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
FinTech startups have a lot to consider as they grow and scale, says Emily Reid, Partner in the Financial Institutions Group at Hogan Lovells. Speaking at the FinTECHTalents Festival, Reid moderated the Hindsight 20/20 panel as part of the FinTech Stories stage. Today’s successful entrepreneurs obtain a clear understanding of regulations, from the start, understand
In the lead up to FinTECHTalents – Generation 2019 – every week we will showcase one of our awesome, inaugural FinTech Stories companies. CharlieIndia is the FinTECHTalents FinTech of the Week This week we bring you – CharlieIndia. The CharlieIndia Invoice HUB is a white label e-invoicing platform, which enables you to launch your own
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 23 January 2019 by The Press
Our media partner, FinTech Finance finds out how to deal with cyber security at a breakfast briefing hosted by Pushfor founder John Safa and PR veteran Mark Borkowsi in London this January. “Don’t have your pet name in your password” laughs Mark Borkowski as he opens the talk. Set against the backdrop of London’s The Ivy
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.
At the launch of FinTECHTalents last year, 20 companies took to the stage to tell their stories, showcase their development and demonstrate their products. We called the stage FinTech Stories. This stage will be re-created this year for FinTECHTalents – Generation 2019 with some returning faces as well as some new and exciting FinTech offerings.
Anyone who has seen me on a panel about technology talent or innovation (or even seen me sitting in the audience when there’s a mic nearby) will know I have strong views on how and where the capital markets (and other areas of the financial services industry, I’m sure) are going wrong in trying to
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