Parminder Mann, Lead Mobile Product Manager at Metro Bank talks with FinTech Finance at this year’s FinTECHTalents Festival. He discusses how the UK’s first challenger bank is adding features to its mobile applications – including an AI-powered ‘selfie’ identification system – how their eight year old “clean’ technology stack, combined with their open innovation culture allows
Ages ago I wrote a blog about my observations attending events and conferences (for the past 25 loooooong years). What I realised is that no matter what gathering I attended – whether it was a 20 person meetup or a suited and booted five star hotel conference looking at European Banking Regulations – delegates attend
Friday 09 November 2018 by Liz Lumley
I was 14 years old when I put my August 1986 copy of Seventeen magazine in the trash. I remember it well. I was at my family’s beach house close to Cape Cod. It was the ‘Back to School’ issue. Jennifer Connelly was on the cover. She looked beautiful, tall and slim with long thick
StepLadder came to FinTECHTalents this year to show the community that Generation Rent can get on the property ladder via money circles. What does StepLadder do – what problem are you solving? We’re helping First Time buyers own their own home faster (& better)! We are here to fix a broken system for generation rent.
Friday 02 November 2018 by Liz Lumley
I was sitting on a pallet late in the afternoon of of Day 2 of FinTECHTalents – the event was *almost* finished. The last sessions were winding down in the streams, the final FinTech companies were telling their stories on stage, one of our awesome live music acts was still entertaining the crowds while students
When he is not gardening or programming ‘for fun’, Jin Chen, CEO of String Funding is working on developing a crowdfunding platform based on Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and smart contracts. The creation of a token, using blockchain technology, significantly reduces transaction cost. The tokens created through the purchasing transactions on String Funding are backed
Around 15 months ago Victor Cruz had an idea. That was FinTECHTalents. The idea was that this event would bring together, not only FinTech innovators from startups, growth companies and incumbent financial institutions, but also computer science students from the UK and Europe’s top universities. This event would not be an event at all, but
Thursday 25 October 2018 by team
We speak to Gediminas Ratkevičius, CEO & Co-Founder of iDenfy about how they are tackling KYC compliance and fraud reduction in finanncial services. Reflecting on the journey from diapers to innovators, he also highlights how he and his co-founder evolved their offering based on customer feedback. Kudos for their open mind on the beer front!
Thursday 18 October 2018 by Lisa Moyle
FinTECHTalents is, at its core, driven by communities and what they can create. By bringing together our unique mix of technologist and innovators from the across the financial services, technology, design and academic sectors we aim to share ideas and catalyse new ones. The Customer First Stream on Day 2 of the Festival brings the