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.
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.
January 26th, 2018 | 29 mins 3 secs
avoka, banking, derek corcoran, digital banking, digital transformation, fintech, mifid 2, mifid ii, open banking, p2p payments, psd2, simon taylor
Founded 15 years ago, Avoka offer banks and financial companies customer-centric digital transformation through various acquisition products. Derek talks us through the business, his unique job title and how Avoka are working with legacy core banking systems to transform customer experience.