Sometime in the spring of 1995, I attended my first ever industry event at the New York Hilton. FinTech, as a word, was barely used (outside of our little office in Soho). The trade show was filled with trading turrets and real-time market data vendors. There were panel sessions, keynotes address and several floors of exhibitors.
In the lead up to FinTECHTalents – Generation 2019 – every week we will showcase one of our awesome, inaugural FinTech Stories companies. YellowDog is the FinTECHTalents FinTech of the Week This week we bring you – YellowDog. YellowDog harnesses available and underutilised computers in the cloud in order to unleash unlimited computing power to
In the lead up to FinTECHTalents – Generation 2019 – every week we will showcase one of our awesome, inaugural FinTech Stories companies. iDenfy is the FinTECHTalents FinTech of the Week This week we bring you – iDenfy. iDenfy is an online identity verification company, helping to reduce frauds and makes business smoother and more
When organisations look to attract and retain talent, you need to think outside the box, says Joerg Guenther, Chief Information Officer C&IS and Chief Technology Officer EMEA at Northern Trust Corporation. Speaking at FinTECHTalents 2018, Guenther say the festival was a real eye opener for him. The 129 year old bank, “with an anchor in
James Haq-Myles, Global Head of Diversity, Inclusion & Wellbeing at Travelex speaks at FinTECHTalents 2018 about the changing priorities and needs of today’s workforce and how companies can ensure they recruit diverse empowered staff that deliver the skills needed for innovation and transformative change. “I think some of the factors that people are looking for
Wednesday 16 January 2019 by Our Community
Companies are not only looking for high demand tech skills, says Elspeth Coates, Enterprise Client Director, Makers Academy, but cultural skills as well. “Companies are looking for developers that are commercially aware, that can work collaboratively and work well with teams and across sectors, she says. Makers Academy is a 12-week computer programming bootcamp in London.
Thursday 10 January 2019 by Liz Lumley
The 2019 FinTECHTalents Steering Committee is ready to roll with a Bigger, Braver, Bolder, Tech-ier Festival experience. Many on our Steering Committee were with us from the start – when FinTECHTalents was just an idea to bring the full FinTech ecosystem under one roof. Many more have joined us on our journey to highlight financial
It’s that time of year again, when we all get asked to share our ‘predictions’. I always pause when I get asked, because I feel ‘predictions’ are different from ‘wishes’ or ‘actions’. There’s much I ‘predict’, which I don’t wish to come true. So instead of predictions – we at VC innovations – want to
Friday 30 November 2018 by The Press
FinTech Finance’s intrepid video team joined us at this year’s launch of FinTECHTalents to meet with the exhibiting companies and network with the delegates. This highlights video captures the essence of what the FinTECHTalents community is all about – quality, partnerships and a welcoming approach to talent. “Send us your computer science students – we
Will Hackett, VP, business development at Pushfor talks with FinTech Finance at this year’s FinTECHTalents about how using ‘push’ technology allows businesses to save “thousands of hours” of time and money by providing a simpler way to access sensitive information. In addition to networking and showing off Pushfor’s product offering, Will’s team also samplied ‘all