The What the Fintech? Podcast
The What the Fintech? podcast is hosted by our deputy editor, Alex Hamilton, with a different guest each episode.
In each episode, released bi-weekly, we’ll be discussing trending topics, with our guests sharing useful insights and strong opinions from their area of expertise. We’ll also be ruthlessly banishing buzzwords to our “fintech jailhouse”!
The podcast is free and available on all major platforms, such as Spotify, Apple Podcasts and Soundcloud.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 18 | Are you being self served?
Diebold Nixdorf's Matt Phillips joins us for this latest episode of our What the Fintech? podcast.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 17 | ISO fast, ISO furious
VTB Bank's Elena Barabanova joins us on this episode of the What the Fintech? podcast.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 16 | Waking up on the right side of embedded
Louisa Murray, COO for UK and Europe at Railsbank, joins us on this latest episode of the podcast.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 15 | Data after tomorrow
Bradley Riss, chief commercial officer at Checkout.com, joins us on this latest episode.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 14 | The hidden value of remittances
Vroon Modgill, CEO and founder of Sokin, joins us on this latest episode of the What the Fintech? podcast.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 13 | The terror of technological debt
Vincent Kilcoyne, executive vice president at SmartStream, joins us on our What the Fintech? podcast.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 12 | The cognitive barrier of poverty
Kunal Galav, regional director for EMEA at Mambu, joins us on this latest episode of the What the Fintech? podcast.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 11 | Introducing inclusivity
James Herbert, founder and CEO of Hastee, joins us on this latest episode of the What the Fintech? podcast.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 10 | Too cool for school
Riten Gohil, partner and co-founder at Sphonic, joins us on this latest episode of the What the Fintech? podcast.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 9 | Keeping up with the Coredashians
EngKok Chong, chief digital officer at Infopro, joins us on this latest episode of the What the Fintech? podcast.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 8 | Bank branches amid COVID-19
Leena Iyar, chief branding officer at Moxtra, joins us on this latest episode.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 7 | Class is in session
Tania Ziegler, senior research associate at Cambridge, joins us on this latest episode.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 6 | Open banking on the loose
Discussing all things open banking with Pablo Reyes, director of technology at Strands.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 5 | Rising to the top
Featuring Alexandra Boyle, head of strategic client group for Europe at OpenFin.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 4 | TMRW never dies: digital banking in the ASEAN
Featuring Stuart Smith, head of regional engagement and UX design at UOB’s TMRW Digital Bank.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 3 | Israel’s mobile lending tech scene
Featuring Shlomi Turgeman, founder and CEO of BTB Israel.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 2 | Back office processing for real-time payments
Featuring special guest Jack Baldwin, CEO at financial software provider BHMI, and everyone's favourite Fintech Jail.
What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 1 | Innovation in commercial lending
Innovation in commercial lending with special guest, Dean Snyder, EVP at AFS.
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!
Video: fintech news pick of the week – Goldman Sachs, Chase, Oracle & more
Our top pick of news from the world of finance and tech in bitesize video format, every week.
Cobo raises $40m Series B funding for DeFi-as-a-Service platform
The Singaporean crypto platform will also use the $40m raised to secure regulatory licences.
Temenos, Vodeno and Aion partner to push European BaaS adoption
‘Strategic alliance’ will enable firms to integrate financial services into their products.
JP Morgan Chase acquires Frank to firm up student offering
US firm hopes the deal for the college-focused financial wellness platform will boost student engagement.
Zolve launches immigrant-focused banking products
The neobank’s new suite of products will help new arrivals to the US build credit.
Paytech Recharge eyes global expansion after $35m investment
The Series B round culminated in one of the largest investments into a Dutch startup in 2021.
Fintech Spenmo raises $34m in Series A round
The round was oversubscribed by a multiple of five, making it Singapore’s largest Series A round to date.
MarketFinance lands £280m and COVID recovery approval
Business fintech MarketFinance says it is ready to support UK pandemic recovery efforts.
Deutsche Bank boosts online payments with Better Payment acquisition
Deutsche Bank’s acquisition will expand its product range and market share in online payments in Germany.
SME bank Recognise given green light by UK regulator
The new bank can now start offering personal savings accounts and business loans.