Posts Tagged ‘understanding fintech’

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

The fintech interview: Part 3 Wrisk

This is part three of a series of interviews with finetch firms to shed some light on the kind of digital services available to enterprise IT directors via this growing sector. This interview is with Wrisk, a company which falls within the insurtech part of the fintech sector. It provides flexible insurance to suit peoples’ lives […]

What is The Impact of Blockchain on Fintech? [Complete Guide]

With blockchain being a superstar technology in every possible arena, how could Fintech or financial technology have stayed far behind? Without any second thoughts, we all can agree that Fintech has proven its mettle amidst the continuous growth and innovation in every sector of the technology. Now, the news of Blockchain taking over Fintech is […]

The Money Man: Venture Capitalist Dan Ciporin Talks Fintech

As one of the pre-eminent venture capitalists in the fintech space, Canaan Partners’ Dan Ciporin is known for his greatest hits. As CEO of, he took the company from zero revenue to $130 million. The company went public in 2004 and was sold to eBay Inc the following year. At Canaan, his first investment […]

The fintech interview: Part 2 CreditLadder

Computer Weekly author Karl Flinders presents the second installment of the Fintech Interview series in his blog. Beyond the buzzwords and marketing spiel the B2B fintech industry offers businesses a wide range of products and service, which often help reduce costs and make them more effective. Many fintechs also offer services that can help businesses and consumers at the […]