Rebank: Banking the Future

146 EpisodesProduced by Will Beeson

Financial innovation, technology advances and social changes are sending shockwaves through the financial services industry.In an age of increasingly rapid change, important questions, debates and developments are unfolding before our eyes. These ideas, and the choices we make in response to them, w… read more

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Designing Winning Financial Services with Barclays, TSB and Idean

July 18th, 2019

37:21

The subject of today’s conversation is design in financial services.

We talk all the time about the new customer experiences shaping the evolution of …

Maintaining the Edge in an Evolving Market with BlackRock and Hargreaves Lansdown

July 10th, 2019

47:57

The investments space is changing as fast as any other financial services vertical, with roboadvisors, free stock trading apps, contextual behavioral experiences, software automation, AI, new pricing structures and …

Core Banking as a Competitive Advantage with Thought Machine

July 2nd, 2019

37:32

Paul Taylor is the founder and CEO of Thought Machine, a cloud native core banking platform.

We first connected with Paul in November 2017, where we …

What's Next in Payments? with Michael Rolph

June 24th, 2019

34:39

Michael Rolph is the co-founder and CEO of Yoyo, a payments, loyalty and receipt app enriching commerce for customers and merchants.

The payments …

The Past, Present and Future of Roboadvisory with Nick Hungerford

June 18th, 2019

39:54
Nick Hungerford is the founder of Nutmeg, the UK’s leading roboadvisor.   Nick founded Nutmeg in 2011 and ran it for five years. Currently, Nick is a …

The Golden Age of Fintech with Ron Suber

June 10th, 2019

20:15

Ron Suber is the former head of Prosper, one of the original peer-to-peer lenders.   Prior to getting involved in Prosper, Ron built and sold …

Addressing the U.S. Student Debt Crisis with Earnest

June 4th, 2019

19:40

David Green is the Chief Product Officer at Earnest, a digital student lender and refinancing provider.   The student debt market in the US is …

Two Decades of Fintech Investing with Matt Harris

May 28th, 2019

47:20

Matt Harris is a partner at Bain Capital Ventures focused on fintech and financial services.

Matt is a fintech legend in New York. Everyone I talked to about this conversation knew Matt and sang his praises effusively. 

Secondary Market Access to Pre-IPO Unicorns with Forge

May 20th, 2019

21:50

Samvit Ramadurgam is the Co-Founder & President and Kelly Rodriques is the CEO of Forge, a secondary market for private shares.

Forge provides access to shares of virtually all of the top 50 privately held tech …

A Private Bank for the Middle Class with MoneyLion

May 13th, 2019

35:59

Dee Choubey is the Founder and CEO of MoneyLion, a digital bank combining a comprehensive financial offering with AI-driven personalized guidance.

With four million users and counting, MoneyLion aspires to build a …

America's Fastest Growing Digital Bank with Chime

May 7th, 2019

38:34

Ryan King is the Co-Founder and CTO of Chime, one of the leading digital banks in the US. Chime offers free banking to over three million customers, …

$1 Billion of Mortgages a Day with Blend

April 29th, 2019

29:06

Erin Collard is Co-Founder of Blend, a digital mortgage origination platform. Blend sits atop incumbent systems and digitizes the mortgage process, …

Latam, SMB Platforms and the Gig Economy with Broadhaven

April 23rd, 2019

29:51

Michael Sidgmore is a Partner at Broadhaven, a market leading fintech investment bank and venture firm, with clients including ICE and the CBOE and investments including MoneyLion and ScaleFactor.

Prior to joining …

Unlocking Value in Emerging Markets with WorldRemit

April 16th, 2019

24:26

Catherine Wines is the Co-Founder of WorldRemit, one of the world's foremost digital remittance providers. 

Founded in 2010, WorldRemit has raised over $220 millionfrom Accel, LeapFrog and TCV. The platform lets users …

Rebuilding the Backbone of Banking with Draper Esprit

April 11th, 2019

42:20

Vinoth Jayakumar runs fintech investments for Draper Esprit, a premier venture capital firm and backers of the likes of Revolut and TransferWise

Crypto 2.0: Is Crypto Finally Getting Real?

April 2nd, 2019

39:38

Today, we have a very special episode for you. Last week in London, we put on a live event, supported by leading reputation management consultancy

What's Happening in Digital Banking? with Ricky Knox

March 27th, 2019

33:18

Ricky Knox is the Founder and CEO of Tandem, a UK digital bank.

