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The impact of Brexit: Fintech firms begin to speak out

30th March 2017

Company: bobsguide
With Article 50 being enacted this week, the fintech industry is considering what the new landscape created by the UK formally announcing its intentions to leave the EU will mean for themselves, their clients, both financial services and SMEs, and the economy. Stephen Burke – Group Corporate Development Director of asset management... read more
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“The markets will remain healthy and conducive to fintech companies looking to raise capital or seek exits for the near-to medium-term”: Freeman & Co. Executive Director Tony Seto interview

21st March 2017

Company: bobsguide
Tony Seto has recently joined Freeman & Co., a U.S investment bank specialising in M&A and capital raising advisory services for the financial services industry, to lead its Payments and Banking fintech operations.  In an exclusive interview with bobsguide, Tony gives his perspective on the state of the fintech M&A market in the... read more
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Finovate Europe 2017 review part three: Why banks should be taking an offensive, rather than defensive, approach to PSD2 compliance – Interview with Token’s Mårten Nelson

22nd February 2017

Company: bobsguide
One of the most impressive companies presenting at this year’s Finovate Europe conference was Token, a software company offering a turnkey PSD2 compliance solution to European banks. Bobsguide sat down with Co-Founder and VP of Marketing Mårten Nelson to learn more about Token’s PSD2 compliance software, why banks are starting... read more
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Fund management software: How to select the right provider in 2017

20th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
It is evident that the volume of information and level of analysis available to investors and portfolio managers in 2017 puts even greater emphasis on selecting the right fund management software. Fintech providers are constantly looking to improving the technology available to investors, in order to provide them with the fastest, most accurate,... read more
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The bobsguide debate: Who needs the other more, fintechs or traditional financial services?

6th February 2017

Company: bobsguide
In the lead up to Finovate London, bobsguide asked show exhibitors and industry experts a series of questions to get the conversation rolling before the conference. Today's discussion is focused on who currently holds the power in the relationship between the disruptive fintech companies and tradtional financial services. Don Bergal, CMO... read more
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Online lending fraud: A temporary glitch or a long-term issue for lenders?

6th February 2017

William Wagner, CMO/Vice President of Marketing, Cloud Lending Solutions Online lenders have been disrupting the lending ecosystem by combining innovation with advanced financial technology to improve borrower experience, address underserved markets, and reduce operating costs. In 2014, the US marketplace lending origination volume was around... read more
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The bobsguide debate: Will 2017 be a breakthrough year in establishing better working relationships between traditional financial services and fintech companies?

3rd February 2017

Company: bobsguide
In the lead up to Finovate Europe, bobsguide asked show exhibitors and industry experts a series of questions to get the conversation rolling before the conference. Today's discussion is focused on whether 2017 will be a breakthrough year in establishing better working relationships and/or M&A activity between traditional financial services... read more
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How banks can get ahead of the mobile payments game

11th January 2017

Company: FIME
The age of mobile payments is upon us. Increased awareness, acceptance and demand is leading to a huge surge in uptake across the globe. From an Android perspective, today’s success can be traced back to the incorporation of host card emulation into Android KitKat 4.4 in 2013. This sparked intense activity as it enabled banks to develop... read more
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Cybersecurity Regulations Under the Trump Administration: Financial Services, part 1

3rd January 2017

Company: ZENEDGE
Zenedge speaks with a financial market cyber security and compliance expert about her outlook under the Trump administration in this first of a multi-part series on cyber-security issues for key industry verticals. ZENEDGE Chief Marketing Officer Karen Bertoli Interviews Joanna Fields Chief Executive of Aplomb Strategies. Ranking among his... read more