Tag: tech

Can a Bank Be a Unicorn? with OakNorth

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 banks, which of course they are, but I think it’s fair to say they’re punching well above their […]

All About Insurtech with Nigel Walsh

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 he focuses on insurtech. With a background in end-to-end technology transformation, Nigel works with insurers on the journey to becoming truly digital. Prior to joining Deloitte, Nigel led the UK Insurance business […]

Tech, Talent and Diversity in a Changing World with Russ Shaw

Russ Shaw is the Founder of Tech London Advocates (TLA), a private sector led group of leaders promoting London’s technology sector and addressing the issues on the horizon. The group is a not-for-profit community of individuals with aspirations to build and promote London as a world leading digital and technology city. Russ has led a […]

Wealth for All with Betterment

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, he founded Betterment in 2008 to make people’s lives better. Jon is a graduate of Harvard University and Columbia Business School. He holds Series 7, 24, 63 […]

Bringing Fintech to the Masses with Bud

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 with HSBC and First Direct that see them integrated directly into the incumbents’ apps in what could […]

From Uber to Oval with Benedetta Arese Lucini

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 running it for three years. And what a journey that was. We get into that experience, which is mind […]

Will Your Next Bank Be a Tech Giant?

Alessandro Hatami is the former Group Innovation Director at Lloyds Banking Group and current Managing Partner at Forestreet. Alessandro brings a grown up view to fintech. Working closely with incumbents on fintech strategy, he has great insight into the way larger players are positioning themselves in a changing FS landscape. Today, we get into what […]

The Future of Investments with Scalable Capital

Ella Rabener is the co-founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Scalable Capital, a technology-driven investment management platform for retail investors. Scalable Capital has raised 41 million Euros in funding from BlackRock, Holtzbrinck Ventures and Tengelmann Ventures. Scalable employs over 50 people in offices in Munich and London. I think this is one of the most […]

Building a Good Bank with Tandem

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 Azimo. In addition to starting companies, Ricky also invests in them via his investment vehicle, Hexagon Partners. […]

Creating A New Experience Layer with Curve

Shachar Bialick is the Founder and CEO of Curve – the smarter banking card for business. 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 card you paid with. Over 75,000 have signed up since Curve launched last […]

Disrupting the $10T European Deposits Market

Tim Sievers is CEO and Founder of Deposit Solutions, an Open Banking platform for deposits, connecting banks and depositors across Europe. The platform allows banks to offer attractive third party deposit products to their own customers through their existing accounts. Deposit Solutions works with banks across Europe, has mediated deposits in excess of €2bn, and […]

Innovation & Open Talent with BBVA

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, BBVA held their Fintech for Companies final, organized in conjunction with Innovate Finance. In this episode, we’ll […]

Venture Debt & Funding Fintech with Silicon Valley Bank

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 many of the most successful tech companies and VCs in the US and UK. The episode is […]

Incubating Fintech Startups with Entrepreneur First

Matt Clifford is the co-founder and CEO of Entrepreneur First, the world’s leading technology company builder. EF invests in top technical individuals to help them build world-class deep tech startups in London and Singapore. Since 2011, they’ve created over 100 startups, including Magic Pony, an AI company acquired by Twitter in 2016, and Cleo, a […]

The VC View: Balderton Capital on European Fintech

Rob Moffat is a Partner at Balderton Capital, a London-based venture capital firm that has invested in fintech businesses including GoCardless, Revolut, Crowdcube, Nutmeg, Seedcamp, ComplyAdvantage, Wonga, Zopa and more. Prior to joining Balderton, Rob worked at Bain & Company and Google. Rob holds degrees from Cambridge and INSEAD. As always, connect with us on […]

Episode 50: How to Start a Fintech: Asset Management Software

Aman Ghei is a Principal at Finch Capital, a London- and Amsterdam-based venture capital firm focused on high growth fintech companies. Prior to joining Finch Capital, Aman worked at Facebook and Accel Partners. Aman first joined Rebank for Episode 37, together with Alvaro Alvarez del Rio, where we looked at similarities between fintech and other […]

Episode 49: Fintech Serial Entrepreneurship

Charlie Delingpole is the founder and CEO of ComplyAdvantage, a company using artificial intelligence and machine learning to help prevent financial crime. Prior to founding ComplyAdvantage, Charlie co-founded and ran MarketInvoice, a leading alternative lending platform focused on invoice finance. Charlie founded his first startup in 1999, and somehow managed to run it for seven […]

Episode 38: The Future of Computing

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 available universal quantum computing systems. IBM Q enables customers to access quantum systems and services via the cloud. The technology sits […]

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