It's a fascinating time in digital banking, as tech-forward banks in the UK, US, Europe and elsewhere race for product and geographic coverage and players …

Building Open Banking API Layers with TrueLayer

March 19th, 2019

38:09

Francesco Simoneschi is the Co-Founder and CEO of TrueLayer, an Open Banking API platform.

Since Open Banking went live early last year, progress has been slow, and reviews have been mixed. At the same time, companies …

When Will Digital Investing Hit Its Stride?

March 12th, 2019

34:49

Lex Sokolin started a roboadvisor way back in 2009, which was eventually sold to AdvisorEngine. As a result of that experience, and the strategy and …

The Shifting Competitive Landscape in SME Banking with TSB

March 5th, 2019

37:28

SME banking is a particular interest of mine, as long-time listeners know.

We've covered it from a number of angles on Rebank, including challenger …

Europe's Most Valuable Fintech with Rishi Khosla

February 27th, 2019

24:58

Rishi Khosla is co-founder and CEO of OakNorth, one of the world's best funded and fastest growing fintechs.

We've had OakNorth on the podcast a few times before. In the past, I've generally referred to OakNorth as a …

Free Stock Trading and the Retail Investor Mindset

February 19th, 2019

29:44

Adam Dodds is the Founder & CEO of Freetrade, a free stock trading app and part of the trend toward intuitive, low cost retail investment …

Is the Tech Startup Mindset Helping Us or Hurting Us?

February 12th, 2019

55:33
Nicolas Colin is co-founder of The Family, a European tech incubator with a different approach than most.   Their mission is the educate, support and …

The Continued Evolution of Banking with Anthony Thomson

February 5th, 2019

34:36

Anytime I find myself thinking how much progress has been made in digital banking over the past 6 or so years, I stop to consider how much further we'll go from here. It feels like so much has happened since the …

What's Next for Fintech? with Augmentum

January 29th, 2019

31:31

We've seen a slow evolution in fintech from the early days - transitioning from disruptors and disintermediators to partners and platforms. Where do …

Cracking the US Banking Market with Varo Money

January 22nd, 2019

38:02

The US could be one of the most lucrative markets for digital banks, but few new entrants have launched there. Why? How ripe is the opportunity, …

Are Retail Investment Offerings Fit for Purpose?

January 15th, 2019

30:51

Historically characterized by high fees and questionable objectivity, retail investments are going through a transformation as the likes of Robinhood, Betterment, Scalable Capital and others bring compelling digital …

Do People Outside Fintech Care About Fintech?

January 8th, 2019

34:58

Should people outside fintech care about fintech? Today, we're joined by Brad Goodall, serial entrepreneur and founder of Banked, to discuss.

Open …

Should We Look to Governments, Entrepreneurs or Philanthropists to Solve Our Problems?

December 18th, 2018

51:32

Should we look to governments, philanthropists or entrepreneurs to solve our problems?

We're joined by Sean Park, Founder of Anthemis, a …

Is There a Role for Humans in Finance?

December 5th, 2018

31:31

Leslie Campisi is the Chief Marketing Officer of Anthemis, one of the leading fintech venture capital firms.   In today's conversation, we debate the …

Founder Sessions - David Velez, Nubank

December 4th, 2018

16:49

Welcome to the fourth instalment of our Founder Sessions series. We're joined by David Velez, the Founder and CEO of Nubank, the leading financial …

Founder Sessions - Tom Blomfield, Monzo

November 28th, 2018

14:56

Welcome to the third instalment of our Founder Sessions series.

Tom Blomfield is the Founder & CEO of Monzo, one of the UK's leading digital …

Nubank: The Fastest Growing Digital Bank in the World

November 20th, 2018

23:07

David Vélez is the Founder and CEO of Nubank, the leading financial technology company in Latin America.   Nubank has 5 million credit card …

Is the Stage Set for a UK Banking Shakeup? with OakNorth

November 13th, 2018

33:36

Today, we're joined by Cristina Alba Ochoa and Valentina Kristensen, respectively CFO and Head of Communications of OakNorth, one of the UK's leading challenger banks.   We update on OakNorth's recent milestones, …

The Psychology of Personal Finance

November 7th, 2018

43:49

Today's subject is decision making. Why is it so hard for people to make good decisions around savings, investments and money in general?   We're joined by behavioral scientist Greg Davies, Head of Behavioral Finance at …

The Future of Crypto with Coinbase

October 30th, 2018

23:30

Zeeshan Feroz is UK CEO of Coinbase, the world's leading consumer crypto company.    In this conversation, we discuss Coinbase's recent progress and future plans, the current state of the crypto industry and what the …

