Through a Gen Z lens
Ruby is FinTech Futures‘ reporter covering all things financial technology. She brings our audience news on the latest fintech funding rounds, regulatory changes and unique cross-sector partnerships, as well as interviewing brand-new fintech start-ups on how they’re looking to disrupt the banking space. She also regularly reports from the industry’s most prominent conferences.
Navigating a cyber-normal world
We live in a world where simply clicking on a link means ‘game over’.
The role of the ego in M&A
M&A can often be reduced to egos.
Why do women still think they need to be palatable?
Lack of attention to certain stories inflicts grave damage on how marginalised people tell theirs.
Fintech trends watch 2021: checkouts, wealthtech and SCA
Our resident Gen Z’er, Ruby Hinchliffe, shares her three predictions for 2021.
The perennial BNPL crown
Blind allegiance has seen the BNPL sector explode in 2020.
How real are real-time payments?
Incumbents and fintechs face the same challenges when scaling real-time payments.
Young Black lives in banking
The number of senior Black execs on Wall Street has remained under 3% for the past decade.
The social-savvy wave of entrepreneurs
They will push traditional banks to pivot their offerings once again.
Open banking: where you at?
There is still more to do, a lot more, and it heavily relies on banks’ cooperation.
Coronavirus exposes gaps in innovation
The pandemic has given fintechs a time to shine.
Where do Gen Zs draw the line on data?
Gen Zs draw the line on data according to convenience and the 'fear of being left out'.
Will Asia’s Big Tech European expansion stick?
Asia's mega funding rounds make Europe's look like child play.
Til a mortgage do us part
Is three months of bank statements really enough to determine whether someone can afford a mortgage?
The capitalist eco-warrior
Should companies have a purpose beyond profit?
We don’t forgive easily
If we feel betrayed, we rarely go back or give you a second chance.
Educating the masses
The age for financial literacy is getting younger and younger.
Fintechs will be at the heart of the next wave of security wars
Hackers are rapidly adapting their tactics to target features of modern fintechs.
How AI can help identify front and shell companies
Detection using AI can help banks and fintechs avoid huge regulatory fines.
FinTech Futures Jobs: Three really great jobs to take a look at this week
Exciting vacancies at Plum, Viber and BNY Mellon. Apply today!
Dear Luc: What’s the deal with embedded finance?
This week some writes in to ask: how can I get on the embedded finance bandwagon?
Open banking myths
We are still at the start of the journey with open banking and have yet to see its full potential.
The time before things happen
Imagining and creating things is hard, but you don’t have to do it all yourself.
FinTech Futures Jobs: Three fintech jobs you need to check out this week
Exciting vacancies at Grant Thornton, Deloitte and BNY Mellon. Apply today!
How COVID-19 has accelerated the use of digital banking solutions in Africa
The past year has seen a clear trend towards the adoption and acceleration of digital banking products.
Classic product placement has had its day
Product placement is easily recognised by the customer and viewed negatively.
AI and machine learning spearheading rapid change in data reconciliations
The industry is moving towards Reconciliations-as-a-Service, says SmartStream’s Robin Hasson.