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
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
Wednesday 12 December 2018 by The Press
Christian Bacher, Co-Founder & CEO at Jaroona, talks to FinTech Finance at this year’s FinTECHTalents Festival about protecting systems that use the blockchain and how that security can enable more robust IoT applications. “First off we are looking for talent, we are looking for young people, programmers, interested people in the blockchain space to be
Tuesday 11 December 2018 by The Press
Roger Vincent, chief innovation officer at Trade Ledger talks with FinTech Finance at FinTECHTalents this year about finding, nurturing and training new developers and programmers for their growing and expanding business.
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.
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
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
Thursday 22 November 2018 by Lisa Moyle
The world around us is always changing. Looking at the trajectory of financial services post-crisis, a raft of new competitors entered markets where previously the barriers were thought to be too high. Technology has helped overcome those barriers to entry and FinTech startups have played a crucial role in reworking the landscape across the sector.
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