How Monzo May Change Banking Forever

October 23rd, 2018

32:34

Tom Blomfield is the co-founder and CEO of Monzo, one of Europe's leading digital banks.   For Tom's full backstory, check out Rebank Episode 17, …

The Exponential View with Azeem Azhar

October 16th, 2018

39:10

Today, we have the honor of connecting with Azeem Azhar, the brain behind the Exponential View newsletter and podcast.   How to describe Azeem... …

Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Enterprise Software

October 9th, 2018

50:34

Scott Sage is a Partner at Crane, a Venture Capital fund focused on complex enterprise software, much of which incorporates AI. Abhirukt Sapru is the Chief Revenue Officer of Tessian, an AI-powered email security …

Founder Sessions - Michael Kent, Azimo

October 2nd, 2018

25:49

Michael Kent is the founder and CEO of Azimo, a fast-growing money transmission business.   Michael first joined us a over a year ago, in episode 34, and it was fun to connect again.   As the founder of Azimo, and …

Building Billion-Dollar Businesses with Index Ventures

September 25th, 2018

44:20

Martin Mignot is a Partner at Index Ventures, one of Europe's leading VC firms.

Martin focuses on startups which operate in large markets (food, transportation, finance, healthcare) through the development of must-have …

Insuring the Gig Economy with Zego and Deloitte

September 18th, 2018

29:36

This week, we're joined by Harry Franks, Founder and Chief Commercial Officer of Zego, an on-demand insurance platform founded by former Deliveroo employees. We're also joined by Nigel Walsh, Partner at Deloitte and …

Special Episode: Seedcamp's Carlos Espinal Interviews Will Beeson

September 14th, 2018

49:56

Hello and welcome to Rebank. I'm your host, Will Beeson.   Or should I say, I'm your guest, Will Beeson. Today's episode is different. The mic got …

Big Tech, Open Banking and Crypto with Lex Sokolin

September 11th, 2018

34:49

Today we’re joined by Lex Sokolin, head of Autonomous Next, the disruptive technologies arm of research firm Autonomous.    Topics of conversation …

Millennials and Financial Services, Part 2

September 4th, 2018

26:09

This is part two of a two-part episode. We published part one on August 21st as Rebank episode 99.   We recently participated in an event with PIMFA, the UK Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice …

Bringing Crypto to the World with Circle

August 28th, 2018

25:12

In today's episode, we catch up with Marieke Flament, Chief Marketing Officer of Circle, one of the most noteworthy crytpo companies.   Circle was the first company to receive a BitLicense from the State of New York and …

Millennials and Financial Services, Part 1

August 21st, 2018

32:06

Hello and welcome to Rebank. I'm your host, Will Beeson. This is part one of a two-part episode.   We recently participated in an event with PIMFA, the UK Personal Investment Management and Financial Advice …

Fintech for SMEs with Xero, Fluidly and Adaptive Lab

August 14th, 2018

38:17

This week, we look at the massively important topic of fintech for small businesses. Joining us are Edward Berks, Head of Fintech at Xero, a …

Founder Sessions - Husayn Kassai, Onfido

August 7th, 2018

13:01

Today, we're launching Founder Sessions, a new series looking at the entrepreneurial process through the experiences of some of the most noteworthy fintech founders around the world. We've connected with a phenomenal …

Intelligent Compliance in a Digital World with Onfido and LendInvest

July 31st, 2018

33:31

This week, we're joined by Husayn Kassai, Founder and CEO of Onfido, and Christian Faes, Founder and CEO of LendInvest. Onfido uses machine learning in customer authentication, validating users' identity documents and …

B2B Fintech and Other Topics with Philippe Gelis and Steve Lemon

July 17th, 2018

39:33

This week, we're joined by Philippe Gelis and Steve Lemon.

Philippe is the Co-Founder and CEO of Kantox, a B2B FX company. Steve is the Co-Founder …

The Future of Mortgages with Habito

July 10th, 2018

21:57

Today we're joined by Dan Hegarty, Founder and CEO of Habito.

Habito is a digital mortgage platform helping homebuyers makes sense of the more than 10,000 mortgage offers available in the UK.

Habito is backed by some of …

Platform Banking and Other Fintech Trends

July 3rd, 2018

50:49

Aman Ghei is a Principal at Finch Capital, a Venture Capital firm with offices in London, Amsterdam and Singapore.    Nigel Verdon is the Co-Founder and CEO of Railsbank, a banking utility layer giving fintechs access …

Fintech Opportunities in Emerging Markets

June 26th, 2018

46:24

Today, we're joined by two excellent guests to discuss recent developments and new opportunities in emerging markets fintech.   Ameya Upadhyay is a Principal at Omidyar, an impact fund that has deployed over $1.3bn over …

Open Banking 2.0 with Bud, Starling and techUK

June 19th, 2018

57:12

Today we have an epic line up to discuss the ever evolving topic of Open Banking.

