Fintech makes the world go around:

October, 2018

October 31, 2018  10:32 AM

The fintech interview: Part 8 InvestCloud

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In this edition of the fintech interview series I caught-up with a fintech that is quite a bit further along on its journey than some of the previously featured companies. Founded in 2010 InvestCloud offers investment managers a software as a service based platform that allows them to run any...

October 24, 2018  1:03 PM

The fintech interview: Part 7 ClauseMatch

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In my latest Fintech Interview I feature another company in the RegTech space.  Meet London based ClauseMatch. The company’s cloud based software automates the process for banks to prove they comply with regulations. This is done through a centralised...

October 23, 2018  1:11 PM

Blockchain not the best technology for every use considered, says Australian government report

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Interesting article on about an investigation into using blockchain for government services, carried out by the Australian government’s Digital Transformation Agency (DTA). The DTA was given...

October 19, 2018  12:12 PM

The fintech interview: Part 6 Rebuilding Society

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In the sixth interview in this series I speak to Rebuilding Society, a fintech operating in the peer to peer lending sector. It is a great example of how fintechs can offer customers a better deal and have different revenue streams in tech and...

October 17, 2018  7:41 AM

The fintech interview: Part 5 Honcho

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In this instalment of my fintech interview series meet Honcho, a startup created to take on the price comparison websites in the car insurance market. This is a case of a startup disrupting the existing disrupters. Price comparison companies were the early tech pioneers in insurance, and have...

October 16, 2018  7:53 AM

Will CYBG integrate Virgin to its digital platform and is it curtains for Virgin’s digital bank?

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It will be interesting to see how Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank (CYBG) integrates Virgin Money from an IT perspective now that the £1.7bn takeover has been confirmed. The...

October 12, 2018  8:13 AM

The fintech interview: Part 4 Akoni

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In my latest fintech interview meet London based Akoni, a company which offers SMEs a platform that provides functionality normally reserved to large corporate treasury departments. Read how Akoni’s platform links SMEs to banks and automates the process of finding the most appropriate account...

October 11, 2018  7:37 AM

Is Indian tech sector a threat or opportunity to UK’s fintech sector?

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The lord mayor of London is in India scoping out opportunities for the London fintech sector to develop relationships...

October 9, 2018  8:20 AM

IT professionals losing faith in direction IT is going at banks

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Last week I featured the views of a software development expert on why UK banks seem to have more software glitches than banks in other...

October 5, 2018  7:25 AM

The fintech interview: Part 3 Wrisk

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This is part three of a series of interviews with finetch firms to shed some light on the kind of digital services available to enterprise IT directors via this growing sector. This interview is with Wrisk, a company which falls within the insurtech part of...

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