Laura is Head of Content Creation at 11:FS. She previously managed all digital content for Research Now's global B2C brands. She also created content in partnership with internationally recognised brands including Google, American Airlines, Aimia, Nectar, and Hilton. At 11:FS Laura creates the content our audience wants to see across all channels for 11:FS and 11:FS Pulse, including the Fintech, Blockchain and Insurtech Insider podcasts.
March 29th, 2019 | 54 mins 34 secs
Host and producer Laura Watkins flew to Luxembourg to attend the LHoFT's Fintech Friday event to see what's changed in the region and what the country is planning to do next for fintech.
March 8th, 2019 | 53 mins 57 secs
feminism, finance, fintech, international women's day, women
It's International Women's Day and we have a show packed full of content and views from some great women working in financial services today.
August 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
civic, digital identity, evernym, finance, fintech, meeco, post office, visa
On today’s show, our hosts Ryan and Laura are going to take a bit of a deep dive into the world of digital identity, what is it, why do we need it and how is it changing? We’ll also look at the future of digital identity and see whether it looks bright or dystopian.
August 10th, 2018 | 48 mins 29 secs
86400, atom bank, bank, banking battlefield, challenger bank, fintech, metro bank, monzo, starling
Today's show take a deep dive on the issue of challenger banks. David M. Brear and Laura Watkins guide us through what it means to be a challenger bank by speaking to those who've built them from the ground up.
June 4th, 2018 | 49 mins 44 secs
david brear, fintech, fintech news, gdpr, google, izettle, jason bates, paypal, square
Jason Bates and David Brear are back together after what seems like an eternity! They're joined by the wonderful Caroline Plumb as well as debutants Ryan Edwards-Pritchard from Funding options and Kirsty Grant from Seedrs. We also bring you an awesome snippet with CEO of Rooster Money Will Carmichael!
May 21st, 2018 | 1 hr 3 mins
banking, banks, digital, fintech, funding, gambling, monzo, mortgage, news
In this week's episode, Laura Watkins, Sarah Kocianski, and David M. Brear are joined by Charlie Wood from Capco and Simon Vans-Colina from Monzo.
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.
April 2nd, 2018 | 59 mins 13 secs
In this episode Laura Watkins and David Brear take a look at the last week’s top stories, alongside Jeff Tijssen, Monzo’s Leah Templeman and Bud’s Ed Masleveckas.