Formally implemented as law in Europe in January as PSD2 in Europe …

Data Ethics in a Changing World

June 12th, 2018

45:48

Today, we're thrilled to be joined by four entrepreneurs working with data to change the world.  Julian Ranger is the Chairman of digi.me, a …

Leveraging Data to Fix Consumer Credit with Credit Kudos and Pariti

May 29th, 2018

41:48

Today, we’re joined by two entrepreneurs making credit more understandable and accessible for people.   Freddy Kelly is the Founder of Credit Kudos, a new model credit bureau making better data available to lenders. …

Bringing Open Source to Financial Services with FINOS

May 22nd, 2018

34:01

Gab Columbro is the Executive Director of FINOS, the fintech open source foundation.   FINOS is creating an open source movement in banking and …

Financial Markets and Network Effects with StockTwits

May 7th, 2018

43:17

Dan Ramsden is the Chief Financial and Strategy Officer of StockTwits.    StockTwits is a social media platform designed for sharing ideas between investors, analysts and traders. Founded in 2009, the company has been …

The Power of Artificial Intelligence for Good and Evil

May 1st, 2018

30:16

This episode is different. It’s part of a conversation I had with three smart and experienced entrepreneurs and thinkers, who all happen to work in fintech. Maybe I’ll released the extended version of the discussion at …

Digital Identity and the Future of Privacy

April 24th, 2018

37:45

Robin Tombs is a serial tech entrepreneur and investor. He is the CEO and Co-Founder of Yoti, a digital identity platform enabling secure onboarding anywhere online or in-person. Prior to Yoti, Robin co-founded …

Is Culture a Problem in Banking?

April 17th, 2018

42:00

Today's topic is corporate culture: what works, what doesn't, what needs to change and how. We're joined by three extremely qualified guests to dig …

Institutional Crypto with Kevin Beardsley of B2C2

April 10th, 2018

32:35

Kevin Beardsley is the Managing Director of B2C2, a leading cryptocurrency marketmaker. and one of the 40 coolest people in UK fintech, according to …

What's Next in Cards? with Global Processing Services

April 3rd, 2018

43:25

Suresh Vaghjiani is the Managing Director of Global Processing Services, a card processor supporting some of the best known fintechs including Monzo, …

Society, Culture and Financial Innovation with The Financial Revolutionist

March 27th, 2018

39:40

Gregg Schoenberg runs The Financial Revolutionist, a weekly newsletter touching on some of the most interesting developments in financial innovation …

Can a Bank Be a Unicorn? with OakNorth

March 20th, 2018

33:56

Today we have the great pleasure of catching up with Cristina Alba Ochoa, CFO, and Valentina Kristensen, Head of Marketing, of OakNorth, one of the UK's leading banks. You thought I was going to say leading challenger …

Building a Utility Layer for Banking

March 13th, 2018

24:38

Anders La Cour is the co-founder and CEO of Saxo Payments Banking Circle, a utility layer providing global transaction processing and payments to the banking industry. Many people talk about banks becoming a backend, …

Alternative Lending with Spotcap & iwoca

March 6th, 2018

57:51

Today the focus is on alternative lending, one of the original fintech verticals. Surprisingly, in nearly 80 episodes, we've never gotten deep into …

The State of the Union with Sam Maule

February 27th, 2018

48:29

Sam Maule is Managing Director, North America for 11:FS, a UK-based digital consulting firm. Prior to joining 11:FS, Same led Digital and Fintech for …

GoCardless, Payments and Life with Hiroki Takeuchi

February 20th, 2018

36:01

Hiroki Takeuchi is the Founder and CEO of GoCardless, a London-based fintech that simplifies recurring payment collection for businesses.   …

All About Insurtech with Nigel Walsh

February 12th, 2018

44:18

Today we’re thrilled to be joined by Nigel Walsh, aka Mr. InsurTech.   Nigel is a partner in Deloitte’s Financial Services technology practice, where …

Tech, Talent and Diversity in a Changing World

February 5th, 2018

42:31

Russ Shaw is the Founder of Tech London Advocates (TLA), a private sector led group of leaders promoting London's technology sector and addressing …

