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Why I like Turkish banks

Just before Christmas, I was interviewed by a Turkish magazine about the future, Turkey and fintech. I thought it might interest folks to share it here … When you wrote your first book about fintech – little was known about it. How much has that changed and have your predictions …

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Things worth reading: 13th December 2017

Things we’re reading today include … France’s AXA to step up investments in green projects to $11 billion by 2020 My close escape from £10,000 bank scam MoneyTaker hackers reportedly steal £7.5m from ATMs Bitcoin hits another record high in march toward $20,000 LSE’s biggest investor set to rally behind …

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The future of cryptocurrencies

2017 has been a wild and fantastic year for cryptocurrencies, especially bitcoin. Everyone was wondering whether they should buy bitcoin. That was back when it was $500 a coin. Now it’s over $11,000 a coin. Funny year 2017. 2017 was when everyone thought they had to get into cryptocurrencies, and …

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Things worth reading: 7th November 2017

Things we’re reading today include … Challenger bank Monzo raises another £71m How the Queen was dragged into tax havens affair Regulator mulls compensation for bank scams Saudi billionaire Alwaleed’s arrest rattles investors Who is Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, the ‘Arabian Warren Buffett’ at the centre of the Saudi anti-corruption purge? Aldermore …

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Five FinTech Themes from 2017

Following on from talking around the big ten tech themes last Friday, I thought I would follow up with five FinTech themes for right now.  This came out of a keynote speech I gave at Celero’s 9th annual technology conference in Canada last week. It was fun with the CEO, Bob …

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The digital transformation journey

I find more and more people are starting to understand that digital is a transformation project, not just an adjunct to business as usual. But there needs to be more of them. We can liken most people’s thinking about digital in banking for example, to the thinking within the media …

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