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Roger Vincent

FinTech Myth busting - Selling Technology to Banks

To sell to big banks, most fintechs need to get serious Selling to large banks as a small fintech is definitely possible, but it’s not going to land you a multi-million dollar deal overnight and you s...

28 Nov 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Retired Member

The state of the global export market. Barriers and opportunities for local business going global

Global trade is an ever-shifting sea. The waves of growth go up and down, but one thing remains certain: both barriers and opportunities are always present. Global trade tensions have been rising sinc...

26 Nov 2019
Bigger than Technology
Bartlomiej Szymanski

Building a communication hub, the technological race among communication platforms providers.

A call center evolved over the 40 last years and became one of the major touch points in the banking sector. The initial idea was to cumulate a workload which previously was processed in different off...

19 Nov 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
M. Arthur Gillis

Take a Fresh Look at USA-based Core Systems Vendors

In 2016, I took a sabbatical after PDFing 464 electronic pages of "Automation in Banking - 2016." The report wasn't perfect, but even the Financial Management system I built for the Strateg...

16 Oct 2019
Douglas Anderson

In praise of maps

From maps to stats, and back again Since I was a teenager in the 1970s, I have loved studying maps. Back then I was growing up in rural eastern Scotland, not far from St. Andrews, the home of golf (

07 Oct 2019
Fintech innovation and startups
Konstantin Rabin

Australia! The refuge of every Asian fintech company for the future

Far East Asia is slowly but surely becoming quite a heated market especially after the bastion of commerce, Hong Kong had to go through months of protesting and a display of political issues. The prot...

27 Sep 2019
Keith Stonell

How to Find the Ideal Insurtech Mate in a Jungle of Options

As the Indian summer comes to a close, and I prepare for our global user conference I have been reflecting on the insurtech market once again. Perhaps something people missed was the Willis Towers Wat...

25 Sep 2019
Konstantin Rabin

The Fintech landscape of the 21st century

Predicting what the future of financial companies will look like in the short term is not an easy task, but it is one that should be undertaken, if we are to make sense of the 21st century. The proble...

25 Sep 2019
Willem Lambrechts

Fintech - Regtech funding , the forest and the trees

In our role as a financial technology broker, we find ourselves right in the middle of the fintech and regtech eco-system. The financial and, with some delay, the insurance world is changing at the sp...

24 Sep 2019
Banking Strategy, Digital and Transformation
Retired Member

Steps to Take Before You Launch a Financial Product or Service

The financial market is very hot right now, and it offers many opportunities to those who want to get involved in it. Keep in mind that it’s not completely straightforward to get involved in this fiel...

09 Sep 2019
Marketing in Financial Services
Bob Lyddon

iPagoo’s insolvency puts question mark against NPA

We have recently blogged about NPA and Pay.UK’s loose governance procedures generally, but we need to focus in on the case of iPagoo/Orwell, and its implications for New Payments Architecture (“NPA”),...

29 Aug 2019
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