Exclusive: ‘A new trade order?’ – James Binns, Barclays in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar17

Exclusive: ‘A new trade order?’ – James Binns, Barclays in “The Fintech Magazine”

Barclays is using new technology to help steer through unpredictable economic seas. We explore how it’s applying blockchain, AI and the Cloud to give clients safer passage Global trade is slowing and, some say, could be on the point of stagnating, not least as a result of markets struggling to come to terms with shocks such as the Brexit vote (which wiped $2trillion off the markets in 2016) and the US/China trade standoff that rumbled...

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Exclusive: ‘Bricks & Clicks’ – Charles McDowell & Russ Fitzgerald, Hampshire Trust Bank in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar16

Exclusive: ‘Bricks & Clicks’ – Charles McDowell & Russ Fitzgerald, Hampshire Trust Bank in “The Fintech Magazine”

Specialist lender to the property market, Hampshire Trust Bank, is building a unique proposition based on best-in-breed technology, open banking and human experience. Charles McDowell and Russ Fitzgerald explain how it’s knocking on the future’s door Decade retrospectives are usually playful affairs, hopping energetically across the biggest stories of the previous 10 years: royal weddings, sporting upsets, Kardashian bottoms, that...

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Exclusive: ‘A comfortable compromise’ – Ben Thorpe, Glory in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar16

Exclusive: ‘A comfortable compromise’ – Ben Thorpe, Glory in “The Fintech Magazine”

If endless headlines are to be believed, the rise of the digital-first generation and ubiquity of mobile phones, mean the days of branch banking are numbered. But are they? Ben Thorpe of cash technology innovator Glory thinks not. Why? Mainly because a deeper look into the numbers reveals that even tech-savvy millennials want the comfort of being able to talk to human beings, face to face, when it comes to making some of the biggest...

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Exclusive: ‘Lodes of good?’ – David Hoghton-Carter, Fintech Investment insight in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar16

Exclusive: ‘Lodes of good?’ – David Hoghton-Carter, Fintech Investment insight in “The Fintech Magazine”

There are plenty of ideas for tech-for-good. But finding funding for something that builds social rather than financial capital is desperately hard. David Hoghton-Carter challenges fintech to put its thinking cap on I’m wearing a few different hats at the moment – fintech founder, consultant, non-exec, occasional writer and advocate – and there’s an elephant in the room that I keep noticing across my different roles. There’s a big gap...

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Exclusive: ‘Why insurers should stop fearing technology’ – Stephanie Smith, Allianz in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar16

Exclusive: ‘Why insurers should stop fearing technology’ – Stephanie Smith, Allianz in “The Fintech Magazine”

Insurtech has the potential to offer new revenue streams and to even help restore the public perception of the insurance industry, as Stephanie Smith, Chief Operating Officer at Allianz, explains to financial data experts FinTech Global The insurance industry is no stranger to using the latest technologies, giving rise to an entire new sector dubbed insurtech. The innovators in this industry are utilising blockchain, artificial...

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Exclusive: ‘Branching Out’ – Áine McCleary, Bank of Ireland in “The Fintech Show”
Mar16

Exclusive: ‘Branching Out’ – Áine McCleary, Bank of Ireland in “The Fintech Show”

Following the revelation that digital natives do actually enter banks, Áine McCleary, Director of Distribution Channels for Bank of Ireland, outlines its vision for a future-facing physical presence with branches to suit everyone Digital natives, we’re told, are so immersed in digital technology – so comfortable in the binary landscape that links their phones to their friends and their finances – that physical, real-life experiences...

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Exclusive: ‘Fast, smart, secure…’ – Julie Harris & Geoff Brady, Bank of America in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar16

Exclusive: ‘Fast, smart, secure…’ – Julie Harris & Geoff Brady, Bank of America in “The Fintech Magazine”

… are the ambitions driving Bank of America’s investment in digital infrastructure to facilitate transactions in the supply chain. Julie Harris, Head of Global Banking Digital Strategy, and Geoff Brady, Head of Global Trade & Supply Chain Finance for GTS, discuss the impact From bringing together global female leaders of economic growth and mentoring them at the Global Ambassadors Program in November, to being recognised for...

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Exclusive: ‘Cash in the community’ – Ron Delnevo, Cash and Card World in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar16

Exclusive: ‘Cash in the community’ – Ron Delnevo, Cash and Card World in “The Fintech Magazine”

Ron Delnevo, Chairman of Cash and Card World, argues that hard currency qualifies as a public utility, so important is it to everyday life. I have been making the case for a number of years that having only one access point for cash in any community is not an adequate provision. I reiterated this point at a round table event, sponsored by the UK Payment Systems Regulator In October 2019, only to have someone jump up to claim that...

