We sat down with Ian Johnson, Managing Director (Europe) at Marqeta and Cyril Chiche, Co-Founder & CEO of Lydia at FTT Open Finance to discuss what it means to be a Digital Builder and how that has been put into practice at Lydia. As Ian Johnson explains, the Age of the Digital Builder is one
Tuesday 12 January 2021 by Lisa Moyle
Whilst most of us have no desire to return to 2020, there were some bright spots and FTT Open Finance was certainly one of them. It was somehow fitting that we ended our year with a virtual event that focused on the potential of being open when so much around us was closed. We kicked
Tuesday 08 December 2020 by Liz Lumley
The SME market (small to medium sized enterprises) has long been a difficult market to serve for the financial services industry. The FinTech movement has spawned quite a few innovative, digital-first entrants aimed at serving this market – traditionally underserved and under-supported by traditional, incumbent banks. However, 2020 brought further difficulties to this sector in
Thursday 26 November 2020 by Liz Lumley
Ian Johnson, MD (Europe), Marqeta joins us for our ongoing series – FTT Chats – where we sit down with the great and the good of FinTech to discuss innovation, new entrants, and emerging technologies. In this chat Ian discusses the role of Digital Builders as the catalyst for the API economy, embedded finance, and Open Banking.