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 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.
January 24th, 2018 | 1 hr 7 mins
adam french, bitcoin, calastone, investing, investment, jon willis, millennials, nutmeg, pete townsend, scalable capital, shaun port, simon taylor, wealth, wealth management
Simon Taylor was joined by a superstar panel including 11:FS Asset Management lead Pete Townsend, Scalable Capital CEO Adam French, Nutmeg CIO Shaun Port and Calastone CCO Jon Willis as they discussed investment for future generations.
January 22nd, 2018 | 1 hr 2 mins
alibaba, amazon, apple, bitcoin, crypto assets, cryptocurrency, facebook, fintech, google, monzo, open banking, psd2, revolut
This week's Fintech Insider News show was a departure from tradition. Instead of recording in our WeWork offices we took the team on tour, specifically on a pub crawl round London Bridge and Bermondsey and recorded the news show as we went!
January 17th, 2018 | 51 mins 9 secs
ai, banking, blockchain, business, finance, fintech, investing, investment, wealth
Simon Taylor is joined by Pete Townsend, Chris Mills and Zeynep Meric-Smith to discuss where asset management is heading for in 2018.
January 12th, 2018 | 43 mins 23 secs
Simon Taylor interviews Tom Blomfield, the CEO of Monzo where they discuss the challenger bank's viral growth, PSD2 and it's roadmap for the future.
January 10th, 2018 | 51 mins 11 secs
ai, asset management, banking, bitcoin, crypto, dlt, fintech, gareth johnson, gemma godfrey, investment, machine learning, olivia linden, phil smith, simon taylor, wealth, wealth management
Simon Taylor heads up an insights show focusing on wealth management, what it is and how it differs from asset management. He is joined by special guests Joe Parkin, Gemma Godfrey, Phil Smith, Olivia Vinden & Gareth Johnson.
January 8th, 2018 | 1 hr 11 mins
alibaba, amazon, ant financial, apple pay, banking, business, facebook, finance, fintech, mifid 2, mifid ii, moneygram, open banking, p2p payments, psd2, zelle
We kick off 2018 with an all 11:FS cast as Simon Taylor, David M. Brear, Andra Sonea & Benedict Shegog discuss this weeks top news including upcoming regulation and the impact of open banking.
January 1st, 2018 | 22 mins 24 secs
Simon Taylor speaks to Eric Wilson, CEO at Xinja.
December 25th, 2017 | 3 mins 17 secs
Seasons Greetings to all our listeners! We bring you a festive hamper of outtakes from over the last year on Fintech Insider!
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.