Wealth for All with Betterment

January 30th, 2018

38:24

Jon Stein is the CEO and founder of Betterment, one of the leading roboadvisors in the US.   After amassing experience advising banks and brokers on risk and products, Jon founded Betterment in 2008 to make people's …

From Barclays to 10x: Making Banking Ten Times Better with Antony Jenkins

January 23rd, 2018

39:35

Antony Jenkins is the Founder and Executive Chairman of 10x Future Technologies, a UK-based fintech company creating digital platforms for banks.   …

Open Banking with Starling Bank

January 16th, 2018

35:57

Megan Caywood is the Chief Platform Officer at Starling Bank, one of the UK's newest and most tech forward banks. Megan is responsible for the design and development of Starling's API strategy and the bank's …

An Update from Crypto Land

January 9th, 2018

58:13

Today, we welcome back our good friend Lawrence Wintermeyer, former CEO of Innovate Finance. Lawrence now works with a range of institutional investors and companies to help them capitalize on the shifts underway as …

Bringing Fintech to the Masses with Bud

January 2nd, 2018

35:12

Today, we're thrilled to be joined by Jamie Campbell and Nina Mohanty of Bud, one of the most compelling fintech apps around. Despite its startup status, Bud has hit some major milestones and is working on a project …

From Uber to Oval with Benedetta Arese Lucini

December 19th, 2017

52:57

Benedetta Arese Lucini is the co-founder of Oval Money, an app helping people save more and improve their financial lives.   Prior to starting Oval Money, Benedetta ran Uber in Italy, launching it in that country and …

Will Your Next Bank be a Tech Giant? with Alessandro Hatami

December 12th, 2017

30:55

Alessandro Hatami is the former Group Innovation Director at Lloyds Banking Group and current Managing Partner at Forestreet.   Alessandro bring a grown-up view to fintech. Working closely with incumbents on fintech …

The Future of Investments with Ella Rabener

December 5th, 2017

57:23

Ella Rabener is the co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Scalable Capital, a technology-driven investment management platform for retail …

What's Wrong with Personal Financial Management? with Marble

November 28th, 2017

45:04

Fiona Mackenzie is CEO and founder of marble, a personal financial management app. Fiona has spent most of her career as an actuary in insurance and pensions and is looking to bridge the gap between what people are …

Disrupting Capital Markets with ING

November 21st, 2017

39:39

Stephane Malrait is a Managing Director and Global Head of Financial Markets eCommerce at ING. In that role, he effectively leads ING's electronic …

Bringing Google-Style Thinking to Core Banking with Thought Machine

November 14th, 2017

37:00

Paul Taylor is the founder and CEO of Thought Machine, a brand new banking platform combining a Google-like approach to software with bank-like …

Fintech, Blockchain and ICOs with Futurist Lex Sokolin

November 7th, 2017

43:30

Lex Sokolin is a futurist and entrepreneur focused on the next generation of financial services. He directs Fintech Strategy at Autonomous Research, …

Accelerating Fintech in Silicon Valley with Scott Robinson

October 24th, 2017

42:34

Scott Robinson is the founder and VP of Plug and Play FinTech, a fintech-focused startup platform run with partners including BNP Paribas, Santander, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, TD Bank, Sberbank, USAA, Mitsubishi, …

Building a Good Bank with Tandem

October 17th, 2017

36:30

Ricky Knox is the Founder and CEO of Tandem, a new UK bank that partners with its customers to improve their financial lives.    Tandem is at least Ricky's third business. He's also a co-founder of Small World and …

Card Tricks: Creating A New Experience Layer with Curve

October 3rd, 2017

38:48

Shachar Bialick is the Founder and CEO of Curve - the smarter banking card.   Curve works like....well, magic. It lets you spend on all your cards on a single piece of plastic and even go back later and change which …

Disrupting the $10T European Deposits Market

September 26th, 2017

24:58

Tim Sievers is CEO and Founder of Deposit Solutions, an Open Banking platform for deposits, connecting banks and depositors across Europe.   The …

The Future of Wholesale FX & Payments

September 19th, 2017

39:02

Philippe Gelis is Co-founder and CEO of Kantox, a wholesale FX company.    Kantox is a multinational Fintech company offering FX management …

Innovation & Open Talent at BBVA

September 12th, 2017

34:20

Today, we're thrilled to be joined by not one but three guests from BBVA, a bank setting the pace for innovation among incumbents. We connected with BBVA as part of their Open Talent Competition. Last week in London, …

