Insights

Helping businesses to sell anywhere

Square invented the first mobile card reader of its kind 15 years ago. Since then, it has developed into a business technology platform which serves all kinds of businesses. It allows businesses to sell anywhere and its operating system also allows...

Next-gen transactions: Revolutionising payment pathways 

Paul Stoddart, President at GoCardless, shares insights from his nearly 30-year career in FinTech, payments and financial services. In this interview, he discusses key milestones that have shaped his journey, the recent acquisition of Nuapay by GoCardless,...

The importance of politically exposed persons screening amid global events and regulatory shifts 

In 2024, several significant developments in the realm of politically exposed persons (PEPs) and money laundering have made headlines. These include a series of high-profile cases and regulatory changes aimed at enhancing transparency and accountability....

Jeff Parker, CEO of Paymentology 

Jeff Parker, CEO of Paymentology, discusses the pivotal moments that have shaped his FinTech career, strategies for navigating global markets and insights on leveraging technology to stay ahead in the competitive payments industry. Parker shares his vision...

How is the rapid growth of DeFi protocols impacting traditional finance, and what regulatory challenges and opportunities does it pose? 

Sonia Shaw, President at CoinW   There were several key impacts on traditional finance resulting from the DeFi summer of 2020 – namely an increased interest from institutional investors, hedge funds and analysts who could not ignore the huge...

Jumping on the GenAI bandwagon: Pragmatism is important for FP&A teams 

Michael Lengenfelder, Head of FP&A Product Management at Unit4, explores the emerging role of GenAI in FP&A, stressing the importance of pragmatic integration. While GenAI holds promise, Lengenfelder underscores the necessity of combining its...

How threat intelligence can improve vulnerability management outcomes  

Amid dynamic threats, organisations must employ a robust, risk-focused approach to vulnerability management. Chris Jacob, Global Vice President, Threat Intelligence Engineers, ThreatQuotient, shares his thoughts on why leveraging data-driven threat...

How is technology revolutionising the mortgage industry, and what specific advancements are streamlining mortgage applications and improving customer experiences?  

This month, I made my terrifying first step onto the property ladder. With the overwhelmingness of solicitors, and estate agents, and asking yourself ‘Can I really afford this?’, I thought I would use this month’s Editor’s Question...

Why embedded payments haven’t reached full potential 

Embedded payments have firmly entrenched themselves in the fabric of the global e-commerce scene, showcasing their profound impact. Johannes Kolbeinsson, CEO of PAYSTRAX, foresees a promising trajectory for embedded payments, yet underscores the vast...

Samantha Seaton, CEO of Moneyhub 

We’re delighted to be joined by Samantha Seaton, CEO of Moneyhub, a distinguished executive renowned for her fervour for FinTech and illustrious career, for an exclusive interview.  Could you share some key moments or experiences that shaped your...

CEO’s vision for FinTech innovation  

Simon Khalaf, CEO of Marqeta, discusses his journey from Yahoo! to leading payment innovation. Learn how his past shaped Marqeta’s future, the challenges faced and insights on FinTech’s evolution, from personalised cards to embedded finance and...

FinTech’s green revolution: Nurturing sustainable practices among small businesses  

Ashish Srivastava, Chief Commercial Officer, Triterras, dives into how FinTech has emerged as a crucial catalyst, motivating and supporting small to medium enterprises on their path towards environmental responsibility through sustainable trade...