Rebank: Banking the Future

Rebank: Banking the Future

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A visionary podcast about banking, finance and the future
The Future of Wholesale FX & Payments
Sep 19 • 39 min
Philippe Gelis is Co-founder and CEO of Kantox, a wholesale FX company. Kantox is a multinational Fintech company offering FX management solutions. Kantox is built to allow our customers to manage their currency exposure, build hedging strategies,…
Innovation & Open Talent at BBVA
Sep 12 • 34 min
In this episode, we’ll hear from Mario Pardo, Head of Client Solutions at BBVA, Carmela Gomez, Head of Global Treasury Solutions, and Marisol Menendez, Head of Open Innovation. All three share fascinating insight about the way BBVA thinks about…
ICOs, Tokens and the Future of Money
Sep 5 • 42 min
Today we’re thrilled to be joined by acclaimed author Dave Birch, back on Rebank for Round 2. Dave previously joined us on Episode 24 to explore developments in digital identity. Dave recently published a new book, called Before Babylon, Beyond Bitcoin,…
Venture Debt & Funding Fintech with Silicon Valley Bank
Aug 29 • 40 min
Erin Platts is Head of UK Commercial Banking at Silicon Valley Bank, and Kristi Oliver is a Managing Director in the same business. Silicon Valley Bank is one of the best known banks in the startup community, banking many of the most successful tech…
Incubating Fintech Startups with Entrepreneur First
Aug 22 • 52 min
Matt Clifford is the co-founder and CEO of Entrepreneur First, the world’s leading technology company builder. EF invests in top technical individuals to help them build world-class deep tech startups in London and Singapore. Since 2011, they’ve created…
Special Episode: Insider Advice for Fintech Founders
Aug 15 • 38 min
We’ve had some great episodes with venture capitalists and founders going through the most interesting opportunities their seeing, ideas about areas of fintech ripe for further innovation, startup advice and more. Today, we’re pulling all of that insight…
The VC’s View: Balderton Capital on European Fintech
Aug 1 • 34 min
Rob Moffat is a Partner at Balderton Capital, a London-based venture capital firm that has invested in fintech businesses including GoCardless, Revolut, Crowdcube, Nutmeg, Seedcamp, ComplyAdvantage, Wonga, Zopa and more. Prior to joining Balderton, Rob…
How to Start A Fintech: Asset Management Software
Jul 25 • 46 min
Aman Ghei is a Principal at Orange Growth Capital, a London- and Amsterdam-based venture capital firm focused on high growth fintech and mobile gaming companies. Prior to joining Orange Growth Capital, Aman worked at Facebook and Accel Partners. Today we…
Fintech Serial Entrepreneurship with Charlie Delingpole
Jul 18 • 35 min
Charlie Delingpole is the founder and CEO of ComplyAdvantage, a company using artificial intelligence and machine learning to help prevent financial crime. Prior to founding ComplyAdvantage, Charlie co-founded and ran MarketInvoice, a leading…
The Fintech VC’s View: Eight Roads Ventures
Jul 11 • 27 min
Michael Treskow is a Partner at Eight Roads Ventures, focusing on venture and growth investments in technology companies across Europe. Previously, Michael worked at Accel in London, where he was involved with investments in companies such as Funding…
The Fintech VC’s View: Octopus Ventures and Atomico
Jul 4 • 15 min
A couple weeks ago we joined our friends at Innovate Finance in London for their annual VCs Take the Stage event, where we caught up with two of the headliners. The first interview you hear is with Alex MacPherson, CEO of Octopus Ventures, the…
Rethinking Mortgages with Trussle
Jun 27 • 34 min
Ishaan Malhi is CEO and Founder of Trussle, the UK’s first online mortgage advisor. Trussle uses technology to help homebuyers and existing homeowners select from the over ten thousand mortgage and remortgage options on the market in the UK. …
Building the Rails to Support the Data Industry
Jun 21 • 30 min
Danny Gilligan is back for round 2 with Rebank, this time to discuss the future of data. Danny is the co-founder of Data Republic, a company building the rails to support the emerging data industry. Danny is also co-founder and managing partner…
ClearBank: The Biggest Thing in Fintech?
Jun 13 • 36 min
Nick Ogden is the Founder and Executive Chairman of ClearBank, the UK’s first new clearing bank in more than 250 years. ClearBank offers banking infrastructure, including clearing, to incumbent and startup financial services companies and fintechs….
