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Is challenger banking all about the network?
At FinTECHTalents this year, Aperture's Ben Robinson caught up with Sam Carter, the CEO of new challenger bank, Moneo, that’s set to take the Mexican banking world by storm. In this short video Sam explains: The importance of connecting with...
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#BreakTheCycle Charity Challenge to launch at FinTECHTalents – sponsor a bike!
This time last year at FinTECHTalents, while I was hosting a pop-up photography exhibition for MQ Mental Health, I had one of my big ideas. Some of you will remember it as I did my usual thing when I get...
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What’s your GDPR status?
Robert J Baugh, Founder & CEO, Keepabl announce their new partnership with Alpha Reply. I'm delighted to introduce Keepabl and Alpha Reply's partnership, which brings a simple, practical and intuitive way for Alpha Reply's customers of any type and size...
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ING and CBA tackles MiFID II/MiFIR in seconds with Ascent
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ING and CBA Pinpoint MiFID-II/MiFIR Obligations in 2.5 Minutes Using Ascent. Regulatory compliance programs cost financial firms billions of dollars annually. Much of this cost is a result of the exhaustive amount of time required to manually analyze regulations and...
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FinTech – A cause worth fighting for
FinTech has been as much a response to changing public understandings of what a financial service can do for a client as it has anything. It was a new belief that traditional banks, advisors, investors just didn’t suit everyone’s needs....
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Once upon a time … in financial services
Ammar Akhtar, Yobota's Co-Founder & CEO Fast growing FinTech company Yobata seeks to offer a cloud-based operating platform that will drag financial institutions out of the 1970s. What is Yobota – what problem are you solving? Yobota is a rapidly growing FinTech...
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The people you see at conferences – Updated for 2019!
Now that we are deep in Spring conference season - I thought I would update my ever popular #PeopleYouSeeAtConferences list. Now way longer than 10 items. I shall add in a few 'suggestions from my pals on Twitter and add...
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Do we still need ‘FinTech’?
At last week's FinTECH4Life event Vica Manos, managing director at Anthemis Group commented that they do not use the term 'FinTech' inside their venture capital operation. "We say Financial Services and the tech is assumed," she said. The reasons behind...
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Open Banking and building trust with FinTech innovation
According to Lisa Terziman-Gutu, head of business development at Salt Edge once banks start implementing the Open Banking principles and providing services to end-customers in a new way, it will help to build trust toward the fintech innovations. You can...
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The journey of partnership starts from within
It was standing room only in HSBC’s headquarters in Canary Wharf for a special breakfast event during the inaugural UK FinTech Week in London. Hosted in partnership with the TECHTalents Society, Strategic Investments and Partnership in FinTech, offered insights into...
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