Embedded insurance is far from a recent creation. For years people have been buying insurance alongside taking out their mobile phone contract or at the point of purchase of white goods in departments stores. But the drive by businesses in many industries to better meet often complex customer needs is helping boost the growth of
Tuesday 27 April 2021 by Lisa Moyle
The journey of a successful fintech will likely involve exploring new markets. There is a lot to learn and consider when thinking about expansion. From where to set up to understanding the regulatory landscape – knowledge and support is key. This session from Fintech Talents North America contains lots of practical advice and first-hand experience.
In the run up to Fintech Talents North America, we are speaking to credit unions and community banks across North America to gather their views on how they see the future unfolding in their corner of the financial services sector. This week we hear from Kelly Wagner-Grull, Director of Innovation at the Credit Union of
Tuesday 20 October 2020 by Lisa Moyle
Another standout session from FinTECHTalents North America. An all-star lineup discusses the trends, technologies and behaviours that are shaping the industry. Tune in for our panel’s song/movie title choices that they feel characterise the industry and stay for an in-depth discussion on the forces of change. Rachel Schnoll, Managing Director and Head of FinLife, Goldman
Tuesday 13 October 2020 by Lisa Moyle
Experts at the coal face of Open Banking in North America look at the state of play in the progress of initiatives/development and what the future might hold. Will Open Banking be driven by regulation or will the market carve the path? Are there, for example, particular regulatory frameworks (eg around data privacy/date security) that
Open banking is coming to North America and is taking shape in different ways across the continent. Whether driven by policy and regulation or market forces, the impact will be felt across the financial services sector. From catalysing the development of new providers to enabling existing institutions to keep pace with a fast-changing industry, the
Technology and the change it propels so often outpace not only the comprehension of those on the outside of its development but also a full reckoning of its impact on individuals, businesses, entire industries, institutions and broader society. Its path of creative destruction creates countless new opportunities and use cases but also raises new concerns.
Bijon Mehta, Global Head of Financial Services at Twilio 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. Twilio aims to create the worlds leading customer engagement platform. A core part of offering is an API
Lisa Violet, Chief Auditor, Varo Bank, 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. We spoke with Lisa Violet about what it means for Varo to be the first FinTech to be granted a national
Tuesday 11 August 2020 by Lisa Moyle
Across North America there are over 10,000 community banks and credit unions, serving a broad range of communities (from farmers to metropolitan residents) with a diverse range of needs. Embedded in their communities and with deep knowledge of the customers that they serve, do these institutions have the potential to become the true innovative and