ICOs, Tokens and the Future of Money

September 5th, 2017

42:26

Today we're thrilled to be joined by acclaimed author Dave Birch, back on Rebank for Round 2. Dave previously joined us on Episode 24 to explore developments in digital identity.   Dave is an internationally-recognized …

Venture Debt & Funding Fintech with Silicon Valley Bank

August 29th, 2017

40:55

Erin Platts is Head of UK Commercial Banking at Silicon Valley Bank, and Kristi Oliver is a Managing Director in the same business. Silicon Valley Bank is one of the best known banks in the startup community, banking …

Incubating Fintech Startups with Entrepreneur First

August 22nd, 2017

52:48

Matt Clifford is the co-founder and CEO of Entrepreneur First, the world's leading technology company builder. EF invests in top technical …

Special Episode: Insider Advice for Fintech Founders

August 15th, 2017

38:48

Welcome back after a week off last week - our first in a year. Wow. Hope everyone's having some fun this summer.   We've got some amazing guests lined up over the next few months, so stay tuned for that. We're …

The VC's View: Balderton Capital on European Fintech

August 1st, 2017

34:16

Rob Moffat is a Partner at Balderton Capital, a London-based venture capital firm that has invested in fintech businesses including GoCardless, …

How to Start A Fintech: Asset Management Software

July 25th, 2017

46:50

Aman Ghei is a Principal at Orange Growth Capital, a London- and Amsterdam-based venture capital firm focused on high growth fintech companies. Prior to joining Orange Growth Capital, Aman worked at Facebook and Accel …

Fintech Serial Entrepreneurship with Charlie Delingpole

July 18th, 2017

35:33

Charlie Delingpole is the founder and CEO of ComplyAdvantage, a company using artificial intelligence and machine learning to help prevent financial …

The Fintech VC's View: Eight Roads Ventures

July 11th, 2017

27:36

Michael Treskow is a Partner at Eight Roads Ventures, focusing on venture and growth investments in technology companies across Europe.

Previously, …

The Fintech VC's View: Octopus Ventures and Atomico

July 4th, 2017

15:18

A couple weeks ago we joined our friends at Innovate Finance in London for their annual VCs Take the Stage event, where we caught up with two of the headliners.   The first interview you hear is with Alex MacPherson, …

Rethinking Mortgages with Trussle

June 27th, 2017

34:29

Ishaan Malhi is CEO and Founder of Trussle, the UK's first online mortgage advisor. Trussle uses technology to help homebuyers and existing …

Building the Rails to Support the Data Industry

June 21st, 2017

30:58

Danny Gilligan is back for round 2 with Rebank, this time to discuss the future of data.   Danny is the co-founder of Data Republic, a company building the rails to support the emerging data industry. Danny is also …

ClearBank: The Biggest Thing in Fintech?

June 13th, 2017

36:50

Nick Ogden is the Founder and Executive Chairman of ClearBank, the UK's first new clearing bank in more than 250 years. ClearBank offers banking infrastructure, including clearing, to incumbent and startup financial …

London: The World's Fintech Capital

June 6th, 2017

42:36

Lawrence Wintermeyer (@LWintermeyer) is the CEO of Innovate Finance, an independent membership association that represents the UK's global FinTech community.   Founded in 2014, Innovate Finance looks to accelerate the …

The Component Layer Revolution

May 30th, 2017

42:44

Peeling back the banking stack, layer by layer.

This week, we've put together a special show looking at a couple of the biggest topics in fintech.

Rebank is lucky to host some of the most noteworthy figures in fintech. …

An API Layer That Could Change Banking Forever

May 23rd, 2017

38:09

Nigel Verdon is the co-founder and CEO of Railsbank, an API-layer connecting fintechs to a wide range of banking and payments services in five lines of code.

Nigel is a pillar of the London fintech community. Prior to …

One Fintech to Power Them All: Why Google Ventures Invested $25m in CurrencyCloud

May 16th, 2017

30:47

Google Ventures invested $25m in CurrencyCloud earlier this year, buying into one of the most powerful fintech solutions in the payments space.

Today …

The Omidyar Network on Fintech, Financial Inclusion & Social Impact

May 9th, 2017

35:52

The Omidyar Network is a high-impact, social investment fund set up by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. Today, we're joined by Ameya Upadhyay, a Principal at Omidyar.   Ameya focuses on the firm’s Fintech and Financial …

Quantum: The Future of Computing with IBM

May 2nd, 2017

40:05

Scott Crowder is the CTO of IBM's Quantum Computing business.

