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James Barker

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The rise of the fintech fractional employee

18 Mar 2024

In the rapidly evolving landscape of growing Fintech software businesses, there's a new kind of “employee” emerging to challenge the traditional corporate structure: the fractional executive and on-demand talent. Instead of the "jack-of-all-trades" generalist, who, despite their best efforts, may spread themselves too thin, we're seeing ...


Monzo vs Chase vs Revolut: Battle of the Embedded Wealth solutions

18 Dec 2023

Banks are finally starting to adopt wealth management alongside their daily banking capabilities. Frankly, it's about time! The notion that a bank relationship would be limited to spending and borrowing, without helping to invest and grow, has for a long time struck me as fundamentally flawed. With the adoption of embedded wealth management, banks...



Hanging by a thread: Is incumbent bank loyalty under threat?

07 Nov 2023

How many of us bank with one of the incumbent mega-banks as our primary account? I’d wager the answer is ‘yes’ for most of us. But how solid are these relationships? Is our loyalty to these institutions as solid as oak? I can only answer on behalf of myself, but that loyalty is being tested - badly. I feel like a man that’s been driving his trusty ...