As January 2018 inches closer, financial institutions and fintech startups across Europe have PSD2 on their minds. The legislation introduced by the European Commission is set to open consumer financial data to third-party providers through APIs, creating both opportunities and hurdles in the financial ecosystem. Not only is PSD2 a major step towards Open Banking... Continue Reading →
On the panel: Liz Lumley, noted fintech commentator Alain Falys, Co-founder and CEO, Yoyo Wallet Matteo Rizzi, Co-founder, FinTechStage @matteorizzi Sam Tidswell-Norrish, Principal, Motive Partners Three years is a long time in fintech. Innovations that may have seemed outlandish not long ago, for example paying your friends via emojis on social messaging services, are now a reality.... Continue Reading →
I spoke to Liz Lumley, a pioneer in the UK financial technology field and recognised as a fintech icon worldwide, about her views on the future of fintech post-election. “The party that can protect the fintech industry is one that can negotiate a Brexit that causes the least amount of damage to the UK financial services and technology industries - I fear no party has people of that caliber in house,” Lumley said.