Fintech Finance Presents: The Regtech Show 3.01 – The Regtech Show: Brexit, Cyber Security and how to stay compliant in 2020
Mar31

Fintech Finance Presents: The Regtech Show 3.01 – The Regtech Show: Brexit, Cyber Security and how to stay compliant in 2020

From Cyber security to Brexit, the regulatory complexity surrounding highly digital organisations is only growing. To make sense of it all we speak with fscom, one of the leading compliance firms in the UK and Ireland to understand it all. With such a variety of topics we called in Jamie Cooke, Managing Director, Alison Donnelly, Director, Tony Brown the Senior Manager in Financial Crime and Simon Whittaker!...

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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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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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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 3.03 – Open Banking, Use Cases, Mass Cases
Mar26

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 3.03 – Open Banking, Use Cases, Mass Cases

In this episode of The Paytech Show, Doug Mackenzie heads to the land of Open Banking, the Nordics, where even the most traditional banks are taking to innovation far quicker than anywhere else. Sparebanken Vest’s Kjetil Sørtun tells us about how their bank has rolled out an entirely digital offering. Open Banking specialists, Georg Olav Ramstad and Paul Francis Walvik-Joynt over at Nets tell Doug how payments are at the heart...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 3.02 – The Best Payment Conversation
Mar23

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 3.02 – The Best Payment Conversation

In this extra special episode of The Paytech Show we have the top payment specialists in the world discussing the biggest payment issues we could think of. We sit our interviewees down in one big round table with Mastercard’s Mike Cowen, BPC’s Evgenia Loginova and Wirex’s CEO Pavel Mateev to hear their views from financial inclusion to consolidation. We also catch up with Monese’s CEO Norris Koppel and CEO of...

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FF on Covid-19
Mar20

FF on Covid-19

  So unless you have been Jared Leto’ing for the last few weeks, you’re probably working from home, signing up for a Zoom trial, and like me joining our friends at 11:FS team for daily 8am Yoga Over the past few days, we’ve cleared out our office and how have the whole team working remotely, and I have now spoken to all of our freelancers and suppliers… which took a lot longer then I expected as there is a fair few! Our Magazines...

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MPE 2020: Summary
Mar10

MPE 2020: Summary

Fintech Finance heads to Berlin to get the low down of all things MPE 2020

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The Insurtech Magazine Issue 03
Mar10

The Insurtech Magazine Issue 03

Our latest edition of Insurtech Magazine is now live! In what can only be described as the best magazine in the world, of Insurtech, we uncover some of the biggest challenges facing IOT… Cyber issues with connected cars! We’ve got incredible features from the biggest speakers in insurance: Alissa Knight chats to us about what OEM’s need to focus on Rahul Singh from HCL on a connected enterprise for a digital world...

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VLOG: Global Insurtech Summit 2020
Mar09

VLOG: Global Insurtech Summit 2020

Ali Paterson stops by the Global Insurtech Summit to catch up on the latest trends, news and cool tech happening in Insurance!

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.07– The Bumper KYC Episode
Feb27

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.07– The Bumper KYC Episode

In this bumper episode of The Fintech Show we look at KYC or Know Your Customer! Unlike our other episodes, this time we look at various different verticals within the financial industry. From eToro to Aegon we get the low down on how digital platforms can really know who you are. Featured in today’s episode we have: Melissa Global Intelligence’s – Barley Laing Checkout.com’s – Matthieu Barral Tandem...

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Banking Circle secures banking licence
Feb27

Banking Circle secures banking licence

Banking Circle, which has made a name for itself over the last 4 years as a financial utility, has received its Banking Licence from the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF) in Luxembourg. Banking Circle is now a financial infrastructure for payments and banking, giving financial institutions access to real-time payments regardless of borders and regardless of size. Payments and Banking businesses will be able to...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.06 – Digital Customer Experience in an Analogue World
Feb20

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.06 – Digital Customer Experience in an Analogue World

In this episode of The Fintech Show, we look into the special world of digital customer experience for specialist financial institutions. To get the low down we visit Richard Farrell from Netcall the customer experience software specialists. Specialist lending banks are in a sector of the industry that typically relies on face to face contact for its CX. So we caught up with Charles McDowell and Russ Fitzgerald from Hampshire Trust...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.05 –  Guess Who? Part 2
Feb19

