Posts Tagged ‘interview’

The fintech interview: Part 9 TrueLayer

In the latest fintech interview Karl Flinders features a company which doesn’t provide financial services to businesses or consumers, but enables other fintechs to do just that. TrueLayer is one of those companies that fits into the second syllable of the noun fintech and is a product of the open banking revolution. It provides an API that […]

Hong Kong FinTech Week: An Interview With Ken Lo

Hong Kong’s Fintech Week 2018 was the world’s first cross-border fintech event held in Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China which attracted more than 8,000 attendees from 50 countries and many of the world’s leading startups, investors, regulators, and academics. In an interview with Crypto Insider, Ken Lo, CEO of Branding China Group encouraged to welcome […]

The fintech interview: Part 8 InvestCloud

In this edition of the fintech interview series Karl Flinders caught-up with a fintech that is quite a bit further along on its journey than some of the previously featured companies. Founded in 2010 InvestCloud offers investment managers a software as a service based platform that allows them to run any part of their business. […]

What Does The First Investor In Venmo Think About Fintech Right Now?

Benzinga is rolling out the Fintech Focus podcast, a series of interviews with leaders in the fintech space. Their first episode features Kamran Ansari, a partner at VC firm Greycroft, and covers a swathe of hot topics in the fintech venture space. Ansari was an early investor in Venmo and Braintree, and helped grow the […]

The fintech interview: Part 7 ClauseMatch

In his latest Fintech Interview Karl Flinders features another company in the RegTech space — London based ClauseMatch. The company’s cloud based software automates the process for banks to prove they comply with regulations. This is done through a centralised cloud based platform that uses artificial intelligence to piece together different bits of information from […]

The fintech interview: Part 6 Rebuilding Society

In the sixth interview in this series Karl Flinders speaks to Rebuilding Society, a fintech operating in the peer to peer lending sector. It is a great example of how fintechs can offer customers a better deal and have different revenue streams in tech and financial services. The peer to peer lending platform generates loans […]

The fintech interview: Part 5 Honcho

In this instalment of Karl Flinders’ fintech interview series  meet Honcho, a startup created to take on the price comparison websites in the car insurance market. This is a case of a startup disrupting the existing disrupters. Price comparison companies were the early tech pioneers in insurance, and have largely replaced traditional insurance brokers. Now they themselves […]

ICO Launch Malta CEO: Days of Utility ICOs Numbered, Market Shifting Toward STOs (Interview)

Jan Sammut is a veteran ICO advisor, founder and CEO of, Malta’s first full stack ICO agency. As one of the most crypto-knowledgeable people in Malta, Jan Sammut’s opinion carries much weight with locals as well as the extended European crypto community. Jan ran Malta’s first ICO and launched Europe’s first MiFID 2 compliant security […]

The fintech interview: Part 4 Akoni

In Karl Flinders’ latest fintech interview meet London based Akoni, a company which offers SMEs a platform that provides functionality normally reserved to large corporate treasury departments. Read how Akoni’s platform links SMEs to banks and automates the process of finding the most appropriate financial product to keep their capital by using an algorithm that works […]

Schwab’s Barry Metzger To Fintech Startups: ‘Call Me!’

The Benzinga Fintech Summit is a gathering of the top leaders in brokerage, payments and cryptocurrencies in San Francisco Nov. 14. Ahead of the Summit, Benzinga is profiling fintech thought leaders who are speaking at the event. For this installment, Benzinga interviewed a key speaker on their upcoming brokerage panel: Barry Metzger, senior vice president […]