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bobsguide's interviews of the year: Nadeem Syed | Fintech Recap 2017

16th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
As part of our review of the past year in fintech, bobsguide is revisiting some of the standout interviews we have conducted in the past 12 months. Today's interviewee is Nadeem Syed, CEO of Finastra, who spoke to bobsguide at Sibos 2017 in October about overhauling legacy systems.   What are your key takeaways from the customer... read more
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10 UK blockchain startups to watch 2017: Were we right? | Fintech Recap 2017

13th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
In April we predicted the 10 UK blockchain startups to watch for 2017. At the end of 2017, we're looking back to see what those startups got up to, and what that means for the blockchain community as a whole.  More importantly, were we right to watch them? What we thought then: Despite qualms over Brexit, the UK still remains the... read more
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Trends: Best of frenemies – why banks and fintechs have to collaborate | Fintech Recap 2017

13th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
When digitally native financial services and next generation fintech first emerged as legitimate contenders to incumbent banks, battle lines were understandably drawn. You couldn’t attend a banking conference for several years without hearing the expression “fintech’s intention is to eat your lunch” seemingly on repeat. ... read more
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Why hidden opportunities in data are the key to maintaining long term banking relationships

11th December 2017

Company: SBDA Group
January 2018 will become a milestone in global financial history: PSD2 reforms coming into force will drive innovation within a centuries-old service model. Customers will benefit from easier switching from their primary bank and enjoy new alternative applications as main touch points with banks. At the same time, banks will face the challenge of... read more
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bobsguide's interviews of the year: Sophie Guibaud, VP Fidor Bank | Fintech Recap 2017

10th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
In our latest review of the past 12 months, we take another look at bobsguide's exclusive interview with Sophie Guibaud, VP of European Expansion at Fidor Bank. How did you get started in the fintech industry and what’s your role at Fidor Bank? I started my career in investment banking in New York before joining TIME Equity... read more
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Analysis of the deal: Barclays and Flux on PSD2 opportunities and innovation in banking

7th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
Bobsguide invited Flux CEO, Matty Cusden-Ross and VP of Barclays Open Innovation, Richard Thompson, to sit around the table to discuss their new commercial partnership. Flux, the digital receipt start-up, talks adjusting to legacy life and Barclays discusses its approach to PSD2, GDPR and whether big banks are really doing enough in the name of... read more
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Influencer Interview: Spiros Margaris reflects on the past 12 months | Fintech Recap 2017

6th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
A year after Spiros Margaris last spoke to bobsguide, we invited him back to see whether his predictions for 2017 had come true. We also talked about whether ageism is an issue in fintech and what exactly is needed to make a successful startup, as well as which ingredients make the best technologies. You’ve been named fintech’s... read more
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Re-imagining the digital journey: Why innovation always trumps market position

6th December 2017

Company: Avoka
To stay relevant in the current constantly changing digital world, and give your customers what they want, financial organisations need to rethink what they do in a smarter way, re-imagine the customer journey, keep up with change and be more agile, more flexible, trying and delivering new things. Being digitally innovative means applying... read more
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How Deutsche Bank is forging a path to PSD2 compliance

5th December 2017

Company: bobsguide
Are you PSD2-Ready?, a new whitepaper published by Deutsche Bank, outlines a number of challenges for banks tasked with becoming PSD2-compliant.  bobsguide sat down with Christian Schaefer, Global Head of Payments, Cash Management, Deutsche Bank, to discuss the report's key findings. What are the key takeaways from the... read more
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Why is fintech flourishing in Singapore? Fidor CEO maps out innovation

4th December 2017

Company: Fidor
With all of the talk about how London’s fintech scene is likely to fare after the UK leaves the European Union, you could be fooled into thinking that it was the global capital for this particular tech industry sector. However, some of the most exciting innovations in fintech are actually taking place more than 10,000 kilometers away. ... read more