brazil, one of the most exciting areas for fintech bank development! ElasBank is special as it looks to tackle the significant divide when it comes to financial inclusion for women. Please enjoy and share!    

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FF Virtual Arena: Finastra & Tonik
Jul29

FF Virtual Arena: Finastra & Tonik

In today’s #VirtualArena at 14:30 BST we host the ultimate Fintech party with Finastra & Tonik. Grab some refreshments and listen to Tonik’s Greg Krasnov and Finastra’s Anand Subbaraman discuss how to build a bank from the ground up, the newest approach to handling customers and everything in...

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FF Virtual Arena: Scalable Capital
Jul28

FF Virtual Arena: Scalable Capital

In today’s #VirtualArena, fresh off last week’s fundraising round, we take a look at Scalable Capital with its founder Adam French, to chat about both their B2B and B2C offerings, the effect of Covid & Brexit, where a “Robo Advisor” ceases to be such and just becomes an “advisor” plus their expansion plans for the...

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FF Virtual Arena: The Ultimate “Fin”dex
Jul27

FF Virtual Arena: The Ultimate “Fin”dex

In today’s #VirtualArena, Ali Paterson catches up with Simon Hardie from findexable about their newly launched Global Fintech Index, exploring some incredible geographical insights and their incredible partnership network. Numbers speak louder than words with over 6000+ registered “fintechs” on the platform so far. We hope you found this insightful, and please remember to join us every day at 14:30BST for more interviews!...

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The Fintech Fix: Sorry, New Host, Who Dis?
Jul24

The Fintech Fix: Sorry, New Host, Who Dis?

In this episode of The Fintech Fix, Doug Mackenzie is stuck in a canal in Venice but that just means we roll out the one and only Ali Paterson from cyrofreeze. And boy is he hungry for Fintech. Featuring Lloyds Bank, JCB, Smartstream, Temenos and many, many more – you can catch your favourite slice of weekly Fintech news here…  

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FF Virtual Arena: Digital Asset
Jul23

FF Virtual Arena: Digital Asset

In today’s Virtual Arena, Ali Paterson catches up with Yuval Rooz, Co-founder and CEO of Digital Asset about their partnership with VMware, Digital transformation and Blockchain… and by Blockchain, we’re not talking about a “sprinkle a bit of Blockchain on top” approach; we’re talking interoperability between different blockchain platforms, distributed workflows and eliminating vendor/platform...

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FF Virtual Arena: Reviewing Stu’s Reviews
Jul22

FF Virtual Arena: Reviewing Stu’s Reviews

In today’s Virtual Arena, Ali Paterson catches up with YouTuber Stuart Thomas of Stu’s Reviews to talk about his experiences reviewing UK challenger banks for Fintech Finance over the last year, payment races and having the most viewed videos on YouTube about Monzo, Starling, Revolut AND Curve ...

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The Insurtech Magazine Issue 04
Jul21

The Insurtech Magazine Issue 04

In this of The Insurtech Magazine, with more people spending time at home, there has been a nice big increase in pet ownership… and the demand for pet insurance. We speak with Charlotte Halkett from Bought By Many and Michael Fulton from Nationwide Insurance about innovation within this space. IFRS17: The new supermodel – The long-awaited International Financial Reporting Standards will make reporting streamlined and...

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FF Virtual Arena: Varengold Bank on Fintech & CBILS
Jul21

FF Virtual Arena: Varengold Bank on Fintech & CBILS

In today’s Virtual Arena, Doug Mackenzie catches up with Alison Harwood, head of Varengold Bank’s London Branch to talk about how fintech has facilitated the lending liquidity for businesses in the current environment. We also delve into the effectiveness of CBILS and whether we may see a repeat of the 2008 pullback from traditional lenders.  ...

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FF Virtual Arena: Global Fintech Study
Jul20

FF Virtual Arena: Global Fintech Study

In today’s Virtual Arena, Doug Mackenzie catches up with Tania Ziegler on the latest study to come out from The Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance (CCAF) spotlighting the impact of Covid-19 on Global Fintech markets. To complete the survey, please click...

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The Fiftieth Fintech Fix from Fintech Finance
Jul17

The Fiftieth Fintech Fix from Fintech Finance

In today’s milestone episode, Doug Mackenzie finds out about subscription services, how you can use your bank to manage them and which bank *COUGH* its a fintech bank, charges to use this service....

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FF Virtual Arena: Wealthify Profile
Jul16

FF Virtual Arena: Wealthify Profile

In today’s Virtual Arena, Wealthify’s Andrew Russell speaks with Hannah Duncan all about their platform. From pensions to ISA’s, you can up your wealth with a wealth of options, all from your...

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FF Virtual Arena: Coconut Profile
Jul15

FF Virtual Arena: Coconut Profile

In today’s Virtual Arena Coconut will be holding Ali Paterson to account as we will be finding out about how fintechs can revolutionise accounting. Also Sam O’Connor will be discussing the SMB and business banking...

