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
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
Thursday 31 January 2019 by Our Community
Finastra ran its first internal hackathon in Paris, five years ago, says Chirine Bourgerie, Director Innovation, Entrepreneurship, Venture at Finastra, which sparked the company’s journey with fostering innovation through collaboration. Speaking at FinTECHTalents 2018, Bourgerie describes that first hackathon as “really amazing.” Finastra found that there were so many interesting ideas that emerged when the
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