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.
May 10th, 2019 | 32 mins 29 secs
australia, challenger, fintech, regulations
Founder of 86 400, Atom Bank and Metro Bank, Anthony Thomson came on to the Fintech Insider podcast to talk with Simon Taylor about the catalyst for creating challenger banks, the problems he's solving and the financial services gaps in Australia.
May 6th, 2019 | 1 hr 4 mins
fintech, news, open banking, wearable
David and Simon are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days. Including, central banks join the Extinction revolution, Amazon takes on India and how to make your own wearables.
April 29th, 2019 | 1 hr 2 mins
fintech, france, gold, payments
David and Simon are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including Paris tries to come for London’s fintech crown, Robin hood applies for a banking charter as T-Mobile tries to get back into banking and Germans hold more gold than Fort Knox.
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.