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.
December 18th, 2017 | 1 hr 3 mins
It's the After Dark Christmas Special and that means we're bringing you a recap of all the top stories from 2017, recorded in front of a live audience. Regular hosts Simon Taylor, David M. Brear, Jason Bates and Chris Skinner are joined by friends of the show Sarah Kocianski and Leda Glyptis.
December 11th, 2017 | 1 hr 9 mins
Jason Bates and Simon Taylor are joined by Kadhim Shubber, Liz Lumley, Sarah Kocianski and wonderful surprise guest Ghela Boskovich.
December 4th, 2017 | 1 hr 7 mins
This week's special episode was recorded live from OP's Slush after-party in Helsinki, where Jason, Simon and Sam are joined by very special guests to bring you 3 shows in one: topical discussion, round table insights and very special interviews from a fantastic indoor beach party in midwinter...
December 1st, 2017 | 56 mins 57 secs
This week David is joined by longtime friend of 11:FS, Sarah Kocianski, and James York, Founder of Worry+Peace, to discuss insurance as a platform, and we also speak to Sascha Wischek, CEO of Fjuul.
November 27th, 2017 | 1 hr 2 mins
David, Jason and Simon are joined by Ali Paterson, Valentina Kristensen & Tanya Andreasyan for a look back over the week's news.
November 17th, 2017 | 36 mins 8 secs
This week we bring you a very special Insights show, recorded live at BBVA's Global Summit in Madrid, where Simon Taylor hosts a panel to discuss the future of banking and disruption with Marko Wenthin, Leanne Kemp, and Elena Alfaro.
November 13th, 2017 | 1 hr 5 mins
David, Jason, and Simon are joined by Fluidly Founder, CEO and OBE Caroline Plumb, and CEO and Founder of Norio Ventures, Pete Townsend for this week's news!
November 6th, 2017 | 1 hr 55 secs
This week is an extremely special Halloween episode: After Dark II recorded in front of a live studio audience from our home at WeWork in Aldgate, London, and we're celebrating an important milestone; it's episode number 150!
October 30th, 2017 | 1 hr 58 secs
This week Jason, David and Simon are joined by Sharon O'Dea, consultant, advisor, and blogger, and Kadhim Shubber, Tech 100 #68 and FT Alphaville journalist to discuss the week's top news.
October 27th, 2017 | 41 mins 5 secs
This week, we’re recording from the Transferwise office in Shoreditch Highstreet, a stone’s throw from our home in WeWork, Aldgate, to hear the Transferwise story.
October 2nd, 2017 | 1 hr 1 min
David, Jason and Simon are joined by special guests Valentina Kristensen and Andra Sonea to discuss this week's news.
September 29th, 2017 | 35 mins 1 sec
Simon Taylor leads a roundtable discussion of Asset Management taking it right back to basics, for the uninitiated and experts alike
September 25th, 2017 | 45 mins 20 secs
This week's news show was recorded live in front of an audience at our offices in WeWork Aldgate! David, Simon and Jason were joined by special guests Sarah Kocianski, Liz Lumley and Jamie Campbell for this very special edition of the show.
September 18th, 2017 | 1 hr 8 mins
In another packed episode David and Simon are joined by Kadhim Shubber, Sophie Guibaud and Pete Townsend to discuss the week's news - and we have an exclusive interview with receipting startup Flux as they debut on Starling's brand new Marketplace.
September 11th, 2017 | 1 hr 3 mins
David, Jason and Simon are joined by Dave Birch and Richard Davies for this week's news.
September 4th, 2017 | 1 hr 10 secs
Monty Munford and Sarah Kocianski join the guys for an adventure into this weeks news.