London: The World’s Fintech Capital
Jun 6 • 42 min
Lawrence Wintermeyer (@LWintermeyer) is the CEO of Innovate Finance, an independent membership association that represents the UK’s global FinTech community. Founded in 2014, Innovate Finance looks to accelerate the UK’s leading position in the…
The Component Layer Revolution
May 30 • 42 min
Peeling back the banking stack, layer by layer. This week, we’ve put together a special show looking at a couple of the biggest topics in fintech. Rebank is lucky to host some of the most noteworthy figures in fintech. The perspective and insight they…
An API Layer That Could Change Banking Forever
May 23 • 38 min
Nigel Verdon is the co-founder and CEO of Railsbank, an API-layer connecting fintechs to a wide range of banking and payments services in five lines of code. Nigel is a pillar of the London fintech community. Prior to starting Railsbank, he founded…
One Fintech to Power Them All: Why Google Ventures Invested $25m in CurrencyCloud
May 16 • 30 min
Google Ventures invested $25m in CurrencyCloud earlier this year, buying into one of the most powerful fintech solutions in the payments space. Today we’re joined by Steve Lemon, co-Founder of CurrencyCloud, to discuss the investment, the company and…
The Omidyar Network on Fintech, Financial Inclusion & Social Impact
May 9 • 35 min
The Omidyar Network is a high-impact, social investment fund set up by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar. Today, we’re joined by Ameya Upadhyay, a Principal at Omidyar. Ameya focuses on the firm’s Fintech and Financial Inclusion efforts, investing…
Quantum: The Future of Computing with IBM
May 2 • 40 min
Scott Crowder is the CTO of IBM’s Quantum Computing business. In March, IBM announced the construction of a 50-qubit quantum computer as part of its IBM Q program, an industry-first initiative to build commercially available universal quantum…
Why Mobile Gaming VCs Love Fintech (Hint: UX!)
Apr 25 • 40 min
UX is a make-or-break component in mobile gaming, and many of the same learnings are being brought to fintech. Today, we’re joined by two fintech venture capitalists for an update on investment trends in our industry. Alvaro Alvarez del…
SME Banking + Accounting: A Natural Convergence?
Apr 18 • 41 min
Penta and Crunch are reinventing banking and accounting for startups and sole traders. Darren Fell is the Founder and CEO of Crunch, one of the original cloud-based accounting platforms, launched in 2009. Crunch serves thousands of sole traders…
Quantum Computing & AI at the Innovate Finance Global Summit, with Brett King
Apr 11 • 29 min
Brett King, acclaimed author, speaker, futurist and host of the Breaking Banks radio show joins us to discuss quantum computing and AI following the Innovate Finance Global Summit event in London on April 10th, 2017.
How to Start a Payments Company with Serial Entrepreneur Michael Kent
Apr 11 • 31 min
Michael Kent is a serial entrepreneur and the Founder and CEO of Azimo, one of Europe’s most successful fintechs of recent years. Michael is also co-founder and a non-executive director of Tandem, a new digital-only bank in the UK. Previously, Michael…
The OECD is Looking to Make Fintech Work for All
Apr 4 • 32 min
The OECD is actively working to promote fintech to its member countries. Today, we’re joined by Gert Wehinger, a Senior Economist at the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). In nearly 20 years at the OECD,…
Why Data Will Change the World with Usama Fayyad
Mar 28 • 43 min
Usama Fayyad is the CEO of Open Insights, a US-based data strategy and technology company. Usama also serves as CTO of Stella.AI a Mountain View, CA based, VC-Funded startup, and as Interim Chief Operations & Technology Officer for new,…
Digital Banking is 1% Finished with David Brear
Mar 21 • 40 min
David Brear is one of the most prominent thinkers and doers in our industry. David is focused on addressing one of the biggest challenges in banking: driving technological innovation at large, incumbent organizations. David is CEO and co-founder of…
The Future of Bank-Fintech Collaboration
Mar 14 • 35 min
Two Queens of Fintech, Duena Blomstrom and Liz Lumley, join us today for an insightful conversation about bank-fintech collaboration, plus an exclusive announcement from Duena. Duena headed sales for Meniga, a successful Icelandic fintech startup,…
