Tag: innovation

  • Worried if it is the right time to invest?

    Worried if it is the right time to invest?

    You’ve probably wondered about it at some point in your life. Probably even just now. Who has not asked themselves: “Why should I invest?”. It’s not a philosophical question but rather a very logical one. Everybody should think about it, a bit seriously, or not when considering what to do with earnings or savings that […]

  • Omnichannel: Myths and Realities

    Omnichannel: Myths and Realities

    By Jishith Gangadharan from Clayfin Omnichannel banking has been creating quite the buzz within the financial services landscape. As the focus on customer experience zooms in, it’s become all the more relevant to provide a smooth and seamless banking experience, both online and offline for customers. With several myths doing the rounds on omnichannel banking, […]

  • Women in Fintech: Where are We Now?

    Women in Fintech: Where are We Now?

    Fintech is changing financial services for the better. That is the mantra. Or at least, it is supposed to… That is what everybody was and is still expecting. The fintech wave, that great innovation movement that notably happened after the financial crisis of 2008 is built on many promises. One of its strongest promises, though, […]

  • The Astonishing Growth of Payments in Esports: Interview with Kamran Hedjri

    The Astonishing Growth of Payments in Esports: Interview with Kamran Hedjri

    The payments industry is a vast and complex world. As a start, what do we really mean when we talk about payments? It can mean a thousand different things to a thousand different persons. Within specific industries, the needs can be quite divergent. That is what makes it so interesting. What about the growth of […]

  • Payments orchestration: what’s next? Interview with Kristian Gjerding

    Payments orchestration: what’s next? Interview with Kristian Gjerding

    Payments are like an opera, they need a conductor otherwise it is a lot of noise and not at all a symphony. Why? Because similarly, it would be as if all the musicians play at the same time without coordination. Just a lot of noise and hard to follow what is really going on. What […]

  • What if Fintech Product Management Started by Saying Yes?

    What if Fintech Product Management Started by Saying Yes?

    By Harrison Smith, Investor at Fin Capital, formerly Head of Product Roadmap at Railsr (formerly Railsbank). The first principle you learn as a Product Manager is a simple one: how to say no. Steve Jobs famously said “I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things we have done”. Innovation is […]

  • How Terrible is the Crypto Winter Going to Be? Interview with Shane Rodgers

    How Terrible is the Crypto Winter Going to Be? Interview with Shane Rodgers

    Brace yourself, winter is coming. It is going to be a long and cold one. The actual winter, given the current energy crisis that is affecting a number of countries around the world. If this is not a worry, lucky you! But what about the Crypto Winter? Although not a yearly occurence like the actual […]

  • Remarkable future of credit cards: Interview with David Boyd

    Remarkable future of credit cards: Interview with David Boyd

    Credit cards have been around for quite a while. These little pieces of plastics started to be issued as early as the 1920s by stores to let loyal customers spend more easily. Fast forward to today, and things have changed quite a lot. And not so much at the same time. Of the 2.8 billion […]

  • The Future of Open Banking in North America

    The Future of Open Banking in North America

    It’s no secret that the banking industry is in the midst of a major upheaval. One of the most promising new developments in this space is open banking. Simply put, open banking allows customers to share their data with third-party providers in a secure and transparent way. So far, open banking has been a massive […]

  • Tackling the cost of living crisis: Interview with Suzanne Jones

    Tackling the cost of living crisis: Interview with Suzanne Jones

    Fintech is all about solving big problems. At least, it should be. One of the most important premises of fintech is that it is a wave of innovation that is changing financial services for the better. Ultimately changing the world for the better. It is obviously quite exciting when fintech startups decide to attack seemingly […]