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Fintech

Fintech discussions and conversations around the development of fintech.

James Smith

James Smith MD at Dsruptiv Ltd

What might a Labour government mean for Fintech and Payments in the UK?

A Labour government in the UK could have significant implications for the Fintech and Payments sectors. Key areas that might be affected include changes to the finance landscape, financial services policy, regulation and oversight, innovation, competition, financial inclusion, international positioning, digital infrastructure and education. Here’s...

/payments /startups

Sasank Chary

Sasank Chary Senior Advisor at Sageview Capital

The Future of Fintech is B2B; 5 Principles for Success

By Sasank Chary and Andy Greos The financial technology sector has undergone seismic shifts in recent years. The narrative often centered around fintech companies displacing traditional financial institutions with superior technology and user experience. However, the focus moving forward is likely to shift towards fintech playing a supportive and ...

/predictions

Laurent Descout

Laurent Descout CEO at NEO Capital Markets

Volatility bubbling shows why FX risk management remains a priority

In recent weeks, volatility has started bubbling up again with currency rates fluctuating bringing FX risk management back to the fore for many businesses. In April, Bloomberg’s gauge for hedging swings jumped to its highest since January, influenced by the ongoing conflict in the Middle East and speculation that the Fed will have to hold monetar...

/startups /markets

Nick Green

Nick Green Director at Purple Patch Broking Ltd

Optimism returns to Fintech: How firms can support growth with the right data

The fintech industry has faced major hurdles due to economic ups and downs and changing regulations. This has forced fintechs to rethink their rapid growth plans. Unbridled expansion is no longer viable. Now, fintechs must prioritise sustainable and profitable growth over the long term. As a major contributor to the economy, the UK fintech sector ...

/retail /crime

Shawn Conahan

Shawn Conahan Chief Revenue Officer at Wildfire Systems, Inc.

All Rewards Platforms Are Not Created Equal: Why Bank-Grade Capabilities Matter

With some of the biggest financial institutions in the world launching shopping rewards programs, it’s clear these loyalty incentives are becoming table-stakes in the field of value-added financial services. But not all loyalty/rewards platforms are created equal when it comes to meeting the needs of sophisticated financial institutions. As finan...

/retail

Francesco Fulcoli

Francesco Fulcoli CCO at Flagstone

Embracing Diversity and Inclusion: A Strategic Imperative for Modern Organisations

Diversity and inclusion (D&I) have emerged as critical components of a successful and sustainable business strategy. Organisations that prioritise D&I are not only enhancing their workplace culture but also driving innovation, attracting top talent, and outperforming competitors. Here we deep dive about the importance of D&I, the benef...

/sustainable /inclusion

Donica Venter

Donica Venter Marketing at Traderoot

Embracing Fintech's Omnichannel Payment Revolution

In today's fast-paced digital era, the convergence of finance and technology is reshaping the payment landscape like never before. At the heart of this transformation lies the concept of omnichannel payments, a paradigm that seamlessly integrates various payment channels to provide customers with a unified and cohesive experience. Let's delve into...

/payments /inclusion

Harriet Christie

Harriet Christie Chief Operating Officer at Mirrorweb

2024 so far - Recordkeeping Revamps and Regulatory Rigor

The typical narrative is that as time passes, digital regulation becomes more stringent. Accountability becomes a greater requirement as technology continues to advance and occupy a more meaningful proportion of our professional lives. There’s nothing new here, and yet recent regulatory activity has been even more intense than expected across a va...

/regulation /wealth

Alastair Watson

Alastair Watson Managing Director at TNS

Should Banks Outsource Financial Trading Infrastructure?

As we move through 2024, the costs for operating and maintaining an efficient, resilient, and performant trading infrastructure continue to rise. At the same time, banks need direct, fast, and reliable access to global markets, on a network that provides the necessary levels of performance, security, availability and resiliency across a global foo...

/people /markets

Francesco Fulcoli

Francesco Fulcoli CCO at Flagstone

Regulatory Resilience: Fintech's AML Frameworks through Comprehensive Gap Analysis and Methodologies

In a world where innovation meets finance, fintech companies stand at the forefront of revolutionising how we interact with money. However, with great innovation comes great responsibility, especially when it comes to compliance and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) practices. In this dynamic industry, navigating a complex web of regulatory requirements...

/payments /regulation

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