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.05 – Guess Who? Part 2

Following the previous episode of The Fintech Show we continue to look at new approaches to KYC, or “Know Your Customer”. In a world where everyone expects the same level of personalization and speed from their bank that they get from their smartphone, is it getting harder or easier for banks to manage their KYC? Doug Mackenzie sat down with the Natwest’s Angela Byrne, Chloe Butler spoke with Tim Fouracre from business...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 3.01 – Payment Rails and Globalisation
Feb18

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 3.01 – Payment Rails and Globalisation

In this episode of The Paytech Show we look at how the payments landscape has changed, the lessons that Europe and the Americas can draw from the APAC region and where payments will be going in the future. We speak with EMQ’s Max Liu over in SIBOS who is the go to leader when it comes to payments in Hong Kong and China. Over at Citi in Canary Wharf Doug Mackenzie picks Ebru Packan’s brains to see the incredible innovation...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.04 –  Guess Who? Part 1
Feb17

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.04 – Guess Who? Part 1

In this episode of The Fintech Show we find out about new approaches to KYC, or “Know Your Customer”. In a world where everyone expects the same level of personalisation and speed from their bank that they get from their smartphone, is it getting harder or easier for banks to manage their KYC? We’ve been lucky enough to have Doug Mackenzie sit down with the Natwest’s Angela Byrne, Chloe Butler speaks with Tim Fouracre from...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.03 – That Open Application Programming Interface Life
Feb13

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.03 – That Open Application Programming Interface Life

In this episode of The Fintech Show, we investigate how RBS, Sensedia and TSB are reshaping the financial industry by using open Application programming interfaces to collaborate and innovate. We speak with Jamie Broadbent, Head of Digital & Innovation at RBS International, Pol Navarro the Digital Director at TSB, and Stephen Walsh the Director of EMEA at...

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Paris FinTech Forum 2020 Summary
Feb05

Paris FinTech Forum 2020 Summary

The Fintech Finance team heads over to Paris FinTech Forum, to talk to Joanne Dewar from Global Processing Services, Christophe Joyau from Tink, Ghela Boskovich from Financial Data and Technology Association and many, many more!  ...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.02 – The New Way to Lend
Jan30

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.02 – The New Way to Lend

In this episode of The Fintech Show we learn about how Open Banking will soon help improve financial inclusion. We speak with Bis Das from Equifax and Raman Bhatia, Head of Digital Banking from HSBC who both showcase their strategies that help people who have been traditionally excluded from being lent to,...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 15
Jan23

The Fintech Magazine Issue 15

Paris FinTech Forum is upon us – and what better way to kick off the new fintech decade!  In this of The Fintech Magazine, the Forum’s ever-energetic Founder Laurent Nizri takes stock of the five years since it launched and offers some 20/20 vision on the shape of financial technology to come. While the world heads to Paris, for this issue of The Fintech Magazine, we sent our intrepid digital explorers to the far side of the earth to...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.01 – Go MidWest For Fintech
Jan06

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 3.01 – Go MidWest For Fintech

In this episode of The Fintech Show, we have one of our location low downs! We constantly hear about how critical it is to be in London or New York to set up a fintech company however with rising real estate costs, how much innovation is being prevented just by the cost of living? JobsOhio, in the MidWest of the USA asked us to come and see what their State has done, to enable all fintechs and financial institutions to succeed and go...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.21 – The Biggest Branching Out Episode Ever!
Dec19

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.21 – The Biggest Branching Out Episode Ever!

Hello, and welcome to The Fintech Show! This week’s episode is all about bank branches; can they re-establish relevance and survive in the digital era? To find out, we sit down with Allen International, who specialise in innovative branch design with the modern consumer in mind. We also speak with Bank of Ireland and Virgin Money, who tell us all about their branch networks and efforts to retain that human connection with their...

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Revolut Review
Dec19

Revolut Review

REVOLUT – https://revolut.com/referral/stuartzww Fintech Finance – https://www.fintechf.com/ Welcome back to Stu’s Reviews! Today I take a look at revolut, specifically their metal plan to see if its any good, and to show you exactly what its capable of! *please note, that any particulars regarding fees/interest/terms&conditions can be found at their website at https://revolut.com ????Please support me on PATREON ????...

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FinTech Connect 2019 Summary
Dec18

FinTech Connect 2019 Summary

The Fintech Finance team heads over to FinTech Connect in London to talk to Suresh Vaghjiani from Tribe Payments, Karen Bradbury from Northern Ireland, Benoît Legrand from ING and many, many more!

