Videos
Extending the UK’s fintech status beyond London

Extending the UK’s fintech status beyond London

29 Feb 2016

Giles Searby, Partner, hlw Keeble Hawson LLP and Chair, Sheffield City Region LEP’s Sector Group for Business, Professional & Financial Services, explains why Sheffield is positioned as a financial centre of excellence, and how regional hubs interact with the capital.

Reimagining financial inclusion through mobile

Reimagining financial inclusion through mobile

26 Feb 2016

Professor Michael Barrett, University of Cambridge Judge Business School, and Academic Director, Cambridge Digital Innovation, speaks about the importance of mobile payments for developing countries, such as M-Pesa in Kenya, and how financial inclusion can also benefit developed markets such as the UK even if the customer need is less clear than in the developing world.

Government’s role is to enable and support regions

Government’s role is to enable and support regions

26 Feb 2016

Roger Marsh OBE, Chair, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership, discusses Leeds as a financial centre of excellence, and its place as a fintech hub in the UK as a whole.

Regionalisation of fintech capability

Regionalisation of fintech capability

25 Feb 2016

Chris Sier, Director, FiNexus, outlines the findings of government reports into fintech and distributed ledger technology, and discusses the potential role of Leeds as a fintech hub.

Two thirds of financial services outside M25

Two thirds of financial services outside M25

24 Feb 2016

Dan Torjussen-Proctor, Commercial and Marketing Director, TheCityUK, speaks about taking the fintech focus away beyond the centre of London, and the strength of Leeds as a financial hub.

Tokenisation of customer information

Tokenisation of customer information

23 Feb 2016

Markku Mehtälä, Founder & CEO, MePIN, speaks about how PSD2 affects payment authorisation and future-proofing security platforms for new devices and standards.

How can blockchain help the business problem?

How can blockchain help the business problem?

23 Feb 2016

Professor Tony O’Donnell, Head of Research and Innovation, Infosys Finacle, discusses how blockchain may fit into a bank’s strategy, and the implications of regulation around distributed ledger technology.

Bitcoin distracted from blockchain potential

Bitcoin distracted from blockchain potential

22 Feb 2016

Davide Girompini, Global Leader Payments and Transaction Services, IBM, speaks about the options banks have when trying to innovate cost-effectively, and how distributed ledger technology can be applied in the financial services industry.

Avoiding a society of digital haves and have nots

Avoiding a society of digital haves and have nots

22 Feb 2016

Ahead of her keynote at Mobile World Congress this week, Ann Cairns, President of International Markets, MasterCard Worldwide, discusses the importance of digital inclusion in avoiding fractures in society, and the technologies and partnerships that can work to ensure financial inclusion globally.

Strength needed in financial centres

Strength needed in financial centres

19 Feb 2016

John Heaps, Chairman, Yorkshire Building Society, outlines developments in the financial industry in Yorkshire, and the importance of ensuring financial centres of excellence have substance behind them.

Blockchain will transform payments ecosystem

Blockchain will transform payments ecosystem

18 Feb 2016

Ruth Wandhöfer, Treasury and Trade Solutions, Citi, speaks about why movement towards a cashless society is slow and what the future may hold for the role of banks and money in the context of distributed ledger technologies.

‘Innovate in the UK, succeed anywhere’

‘Innovate in the UK, succeed anywhere’

18 Feb 2016

On the occasion of an inward mission of London of Nordic-Baltic fintechs, The Lord Mayor of London, Alderman The Lord Mountevans, speaks about what the UK can offer fintech start-ups.