Core Banking in the Cloud, A New Approach to System Architecture
Mar 7 • 39 min
Eugene Danilkis is co-founder and CEO of Mambu, a banking technology provider based in Berlin. Eugene is literally a rocket scientist: He led a software engineering team developing NASA-certified software for the International Space Station prior to…
Fintech Venture Investing & The Future of Data
Feb 28 • 45 min
Simon Cant and Danny Gilligan, founding partners of Reinventure, an Australia-based, fintech venture capital fund, join us today for a discussion on fintech investing. Simon and Danny are entrepreneurs, and they bring that experience and…
The “P” Word: Partnering with Fintech Startups with Nektarios Liolios
Feb 21 • 46 min
Nektarios Liolios is CEO & Co-founder of Startupbootcamp FinTech and Startupbootcamp InsurTech, the leading innovation programs in the financial and insurance industries. The programs provide funding, mentorship and…
AI, VR and the Future of the Banking Experience
Feb 14 • 35 min
Shazam founder Dhiraj Mukherjee joins the show today. Dhiraj is currently Head of Innovation at Virgin Money, a prominent UK bank and part of Richard Branson’s Virgin Group. After graduating from Dartmouth College and then Stanford GSB, Dhiraj…
Rethinking Banking with Fidor Bank
Feb 7 • 33 min
Sophie Guibaud is Head of European Expansion for Fidor Bank, one of Europe’s original and best known digital-only banks. Originally launched in Germany in 2009, Fidor expanded into the UK in 2015. Prior to joining Fidor, Sophie led…
Digital Identity & Blockchain with Dave Birch
Jan 31 • 44 min
Dave Birch (@dgwbirch) is Director of Innovation at Consult Hyperion, a secure electronic transactions consultancy. Dave is an internationally-recognized thought leader in digital identity and digital money. He has been named one of the global…
Blockchain & Digital ID: The Answer to the Syrian Refugee Crisis?
Jan 24 • 34 min
Syrian refugees are facing one of the most difficult challenges humans can experience. Balazs Nemethi, founder of Taqanu, wants to support them in their plight. Taqanu seeks to provide banking to anyone, regardless of background and…
Fintech & Venture Capital with Pascal Bouvier
Jan 17 • 50 min
Pascal Bouvier (@pascalbouvier) is a full-time venture capital investor, fintech practitioner and prolific blogger. Before becoming a full-time venture capitalist, Pascal founded and ran startups, worked for commercial and investment banks, and…
Neobanks & Financial Inclusion with Virraj Jatania, CEO of Pockit
Jan 10 • 47 min
Financial inclusion is a global issue. In fact, it’s probably more global than most of us think. Even in developed markets like the UK, US and Western Europe, there are huge numbers of unbanked people. Pockit, a UK-based neobank, is addressing that…
Where We’re Going From Here, Part 2
Jan 3 • 46 min
This is Part 2 of a two-part review of our first 18 episodes. Before you rip out your headphones in disgust, let me explain. I’m not a fan of the classic “year in review”, I mean, we were all there, right? If we were paying attention the first…
Where We’re Going From Here, Part 1
Dec 21, 2016 • 70 min
Episode 19 is a special one. We’re celebrating the year-end with a long-overdue dive into some of the key concepts that have found their way across multiple episodes to date. We’ve interviewed some of the most noteworthy founders, investors, thinkers…
Trouble with Legacy Systems with Andra Sonea
Dec 13, 2016 • 31 min
Andra Sonea is a banking systems specialist. Until recently Lead Solutions Architect within the Innovation & Digital Development Directorate at Lloyds Banking Group in London, Andra is currently pursuing a prestigious Anthemis Fellowship to…
Is Monzo the Future of Banking? with Tom Blomfield
Dec 6, 2016 • 46 min
We’ve got a great episode today with Tom Blomfield (@t_blom), co-founder and CEO of Monzo (@monzo), a new, digital-only challenger bank in the UK. Monzo is seeking to fundamentally change the way banking is done and challenge a lot of…
Building Moven and Breaking Banks with Brett King
Nov 29, 2016 • 48 min
Brett King (@brettking) is a bestselling author and was voted Innovator of the Year for 2012 by American Banker. Since 2010 Brett has released 5 Global Bestselling books, including Bank 2.0, Branch Today – Gone Tomorrow, Bank 3.0, Breaking Banks and…