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Fintech Finance presents: Building a Bank for the Future in Association with Banking Circle
Jul15

Fintech Finance presents: Building a Bank for the Future in Association with Banking Circle

In this super-special supplement, we are very proud to present: Building a Bank for the Future in Association with Banking Circle “If anybody in a bank is telling you they know what the bank’s going to look like in five or 10 years and can guarantee their market, then I think they may be in for a shock” Elliott Limb of Mambu We take a deep dive into all how to build a bank, not for a predicted future, but a bank that...

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FF Virtual Arena: Open Banking with Banco Sabadell
Jul14

FF Virtual Arena: Open Banking with Banco Sabadell

In today’s Virtual Arena, Banco Sabadell’s Paula Blazquez Solano and Fintech Finance’s Douglas Mackenzie discuss open banking and how banks can continue to innovate in this incredibly unusual...

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FF Virtual Arena: UK Financial Inclusion
Jul13

FF Virtual Arena: UK Financial Inclusion

In today’s Virtual Arena we have a full on Colosseum as Ali Paterson hosts THREE guests from: HooYu, Muniy and PREPAID INTERNATIONAL FORUM LIMITED. Even in the UK there are still countless people with no access to financial services – find out here how fintech can fight for the people who the banks have...

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The Fintech Fix: Doug finally gets to talk about Video Games
Jul10

The Fintech Fix: Doug finally gets to talk about Video Games

In this week of The Fintech Fix, the world of video games crosses borders and lands into the hot waters of the paytech realm. Also even though Starlings are small, Starling Bank just keeps getting bigger, by how much? Find out here on The Fintech Fix. ​...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 3.05 – Open Banking
Jul09

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 3.05 – Open Banking

We are thrilled to release our latest edition of The Paytech Show, we have a globe trotting episode where we find out about open banking with Meniga, Nordea, Krungsri and more. Ali Paterson and Douglas Mackenzie find out how banks across the world are actively looking to leverage the power, that openness can provide!...

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FF Virtual Arena: Swift GPI & Universal Confirmations
Jul09

FF Virtual Arena: Swift GPI & Universal Confirmations

Today on The Virtual Arena at 14:30 BST, join Bottomline Technologies, Société Générale and of course Fintech Finance’s General – Ali Paterson as they are going to be discussing the huge changes coming to...

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FF Virtual Arena: Get Minted
Jul08

FF Virtual Arena: Get Minted

Today’s Virtual Arena is all about GOLD! As Minted’s Shahid Munir and Ali Paterson will be finding out how people can now buy and sell gold, simply, securely and most important quickly!

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FF Virtual Arena: Insha Profile
Jul07

FF Virtual Arena: Insha Profile

In today’s Virtual Arena, insha’s Mehmet Burak Dikmen will be discussing with Hannah Duncan the in and outs of banking with values. How insha can help people bank with their convictions and principles, seamlessly and for...

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FF Virtual Arena: Discovery Bank Profile
Jul06

FF Virtual Arena: Discovery Bank Profile

Today at 14:30 BST – Discovery Limited’s Akash Dowra will be chatting with our host Ali Paterson about how Discovery can help fuel a better future for people in South Africa by entwining health and insurance in ways never done before! Live onsite and on...

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The Fintech Fix: Have You Paid Yet?
Jul03

The Fintech Fix: Have You Paid Yet?

In this week’s Fintech Fix, Doug Mackenzie will be finding out about the pay later schemes in Scandinavia, the state of open banking in land down under while dodging underwater toys and trying to find out which currency to use in...

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FF Virtual Arena: Friction CX and Fraud
Jul02

FF Virtual Arena: Friction CX and Fraud

Today’s Virtual Arena is with Santander UK and Feedzai, discussing the BIG topics of payments, fraud and AI. With corona locking everyone down, you do not want to miss this. Live onsite and on Linkedin at...

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FF Fundraising Rap: June
Jul02

FF Fundraising Rap: June

Our very own Lewis takes us through June’s funding news using his rap talent, breaking down the month’s update and breaking it down into musically bite-size pieces!

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FF Virtual Arena: Cloud, Cloud, Cloud
Jul01

FF Virtual Arena: Cloud, Cloud, Cloud

In today’s Virtual Arena – Nationwide Building Society’s Gary Delooze and Marcus Chambers from CloudHealth by VMware will be teaching our host Ali Paterson all about Cloud technology. Are cloud based technologies the golden goose for financial institutions or do they cost too much? Live onsite and on Linkedin at 14:30BST!...

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FF Virtual Arena: HPS & Payments Around the World
Jun30

FF Virtual Arena: HPS & Payments Around the World

In today’s Virtual Arena at 14:30 BST, Douglas Mackenzie hosts Abdeslam Alaoui HPS’ CEO as they will be talking about the birth of HPS and what makes payments unique, around the world....

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FF Virtual Arena: Mo Muniy Mo Problems
Jun29

FF Virtual Arena: Mo Muniy Mo Problems

Crowdfunding, Wu-Tang Clan and how to get tasty discounts on iced lattes … Join Jeremy Suarez co-founder of neo bank Muniy and Hannah Duncan today at 14.30 as they discuss what lies ahead for this exciting new challenger...

