Fintech


techUK’s Beaumont: “Boards need to discover what the role of their banks is in an open future”


techUK’s Beaumont: “Boards need to discover what the role of their banks is in an open future”

January 2018

Louise Beaumont, co-chair of the techUK Open Bank Working Group, shares an update on the implementation of open banking in the UK and the Second Payment Services Directive (PDS2), and the future role of the open banking platform. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the […]


Bizfi’s Donovan: “The company is about 70% balance sheet and 30% marketplace”


Bizfi’s Donovan: “The company is about 70% balance sheet and 30% marketplace”

June 2017

John Donovan, chief executive officer of Bizfi, discusses the company’s evolution from being a balance sheet lender, how it currently works, and how it has automated its documentation processes. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative sites from the tabs here: Watch Video Access Audio Bizfi, a business […]


“Banks are notoriously not innovative, and in the innovation race, banks are actually lagging”


“Banks are notoriously not innovative, and in the innovation race, banks are actually lagging”

October 2015

Chris Wasden makes a scathing commentary on the intransigent posture of banks as to innovation. He admonishes that unless banks keep up with the pace of innovation of a new entrant whose value proposition is several times of a higher-order magnitude than theirs, innovators can make dinosaurs of the banking industry. If you do not […]


“In London and the UK, we have a healthy ecosystem learning how to build successful fintech organisations”


“In London and the UK, we have a healthy ecosystem learning how to build successful fintech organisations”

October 2015

Strange bedfellows they are not. CEO Lawrence Wintermeyer explains how Innovate Finance, a nonprofit organisation, has created an unexpected alliance between banks and disruptors in the United Kingdom with the participation of venture capitalists and the government regulator, Financial Conduct Authority. If you do not see the video already displayed below, please select the alternative […]