21 December 2014

Finance 2.0

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Elizabeth LumleyFinextra - London

What type of FinTech'er are you? Take the Quiz!

21 August 2014  |  1722 views  |  0  |  Recommends 1

No one is talking about Tech these days without talking about FinTech, or financial technology to you. There are funds, accelerators, startups galore in this space. But where do you fit in? But what type of FinTech’er are you? Well, take the quiz and find out! Banks and bankers are: Lovely people, lots of fun - do you know the person in charge of ...

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Elizabeth LumleyFinextra - London

Everything is FinTech awesome!

15 August 2014  |  3979 views  |  3  |  Recommends 0

Ok - so, those of you who follow me on Twitter know that we supplied our nine year old son an Osper card - which is a pre-paid MasterCard for youngsters. He’s been busy frittering away a year's worth of Christmas and birthday money. Oh well. One of his many purchases was a copy of The Lego Movie. So, I have now seen this movie 400 times and I can'...

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Mukesh GuptaSAP India Pvt ltd - Bangalore

Is Banking now a Commodity Service?

27 May 2014  |  1204 views  |  2  |  Recommends 0

If you happen to notice of late, all banks now have been relegated to a commodity status. It doesn't matter which bank you want to do business with, you will find that all of these banks offer very si...

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Brett KingMoven - New York

Why Square Wallet failed, and why Coin card is next...

13 May 2014  |  18153 views  |  7  |  Recommends 0

Square's recent troubles are not exactly a secret. Wall Street Journal published a detailed analysis on the 21st of April this year, detailing Square's financial troubles and their rapidly shrinking ...

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Aden DaviesHSBC - Sheffield

Six little fields; Why not set them free?

19 July 2013  |  4939 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

I wonder what would happen if every financial service organisation in the world was required to make just six little fields of data available to customers in an automated and open standard automated f...

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Michael NuciforoKeatan - London

Self-Service to Selfless Service

16 May 2013  |  3544 views  |  1  |  Recommends 1

This is a very difficult for me to say… …we have had a really good run together…but it’s time… …it’s time we moved on…I need a break… …it’s not you, it’s me... …I have new needs… …I am no longer int...

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James Richards80-30 - London

Innovate or die?!

26 April 2013  |  3419 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

“Innovate or die” is a business slogan which has been around since the mid-1990’s and was often used by the Microsoft founder Bill Gates. It struck me this week that considering this train of thinkin...

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James Richards80-30 - London

Customer centric - that's hande!

05 April 2013  |  3183 views  |  0  |  Recommends 0

Many businesses today are struggling with retaining and growing an ever-fickle customer base and arguably one of the most affected sectors at the moment is that of retail banking. With customer confi...

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James Richards80-30 - London

Is BlackBerry becoming a sweeter pill to swallow?

21 March 2013  |  3395 views  |  1  |  Recommends 0

There are some early signals that the former smartphone leader may be staging a comeback as BlackBerry announced last week that sales of its flagship Z10 have exceeded expectations and that they have ...

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Andres Fontaofinnovista - Madrid

My take on MWC2013

28 February 2013  |  3640 views  |  3  |  Recommends 1

Hoping to unwind on the AVE back to Madrid after a frenetic 2 days at Mobile World Congress, I can't help but ponder my insights and learnings as we cut across the Spanish countryside at 300 KM/H. It'...

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