The What the Fintech? Podcast
The What the Fintech? podcast is hosted by our deputy editor, Alex Hamilton and our editor, Sharon Kimathi, with a different guest each episode.
We will be discussing trending topics, with our guests sharing useful insights and strong opinions from their area of expertise, and ruthlessly banishing buzzwords to our fintech jailhouse.
What the Fintech? Season one | Fintech Jail
Here's a list of all the buzzwords in our What the Fintech podcast game, "Fintech Jail".
What the Fintech? Episode 18 | Year in review
We relay our industry highlights of 2020.
What the Fintech? Episode 17 | The spirit is willing, but the markets are weak
This episode of WTF? podcast features Vinoth Jayakumar, partner at VC firm Draper Esprit.
What the Fintech? Episode 16 | Financial inclusion 2020
Nina Mohanty shares her research findings on financial inclusion around the most vulnerable people in our communities.
What the Fintech? Episode 15 | Authentication station
What typing authentication is all about.
What the Fintech? Episode 14 | In these VC streets
Martinez shares his insight on VC culture and the shift from Santander Innnoventures to Mauro Capital.
What the Fintech? Episode 13 | Commerce in the wake of COVID-19
Travis Skelly tells FinTech Futures all about how Citi Ventures evaluates ecommerce companies.
What the Fintech? Episode 12 | Transformers: more than meets the AI
Matt Sattler, head of HSBC’s innovation labs, reveals what it takes to secure a deal with the bank.
What the Fintech? Episode 11 | Financial inclusivity in Russia
The CEO of Yandex Money talks about financial inclusivity in Russia.
What the Fintech? Episode 10 | Diversity & inclusion: AI bias
Theodora Lau, founder of Unconventional Ventures provides her take on artificial intelligence.
What the Fintech? Episode 9 | Open banking: entering the mainstream
Coconut CEO, Sam O’Connor, shares his insight on the Plaid and Finicity acquisitions.
What the Fintech? Episode 8 | Payments: were systems in Europe ready for COVID-19?
Tune in to find out an eyebrow raising banished buzzword in another rendition of ‘Fintech Jail’!
What the Fintech? Episode 7 | Open banking & savings
Co-founder & CEO of Plum offers his insights on how COVID-19 affects savings.
What the Fintech? Episode 6 | Digital disruption: entering new markets
Findr CEO Greg Watts provides his insight on creating a start-up amidst a global pandemic.
What the Fintech? Episode 5 | Digital disruption: innovation in investments
CEO of the investment trading app, Evarvest, reveals the timeline of its launch in the UK.
What the Fintech? Episode 4 | Partnerships: till death do us part
Sean Hunter CIO at OakNorth, offers his advice to companies struggling to make a partnership work.
What the Fintech? Episode 3 | Digital disruption: Bitcoin and stable coins
Tune in to hear what Gemini's MD for Europe, Julian Sawyer, thinks about digital currencies.
What the Fintech? Episode 2 | COVID-19: Is cash still king?
Find out Nick Kerigan's take on the impact of COVID-19 and his banned buzzword.
What the Fintech? A new podcast from FinTech Futures | Episode 1
Trending topics, useful insights, strong opinions, and a fintech jailhouse - all in our brand new podcast!
UK fintech Just lands court backing to undercut bailiff industry
Currently, Just’s virtual offering is in beta.
Goldman picks Marqeta to power Marcus current account rollout
Marcus plans to launch its new accounts later this year.
Tide gears up for international expansion to India
The fintech says it will bring the exact same offering it has in the UK, to India.
Fintech funding deals globally 11-17 January 2021
Featuring Checkout.com, MX, Blend, Creditas, and Enfusion.
Goldman Sachs mulls acquisitions to bulk up Marcus
Goldman’s CEO intends to make Marcus a pillar of the US bank’s growth.
Tandem quotes same “material uncertainty” as Monzo in 2019 financials
Tandem’s plan is to be profitable by July or September 2021.
MX ties up $300m in Series C funding
Utah-based firm has raised more than $500m since launch.
Vietnamese “super app” hopeful MoMo lands $100m Series D
The fintech’s registered users doubled to 23 million in 2020.
Video: Top fintech stories this week – 15 January 2021
FinTech Futures’ weekly news round-up.
Grab’s fintech arm lands $300m Series A
Grab Financial Group saw its total revenues jump up by more than 40% in 2020.