Your resource for the very best FinTech experts, thinkers and creators

Follow our blog for expert insights into the FinTech sector. Read on for articles, news and thought leadership pieces on a selection of trending topics, including AI, VR, and robotics.

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
Tagged under: ,
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.

Creating the Goldilocks of events

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
Yolt, the smart thinking money app, took part in FinTECHTalents to debunk myths around millennial money habits and stereotypical career paths. Our aim: to correct myths and unjust stereotypes whilst showing there really is no single way to reach your career goal. Indeed, 65% of jobs that the next generation will do don’t even exist
I was 14 years old when I put my August 1986 copy of Seventeen magazine in the trash. I remember it well. I was at my family’s beach house close to Cape Cod. It was the ‘Back to School’ issue. Jennifer Connelly was on the cover. She looked beautiful, tall and slim with long thick
Tagged under: , , ,
Oscar Williams-Grut, Senior City Correspondent, Yahoo Finance UK The head of artificial intelligence (AI) at one of the world’s largest asset managers has said Facebook’s (FB) recent record on user data is a “catastrophe.” Charles Radclyffe, the head of AI at Fidelity Asset Management appeared on a panel discussing “Ethics, privacy, and independence in the
Oscar Williams-Grut, Senior City Correspondent, Yahoo Finance UK Upskilling. Continuous learning. In-work training. Whatever you call it, top bankers agree that finance workers will have to keep learning across their careers if they want to stay relevant — and keep their jobs — in a fast-changing industry. “I think one of increasing skill sets of
Oscar Williams-Grut, Senior City Correspondent, Yahoo Finance UK Is diversity just about race, gender, culture, religion, and sexuality? Not according to Barclays’ Kirsty Rutter. The chief innovation officer of Barclays UK was asked about how banks and finance firms can improve their diversity efforts at the FintechTalents conference this week in London. Rutter said she
StepLadder came to FinTECHTalents this year to show the community that Generation Rent can get on the property ladder via money circles. What does StepLadder do – what problem are you solving? We’re helping First Time buyers own their own home faster (& better)! We are here to fix a broken system for generation rent.

FinTECHTalents 2018 Day 1 – In Pictures

  We hope you had as much fun attending, learning and experiencing the launch of FinTECHTalents as we did. Here are some highlights from Day 1 of the Ultimate FinTech Festival in pictures.  
Tagged under:

This website uses cookies to give you the best experience. Agree by clicking the 'Accept' button. Read our Privacy Policy.