In March, IBM announced the construction of a 50-qubit quantum computer as part of its IBM Q program, an industry-first initiative to build commercially …

Why Mobile Gaming VCs Love Fintech (Hint: UX!)

April 25th, 2017

40:27

UX is a make-or-break component in mobile gaming, and many of the same learnings are being brought to fintech.   Today, we're joined by two fintech venture capitalists for an update on investment trends in our industry. …

SME Banking + Accounting: A Natural Convergence?

April 18th, 2017

41:18

Penta and Crunch are reinventing banking and accounting for startups and sole traders.

Darren Fell is the Founder and CEO of Crunch, one of …

Quantum Computing & AI at the Innovate Finance Global Summit, with Brett King

April 11th, 2017

29:02

Brett King, acclaimed author, speaker, futurist and host of the Breaking Banks radio show joins us to discuss quantum computing and AI following the …

How to Start a Payments Company with Serial Entrepreneur Michael Kent

April 11th, 2017

31:50

Michael Kent is a serial entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Azimo, one of Europe's most successful fintechs of recent years.

Michael is also …

The OECD is Looking to Make Fintech Work for All

April 4th, 2017

32:28

The OECD is actively working to promote fintech to its member countries.   Today, we're joined by Gert Wehinger, a Senior Economist at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). In nearly 20 years …

Why Data Will Change the World with Usama Fayyad

March 28th, 2017

43:05

Usama Fayyad is the CEO of Open Insights, a US-based data strategy and technology company. Usama also serves as CTO of Stella.AI a Mountain View, CA …

Digital Banking is 1% Finished with David Brear

March 21st, 2017

40:32

David Brear is one of the most prominent thinkers and doers in our industry. David is focused on addressing one of the biggest challenges in banking: …

The Future of Bank-Fintech Collaboration

March 14th, 2017

35:07

Two Queens of Fintech, Duena Blomstrom and Liz Lumley, join us today for an insightful conversation about bank-fintech collaboration, plus an …

Core Banking in the Cloud, A New Approach to System Architecture

March 7th, 2017

39:13

Eugene Danilkis is co-founder and CEO of Mambu, a banking technology provider based in Berlin.

Eugene is literally a rocket scientist: He led a …

Fintech Venture Investing & The Future of Data

February 28th, 2017

45:18

Simon Cant and Danny Gilligan, founding partners of Reinventure, an Australia-based, fintech venture capital fund, join us today for a discussion on fintech investing.    Simon and Danny are entrepreneurs, and they …

The "P" Word: Partnering with Fintech Startups with Nektarios Liolios

February 21st, 2017

46:08

Nektarios Liolios is CEO & Co-founder of Startupbootcamp FinTech and Startupbootcamp InsurTech, the leading innovation programs in the financial …

AI, VR and the Future of the Banking Experience

February 14th, 2017

35:00

Shazam founder Dhiraj Mukherjee joins the show today. Dhiraj is currently Head of Innovation at Virgin Money, a prominent UK bank and part of Richard …

Rethinking Banking with Fidor Bank

February 7th, 2017

33:54

Sophie Guibaud is Head of European Expansion for Fidor Bank, one of Europe's original and best known digital-only banks.   Originally launched in Germany in 2009, Fidor expanded into the UK in 2015.   Prior to joining …

Digital Identity & Blockchain with Dave Birch

January 31st, 2017

44:53

Dave Birch (@dgwbirch) is Director of Innovation at Consult Hyperion, a secure electronic transactions consultancy.   Dave is an …

Blockchain & Digital ID: The Answer to the Syrian Refugee Crisis?

January 24th, 2017

34:28

Syrian refugees are facing one of the most difficult challenges humans can experience.   Balazs Nemethi, founder of Taqanu, wants to support them in …

Fintech & Venture Capital with Pascal Bouvier

January 17th, 2017

50:59

Pascal Bouvier (@pascalbouvier) is a full-time venture capital investor, fintech practitioner and prolific blogger.   Before becoming a full-time …

Neobanks & Financial Inclusion with Virraj Jatania, CEO of Pockit

January 10th, 2017

47:42

Financial inclusion is a global issue. In fact, it's probably more global than most of us think. Even in developed markets like the UK, US and Western Europe, there are huge numbers of unbanked people.

