Dropping the curtain on ‘Innovation Theatre’: Part Three
Nov30

Dropping the curtain on ‘Innovation Theatre’: Part Three

“Trying to work with a bank is painful at best” Steve Lemon, Co-Founder of Currencycloud In his opening talk at ‘Dropping The Curtain on innovation Theatre’ on Monday, Alastair Lukies, the UK Prime Minister’s Business Ambassador for FinTech compared running a FinTech in the UK to being the baby iguana running for its life from the racer snakes on the BBC’s Planet Earth. Having been one of the early ‘FinTechs’ and spent a...

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Dropping the curtain on ‘Innovation Theatre’: Part Two
Nov29

Dropping the curtain on ‘Innovation Theatre’: Part Two

Last night we held the second event in a series we will be running to not only debate the well documented challenges in the retail banking sector but also inspire commitment for collaboration and practical change. Financial technology influencer and author Chris Skinner, Scott Abrahams, Global Head of Emerging Payments for Mastercard, Innovate Finance CEO Lawrence Wintermeyer, Steve Lemon, Co-Founder of Currencycloud and Alastair...

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Quit Innovation Theatre To Attract Best Tech Talent!
Sep27

Quit Innovation Theatre To Attract Best Tech Talent!

The City of London has long been established as a leading presence at the top table of global technology hubs. Its pre-eminence has been especially pronounced in the burgeoning FinTech sector, at least in part because of the fertile conditions provided by the high concentration of financial institutions in the City. But as digital-first challenger banks and other disruptive startups begin to influence the financial- services industry...

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FinTech enabling banks to leap forward
Jun21

FinTech enabling banks to leap forward

It’s London Tech Week and once again the UK have come out on top in Europe, when it comes to producing quality technology talent. However our new London Mayor has advised us not to rest on our laurels; companies must stay competitive by making the most out of growth opportunities in the tech sector, one of the largest being fintech enabling banks to potentially leap forward if they can take advantage. When it comes to digital growth...

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Can FinTechs and Banks Work Together?
Apr26

Can FinTechs and Banks Work Together?

Earlier this month the FINkit team hosted a FinTech roundtable debate with some of the most exciting FinTech businesses in the space. Hosted by our CEO Lee Cameron and facilitated by Paul Anning from Osborne Clarke, attendees included Jonathan Vaux from Visa Europe, Jorgen Norgin, the Chief Innovation Officer from Fastacash, Gabriel Hopkins from FICO and Graeme Ventris from LivePerson who updated the group on the business’ integration...

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