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Our future is where we do not think about money, but money thinks for us

As someone who has been writing most of his life, and specifically books for two decades, the singular focus on technology and finance has been an interesting journey. The breakthrough came in the early 2010s for me, when Digital Bank was released. Since then, I’ve travelled the world meeting visionaries in banking, finance and technology,…

Meet Captain Cake and The Candy Crew

Several friends have been sharing very personal stories online recently about their childhood, their challenges, their career mistakes, their changes, their everything. I’m not one of those. I’m a private guy, and guess the one thing I’ve shared that most people appreciated is my blog about: the greatest thing that ever happened to me was…

How JPMorgan Chase, BBVA, ING, DBS and CMB are doing digital

Today is the day that Doing Digital, my newest book, is finally live on Amazon and all good book stores. It’s the result of two years primary and secondary research and, to pay it its due, has been featured in many interviews with me recently. I’ll share many of them, I’m sure. To start with,…

Digital Human (my new book)

And continuing my shameless self-interest, a little more on the new book … I’ve been musing for a while about inclusivity, and find that the world is truly being transformed as everyone joins the network. It is the theme I present all the time right now, and discussions around M-Pesa, Saldazo, Paytm and Ant Financial…

Just finished my latest book: want to know what it’s about?

  During August, I finally finished a new book.  The book is with the publishers now, and enters the editing phase.  That phase takes a while and, what with having to tee up the printers and all that, it looks like it will be published in January 2016.  The book is called ValueWeb and focuses…

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The Finanser’s Books

Since 2006, Chris Skinner has written and edited a wide range of books about banking.   The latest book released in the summer of 2014 is Digital Bank and has some pretty good reviews: “I can honestly say this is one of the best books that I've read on the subject matter around what constitutes banking…

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How do you build a Digital Bank?

One of the great US Bloggers, Jim Marous, picked up on the release of my new book Digital Bank, and asked for an interview with me.  As the discussion outlines the book's profile and content rather nicley, I'm republishing the interview here. An Interview With Chris Skinner on Building a Digital Bank It is becoming…

New book: “Digital Bank” by Chris Skinner launches soon

UPDATED TO REFLECT NEW VERSION, JULY 2014 I'm pleased to say that the book I made availalbe on a pre-release has been picked up by Marshall Cavendish for worldwide publication. The hardback is released in Asia in June 2014, Europe in July and America in September, and is totally revised and fully edited, with some pretty good reviews: “I…

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New book: “Digital Bank” by Chris Skinner launches soon

UPDATED TO REFLECT NEW VERSION, JULY 2014 I'm pleased to say that the book I made availalbe on a pre-release has been picked up by Marshall Cavendish for worldwide publication. The hardback is released in Asia in June 2014, Europe in July and America in September, and is totally revised and fully edited, with some pretty good reviews: “I…

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