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Welcome to the Rise FinTech Podcast, brought to you by Barclays. Tune in to discover the latest trends and topics on FinTech from industry experts, founders, entrepreneurs and investors, who each bring their unique take on the industry and it’s future. All opinions provided by the interviewees are their own. To discover more about Rise, Barclays’ #HomeofFinTech, visit www.thinkrise.com.

Welcome to the Rise FinTech Podcast, brought to you by Barclays. Tune in to discover the latest trends and topics on FinTech from industry experts, founders, entrepreneurs and investors, who each bring their unique take on the industry and it’s future. All opinions provided by the interviewees are their own. To discover more about Rise, Barclays’ #HomeofFinTech, visit www.thinkrise.com.
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United Kingdom

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Welcome to the Rise FinTech Podcast, brought to you by Barclays. Tune in to discover the latest trends and topics on FinTech from industry experts, founders, entrepreneurs and investors, who each bring their unique take on the industry and it’s future. All opinions provided by the interviewees are their own. To discover more about Rise, Barclays’ #HomeofFinTech, visit www.thinkrise.com.

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English

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44 20 3019 3260


Episodes

Veronique Barbosa talks FinTech with Charlotte Roberts

3/7/2019
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In this special International Women's Day episode, Charlotte chats with Veronique Barbosa, Co-founder and COO of Flux, about liberating data, being a woman in FinTech, and top tips for realising career ambitions. And we can't forget Soda the Norwich Terrier! Check out her Instagram page @smallsodabigcity! If you like this podcast, subscribe to our Rise FinTech Podcast channel via your favourite app, and be the first to know about new episodes.

Duration:00:17:43

Brett King talks FinTech with Charlotte Roberts

2/26/2019
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In this episode, our new host Charlotte chats with Brett King, FinTech futurist, co-founder of Moven, host of the radio show and podcast 'Breaking Banks', and best selling author of a number of books, including his latest release, 'Bank 4.0'. In their discussion, they take a look into the future of financial services, and talk about learning and advice for FinTech entrepreneurs and incumbents.

Duration:00:18:53

Megan Caywood, Barclays Head of Digital Strategy, talks FinTech with Andy Elphick

2/14/2019
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In this episode, Andy chats with Megan Caywood, Head of Digital Strategy at Barclays. Listen in as they discuss Megan's career path, the rise of platforms (and what that actually means), as well as top tips for setting out in a career in FinTech, and top tips for entrepreneurs.

Duration:00:27:25

Ieva Elvyra Kazakeviciute from Revolut talks FinTech with Andy Elphick

12/5/2018
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During a recent visit to Vilnius, Rise FinTech Podcast host Andy Elphick connected with Ieva Elvyra Kazakeviciute, Revolut's Community and PR manager for Northern Europe. They discussed Ieva's favourite app, how Revolut has grown organically and the emerging focus on the environment.

Duration:00:22:57

Marius Bausys, Founder and CEO ArcaPay talks FinTech with Andy Elphick

11/21/2018
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In this episode of Rise FinTech Podcast, Andy catches up with Marius Bausys, Founder and CEO of ArcaPay, one of the FinTech startups who call Rise Vilnius their home. Tune in to hear Andy and Marius discuss international payments, currency risk and the Vilnius ecosystem at Rise.

Duration:00:23:53

Chris Skinner talks FinTech with Andy Elphick

11/1/2018
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Andy catches up with FinTech thought leader, Chris Skinner.

Duration:00:33:15

Susanne Chishti, CEO of FINTECH Circle, talks FinTech with Andy Elphick

10/5/2018
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Fireside chat between our resident host Andy Elphick (@elphick_andrew), Innovation Director, Barclays and Susanne Chishti (@SusanneChishti), CEO of FINTECH Circle, Europe’s 1st Angel Network focused on FinTech opportunities, and Founder of the FINTECH Circle Institute, the leading FinTech learning platform offering classroom Innovation Workshops to C-suite level executives and online courses. Susanne is also the Co-Editor of the Bestseller “The FINTECH Book”, as well as “The WealthTECH Book”...

Duration:00:25:13

Ky Nichol CEO of Cutover talks FinTech with Andy Elphick

10/1/2018
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Cutover is collaboration software used to coordinate human and technical activities for critical events. They formed part of the second cohort of the Barclays Accelerator Programme, powered by Techstars. Since taking part in the programme, Cutover have gone from strength to strength, have signed an enterprise level agreement with Barclays after completing 15 Proof of Concepts, and are now used in multiple areas of the bank including Group Resilience, Wealth and Service Management. The value...

Duration:00:32:47

Ben Davey CEO Barclays Ventures & Justin Lyon, founder of Simudyne, talk FinTech with Andy Elphick

7/13/2018
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Andy Elphick speaks with Justin Lyon CEO of Simudyne, and Ben Daley CEO of Barclays Ventures. In this episode, the guests talk about their time working on the Barclays Accelerator Programme, and how the working relationship with Barclays has developed.

