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Becoming a Digital Bank: the how and why

I recently had a chat with Monica Murthy of Empire Startups. Here’s the low-down. Starting From Scratch – The Path for Western FinTech It would be incorrect to call Chris Skinner an industry old hat, since despite his 10+ years… Continue Reading →

Things worth reading: 5th November 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Barclays and Lloyds among the worst performers in EU bank stress test Bank sales culture needs to change says review Bank of England bans Doctor Who from £50 note Goldman Sachs signs 100,000 customers… Continue Reading →

The Finanser’s Week: 29th October – 4th November

The main blog headlines are … Clash of clans … or new bank versus old bank (Fidor, BPCE)  I was talking with some friends at the most innovative bank in Europe. A bank that has stopped getting on my radar for… Continue Reading →

Clash of clans … or new bank versus old bank (Fidor, BPCE) 

I was talking with some friends at the most innovative bank in Europe that has stopped getting on my radar for the past few years. I first blogged about them back in 2012, when I met the founder at an event. That… Continue Reading →

AI is only as good as the people who program it

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is moving at a pace, creating a really interesting online debate the other day about its applications. Specifically, the question was raised about self-driving cars and how they make decisions. For example, when a self-driving car crashes,… Continue Reading →

Gartner: you’re better than this

I got this headline today: Most banks will be made irrelevant by 2030 – Gartner Within 12 years time, 80% of financial firms will either go out of business or be rendered irrelevant by new competition, changing customer behaviour and… Continue Reading →

Things worth reading: 31st October 2018

Things we’re reading today include … Monzo now worth more than £1 billion Michael Jordaan’s Bank Zero prepares to shake up the banking system In two sessions, $200 billion of FANG market cap up in smoke Reserve Bank warns of… Continue Reading →

Apps, DApps and Super-Apps

You’re probably familiar with an app. Maybe you even have some on this thing called a smartphone. I apologise for the few financial guys I know who are still using blackberries, as what follows may blow your mind.  Ok, I… Continue Reading →

Things worth reading: 30th October 2018

Things we’re reading today include: Deutsche Bank in need of ‘radical surgery’ as profits plunge China takes another big step to open its financial markets` HSBC profits soar as bank keeps a ‘strong grip’ on costs and flourishes in Asia… Continue Reading →

Keep on grafting

Every now and again people like me are drawn back into reality. Sure, I fly business class, sometimes first, and drink champagne at 40,000 feet. I land and stay in luxurious hotels whilst partying with a network of people who… Continue Reading →

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