‘Banking on Air’ is the official Vacuumlabs podcast hosted by Helene Panzarino and Marcel Klimo covering the challenges, opportunities, perspectives and opinions that matter to fintech community, In this podcast, we are looking under the hood of the changing face of technology, digital banking, payments, while sharing the expertise in creating solutions for the digital journey for incumbents, community banks, and fintechs.
#32 Yoroi and future of blockchain with Vicente Almonacid (EMURGO)
From a passion project to a secure crypto wallet with 170k+ downloads! Yoroi light wallet is a result of the cooperation between EMURGO and Vacuumlabs, and we are really proud of the product. But what is Yoroi exactly? And what does it mean to work on blockchain projects like this? And what is the future of this industry? Marcel Klimo, host at Banking on Air, welcomed Vicente Almonacid, R&D Engineer at EMURGO and discussed all of these topics!
#31 How to build a digital bank in 18 months with Deniz Güven (Mox)
Would you believe it's possible to release a digital bank within 18 months? Hard to imagine, right? Well, Mox in Hong Kong managed to do it. What is more, they did it mostly from home because of the pandemic! Our podcast host, Marcel Klimo, had a pleasure to welcome Deniz Güven, CEO of Mox, in our latest episode of Banking on Air. Deniz not only shared the story of how Mox was created but also gave valuable insights on their new operating model with which they are successfully getting their market share in Hong Kong.
#30 Blockchain in everyday life with Nicolas Arqueros (EMURGO)
Is blockchain technology only for technology-savvy people? Or can it be applied to everyday life? And if so, how? In our latest Banking on Air episode, Marcel Klimo had a chance to talk to Nicolas Arqueros from EMURGO, a core solutions provider to the Cardano ecosystem. As Nicolas knows this third generation of blockchain very well, he shared his thoughts on the future use of blockchain technology.
#29 Introduction to crypto with David Stancel (Fumbi)
Crypto and blockchain - how many people really know what these terms truly mean? We decided to bring experts together to shed some light on these topics in a series of crypto-related episodes. Listen in as host Helene Panzarino is joined by David Stencel — cryptocurrency expert and CTO at Fumbi — and learn everything you need to know about these buzzwords!
#28 True digital transformation with Travers Clarke-Walker (Thought Machine)
What does true digital transformation mean for banks? For an organization as complex as a bank, there is a lot to consider: picking the right technology stack, making the migration to the cloud, picking the right technical partners, and so much more. Most banks jump in without even fully grasping the key decisions and their consequences, but that’s about to change: listen in as host Helene Panzarino is joined by Travers Clarke-Walker — CMO of Thought Machine — and learn everything about banks going digital.
#27 Art in digital banking with Mark Warrick (Cauldron)
Will digital banking move towards all-encompassing apps or will the future see more personalized niche product offerings? Can fintechs learn from the huge gaming industry and harness creative design and gamification to provide a potent hook for customers, building in high-level entertainment value to bolster digital banks’ market share?
In this episode, ‘Banking on Air’ host Marcel Klimo talks to Mark Warrick, Chief Design Officer at Cauldron, the creative laboratory of UK-based core banking engine builder, Thought Machine. Cauldron strives for a spellbinding blend of art and technology: harnessing Thought Machine’s Vault, this creative kitchen conjures up new apps and products set to charm future customers.