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? 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!
Modulr lands EMI licence from Ireland’s central bank
The licence will underpin the fintech’s European expansion.
White paper: Low code development in banking and its role in high speed content-based services
How banks can make more strategic use of their content, developing applications at speed that transform services & user experiences.
UK challenger Lanistar lands £15m from CEO’s family
“Lanistar is not only planning to stand out, but step over all the other start-ups”.
Trading 212 integrates TrueLayer’s open banking platform
The API allows users to quickly and securely fund their investment account, using payments initiation.
Chinese regulator approves Hong Kong leg of Ant’s $30bn IPO
The company still needs approval from the Hong Kong stock exchange’s listing committee.
TCO Report: on-premise storage vs public cloud storage
The guide to economic advantages of on-premises object storage vs public cloud for enterprise data storage.
Video: Top fintech stories this week – 16 October 2020
FinTech Futures’ weekly news round-up.
Canadian robo-advisor Wealthsimple lands unicorn status with $87m raise
Wealthsimple serves some 1.5 million users.
Fronted joins Yobota’s first cohort of core banking clients
The fintech is just “a couple of months” away from going live on Yobota’s core banking platform.
Tide and GoCardless sign invoice-chasing payments partnership for SMEs
The two firms claim SMEs are suffering without timely invoice payment.