#NoBarStools

A few years ago, at a popular ‘FinTech innovation demo show’ in London, a Russian payments company brought out the scantily clad ‘Miss Russia’ to demonstrate how the audience could use their payments app to purchase her clothing line on the internet. Many people – men and women – in the audience were shocked. My... Continue Reading →

Tech and Talent in Tandem – A FinTECHTalents Webcast

As the sun continues to shine over Great Britain this summer, we gathered together some of our favourite steering committee members to have a chin wag about our upcoming FinTECHTalents Festival this October.   Listen to our special Tech and Talent in Tandem webcast now! Mitesh Soni, Senior Director, Innovation and Fintech at Finastra, Diana Biggs, Head of Digital Innovation... Continue Reading →

How to Write a Good Brief When Working with Influencers

https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/16079/327035?utm_content=buffera963a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer We're very lucky to have 3 top FinTech influencers join us for this discussion on the importance of writing a good brief when working with influencers. Specificity vs flexibility – is it important to be very specific with an influencer about what you’d like them to do or should you accept it’s better to... Continue Reading →

When you fail you learn – Money 2020

I am sitting in an airport lounge in Amsterdam airport, drinking a Bloody Mary (much needed) after the 2018 Money 2020. I had a good week. I hung out with the FinTech Family, met some new friends IRL, interviewed two high flyers working on digital and cultural transformation at HSBC and did an old school... Continue Reading →

Seeing the sunrise over Mt. Kilimanjaro

I have had a difficult few weeks. Basically wondering what has been the point of my 24 year career strolling and mirandering through the twisted highways of global FinTech. I started paying more attention to those who bring toxicity into your life. The people who call you and get you to drag yourself onto a... Continue Reading →

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