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Exclusive: ‘Codes of Conduct’ – Mark Bradbury, Apply Financial in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar10

Exclusive: ‘Codes of Conduct’ – Mark Bradbury, Apply Financial in “The Fintech Magazine”

We’re all familiar with IBAN and BIC numbers, but would you know what a payments purpose code is – or who uses it? Payments validation software company Apply Financial has made it its business to find out, so clients don’t have to, using RESTful APIs to detect what’s needed to ensure straight-through, crossborder processing using its Validate tool. As bank-to-bank payments look set to emerge as the go-to transaction method, MD Mark...

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Exclusive: ‘Cloud Cover’ – Ciaran Chu, ACI Worldwide in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar10

Exclusive: ‘Cloud Cover’ – Ciaran Chu, ACI Worldwide in “The Fintech Magazine”

Ciaran Chu, Head of Public Cloud for ACI Worldwide, explains what Microsoft Azure means for ACI and its customers As a global provider of real-time payment and banking solutions, ACI Worldwide fully appreciates how the Cloud can grow its business and help banks and other organisations become more agile and enhance their products and services. It’s why ACI is looking to the digital skies as part of a major overhaul of its core...

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Exclusive: ‘Don’t Mention the ‘P’ word!’ – Alasdair Rhind, Aegon in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar10

Exclusive: ‘Don’t Mention the ‘P’ word!’ – Alasdair Rhind, Aegon in “The Fintech Magazine”

Aegon’s Head of Customer and Workplace Propositions, Alasdair Rhind, explains how its digital approach to ‘wage after work’ is changing attitudes to financial planning The fintech revolution has seen many financial services furnished with flashy new paintjobs and impressive under-the-hood innovations. But what’s that hidden behind the Bank Bugattis and Paytech Porches at the very back of the showroom? Pensions could be the Ferrari of...

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Exclusive: ‘Spicing up realtime payments’ –  Craig Ramsey, ACI Worldwide in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar06

Exclusive: ‘Spicing up realtime payments’ – Craig Ramsey, ACI Worldwide in “The Fintech Magazine”

The urgent need for universal, realtime global payments has been recognised across the financial services industry and beyond for some time. And universal payments facilitator ACI Worldwide (ACI) has been helping to make them happen for some time. Now, it is looking east, to India, for inspiration in delivering not just speed, but added value to those crossborder transactions, in order to promote wider adoption among banks. Last June,...

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Exclusive: ‘Bucking the trend’ – Terry Gore, JobsOhio in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar04

Exclusive: ‘Bucking the trend’ – Terry Gore, JobsOhio in “The Fintech Magazine”

Ohio is one of the best-connected places for success-hungry fintechs to set up home, says Terry Gore, Director of Financial Services and Fintech at JobsOhio Perched on the eastern edge of the US Midwest, the state of Ohio is perfectly placed for fintechs to succeed. With easy access to some of the world’s greatest financial services markets and offering a pool of talent, the ‘Buckeye State’ – so-named after one of its indigenous trees...

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Exclusive: ‘Showing the love for SMEs’ – Anders la Cour, Banking Circle in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar04

Exclusive: ‘Showing the love for SMEs’ – Anders la Cour, Banking Circle in “The Fintech Magazine”

Access to finance has undoubtedly improved in recent years, but for SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises), this improvement is not enough Anders la Cour, Co-founder and CEO of Banking Circle, looks at the challenges and opportunities ahead for SME payment providers, and their vital role in financial inclusion. Almost all of them need finance in their first few years, but while loans are an essential lifeline to many, they alone...

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Exclusive: ‘Virgin territory’ – Paul Titterton, Virgin Money in “The Fintech Magazine”
Mar03

Exclusive: ‘Virgin territory’ – Paul Titterton, Virgin Money in “The Fintech Magazine”

If anyone knows anything about building a successful brand, it’s Sir Richard Branson. Who remembers now that the trademark, pillar box red Virgin Money logos covered up the former Northern Rock fascias after the company bought the North East bank eight years ago, so forceful is its presence. Now, the ultimate challenger brand, which itself was bought in 2018 by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank’s owners in a £1.7billion deal that leaves...

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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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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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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 Fintech Magazine Issue 12
Jun10

The Fintech Magazine Issue 12

The latest edition of “The Fintech Magazine” is now live! In this post Money20/20 edition of the Magazine, we had incredible features from the one and only 11:FS crew, who assembled to lead our front page. Also inside you can find: A massive Nationwide series, from innovation, open banking to liberating banking! Milind Sanghavi from OCBC bank in Singapore, details how they have seen QR code transactions increase by 450%...

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The Fintech Magazine Issue 11
Feb01

The Fintech Magazine Issue 11

The latest Edition of the fintech magazine is now live! We’ve got features from: Jim Marous, our guest editor, talks risk on his Euro-American Tour ‘Disrupt Yourself’ How do you go from being risk-averse to ‘jumping in with both feet’? Gonzalo Rodriguez, Head of Retail Customer Solutions, gives us an incredible look at the future… or is it actually the present? Find out in his feature on pg 16. Daan...

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