FinTech Connect Blog

Fintech State of Play

  • FinTech Connect reveals that many fintechs simply want to survive the next year
  • 44% of fintechs are focused on optimising business processes to improve efficiencies
  • Over a third said they had launched new services addressing new demands

How electronic trading is evolving thanks to ‘conversational banking'

This autumn, IBS Intelligence hosted an interesting podcast episode called How electronic trading is evolving thanks to ‘conversational banking’. The Glue42 COO James Wooster as a special guest of Robin Amlot, Managing Director at IBS Intelligence. We’re happy to share part of the interview in which they discuss how ‘conversational banking’ and ‘composable enterprise’ come together to shape the future of a more efficient financial desktop.

Interview: Alex Reddish, CCO at Tribe Payments

Learn about the inspiration behind Tribe Payments's State of Industry Report, the surprising findings and more with their CCO, Alex Reddish. Read the full interview here. 

Interview with Bottomline's General Manager and Director of Payments, Ed Adshead-Grant

 Bottomline's General Manager and Director of Payments, Ed Adshead-Grant, talks to Fintech Connect and shares the latest from Bottomline and what we can expect from 2021. Don't miss him speaking at FinTech Connect 2020

Interview with Alan Blanchard, Business Development UK at Apiax

Take a deep dive into Apiax as Alan Blanchard, Business Development UK answers our questions on the challenges of complying with worldwide regulations and the future of legal compliance. 

FinTech Awards 2021

FinTech's biggest night of the year will return 8 September 2021 in a physical format - COVID rules allowing - so we can honour the best and brightest within the industry.

Her Majesty, The Queen, appoints Dr. Bījna Kotak Dasanī, Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE) for her outstanding services to diversity and inclusion

Congratulations to Oxford Saïd and De Montfort University alumna Dr. Bījna K. Dasanī MBE, FRSA who has been awarded an MBE for ‘services to diversity and inclusion in the financial services’ sector in the Queen’s 2020 Birthday Honours.

Tide gears Up for Series C Funding with Appointment of New Non-Executive Chairman

By: Laurence Coldicott

During the past 6 months there have been winners and losers in the world of FinTech. Tide have been a clear winner in a battle for relevance and importance in UK FinTech.

How the Bank of England continues to be at the vanguard of new technology

The UK’s central bank has continued to embrace change and the rise of FinTech; looking at new technologies, which are changing the way financial institutions conduct their business.

The Importance of Speed, Agility and Security in Banking.

Cyxtera is a specialist in the field of data centres and interconnectivity. We spoke to Field CTO Holland Barry to get his take on the importance of speed, agility and security in banking.

Dan Lowther, Head of Fintech, CCgroup, on how fintechs can drive sales and brand awareness post Covid-19

By: Laurence Coldicott

How can fintechs understand what channels, content and messages are optimal?