What are the main challenges of leading a dispersed team? For this FinTech Me This Podcast episode, we chat with Jezen Thomas, co-founder and CTO at Supercede, whose engineering team works from all over the world. Jezen outlines how different communication styles and forms can work in a remote team and how to create a company culture that truly suits engineers’ needs. Give our conversation a listen to find out more!
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In this FinTech Me This episode Daniel Parming, Head of Engineering at Kantox, tells us how he approaches developing engineering skills in his team. We talk about setting goals for individual developers, spotting soft skills, and why you have to provide engineers with complex challenges. Check out the full episode!
In the first episode of the FinTech Me This: Engineering Management Podcast, we talk with Adrian Mizzi, the co-founder and CTO of Weavr, about the importance of recruiting the right talent to your engineering team. We also cover a practical rundown of the recruitment process and the challenges of building a payments business. Check out the podcast below and read the interview to find out more!
This week in FinTech brought successful funding rounds for the crypto investment platform Ziglu and Buy Now Pay Later unicorn Zilch. Meanwhile, the investment app Freetrade announced its seventh crowdfunding campaign that launches next week. Apart from that, we look into an exciting partnership in the lending world and a brand new app set out to propel climate investment.
This week we have news from Nimbla and Collective Benefits about large investments coming their way to drive their growth. Make sure you don’t miss new exciting partnerships: Verto and ClearBank join forces in the cross-border payments sphere, while Atom Bank and Landbay make a deal in the mortgage lending market. To top it all off, we take a look at Klarna’s one-stop shopping app. Read on!
This week the savings platform Chip breaks records with its crowdfunding round held on Crowdcube. Meanwhile, Plaid, the open banking company, has released a report revealing that more people use financial technology than video streaming services or social media. Read on for more insights from this research as well as a breakdown of new product launches from Credit Kudos, ilumoni, and GoHenry.
This week the news is all about open banking. From a new Unicorn company through illuminating findings on the EU bankers’ attitudes to the UK’s largest seed round of any open banking startup. Apart from that, we’re taking a look at an SME challenger bank, a partnership built around cryptocurrency, and a study on embedded finance. Read on to get the full story.
This week in FinTech news we have exciting new launches in the realms of cashless credit, cross-border payments, and cashback initiatives. Besides that, a recent study has listed 10 top investment apps in the UK, some of which have scored over 80% increase in new users since March 2020. Get more details below!
According to the 2021 Global FinTech Rankings New York City is the third most thriving FinTech hub in the world. Innovative ideas find plenty of talent and business opportunities here to transform into successful products. Proximity to venture capital and tech-focused communities surely doesn’t hurt, either. Still, you might wonder: which startup accelerators in NYC are best to help you jumpstart your FinTech business? Read on to find out!