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.17 – Paying off in the cloud
Dec13

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.17 – Paying off in the cloud

In this episode of The Paytech Show we find out from tech giants Microsoft how cloud technology is revolutionising finance. ACI Worldwide give us the insight on how payments specifically can change by embracing...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.16 – Keeping it Realtime Payments
Dec09

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.16 – Keeping it Realtime Payments

In this episode of The Paytech Show, it’s all about getting real with Real-Time Payments. So at Sibos, we sat down with Julie Harris the Global Banking Digital Strategy, Bank of America who are one of the institutional leaders in this technology and Craig Ramsey, the Payments regular from ACI Worldwide to get the...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.20 – How to give the customer what they want!
Dec06

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.20 – How to give the customer what they want!

In this episode of The Fintech Show we ask the question, how can customers actually know what they want from Open Banking, when they don’t even know what it is? To get to the bottom of what open banking can ACTUALLY provide customers going forward we sit down with industry specialists from Mastercard, UL and...

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Hong Kong FinTech Week 2019
Dec04

Hong Kong FinTech Week 2019

Douglas Mackenzie heads over to Hong Kong to attend the Hong Kong FinTech Week 2019! In this video, you get a great in-depth look at Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain & DLT, FinTech in China, Greater Bay Area Collaboration and Virtual...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.15 – The Payments Probe
Dec04

Fintech Finance Presents: The Paytech Show 2.15 – The Payments Probe

In this episode of The Paytech Show, we have a bumper payments probe as we dive into some of the biggest issues facing the industry currently. From your SCA’s to your RTPs we’ve got it all here. So to kick things off we speak with Jean Christophe Lacour, at Amadeus who are THE authority in travel payments! We also speak with Mastercard’s Mike Cowen who heads of their digital payments. Over in central London, Doug Mackenzie hears from...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.19 – The Role of the Branch
Dec02

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.19 – The Role of the Branch

In this episode of The Fintech Show we find out the role of the Branch in today’s society. We travel the world to see how different regions are grappling with the changing role of the Branch. We speak with Glory Global who help institutions around the world with their cash management. Danske Bank, one of the key financial players in Denmark let us know what is happening with Branches in Scandinavia. Over in the UK, Doug...

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Money20/20 USA 2019 Summary
Nov29

Money20/20 USA 2019 Summary

The Fintech Finance team heads over to Money20/20 USA in Las Vegas to talk to Alexandre Gonthier from Trustly, Kelley Knutson from Netspend, Kevin Emery from UL and many, many more!  

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What’s Next for Nordic Payments? P27 and the Rise of Real-Time and Cross-Border
Nov27

What’s Next for Nordic Payments? P27 and the Rise of Real-Time and Cross-Border

By Peter Larsson, Principal Solutions Consultant, Real-Time Payments – Europe & North America The Nordic region has long been considered a pioneer of digital payments, with some of the lowest cash usage levels in Europe; however, the impact on cross-border payments has been limited when compared to progress on the domestic front. And this is a crucial area to address for a region with large volumes of trade and tourism between...

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Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.18 – Branching Out
Nov19

Fintech Finance Presents: The Fintech Show 2.18 – Branching Out

In the latest episode The Fintech Show, we find out how bank branches are being developed for the future. In a world where real estate prices are sky high and the bank branch is a rare sight, we find out how Bank of Ireland have bucked the trend and have created a real community in their branches. Over in the UK, Doug Mackenzie hears from Allen International about how they can help design and implement the bank branch of the...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 14
Nov18

The Fintech Magazine Issue 14

In our latest edition of The Fintech Magazine we’ve got the best features in the industry. Not only does it look like the best magazine around but it’s the most exciting too. We get incredible articles from RBC, JPMorgan Chase and even the EBA! Not only that but to kick it off we find out: Why you should Go (Mid) West. Find out why Ohio is leading the way for fintech with Terry Gore at JobsOhio. Rebel with a cause! Ambreen...

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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 Wells Fargo, 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 and...

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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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#HKfintechweek – The First Days in Hong Kong
Nov07

#HKfintechweek – The First Days in Hong Kong

I travel the world a lot. I typically spend at least two days of my life each week at an airport. Now I know this isn’t spectacular compared to other tallies but this isn’t a race to the bottom, or thirty thousand feet if you will. I fly economy, on economy airlines, and very economically if I might add, with the little single service toiletries already set in a plastic bag ready to be rifled through. Now you might be wondering why...

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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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