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 22nd, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
Sarah and Simon are joined by Freddy Kelly, Ben Gleisner and Simon Vans-Colina to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days. Including: US lenders prepare for a recession; Halifax gets slammed for looking a little too like Monzo and Starling in their rebrand and Facebook call time on UK P2P payments.
April 5th, 2019 | 47 mins 26 secs
David and Simon are joined by Finastra for a takeover show. At their offices in London Paddington, we're with some of the top tier of Finastra's team to bring you insight into the mega-vendor. Including what that term means to them.
March 22nd, 2019 | 27 mins 48 secs
fintech, open banking, partnerships, psd2
CIO of ING, Benoit Legrand came on to the Fintech Insider podcast to talk with Simon Taylor about unsuccessful startup experiences, innovation from the outside in and much more.
March 18th, 2019 | 1 hr 1 min
biometrics, cashless, fintech
Sarah and Simon are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days. Including: RBS trials fingerprint credit cards, Visa told to hire PwC to help with outages and fintechs won big against incumbents at the British Bank Awards…and so did we!
March 15th, 2019 | 43 mins 45 secs
acquisition, brexit, fintech, incumbent banks, integration
CEO of CYBG, David Duffy came on to the Fintech Insider podcast to talk with Simon Taylor about banking in the age of fintech and challenging the challenger narrative.
March 11th, 2019 | 1 hr 1 min
ai, equality, fintech, international womens day
Sarah and Simon are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days. Including: The Revolut revelations rumble on, AI is a non-starter for 40% of startups and Grab gobbles $1.4 billion investment to build a super app.
March 1st, 2019 | 1 hr 13 mins
It's our 300th episode! That calls for something a little bit special so we have a roundtable of our hosts plus the person who's the reason Fintech Insider exists.
February 25th, 2019 | 1 hr 6 mins
fintech, rbs fund, smb banking
David and Simon are joined by Tom Blomfield and Romi Savova to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days. Including: Britain's banks predicted to reveal the biggest profits since the financial crisis, the latest announcements from the RBS Remedies fund and Santander pays IBM $700M to help them transform.
February 15th, 2019 | 1 hr 9 mins
after dark, couples, digital love, fintech, valentine
We have an incredible After Dark episode for you. It's the first we've done in a while and sets the tone for what we believe will be the key aspects of fintech in 2019. Partnerships and digital love between banks and fintechs, two (or more!) companies coming together and working together to make each other stronger.
February 11th, 2019 | 59 mins 49 secs
David and Simon are joined by Iona Bain, Mel Palmer, Viktor Nebehaj and Saumeel Pachigar to chat through the biggest stories of the last 7 days. Including: Revolut’s Valentine’s day ad scandal, the banking backlash Down Under and BB&T's super merger and much much more.
February 4th, 2019 | 1 hr 11 mins
banking, fintech, innovation, venture capital
Today we bring you: China’s app map allows you to dob in deadbeat debtors, Lloyds’ bring back 100% mortgages and HSBC’s new sound identity.
January 25th, 2019 | 21 mins 3 secs
fintech, growth, singapore, wallet
Simon interviews Reuben Lai, Senior Managing Director of Grab Financial Group to talk about taxis, ride-hailing and transforming into a fintech "super-app".
January 11th, 2019 | 39 mins 58 secs
crowdfunding, entrepreneur, fintech, funding, gaming, technology
Simon interviews Howard Marks, Co-Founder and CEO of StartEngine. They take a look at innovating within technological limitations, turning around failing businesses and raising capital.
January 7th, 2019 | 1 hr 5 mins
banking, cash, data privacy, fintech
On this week's episode, Simon and Adam sit down with Emily Nicolle and Valentina Kristensen to discuss the latest and greatest news in fintech.
December 28th, 2018 | 52 mins 15 secs
2019, banking, challenger, consolidation, finance, fintech, predictions
On this week's episode, we're doing something a bit different. We're predicting all the things that'll definitely maybe happen in fintech in 2019.
December 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 13 mins
banking, finance, fintech, funny, industry, news, review, strange
On today's very special show, we’re going to be taking a look back at the best things to happen in fintech in 2018. Simon's hosting today and he's joined by David, Jason and Ross G.