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FinTech Futures was founded as Banking Technology Magazine in the 1980s.

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FinTech Futures was founded as Banking Technology Magazine in the 1980s.

Today you can find worldwide fintech news, intelligence & analysis at https://fintechfutures.com.

    What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 15 | Data after tomorrow

    What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 15 | Data after tomorrow

    Bradley Riss, chief commercial officer at Checkout.com, joins us on this latest episode of the What the Fintech? podcast.

    This week for our news in numbers we talk about Visa's €1.8 billion acquisition of Tink, and the rising number of UK adults owning cryptocurrency.

    For our discussion segment we chat payments data, and how it can form the basis for wholesale change in both sides of the industry.

    Stay tuned for the end of the show, where we discover what buzzword Bradley wants to lock away in our Fintech Jail!

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    • 44 min
    What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 14 | The hidden value of remittances

    What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 14 | The hidden value of remittances

    Vroon Modgill, CEO and founder of Sokin, joins us on this latest episode of the What the Fintech? podcast.

    This week we talk about the movement of Wise into India, and HSBC and ING pumping investment into BNPL player Divido.

    In our discussion section we chat about the fate of remittances in the post-COVID landscape, and how the sector is ripe for disruption from digital players ready to help those in need of financial security and agility.

    Stay tuned for the end of the show, where we discover what buzzword Vroon wants to lock away in our Fintech Jail!

    • 21 min
    What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 13 | The terror of technological debt

    What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 13 | The terror of technological debt

    Vincent Kilcoyne, executive vice president and head of product management at SmartStream, joins us on this latest episode of the What the Fintech? podcast.

    For our news in numbers, Vincent talks about the huge numbers involved when financial institutions experience operational loss events, and how despite progress, it keeps happening. We also chat about the data breach at buy now, pay later giant Klarna.

    In our discussion segment, we talk about what extent technical debt at financial institutions is holding them back, how FIs can go about unravelling the spaghetti of their legacy systems, and whether rip and replace is truly dead.

    Stay tuned for the end of the show, where we discover what buzzword Vincent wants to lock away in our Fintech Jail!

    • 37 min
    What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 12 | The cognitive barrier of poverty

    What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 12 | The cognitive barrier of poverty

    Kunal Galav, regional director for EMEA at Mambu, joins us on this latest episode of the What the Fintech? podcast.

    This week we talk about the six week deadline the Financial Conduct Authority has given e-money institutions and non-banks to clarify to their users they're not banks. We also chat about the cognitive barrier of poverty and how the unbanked and underbanked can be roughly treated by a financial system that can often forget about them.

    In our discussion section we dive further into the topic of underbanked and unbanked. We take on the technological, sociological, and educational aspects of how financial services firms can empower their customers to interact with their finances.

    Stay tuned for the end of the show, where we discover what buzzword Kunal wants to lock away in our Fintech Jail!

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    What the Fintech is brought to you by the team behind www.fintechfutures.com and the Banking Technology Magazine.

    • 34 min
    What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 11 | Introducing inclusivity

    What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 11 | Introducing inclusivity

    James Herbert, founder and CEO of financial inclusion and wellbeing fintech Hastee, joins us on this latest episode of the What the Fintech? podcast.

    This week we talk about HSBC paying up to get rid of its loss-making French businesses, Curve going crowdfunding just five months after raising a $95m Series C, and the French watchdog's 127-page warning about the power of Big Tech.

    In our discussion section we chat with James about how earned wage access and financial inclusion has grown. We also cover what firms can do to ensure the needs of their customers and employees are met simultaneously.

    Stay tuned for the end of the show, where we discover what buzzword James wants to lock away in our Fintech Jail!

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    What the Fintech is brought to you by the team behind www.fintechfutures.com and the Banking Technology Magazine.

    • 42 min
    What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 10 | Too cool for school

    What the Fintech? | S.2 Episode 10 | Too cool for school

    Riten Gohil, partner and co-founder at compliance and risk technology firm Sphonic joins us on this latest episode of the What the Fintech? podcast.

    We cover a ranger of topics, including Mastercard acquiring Ekata in a $850 million deal, Robinhood's take on "elitist" regulators, and Santander's migration of its IT infrastructure to the cloud.

    In our discussion section, we talk about whether fintech has grown "too cool for school" in its own opinion, and whether regulators need more support in terms of talent to better control a sector that can sometimes leave retail users behind.

    Stay tuned for the end of the show, where we discover what buzzword Riten wants to lock away in our Fintech Jail!

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    What the Fintech is brought to you by the team behind www.fintechfutures.com and the Banking Technology Magazine.

    • 48 min

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