FF Virtual Arena: Open Finance – The Future of Banking?
Nov30

FF Virtual Arena: Open Finance – The Future of Banking?

In today’s Virtual Arena join our speakers Samantha Seaton from Moneyhub, Jason O’Shaughnessy from Yodlee and our host Doug Mackenzie, as we discuss what Open Finance can and will do for consumers and financial organisations alike. With Open Banking not reaching its potential, how can Open Finance finally hit the mainstream and have its lightbulb...

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The Fintech Fix: The Friday Feeling over at Starling
Nov27

The Fintech Fix: The Friday Feeling over at Starling

In this week’s episode of The Fintech Fix, Fintech hits a milestone – Starling Bank has become profitable. In a world where even the Uber’s and the Airbnb’s of the world struggle, it’s brilliant to hear about Boden’s Bank being successful. Doug also remarks on how all the best fintech news comes out on Friday – do you...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – Where do you think banks will be making their money in the future?
Oct23

Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – Where do you think banks will be making their money in the future?

Paula Solano, Head of Investments at Banco Sabadell chats to Doug Mackenzie about where banks will be making their money in the future

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FF Virtual Arena: Eurofinance and Innovation in Treasury Departments
Oct21

FF Virtual Arena: Eurofinance and Innovation in Treasury Departments

In today’s Virtual Arena, join Bank of America Business’s Alex Young and Douglas Mackenzie as they recap the world’s best event for Treasurers, EuroFinance. Diving deeper, they also discuss how CFOs and Treasurers are changing in a data rich world, and becoming the diamonds of the executive board. Join us here today at 14:30BST...

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The Fintech Fix: Flower Power
Oct16

The Fintech Fix: Flower Power

In today’s Fintech Fix Doug Mackenzie hears a tale of two credit scores as we dive into how the fintech Petal is solving lending for people with poor credit while Monument launches their neobank for the affluent. Make sure to catch this Fix which showcases the best set of differences within Fintech yet....

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FF Virtual Arena: Innovation in Insurance
Oct16

FF Virtual Arena: Innovation in Insurance

In today’s Virtual Arena join Deloitte’s Nigel Walsh, AXAXL’s Helene Stanway and Instanda’s Tim Hardcastle as they are grilled about the state of innovation in insurance from Fintech Finance’s Doug Mackenzie. Has innovation in insurance been stagnant? Have customers finally woken up to the possibilities their policies can provide? Find out here at 14:30BST...

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Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – Keeping up with innovation and regulation
Oct16

Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – Keeping up with innovation and regulation

Paula Solano, Head of Investments at Banco Sabadell chats to Doug Mackenzie about keeping up with innovation and regulation

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FF Virtual Arena: PPS and Monese
Oct14

FF Virtual Arena: PPS and Monese

In today’s Virtual Arena, we are talking partnerships! Fintech Finance’s Douglas Mackenzie chats with Norris Koppel, founder and CEO of Monese and CEO of PPS Ray Brash about how to create the perfect partnership...

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Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – What’s it like looking out for innovations for corporate customers down to retail?
Oct09

Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – What’s it like looking out for innovations for corporate customers down to retail?

Paula Solano, Head of Investments at Banco Sabadell chats to Doug Mackenzie about what’s it like looking out for innovations for corporate customers down to...

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Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – What are the biggest changes since open banking?
Oct02

Paula Solano, Banco Sabadell – What are the biggest changes since open banking?

Paula Solano, Head of Investments at Banco Sabadell chats to Doug Mackenzie discussing the biggest changes in open banking

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