At last week’s FinTECH4Life event Vica Manos, managing director at Anthemis Group commented that they do not use the term ‘FinTech’ inside their venture capital operation. “We say Financial Services and the tech is assumed,” she said. The reasons behind this decision in terminology is because our industry often has disparate and differing opinions on
In the lead up to FinTECHTalents – Generation 2019 – every week we will showcase one of our awesome, inaugural FinTech Stories companies. Pushfor is the FinTECHTalents FinTech of the Week This week we bring you – Pushfor. Pushfor allows users to protect, control and securely share any content to any device, with realtime analytics
Thursday 14 February 2019 by Liz Lumley
Olympic parks have had a chequered history throughout the modern games. Many have been left to rot, some have almost bankrupted their host nations, while others are built on, enhanced and expanded. I am working from a co-working space, housed within the former Press Centre of the 2012 London Summer Games as I type. The
Wednesday 13 February 2019 by The Press
“There’s no magic formula in terms of how to prepare for the future or what the future landscape of jobs will look like,” says Diana Biggs, Head of Digital Innovation HSBC. Speaking to HotTopics at FinTECHTalents 2018, Biggs advises the FinTech industry to focus on some core skills that will be transferable and have the
In the lead up to FinTECHTalents – Generation 2019 – every week we will showcase one of our awesome, inaugural FinTech Stories companies. biid is the FinTECHTalents FinTech of the Week This week we bring you – biid. biid provides a ‘Mobile ID’ that secures your digital transactions and ensures legal compliance. Visit their dedicated FinTech
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. 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
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.