Ali Paterson from Advertainment Media appears in Leaders Council podcast alongside
Apr03

Ali Paterson from Advertainment Media appears in Leaders Council podcast alongside

The Leaders Council of Great Britain and Northern Ireland is currently in the process of talking to leadership figures from across the nation in an attempt to understand this universal trait and what it means in Britain and Northern Ireland today. Ali Paterson from Advertainment Media was invited onto an episode of the podcast, which also included an interview with . Host Scott Challinor asked both guests a series of questions about...

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Ready for transformation: Consumers are more connected than ever
Mar09

Ready for transformation: Consumers are more connected than ever

Bank branches need to be in a continuous state of transformation The value of transformational change is undeniable, especially for bankers, many of the elements involved in this process are often overlooked or misunderstood. In this episode, Kevin Blair, CEO of NewGround highlights the need for transformational change in the FI industry. He also addresses how to attract the right talent, the possibility of digital banks opening...

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Mark te Riele – Sustainable investing has gone from niche to mainstream
Mar09

Mark te Riele – Sustainable investing has gone from niche to mainstream

In this new episode of Fintech Cappuccino Conny and Brian are joined by Mark te Riele, Head of Global Marketing at Robeco. Mark has been active in the asset management industry across the globe for over 20 years. He served in various senior executive roles based out of Amsterdam, Jakarta, Hong Kong and London. He covered asset management markets in Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin America. His experience in business development,...

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408. Innovation and Tech Zoom in Series: UX and Customer Experience
Mar09

408. Innovation and Tech Zoom in Series: UX and Customer Experience

This episode is all about that super important, yet under-discussed topic of customer experience. In this episode we feature two leading traditional banks, coming from opposite sides of Europe. We welcome Mahyad Gilani, Product Owner and Innovator at Rabobank in the Netherlands and Giorgi Kapandze, Head of Product and UX at Space Bank in Georgia. Girogi shares the story of Space, the digital off-shoot of TBC Bank, and sheds light on...

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Fintech Insider: 407. News: Robinhood’s major outage; BCR backlash builds
Mar09

Fintech Insider: 407. News: Robinhood’s major outage; BCR backlash builds

In this week’s episode, Ross Gallagher and Sarah Kocianski are on hosting duties and are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week’s guests include: Farhana Draine – Head of Legal and ComplianceFlux Husayn Kassai – CEO, Onfido Edward Berks – Global EGM of Financial Partnerships, Xero We cover the following stories...

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400. Insights: Love and partnerships in fintech
Feb14

400. Insights: Love and partnerships in fintech

Love is in the air at 11:FS HQ. In our 400th instalment of Fintech Insider, your hosts Leda Glyptis, David Brear, and Jason Bates get together to talk about their favourite industry partnerships. Whether that’s big banks merging, fintech team-ups or collaborations between fintechs and incumbents, we spend this episode digging into the best relationships in this industry and our hosts’ personal favourites. Plus, for the...

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399. Will Goldman Sachs and Amazon conquer the SMB space?
Feb11

399. Will Goldman Sachs and Amazon conquer the SMB space?

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Our expert hosts, Leda Glyptis and David Brear, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week’s guests include: David Rosa, Co-Founder at Neat Lois Ollerenshaw, Ventures at Nationwide Sam Lathey, Co-Founder and CEO of Bippit We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Goldman Sachs in...

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398. Insights: Will Brexit break UK fintech?
Feb11

398. Insights: Will Brexit break UK fintech?

ABOUT THIS EPISODE In today’s Insights show, we reflect on the past 4 years of Brexit and discuss the future of fintech in post-Brexit Britain. This week’s guests include: Emily Nicolle – Technology Editor at City AM James Hurley – Enterprise Editor at The Times Before diving into it, we revisit our very first episode of Fintech Insider. That show was a Brexit special, where David Brear, Jason Bates, Simon...

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397. News: Is N26 challenging the US banks?
Feb11

397. News: Is N26 challenging the US banks?

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Ross Gallagher and Adam Davis are in the hosting seat this week and are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week’s guests include: Ian Fuller, CTO and Co-Founder of Freetrade Jonathan Lister Parsons, CTO at Pensionbee Roisin Levine, Head of Banks at Flux We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial...

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382. Interviews: Des McDaid, UK MD, Marcus by Goldman Sachs
Dec19

382. Interviews: Des McDaid, UK MD, Marcus by Goldman Sachs

ABOUT THIS EPISODE In today’s episode, we bring you an interview with Des McDaid, UK MD at Marcus by Goldman Sachs. Sarah Kocianski caught up with Des at Fintech Connect 2019 and the pair discuss Marcus’ first year in the UK, its newest product offerings and the future of the Goldman Sachs online bank. Tune in for industry insights, a wealth of experience and much much more! Check out our brand new documentary 11:YEARS...

