SMEs, small to medium sized businesses, have historically had an uneasy relationship with the banking sector. Ranging from individual sole traders, to companies with hundreds of employees and millions of pounds in revenue – SMEs as a sector are populated with organisations that are fragmented and have very little in common. From corner shops in
Wednesday 12 June 2019 by Liz Lumley
“I’ve seen more startups do more demos on stage than most people should see in their lifetime,” says Liz Lumley, architect of the FinTECHTalents Festival to Christophe Langiois, CMO of The FinTech Power 50 in an interview at Barclays Rise this spring. However, that first contact, those first stirrings when you listen to a founder
It was standing room only in HSBC’s headquarters in Canary Wharf for a special breakfast event during the inaugural UK FinTech Week in London. Hosted in partnership with the TECHTalents Society, Strategic Investments and Partnership in FinTech, offered insights into the journey of a bank. Raman Bhatia, Head of the HSBC Digital Bank in the
Members of the FinTech community gathered for a breakfast roundtable, at the picturesque Somerset House in London, to discuss the ins and outs of expanding into the United States. Sponsored by JobsOhio, Go West, Young Startup – The launchpad for US success, was part of the TECHTalents Society roundtable series, held during the inaugural UK
Wednesday 03 April 2019 by Liz Lumley
As most of us start to plan our chocolate egg collection – we are sad to announce that there has been a burglary at TECHTalents Towers. On the eve of Pancake Day in the UK (that’s Shrove Tuesday, Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras or Carnival to the rest of you) we were invaded by some Mad Bunnies. These
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.