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The Fintech Fix: Fintech Extinction Level Event?!
Jun26

The Fintech Fix: Fintech Extinction Level Event?!

In this week’s episode of the Fintech Fix – Doug Mackenzie tries to find a missing billion euro, and discusses the future of Ant Finan…. Ant Technology Group!

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FF Virtual Arena: The Human Touch
Jun25

FF Virtual Arena: The Human Touch

At 14:30 BST in today’s episode of The Virtual Arena, Ali Paterson hosts Jim Marous and Peter -Jan Van De Venn from Mobiquity Inc. We will be having a masterclass on how you can create an incredible customer experience in financial services when everyone banks from home, on the go – but not in the branch!  ...

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FF Virtual Arena: Innovation in Insurance with Nationwide
Jun24

FF Virtual Arena: Innovation in Insurance with Nationwide

Check out our Virtual Arena Live at 14:30 BST, where we host Nationwide’s Michael Fulton. We hear all we can about insurance in the States and everything in between. This is going to be streamed live on LinkedIn so make sure to check it out today at 14:30...

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FF Virtual Arena: Bank of America – Payments
Jun23

FF Virtual Arena: Bank of America – Payments

In today’s Virtual Arena at 14:30 BST, catch up with Bank of America’s Ad van der Poel and Fintech Finance’s Douglas Mackenzie as they discuss EVERYTHING payments. From remote working to ISO20022, European payments are changing – and you can find out how, online at 14:30BST!...

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FF Virtual Arena: Fintech Innovation in Thailand
Jun22

FF Virtual Arena: Fintech Innovation in Thailand

Today we catch up with the one and only Sam Tanskul of Krungsri Finnovate in Thailand to talk with us about the fintech ecosystem in Thailand and South East Asia. We go into funding raising, VC money, and the stages to get from a proof of concept to something deployed by Krungsri group being rolled out to actually make a difference to customers – live onsite at 14:30BST!...

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The Fintech Fix: It’s Over 3000!
Jun19

The Fintech Fix: It’s Over 3000!

Check out this week’s episode of The Fintech Fix where Doug Mackenzie hears about Santander’s great digital transformation plans and the massive changes hitting e-commerce.

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FF Virtual Arena: Bought by Many Profile
Jun18

FF Virtual Arena: Bought by Many Profile

Following last month’s funding raise, we speak with the one and only Bought By Many to talk how to scale a culture of innovation, when you’re not long sat opposite the founder, how to build a tech stack from scratch that will prove to be foundations for many years to come, and what the most popular type of tiger is to insure…live online at...

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FF Virtual Arena: NBKC Bank: No Gotchas!
Jun17

FF Virtual Arena: NBKC Bank: No Gotchas!

In today’s #VirtualArena we will be hosting Eric Garretson the CFO of Community Bank nbkc bank to find out everything we can about the state of banking in the United States. What is the role of Community Banks, how are they providing a more agile service than the High Street Bank? Find out here, today at 14:30...

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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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FF Virtual Arena: AI & Fraud
Jun16

FF Virtual Arena: AI & Fraud

In today’s Virtual Arena, Douglas Mackenzie is joined by Mark Dabbs of Investec and Stuart Newey of Coutts where they talk about the biggest changing factors within the financial industry such as private banking, the use of AI and overcoming...

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FF Virtual Arena: Payments with RBI
Jun15

FF Virtual Arena: Payments with RBI

In today’s Virtual Arena at 14:30 BST – we continue our Payments Series as our host Douglas Mackenzie talks to Raiffeisen Bank International AG’s Christian Wolf as we find out about the state of innovation and payments in CEE! When it comes to fintech – this is an incredibly diverse part of the world so make sure to find out all about it...

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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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The Fintech Fix: Lemonade? Please!
Jun12

The Fintech Fix: Lemonade? Please!

In this episode of The Fintech Fix, Doug Mackenzie learns about how fintech has been enabling abuse, when he will be able to retire and Lemonade plans an IPO.

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FF Virtual Arena: Zelf Profile
Jun11

FF Virtual Arena: Zelf Profile

Check your-ZELF out today as we host Elliot Goykhman in our Virtual Arena. Zelf could be the ultimate Gen Z Bank, so find out how they intend to take over the market here:

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FF Virtual Arena: Save My Local
Jun10

FF Virtual Arena: Save My Local

Fintech to the rescue! Join Hannah Duncan as she talks to one of the inspirational volunteers behind Save My Local, Jack Maddock, and local business owner and barber, Chris Hugo from HUGO BARBERS LIMITED. They’ll be discussing how fintech has helped to save Britain’s SMEs over the lockdown period and how you can help to save your local...

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FF Virtual Arena: Fintech in China & Hong Kong
Jun08

FF Virtual Arena: Fintech in China & Hong Kong

In today’s Virtual Arena @14:30, we continue our Hong Kong Fintech series – this time with Standard Chartered Bank. This one is special as our guest, Kiheung Nam, is the Chief Information Officer, looking after Greater China and North East Asia as well as Hong Kong. If you want to know what data and innovations China is working on, tune in at...

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