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381. News: Zopa funding drama
Dec10

381. News: Zopa funding drama

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Our expert hosts, Simon Taylor and Adam Davis, are joined by some new and returning guests to talk about the latest goings-on in the world of fintech, financial services and banking. This week’s guests include: Andrew Bud – Founder and CEO, IProov Livia Benisty – Global Head of Business AML at Banking Circle Jamie Campbell – CEO of Fronted Together, they cover the following stories from the...

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380. After Dark: A Fintech Christmas Carol
Dec10

380. After Dark: A Fintech Christmas Carol

ABOUT THIS EPISODE For our winter instalment of After Dark, we took over Revolut HQ to bring you ‘A Fintech Christmas Carol’ – an exploration of the past, present and future of financial services. Getting us into the spirit of giving, we were first joined by Lauren Murray, Humanitarian Child Protection Advisor from Save the Children who are working to repair 11 schools that were destroyed by a devastating cyclone in...

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Glory – The Innovator’s Matrix
Nov28

Glory – The Innovator’s Matrix

“The innovator’s journey is an ongoing process of learning and discovery” – Joe KimVice President of Innovation – Glory Please note, we do not produce Fintech Cappuccino, produced by our boy Diederik we merely are fans and repost it!

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376. Insights: The future of New York fintech
Nov26

376. Insights: The future of New York fintech

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Recorded live from the Big Apple, our expert hosts, David Brear and Sam Maule, are joined by some fantastic guests at our After Dark event in New York to talk about all things fintech and banking in the US. For this After Dark show, David and Sam were joined by: Melissa Stevens – Chief Digital Officer Fifth Third Bank Angela Galardi Ceresnie – CEO of Climb Credit Chris Maddern – Co-Founder and...

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Fintech Cappuccino – Allard Luchsinger
Nov25

Fintech Cappuccino – Allard Luchsinger

Please note, we do not produce Fintech Cappuccino, produced by our boy Diederik we merely are fans and repost it!

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370. Interviews: Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive at Standard Chartered
Nov04

370. Interviews: Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive at Standard Chartered

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Jason Bates brings you this incredible interview with Bill Winters, Group Chief Executive at Standard Chartered, straight from SIBOS 2019! In this interview we find out more about Standard Chartered, how to be a disruptor in new markets, the importance of company culture and where the areas for innovation are in this industry. Tune in for industry insights, a wealth of experience and much much more. Check out our...

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368. News: 2008 throwback special
Oct28

368. News: 2008 throwback special

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Our expert hosts, David Brear, Jason Bates and Simon Taylor are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the week of the financial crisis in 2008! This week’s guests include: Caroline Plumb – CEO Fluidly Nick Ogden, most recently – and excitingly – Founder RTGS We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial...

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365. News: Free money!
Oct15

365. News: Free money!

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Our expert hosts, David Brear and Will White, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week’s guests include: Nicolas Kopp – US CEO, N26 Asya Bradley – VP Partnerships, Socure Collin Galster – Head of Business Development at Nova Credit We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial...

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363. News: Banking isn’t a side hustle
Oct08

363. News: Banking isn’t a side hustle

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Our expert hosts, David Brear and Leda Glyptis, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week’s guests include: John Erik Setsaas, VP of Identity and Innovation at Signicat Kathryn Harris, Product and Design Lead, Lloyds Banking Group Daniel Lowther, Head of Fintech at CCGroup We cover the following stories from the...

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Fintech Cappuccino – Annemieke Roobeek
Oct02

Fintech Cappuccino – Annemieke Roobeek

Please note, we do not produce Fintech Cappuccino, produced by our boy Diederik we merely are fans and repost it!

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360. Interviews: SIBOS 2019 London fintech special
Sep30

360. Interviews: SIBOS 2019 London fintech special

ABOUT THIS EPISODE On this episode of Fintech Insider interviews we bring you a series of interviews with some of the most interesting players on the fintech scene, straight from SIBOS in London. They bring you insights, a wealth of industry experience and share the best career advice they have ever been given! This week’s guests include: Andrew Bud – Founder and CEO of iProov Simon Cureton – Commercial Director at...