Pockit, a …

Where We're Going From Here, Part 2

January 3rd, 2017

46:29

This is Part 2 of a two-part review of our first 18 episodes. Before you rip out your headphones in disgust, let me explain.   I'm not a fan of the classic "year in review", I mean, we were all there, right? If we were …

Where We're Going From Here, Part 1

December 21st, 2016

1:10:44

Episode 19 is a special one. We're celebrating the year-end with a long-overdue dive into some of the key concepts that have found their way across …

Trouble with Legacy Systems with Andra Sonea

December 13th, 2016

31:08

Andra Sonea is a banking systems specialist. Until recently Lead Solutions Architect within the Innovation & Digital Development Directorate at …

Is Monzo the Future of Banking? with Tom Blomfield

December 6th, 2016

46:13

We've got a great episode today with Tom Blomfield (@t_blom), co-founder and CEO of Monzo (@monzo), a new, digital-only challenger bank in the UK.   Monzo is seeking to fundamentally change the way banking is done and …

Building Moven and Breaking Banks with Brett King

November 29th, 2016

48:30

Brett King (@brettking) is a bestselling author and was voted Innovator of the Year for 2012 by American Banker. Since 2010 Brett has released 5 Global Bestselling books, including Bank 2.0, Branch Today – Gone …

IBM Watson & the Future of Cognition with David Robson

November 22nd, 2016

28:05

David Robson leads IBM's Watson business in the European financial services sector.

Perhaps the world's most recognizable AI system (after HAL 9000), …

The Voice First Revolution with Brian Roemmele

November 15th, 2016

57:34

Brian Roemmele is the consummate Renaissance man. He is a scientist, researcher, analyst, connector, thinker and doer. More than anything, I've found …

Everything You Need to Know About Challenger Banking with Devie Mohan

November 8th, 2016

29:35

Devie Mohan is a prominent fintech writer, speaker and commentator. Devie is the co-founder and CEO of Burnmark, a fintech research company established in partnership with Berlin-based FinLeap. She is also a market …

How to Start a Bank with Joel Perlman

November 1st, 2016

26:54

Oaknorth is a startup bank in the UK.

Joel Perlman, Oaknorth's co-founder, is a UK-based serial entrepreneur.

After starting his career at McKinsey, Joel eventually left to co-found Copal Partners, a financial research …

The Convergence of Data, Commerce & Social Networks with Chris Gledhill

October 25th, 2016

40:33

Chris Gledhill is the #1 fintech influencer globally and regularly speaks and writes about fintech, banking and the future of financial services.   …

APIs & the Platformification of Banking with Martin Häring and Myles Stephenson

October 20th, 2016

46:04

APIs and banking as a platform will revolutionize banking.

This week we’ve got a special two part edition, with two guests who represent arguably the …

KYC, AML & General Musings with Duena Blomstrom

October 12th, 2016

35:17

Duena Blomstrom is an independent digital banking consultant, entrepreneur, VC, speaker and, in her words, "uncomfortably opinionated blogger."

For …

The Investor's View with Michael O'Connor

October 4th, 2016

43:27

Michael O’Connor is a fintech & banking advisor and investor with extensive experience analyzing, structuring and investing in banking and financial services deals.

Before going independent earlier this year, …

Fintech in Asia with Slava Solodkiy of Life.SREDA

September 27th, 2016

41:47

Slava Solodkiy founded Life.SREDA, a fintech-focused VC fund, in 2012 and has been running it ever since. Life.SREDA 1, which was focused on A-rounds …

Blockchain! with Alex Tapscott

September 20th, 2016

35:15

Alex Tapscott is a globally recognized thought-leader, advocate, speaker and writer focused on the impact of emerging technologies on business, …

All About Payments & Remittances with Faisal Khan

September 13th, 2016

46:57

Faisal Khan, a veritable payments & remittances guru, joins us for the show today.

Faisal is a banking and payments consultant providing advisory …

The Future of Banking with Chris Skinner

September 5th, 2016

48:52

Chris Skinner is one of the world's most authoritative voices on the future of banking.

Chris is a writer, speaker, analyst and commentator covering …

The Digital Banking Revolution with Jason Bates, Co-Founder of 11:FS and Mondo

August 27th, 2016

50:45

This week, we're joined by Jason Bates, co-founder of 11:FS and the bank formerly known as Mondo.

Banking is becoming digital. In the UK, four …

The Future of Data Science with Skylar Lyon, Senior Data Scientist at Accenture

August 24th, 2016

36:55

Data science is fundamentally reshaping the way businesses operate and customers experience interactions.

In Episode 2, we take a look at what's going on in the world of data science, where recent and coming …

The Current State of the Industry with Jeff Tijssen, Head of Fintech at Capco UK

August 17th, 2016

39:33

Jeff Tijssen is Managing Principal and Head of Fintech at CAPCO, a fintech consultancy.

Where better to start our fintech journey than with the …

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