20 03, 2019

The Tower of Babel in Digital Banking

By |2019-03-22T17:44:01+00:00March 20th, 2019|

The Tower of Babel in Digital Banking People who work in specialized fields seem to have their own language. Practitioners develop a shorthand to communicate among themselves. The jargon can almost sound like a foreign language. — Barry Ritholtz Risk and Compliance is an area full of jargon. [...]

3 02, 2019

Risk and Compliance manager wanted, must be able to code

By |2019-03-22T17:37:47+00:00February 3rd, 2019|

Risk and Compliance manager wanted, must be able to code Last week I attended an event at Revolut’s offices where the CEO Nik Storonsky and some of his team took us through their approach to managing risk and compliance. They were joined by ClauseMatch, a great RegTech startup [...]

2 12, 2018

Surviving the 3 minute pitch competition

By |2019-03-22T17:44:56+00:00December 2nd, 2018|

Surviving the 3 minute pitch competition This year I attended Web Summit with Smarter Human on the Alpha startup programme. As part of this we had the opportunity to apply for the PITCH competition. Having tried to explain our Fintech solution to an investor without knowledge [...]

12 09, 2018

Tips for hiring Risk and Compliance in Fintech  -  the real unicorn 🦄

By |2019-03-22T11:12:23+00:00September 12th, 2018|

Tips for hiring Risk and Compliance in Fintech  -  the real unicorn 🦄 Sooner or later most Fintechs will need to hire a person or team to manage Risk and Compliance. For Digital Banks, Payment Service Providers or companies using Open Banking this will likely be to [...]

9 09, 2018

Bringing emoji to risk assessments

By |2019-03-22T11:12:29+00:00September 9th, 2018|

Bringing emoji to risk assessments Risk and compliance. Sounds boring, right? 😴 If you work in Fintech, particularly if you are regulated, this is an area you will need to get your head around. Whether it’s for applying for regulatory permissions, going through the due diligence [...]

2 11, 2016

How much it will cost you to access Open Banking account information in the UK

By |2019-03-22T11:12:49+00:00November 2nd, 2016|

How much it will cost you to access Open Banking account information in the UK After reading about how Open Banking is opening up access to customers’ account and transaction data you may well have a great idea for a product you want to launch. This [...]