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354. Interview: Boe Hartman, CTO Marcus by Goldman Sachs
Sep09

354. Interview: Boe Hartman, CTO Marcus by Goldman Sachs

ABOUT THIS EPISODE On this episode of Fintech Insider Interviews, Sam Maule is in New York, in the Goldman Sachs offices, joined by Boe Hartman CTO and Partner at Marcus. Boe’s role at Marcus and a very special announcement about his future role at Goldman Sachs The origin story and development of Marcus over the last 4 years Marcus’ success to date both in the US and the UK The story behind the name “Marcus”...

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352. Insights: The future of cross-border payments
Sep02

352. Insights: The future of cross-border payments

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Our expert hosts, Leda Glyptis and Simon Taylor, are joined by some great guests on this insights show to take a deep dive in to the future of the payments industry and where we are going to see innovation coming from in this space! Our panel of guests include: Harry Newman – Head of Market Initiatives EMEA at SWIFT Andy Smith – CTO of Clearbank Nadya Hijazi – Head of GLCM Digital, HSBC On this...

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349. News: Get rich quick!
Aug20

349. News: Get rich quick!

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Our expert hosts, Simon Taylor and Sarah Kocianski, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week’s guests include: Stephen Lemon – Cofounder and VP at CurrencyCloud Carl Hazeley – VP at Finimize Caroline Plumb – CEO of Fluidly We also hear from Sam Maule, 11:FS MP and Wander Rutgers, VP MD at Robin...

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348. Interviews: Nick Ogden, Founder of ClearBank and WorldPay
Aug19

348. Interviews: Nick Ogden, Founder of ClearBank and WorldPay

ABOUT THIS EPISODE On this episode of Fintech Insider Interviews, David Brear is joined by fintech “founding father” Nick Ogden to talk about a variety of topics, including: Nick’s background and who he is today The businesses he’s founded and run including WorldPay Why he set up ClearBank Where he sees the fintech industry in 5 years What drew him into joining Funding Options as a Non Exec Chairman The most...

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346. Insights: Jobs to be Done – The future of product design
Aug12

346. Insights: Jobs to be Done – The future of product design

ABOUT THIS EPISODE On this episode of Fintech Insider Insights, Ryan Garner is joined by some expert guests to talk about all things Jobs to be Done. Our great guests include: David Brear, 11:FS CEO & Former Mettle CEO Alan Klement, JTBD expert and pioneer Justin Geaney, CPO at Virtual Bank by Standard Chartered Peter Collingridge, Director / Global Head, Entrepreneurs in Residence On this insights episode we take a detailed look...

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344. Insights: US Digital Transformation Special
Aug05

344. Insights: US Digital Transformation Special

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Today our host, Sam Maule, is joined by some great guests, all from Fifth Third Bank. Our guests for todays episode include: Melissa Stevens, Chief Digital Officer, Head of Design, Innovation, & CX Justin Hendrix, VP & Senior Manager with the Innovation Team Joel Kashuba, SVP Design & Innovation In this episode we cover topics such as: The innovative strategy of Fifth Third Bank Why digital banking is...

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343. News: Trump’s gonna shut this down!
Jul30

343. News: Trump’s gonna shut this down!

ABOUT THIS EPISODE This week we have some great stories for you as David Brear and Simon Taylor are joined by a some great guests: Valentina Kristensen, Director, Growth & Communications at OakNorth Gary Rohloff, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Laybuy Sam O’Connor, CEO at Coconut We kick off the episode by taking a look at trading startup, Robinhood’s latest raise, which valued the company at $7.6bn! Simon explains how...

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Fintech Cappuccino – Mark Buitenhek
Jul26

Fintech Cappuccino – Mark Buitenhek

Please note, we do not produce Fintech Cappuccino, and sourced by Podtail, produced by our boy Diederik we merely are fans and repost it!

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Firewall – When will self-driving vehicles become a reality?
Jul24

Firewall – When will self-driving vehicles become a reality?

with Perry Davidson, Founder & CEO of Syqe Medical How do you precisely dose cannabis for medicinal purposes? This week, Bradley and Michael talk to Perry Davidson, CEO & Founder of Syqe Medical about his work developing the first precise dosing mechanism for medicalized cannabis. They talk about the cannabis industry, the benefits of inhalation-based medicine delivery, and the regulatory benefits of Syqe’s structure and its...

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341. News: More money is always good news!
Jul23

341. News: More money is always good news!

ABOUT THIS EPISODE This week we have some great stories for you as David and Sarah are joined by a couple of great guests: Amy Lewin, Senior Reporter at Sifted James Teodorini, European Partnerships Development Manager at Button Oliver Prill, CEO of Tide Megan Caywood, Global Head of Digital Strategy at Barclays We kick off the episode by taking a look at how British fintech booms as 2019 is set to be a record year for UK investment....

