FinTech Finance interviewed VC Innovations director of FinTech, Liz Lumley at this years FinTECHTalents about the missing element at FinTech conferences (the students) and how real work ecosystems are messy and chaotic, while that is something that many fail to get their heads around, that is how collaboration and partnerships happen. “If you are a
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
Mitesh Soni, Senior Director, Innovation and Fintech at Finastra talks with FinTech Finance at this year’s FinTECHTalents about how true innovation centres on the ability to collaborate and partnering with “uncommon partners” in order to create new experiences. “How do you accelerate innovation? At the end it is all about people,” says Soni.
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
Today is a day of Thanksgiving in the good old US of A. Many Americans will sit down to roast turkey, pumpkin pie and questionable politics. However, you do not need to be ‘American’ to find reasons to be thankful this year. So, let’s cast off worries about Brexit, forgive those times your bank took
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 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
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!
Startups should always be thinking about recruitment, according to Magdalena Krön, Head of Rise London, FinTech Platform Lead at Barclays and Co-founder Geek Girl Meetup UK. While not a huge craft beer drinker, Magdalena will most likely indulge in a nice glass of wine at FinTECHTalents. FinTECHTalents is all about exploring the link between talent