IBM Watson & the Future of Cognition with David Robson
Nov 22, 2016 • 28 min
David Robson leads IBM’s Watson business in the European financial services sector. Perhaps the world’s most recognizable AI system (after HAL 9000), IBM’s Watson is live across multiple industries and is using artificial intelligence to solve hard,…
The Voice First Revolution with Brian Roemmele
Nov 15, 2016 • 57 min
Brian Roemmele is the consummate Renaissance man. He is a scientist, researcher, analyst, connector, thinker and doer. More than anything, I’ve found Brian to be an observer of the world, asking questions and following his seemingly infinite curiosity…
Everything You Need to Know About Challenger Banking with Devie Mohan
Nov 8, 2016 • 29 min
Devie Mohan is a prominent fintech writer, speaker and commentator. Devie is the co-founder and CEO of Burnmark, a fintech research company established in partnership with Berlin-based FinLeap. She is also a market strategist and UK coordinator with…
How to Start a Bank with Joel Perlman
Nov 1, 2016 • 26 min
Oaknorth is a startup bank in the UK. Joel Perlman, Oaknorth’s co-founder, is a UK-based serial entrepreneur. After starting his career at McKinsey, Joel eventually left to co-found Copal Partners, a financial research outsourcing company with his…
The Convergence of Data, Commerce & Social Networks with Chris Gledhill
Oct 25, 2016 • 40 min
Chris Gledhill is the #1 fintech influencer globally and regularly speaks and writes about fintech, banking and the future of financial services. Chris was lead mobile architect and led the disruptive innovation labs at Lloyds Banking Group…
APIs & the Platformification of Banking with Martin Häring and Myles Stephenson
Oct 20, 2016 • 46 min
APIs and banking as a platform will revolutionize banking. This week we’ve got a special two part edition, with two guests who represent arguably the future of banking and financial services technology. Martin Häring is the Chief Marketing Officer…
KYC, AML & General Musings with Duena Blomstrom
Oct 12, 2016 • 35 min
Duena Blomstrom is an independent digital banking consultant, entrepreneur, VC, speaker and, in her words, “uncomfortably opinionated blogger.” For the past 18 years, Duena has worked across Telco and Finance on strategy and consulting for sales and…
The Investor’s View with Michael O’Connor
Oct 4, 2016 • 43 min
Michael O’Connor is a fintech & banking advisor and investor with extensive experience analyzing, structuring and investing in banking and financial services deals. Before going independent earlier this year, Michael was a portfolio manager…
Fintech in Asia with Slava Solodkiy of Life.SREDA
Sep 27, 2016 • 41 min
Slava Solodkiy founded Life.SREDA, a fintech-focu…
Blockchain! with Alex Tapscott
Sep 20, 2016 • 35 min
Alex Tapscott is a globally recognized thought-leader, advocate, speaker and writer focused on the impact of emerging technologies on business, society and government. Alex is the co-author of the critically acclaimed best-seller, Blockchain…
All About Payments & Remittances with Faisal Khan
Sep 13, 2016 • 46 min
In Episode 5, we’re joined by payments & remittan…
The Future of Banking with Chris Skinner
Sep 5, 2016 • 48 min
Chris Skinner is one of the world’s most authoritative voices on the future of banking. Chris is a writer, speaker, analyst and commentator covering all things digital banking. Chris has published multiple books on the future of banking and fintech,…
The Digital Banking Revolution with Jason Bates, Co-Founder of 11:FS and Mondo
Aug 27, 2016 • 50 min
This week, we’re joined by Jason Bates, co-founder of 11:FS and the bank formerly known as Mondo. Banking is becoming digital. In the UK, four digital-only retail banks are poised for roll-out, and the trend extends to Europe, the US, Canada, and much…
The Future of Data Science with Skylar Lyon, Senior Data Scientist at Accenture
Aug 24, 2016 • 36 min
Data science is fundamentally reshaping the way businesses operate and customers experience interactions. In Episode 2, we take a look at what’s going on in the world of data science, where recent and coming developments are likely to have a huge…
The Current State of the Industry with Jeff Tijssen, Head of Fintech at Capco UK
Aug 17, 2016 • 39 min
Rebank welcomes Jeff Tijssen, Managing Principal …