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Firewall – What if you could control your dose of cannabis?
Jul17

Firewall – What if you could control your dose of cannabis?

with Perry Davidson, Founder & CEO of Syqe Medical How do you precisely dose cannabis for medicinal purposes? This week, Bradley and Michael talk to Perry Davidson, CEO & Founder of Syqe Medical about his work developing the first precise dosing mechanism for medicalized cannabis. They talk about the cannabis industry, the benefits of inhalation-based medicine delivery, and the regulatory benefits of Syqe’s structure and its...

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Firewall – How Do We Define “Good Cybersecurity”?
Jul10

Firewall – How Do We Define “Good Cybersecurity”?

with Ram Levi, CEO of Konfidas How can an individual, company, or nation protect its digital borders? What’s wrong with the current conversation about cybersecurity? On this third installment of Firewall’s special edition in Tel Aviv, co-hosts Bradley Tusk and Michael Eisenberg talk to Ram Levi, CEO of Konfidas, about his experience developing Israel’s national cybersecurity initiative, GDPR, and why comprehensive policy isn’t limited...

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337. After Dark: FINinTheSun
Jul09

337. After Dark: FINinTheSun

ABOUT THIS EPISODE We hope all of you who could make it enjoyed some #FINInTheSun as much as we all did! For episode 8 of After Dark some of London’s finances’ finest visited our home turf in Devonshire Square for our fintech street party. The show was buzzing after selling out in just 24 hours, with all of the guests who could get their hands on it, rocking our ‘Swag to end all Swag!’ For this After Dark show,...

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Firewall – Can Trash Be Smarter?
Jul05

Firewall – Can Trash Be Smarter?

  with Shlomy Ashkenazi, CEO of GreenQ Technologies What does trash, data, smarter cities, and dog poop have in common? In this second episode of Firewall’s Special Edition, Bradley and Michael Eisenberg of Aleph VC talk to Shlomy Ashkenazi, Founder & CEO at GreenQ about his company’s data analytics for trash collection. On the episode, they discuss how GreenQ collects clean data from a dirty truck, why this data is so...

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Firewall – Can Drones Disrupt the Gaming Industry?
Jun30

Firewall – Can Drones Disrupt the Gaming Industry?

with Aviv Shapira, Co-Founder and CEO of XTend How do you take a human and place them inside that drone and allow them to be in a new physical reality? In the first episode of Firewall’s Special Edition, Bradley traveled to Tel Aviv to meet his co-host, Michael Eisenberg of Aleph VC, to talk to Aviv Shapira, Co-Founder & CEO at XTEND, a startup gamifying real-life activities by feeding live content collected by drones to VR...

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Fintech Insider USA: Alex Sion, Citi Ventures (S1E6)
Jun20

Fintech Insider USA: Alex Sion, Citi Ventures (S1E6)

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Welcome back to the 6th and final episode of this new show, Fintech Insider USA! In this episode, Sam Maul meets Alex Sion, Co-Head of D10X at Citi Ventures! To start the episode, Alex explains what D10X actually is, and what the name stands for. The programme has been active for about 4 years and the consumer side is organised around two macro themes: modern life and economic vitality. Alex argues that the nuclear...

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330. Interviews: Patrick Collison, CEO of Stripe
Jun17

330. Interviews: Patrick Collison, CEO of Stripe

ABOUT THIS EPISODE We start off the episode start by discussing Stripes global success. With the amount of payment companies out there, how have they reached such a success? We take the story so far back as to when the company was called /Dev/Payments! How do you create a successful company? Could it be as easy as listening to your customers and do what they want? David brings up one of Patricks quotes, If people don’t think...

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Fintech Insider USA: Derek Joyce, Klarna (S1E5)
Jun13

Fintech Insider USA: Derek Joyce, Klarna (S1E5)

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Welcome back to the 5th episode of this new show, Fintech Insider USA! In this episode, we are extremely excited to bring you an interview with Derek Joyce, Vice President & General Manager, Global Accounts at Klarna! To start the episode, Derek explains Klarna’s new operating model where each team has end to end accountability and ownership. How has this changed the work culture and what are the results?...

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Fintech Cappuccino – Matthias Kröner
Jun12

Fintech Cappuccino – Matthias Kröner

Please note, we do not produce Fintech Cappuccino, and sourced by Podtail, produced by our boy Diederik we merely are fans and repost it!    

