Simon is Co-Founder and Blockchain Lead at 11:FS.
Previously at Barclays, he established the bank as one of the leaders in blockchain thought and action. Simon also serves as an advisor to central banks and governments, in addition to consulting the top 20 banks on blockchain. He's helped a variety of startups flourish through the Barclays Accelerator.
July 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 17 mins
after dark, atlanta, fintech, news
We have an incredible star-studded episode for you, with the release of After Dark VI, and of course a run down of the most interesting news in the space. Hosted in two cities, recorded 6 hours apart, and with a great deal of digital magic London brings you David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, and Sarah Kocianski are joined by: Marieke Flament, Simon Vans-Colina, and Daniel Hegarty. Next up from Atlanta, Sam Maule and Doug Bobenhouse are joined by three pairs of guests: Rob Frohwein and Shannon Johnson; Kathryn Petralia and Andrew Morris; rounding out the show we had Howard Bush and Ginger Schmeltzer.
July 16th, 2018 | 55 mins 56 secs
ai, cashless, faster payments, fintech, google pay, news, nordnet, space, tsb
On this week's news show, Sarah and Simon are joined by a great lineup of guests including: Bryan Glick, Nina Mohanty, and James Safford to discuss the latest and greatest news in the fintech space.
July 13th, 2018 | 20 mins 7 secs
ai, cobol, core, cowboys, fintech, legacy, microsoft
Today's show charts out the banking journey from legacy to cloud. Simon Taylor explores how old programming languages have created a new kind of cowboy, untangling legacy systems, and how banks should approach the powers of AI - which isn't quite the magical word everyone hopes it is.
July 2nd, 2018 | 1 hr 12 mins
challenger, fintech, monzo, news, transferwise
Simon is our lone host on the show today. But he's joined by our four fantastic guests: Freddy Kelly, CEO of Credit Kudos, Veronique Barbosa, Co-founder and COO of FLUX, Tanya Andreasyan, Editor at Banking Technology, and Philip Clarke Founder of Hunch.
June 25th, 2018 | 52 mins 25 secs
cybg, digital bank, fintech, monzo web, news, outage, pensionbee, priviti, starling
Simon and David are hosting this week's episode of fintech news. Today they're joined by our fantastic guests: Romi Savova, CEO of PensionBee, Megan Caywood, Chief Platform Officer at Starling, and Dave Cunningham, CEO at Priviti Group.
There's also an informative interview with Francisco Carvalho Araújo, Product Manager at Monzo.
June 22nd, 2018 | 29 mins 25 secs
11fs, fintech, fintech bridges, technation, yolt
In this episode Simon Taylor takes a look at what makes the UK a fintech hotspot. In association with Tech Nation we examine what's going on in fintech across the country that makes it so attractive to set up here.
June 15th, 2018 | 38 mins 10 secs
In this episode Simon Taylor takes a look at fintech beyond the London bubble. In association with Tech Nation we examine what's going on in fintech across the country.
June 11th, 2018 | 49 mins 24 secs
binance, blockchain, fintech, maersk, money2020, news, starling, visa
Live from the Arena stage at Money 20/20 Europe in Amsterdam, hosts David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, and Sam Maule are joined by Leda Glyptis, CIO at Qatar National Bank, Rob Frohwein, CEO of Kabbage, Sara Feenan, Business Development Manager at Clearmatics, Jeff Tijssen at 11:FS, Anna Irrera, Fintech Correspondent at Reuters and Peter Hazou, Director of Business Development at Microsoft.
May 29th, 2018 | 39 mins 48 secs
digital banking, digital products, digital services, emojis, fintech, tcf2018, temenos, truly digital banking, truly digital services
David, Simon and Sarah lead a bevvy of insightful guests through a jam-packed, fast paced live show from Temenos' TCF2018 event in Dublin.
May 9th, 2018 | 42 mins 16 secs
audio, brand impact, fintech, internet of things, interview, iot, marketing, vayner, vaynermedia
David and Simon sat down with Jeff Nicholson and Patrick Givens to talk about the uniqueness of VaynerMedia.
May 4th, 2018 | 25 mins 51 secs
cards, finance, fintech, gps, outages, payment
Simon sits down with Suresh Vaghjiani, Managing Director of Global Processing Services to discuss how many fintechs are using their services, how they choose who to partner with and those card outages that happened at the end of 2017.
April 30th, 2018 | 1 hr 6 mins
amazon, contactless, crypto, cryptocurrency, fintech, funding, global, news, revolut, unicorn
In this week's news episode, Simon Taylor and Ross Gallagher are joined by guests Carrie Osman from Cruxy, Ali Paterson from Fintech Finance, Amelie Arras from Adastra Marketing, and Veronique Constans from 11:FS.
April 25th, 2018 | 42 mins 38 secs
ceo, finance, fintech, interview, neat capital, squirrel, startup
Simon sits down for a double dose of interviews this week. First he meets Luke Johnson, CEO and Co-Founder of Neat Capital on faster housing purchases before sitting down with CEO of Squirrel, Mutaz Qubbaj.
April 16th, 2018 | 49 mins 47 secs
afterdark, afterdarkv, fintech, fintech insider, fintech news, live, news, paypal
We’re live from the 11:FS offices in Aldgate Tower to bring you After Dark V live!
Simon, Ross, and new host Sarah are joined by Megan Caywood, Liz Lumley, and Richard Davies. The panel talk about the latest weird and wonderful news from the world of fintech.
April 13th, 2018 | 21 mins 34 secs
banking, banks, barclays, finance, fintech, open banking, sme
Simon sits down with Ross Dalzell, Head of Business Banking Product and Propositions at Barclays Bank to discuss the future of fintech, the SME market, and how open banking is set to transform the financial landscape.
April 9th, 2018 | 59 mins 5 secs
11:fs, b11rthday, challenger, consultancy, fintech, fintech insider, growth, insights, startup
It’s our Second Birthday and we’ve hit 200 episodes! To celebrate this brilliant occasion and totally planned event we’ve got something a little bit different for you. Bringing you the very best in 11:FS talent we have a panel made up of the least camera shy of our staff members.
Hosts Simon, Jason, and David are joined by an allstar group of 11:FS staff including:
Ross Methven, Co-founder and Research Lead
Ross Gallagher - Principal Consultant
Jeff Tijssen, Head of Consultancy
Ollie Judge, Head of Media
Laura Watkins, Head of Content Creation
Sophie Theen, HR & Talent
Sadly Sam Maule couldn’t make it to London for the show but we have an interview with him to outline the challenges of consulting and making a startup work in the USA.