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.
April 4th, 2018 | 48 mins 30 secs
We are recording at the International Fintech Conference in London! Simon interviews a bevy of fintech experts for their insights into the next year:
- David Duffy, CEO, CYBG and recently named Fintech Envoy to England.
- Eileen Burbidge, HM Treasury’s Special Envoy for FinTech and Partner at Passion Capital
- Al Lukies CBE, Motive Partners; PM’s FinTech Envoy
- Nikhil Rahti CEO, London Stock Exchange Group
- Adrienne Harris, Chief Business Development Officer and General Counsel of States Title, Inc.
- Imran Gulamhuseinwala, Global Head of FinTech, EY
- John Glen MP and Economic Secretary to the Treasury
March 30th, 2018 | 57 mins 7 secs
Recording live at Blackrock’s WealthTech 2018 at Code Node, London we bring you an interview with Blackrock's Stephen Cohen on why wealth finance and tech are going to come together in the near future.
We also have a roundtable with practical insight into buzzwords, acronyms, gamechangers, emerging tech and the death of spreadsheets.
And to cap things off we have another interview this time with Eileen Burbidge, Partner at Passional Capital, on the major trends of the moment and where wealth sits within that.
Hosted as ever by the inimitable Simon Taylor.
March 28th, 2018 | 51 mins 29 secs
This show’s slightly different from normal. We recently attended the Innovate Finance Global Summit and had the pleasure of interviewing a veritable host of fintech movers and shakers which we have condensed into one easy listening podcast. It’s your fintech multivitamin for the day.
March 26th, 2018 | 1 hr 9 mins
fintech, fintech bridges, iftc, news, philip hammond
Helene Panzarino, Monty Munford, and Ryan Garner, join hosts Ross and Simon to discuss this week's top fintech and banking stories!
March 16th, 2018 | 27 mins 27 secs
Simon Taylor speaks to Aneesh Varma, CEO and founder of Aire.
March 5th, 2018 | 57 mins 6 secs
bitcoin, challenger bank, cryptocurrency, digital banking, digital products, digital transformation, financial education, financial inclusion, financial literacy, fintech, fintech insider, lloyds bank, n26, square, traditional bank
In this week's news show we had representation from both sides of the Atlantic as Nina Mohanty, Doug Bobenhouse and Valentina Kristensen joined new host Ross Gallagher in his first rodeo in the hosting seat, and Simon Taylor to discuss the week's biggest stories.
February 26th, 2018 | 54 mins 12 secs
banking, david brear, finance, fintech, jason bates, monzo, open banking, simon taylor, starling
This week we had great news from both sides of the Atlantic, lots of team ups and partnerships plus some of the sillier crypto stories we've seen
Taking on all of this along side host Simon Taylor were Megan Caywood, Chief Platform Officer at Starling; Edward Berks - Director of Banking, Fintech & Ecosystem at Xero, and our very own Ross Gallagher, Principal Consultant in our 11:FS Research Team.
February 23rd, 2018 | 29 mins 31 secs
challenger apps, challenger banks, financial education, financial inclusion, financial literacy, fintech, underbanked
In this episode Simon Taylor chairs a round table discussion on financial inclusion, based around Tech City UK's Fintech For All competition, and he's joined by the winner, event sponsors and event organisers.
February 19th, 2018 | 44 mins 40 secs
after dark, alipay, ant financial, challenger banks, fintech, fintech insider, hsbc, monzo, traditional banks
In this episode, we bring you our fourth After Dark special, recorded in front of a live audience as Jason and Simon are joined by Niall Cameron, Ross Gallagher, Sarah Kocianski and Valentina Kristensen to discuss the week's biggest and silliest stories.
February 16th, 2018 | 47 mins 44 secs
In this episode Jason and Simon (but mostly Jason) take over the FCA, hosting a series of interviews across the FCA team, recorded live at their offices in Canary Wharf!
February 12th, 2018 | 1 hr 4 mins
alipay, amazon., apple, cash, cashless, facebook, faster payments, funding round, google, open banking, psd2, sme, sme lending, tech giants
In this episode, Simon and Jason are joined by Chris Skinner, Tanya Andreasyan, Kristian Luoma and Cliff Evans, to take on the week’s top stories.
February 8th, 2018 | 32 mins 22 secs
apis, curl, fintech, open banking, payment network, payments, psd2
In this episode, Simon Taylor chats to Mike Kelly, CEO and founder of payments network, Curl.
February 7th, 2018 | 27 mins 44 secs
In this episode, Simon Taylor speaks to Scott O'Malia, CEO of ISDA, the International Swaps and Derivatives Association
February 5th, 2018 | 57 mins 45 secs
bitcoin, brexit, crypto assets, cryptocurrency, fca, fintech, millennials, open banking, psd2
In this week's episode, Jason, Simon and David are joined by 11:FS Research team's Ross Gallagher, Capco's Charlie Wood and Fluidly CEO Caroline Plumb.
February 2nd, 2018 | 33 mins 22 secs
banking, digital services, fca, financial services, fintechs, fs, mental health, sanctus, time to talk day, ux
Yesterday (1st February) was Time to Talk Day, a day dedicated to mental health awareness, and opening up the conversation around it in the aim of removing the stigma.
In conjunction with this, Simon Taylor chaired a panel discussing Financial Services and Mental Health with James Routledge form Mental Health foundation Sanctus, and finance experts, Jo Ann Barefoot, Nick Cook and Ghela Boskovitch.
January 29th, 2018 | 59 mins 26 secs
banking, bitcoin, david brear, finance, fintech, jason bates, open banking, patrick lane, simon taylor, sophie winwood
Simon Taylor, David M. Brear and Jason Bates are joined by The Economist banking editor Patrick Lane & Innovate Finance's very own Sophie Winwood to discuss the war for talent between the Fintech and Banking worlds.