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328. The F’in Debate – Live from Money20/20 Europe
Jun10

328. The F’in Debate – Live from Money20/20 Europe

              How do you transform traditional banks to compete in the digital banking battlefield? Essentially, how do you win? DR Leda Glyptis is hosting this very special debate, live from Money20/20 Europe. The debate will be held between two teams, Brear’s Bears and Bates’ Bulldogs. The teams are made up of banking and fintech experts, including: Team Brear’s Bears: David Brear...

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322. Insights: Are mortgages broken?
May20

322. Insights: Are mortgages broken?

ABOUT THIS EPISODE David and Jeff take a close look at mortgages, a painful process Jeff recently went through. Research shows that people who have gone through the process felt stressed, lost sleep, half of the couples rowed over the process and 1 in 10 couples stopped having sex! Furthermore, 1 in 10 sought GP help due to effects on mental health. What is broken here? The duo is joined by a panel of fantastic guests to tell us more...

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Fintech Cappuccino – Chris Skinner
May10

Fintech Cappuccino – Chris Skinner

Please note, we do not produce Fintech Cappuccino, and sourced by Podtail, produced by our boy Diederik we merely are fans and repost it!    

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312. Insights: Live! The future of money
Apr15

312. Insights: Live! The future of money

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Live from NYC’s New York Fintech Week with the DIT Sam’s joined by some great guests to talk about the future of money: Natalie Ceeney, Chair, Innovate Finance Robin Mackenzie, Chief Marketing Officer, De La Rue Andrew Boyajian, Head of North America, Transferwise Farrah Lakhani, Director, Growth and Operations at OakNorth Analytical Intelligence We kick off the episode by taking a look at the story so...

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311. News: Make tax great again
Apr09

311. News: Make tax great again

ABOUT THIS EPISODE This week we have some great stories for you as David and Ross are joined by a couple of great guests: Ken Hart, CEO and Founder of Snowdrop Solutions Megan Caywood, Managing Director at Barclays We kick off the episode by taking a look at Revolut’s newest scandal reveal. The Financial Conduct Authority has made enquiries into Revolut after being contacted by an ex-employee whistleblower who passed on their...

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310. Insights: Finastra takeover
Apr08

310. Insights: Finastra takeover

ABOUT THIS EPISODE David and Simon are with some great guests from Finastra, including: Simon Paris, CEO Eli Rosner, Chief Product and Technology Officer Martin Haering, Chief Marketing Officer Nicola Hamilton, Senior Director, Brand and Communications We’re bringing you an insight into how to manage diverse sets of client requirements, handling varying paces of change and overcoming the hurdles regarding legacy brands. We also...

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308. Insights: Fintech Friday in Luxembourg
Apr01

308. Insights: Fintech Friday in Luxembourg

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Last year we introduced you to the wonderful world of Luxembourg fintech through LHoFT, nine months later we’ve been invited back. Laura Watkins explores how Luxembourg has solidified its place in Europe as a fintech hub and how this tiny country plans to extend its reach globally by talking to some of the key players in Luxembourg’s fintech space, including: Pierre Gramegna, Luxembourg Finance Minister,...

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307. News: Tinder for banking
Mar26

307. News: Tinder for banking

ABOUT THIS EPISODE This week we have some great stories for you as David and Jason are joined by two great guests: Caroline Plumb, CEO of Fluidly Simon Balmain, Operations and Community Specialist at Monzo We kick off the episode by taking a look at WorldPay selling to FIS and changing its tech stack. The group comments that it’s not a modern way to approach tech stack spending, it’s an oldschool way of doing things and...

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306. Interviews: Benoit Legrand, CIO of ING
Mar25

306. Interviews: Benoit Legrand, CIO of ING

ABOUT THIS EPISODE Benoit Legrand is CIO of ING. Simon talks to Benoit about his unsuccessful startup experiences and what they taught him, how ING sees itself as a 20 year old fintech, why some banks are afraid of PSD2 and how to focus on the problems customers are facing. They also take a look at Yolt, developing resistence to change and the importance of having a team dedicated to delivering change, why the scale of partnerships...

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304. Interviews: David Duffy, CEO of CYBG
Mar18

304. Interviews: David Duffy, CEO of CYBG

ABOUT THIS EPISODE David Duffy is the CEO of CYBG. Simon talks to David about CYBG’s recent acquisition of Virgin Money, how the challenger narrative is shifting and why integrating a challenger brand into CYBG’s existing services might be easier than industry commentators believe. They also take a look at Brexit, the future of the industry, how fintech and banks can partner together and what role the big tech platforms...

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