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Willem Lambrechts


According to Norm Brodsky and Bo Burlingham, authors of the brilliant book “Street Smarts, an all-purpose tool kit for entrepreneurs”, a fairly common problem with most entrepreneurs is what they call...

14 Aug 2019
Fintech innovation and startups
Stuart Jackson

The UK will still be the best place to start a fintech business post Brexit

Britain is on the cusp of seismic change brought on by the 2016 EU Referendum. Brexit has been variously touted as the end of the UK economy and the start of a new British renaissance – and everything...

25 Jul 2019
Konstantin Rabin

A healthy ecosystem for FinTech innovation in Norway, out of the ashes of oil

It is no secret that the money contained within the Norwegian wealth management fund is derived from the discovery and appropriate use of the oil reserves that were found off the shore of Norway. What...

22 Jul 2019
Michael Pearson

What Funding Circle Tells Us About Fintech Valuations

Funding Circle achieved an IPO in September 2018, raising £300 million and valuing the company at £1.5 billion. Since then the share price has fallen by 72 percent (as of 22nd July 2019). The market c...

22 Jul 2019
Devendra Bhudia

How to avoid a data management headache post M&A

Earlier this year, Invesco's chief executive, Martin Flanagan, was quoted as saying that "a third of the asset management industry could disappear over the next five years". It follows Inve...

17 Jul 2019
Data Management 101
Ferenc Muck

7 and 1 extra tips for designers about hackathons - Part 2.

Last week we shared our first 4 tips for designers about hackathons. In the following article, we are going to reveal the remaining 4 secrets to win! 5. Handling the handover The ultimate design thin...

17 Jul 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Linda Zaikovska-Daukste

Increasing Demand of Digital Financial Product Through Value

We have all heard of products that offer several features but still do not retain their share of the market. At the same time there are the “fortunate ones,” who seem to do nothing but have incredible...

17 Jul 2019
Innovation in Financial Services
M. Arthur Gillis

Auditing the Pundits Who Report on U.S. Core Systems Market

Opinions are valuable, but when they are based on errors, they become dangerous. Following are the disparities, the claims of pundits and my truths: Claim: 4 core vendors owned 96% of the market in ...

08 Jul 2019
Rik Coeckelbergs

How to find great collaboration between fintech and banks

In April, I had the pleasure to participate in a challenger session with Julian Sawyer (COO at Starling Bank) and Noemi Papp (Head of Digital & Retail, at EBF) at 6th Nextgen Payments Forum in Cyp...

04 Jul 2019
Fintech innovation and startups
Lydia Leung

The true value of start-ups in Asia

People often say valuation is more an "art" than a science. Are start-ups' true valuations in line with media quotations, or what owners believe to be their value? It's high time to increase...

03 Jun 2019
Asia Financial Services
Carl Cotton


22 May 2019
Amy T

Funding Options To Raise Startup Capital For Your Business

When it comes to beginning your business, the first obstacle to succeeding is usually your startup capital. In spite of the joy that follows a bright business idea, the chances of success can be slim ...

15 May 2019