Duration:00:30:45

Chris Gledhill talks FinTech with Andy Elphick

4/11/2018
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In this episode of Rise FinTech Podcast, Andrew Elphick interviews FinTech Influencer Chris Gledhill.

Duration:00:37:10

Payments Panel: Venmo, Shopkeep, Boloro and Seqr

7/27/2017
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Earlier this year we hosted a panel at Rise about payments. Stacked with voices from all sides of transactions - from point of service to mobile payments to rails - we had a great time agreeing and sparring all about of that stuff we love to spend: money. This panel, moderated by Kate Christensen, features Karl Kilb, CEO of Boloro; Norm Merritt, former CEO of ShopKeep; David True, GM of Seqr and Hassan Ahmed, Strategy and Operations Manager at Venmo.

Duration:01:13:07

Todd McDonald of R3 talks Blockchains, Distributed Ledgers and Banks

6/28/2017
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R3 is a technology company out to establish a blockchain database upon which the financial system can rely and build. They lead a consortium of 70+ financial institutions - including Barclays. In this episode you'll learn the difference between a distributed ledger and a blockchain, what the global trading system could look like if it were blockchain-based, and how smart contracts work.

Duration:00:34:03

James Green of Magnetic talks Machine Learning and Ethics

6/14/2017
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Have you ever found yourself on a retailer’s website, eyeing a new tennis racquet or pair of headphones then the next day been reading another website and seen that same exact tennis racket or pair of headphones advertised to you? Well, that’s what Magnetic does - they harness big data and digital behavior to personalize the customer browsing experience, including retargeting and predictive marketing. James, their CEO, has a lot to say in this interview about big data from ethics and...

Duration:00:38:41

Lowell Putnam of Quovo talks Wealth Management and Data

5/26/2017
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In this interview, Lowell Putnam, CEO and Founder of Quovo, postulates that startups will increase their advantage over banks as customers increasingly trust individual products over legacy institutions. What about human nature deters individuals from investing and what about it incites competition and risk-taking? Quovo is taking a data-driven approach to customize the experience of users in all sorts of fintech products in the wealth sphere and beyond.

Duration:00:29:51

Anand Sanwal of CB Insights talks Data and Growth

4/12/2017
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Mid-economic crisis did not strike many as the time to start a company, but after years of running Amex’s innovation fund, Anand Sanwal and his co-founders were ready to strike out on their own. Initially funded by National Science Foundation grants, they built CB Insights into one of the most trusted resources for research and data on emerging technologies and companies across the globe. Listen to hear his thoughts on quarterly reporting, data-driven vs. decibel-driven decision making, and...

Duration:00:30:26

Jon Stein of Betterment talks Wealth Management and Robo-Advisors

3/30/2017
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In our first ever episode recorded in front of a live audience, Kate sits down with Jon Stein, Founder and CEO of Betterment. With this hour-long feature, Jon discusses how Betterment interprets and applies principles of behavioral economics to their product. What does investor behavior tell them about the current political climate? Who does Betterment see as their competition, and what role do they see themselves taking in the unbundling of banks? How do you scale a digital business that...

Duration:00:53:01

Sharon Liebowitz of Meritam talks FinTech for Nonprofits

2/20/2017
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There are nearly two million nonprofits in the United States, yet the options of not-for-profit-focused financial services remain minimal. After spending over 15 years with various Wall Street firms - many of those spent also serving on nonprofit boards - Sharon Liebowitz set out to create a product to help nonprofits be more productive with their money. With the rise of roboadvisors and robust fintech tools, her idea is coming of age at the perfect time.

Duration:00:20:39

Keith Mestrich, CEO of Amalgamated Bank, talks about The Progressive Bank for Progressive People

1/26/2017
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Keith Mestrich, CEO of Amalgamated Bank, does not have the traditional rap sheet of your typical bank exec - he came from the worlds of organized labor and community organizing. Amalgamated is a small, privately-held bank, and are among the most radical financial institutions in the United States – they’re not shy about pursuing their agenda of social progressivism and untraditional transparency. They're in an interesting position at this point in history – their small size and private...

Duration:00:26:35

Joe Cross of Transferwise talks about International Money Transfer

10/19/2016
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When will we be able to send money across the world without losing any hard earned cash to fees? We're getting close. The international remittance payment industry is ripe for disruption. With one of the most resourceful fintech products on the market, Transferwise has been bringing transparency and cost savings to its users at unprecedented levels. No longer do individuals and corporations have to pay high fees to access and send their own money across borders.

Duration:00:30:11

Ryan Caldbeck from CircleUp talks about Funding Startups

9/15/2016
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CircleUp created a marketplace that combines the informative profile of a Kickstarter campaign with the due diligence of a venture capital firm - all to help the underserved segment of consumer product and retail entrepreneurs get the funding they need. Why is the pursuit of funding so different for tech companies versus product companies? What is the "job to be done" that investors hire an investment marketplace to do? Ryan Caldbeck explains the landscape and profile of the players on all...

Duration:00:29:42