September 16, 2020
And we're back with more In Check with Fintech!
In this episode, Rogier will talk with Roderick and Tom from Ginger Payments about what PaaS is and how it can help give banks, FI’s and eCom players give a competitive edge in the payment landscape.
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About Ginger Payments
Ginger, founded in 2014 by a team of industry experts, is a fast-growing PaaS (Payments as a Service) Platform based in Amsterdam, NL. Ginger empowers Banks and FIs to offer local online payments solutions to their merchants all over the world. Whether you are looking for a complete whitelabel PSP solution or just parts for your omnichannel Merchants Services, ginger covers the full online payment value chain.
September 15, 2020
And we’re back with another special edition of In Check with Fintech in French, this time with our host for the French market Fabien Le Pichon, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Payments & Cards Network. Our guest this week is Farida Poulain, Head of Incubation at Swave.
Bienvenue dans “In check with fintech”, le podcast de Payments & Cards Network, en français! Après quelques années en banque, Farida rentre dans l’univers start up il y a une dizaine d’années. Elle a occupé le poste de Directrice des Opérations chez Younited Credit (anciennement Prêt d’Union), puis chez Payplug (rachetée par Natixis). Elle a ensuite co-fondé Depopass (aujourd’hui marque BPCE) en tant que Directrice des Opérations.
Fintech Addict, passionnée par la finance de demain, Farida est aujourd’hui Head of incubation au Swave, première plateforme d’innovation dédiée au fintech de Paris & Co en France.
À Propos du Swave Lancée en 2017, Le Swave est la première plateforme d’innovation française à être 100 % dédiée à la fintech & l’insurtech. Née de l’initiative de l’Etat français, qui a missionné Paris&Co (agence de développement économique et d’innovation de Paris et sa Métropole) à accompagner le mieux possible les jeunes fintech & insurtech françaises. Plus d’infos: https://swave.parisandco.paris/
September 2, 2020
In Check with Fintech is back! This week's host is Rogier Rouppe van der Voort, COO at Payments & Cards Network.
This week on the show we have Joost van Houten, Business Owner Sentinels at Slimmer AI.
In this week's episode, Joost and Rogier discuss the burden of compliance that is put on FinTech companies by increased regulation. They also talk about how high compliance costs are crippling new entrants and FinTech innovation.
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About Joost van Houten
Joost is the business lead of Slimmer AI's transaction monitoring product Sentinels. His business background includes McKinsey and venture capital. He is building AI-first products to improve the AML/CFT compliance of financial institutions, enabling them to keep out the criminals.
August 26, 2020
In Check with Fintech is back with a special episode hosted by Rogier Rouppe van der Voort, COO at Payments & Cards Network.
This week on the show we have Matthijs Koorn, Research Director Payments at MGI Research.
Matthijs is an experienced, all-round commercial director with an international background acting on the cutting edge between payments processing on the one hand and commercial viability on the other. His career can be summarised with the keywords Payments, Ecommerce, Market Research, and Business Development!
During this episode, we speak about various core subjects such as Payment Orchestration & B2B Payments.
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August 13, 2020
In Check In Fintech is back with a bang!
This week we spoke with Daniel Fagella, CEO of Emerj Artificial Intelligence Research.
Emerj is an AI ROI business & tech advisory - they help a wide range of financial services companies take better decisions about when, why, and how to make investments in AI.
We discuss a number of applications of AI in financial services, some of the pitfalls and costs of poorly designed AI investment, and pay particular attention to the critical role of AI in Anti-Fraud in the world of payments - one of our favorite subjects!
Dan Faggella has started multiple AI, ML & Automation tech companies, spoken at Ted talks, writes for the Huffington Post - he even established (and sold!) a Mixed Martial Arts gym!
Check out Dan's popular podcast "AI in Business" here
About Daniel Fagella
Founder and Head of Research at Emerj Artificial Intelligence Research, Daniel Faggella is an internationally recognized speaker on the use-cases and ROI of artificial intelligence in business. Daniel is regularly called upon by global enterprises in financial services and security and has spoken for many of the largest and most reputable organizations, including the World Bank, the United Nations, the OECD, INTERPOL, and more.
Emerj tracks and maps what’s possible and what’s working in artificial intelligence in order to help leaders develop winning AI strategies. Emerj’s AI Opportunity Landscapes are the industry benchmark of artificial intelligence ROI across sectors.
June 3, 2020
This week on the show we have Michael Mueller, Chief Executive Officer at Form3.
Michael set up Form3 after spending more than 25 years in various executive management positions at Deutsche Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays. He was previously Global Head of Cash Management and a Member of the Corporate Banking Executive at Barclays.
We speak about various subjects such as :
Disrupting the payments ecosystem
Why NOW is the time to move critical payments infrastructure from the complex, costly on-premise systems in the back-office to a Payments -as-a-Service model in the cloud.
Legacy infrastructure creaking at the seams.
Form3's mission is to leverage technology to lower barriers and open up payment clearing and settlement scheme access to financial communities globally in order to move money in real-time.
For non-banks, this industry-first model signifies another important step on the Form3 mission to democratise access to payment schemes. Combining with Barclays expertise in providing liquidity service support, the delivery of this model allows FinTechs to fully benefit from the advantages of real-time payment processing (such as 24/7 non-stop service and end-to-end processing in under 10 seconds).
Read more here: https://www.form3.tech/
May 22, 2020
This week on the show we have Jacqueline Hart, Head of Trust and Safety for Patreon.
Her teams are responsible for keeping the platform free from bad actors and ensuring everyone using Patreon stays within fair & transparent Community Guidelines. She is the liaison for risk and payment service providers and represents Patreon on the American Board of Advisors for the Merchant Risk Council. She has built remote offices for Patreon in Europe and the US since joining in 2018.
We speak about various subjects such as account takeover, abuse, financial fraud, content moderation, scams, chargebacks and fraud rules writing.
Patreon powers membership businesses for creators by giving them the tools they need to acquire, manage, and energize their paying patrons. With a subscription-style payment model, fans pay their favorite creators a monthly amount of their choice in exchange for exclusive access, extra content, or a closer look into their creative journey.
This model is a win-win; creators retain creative freedom while getting the salary they deserve, and fans get to rest easy knowing that their money goes directly towards creating more of what they love.
May 7, 2020
This week on the show, Julian Sawyer joins Lewis to do an overview of Gemini and the company's plans for expansion in the UK and Europe. But also to speak about his recent career move from his former role as Chief Operating Officer of UK challenger Starling Bank to his role as Managing Director for Europe at cryptocurrency exchange and custodian Gemini.
How blockchain technology and crypto innovations like stablecoins will transform the future of payments in specific areas like B2B and cross-border payments, but won't necessarily upend the entire payments ecosystem ?
How partnerships between cryptocurrency service providers and fintech players will develop the payments ecosystem ?
The New York regulated cryptocurrency exchange and digital asset custodian. Gemini is a simple, elegant, and secure way to build your bitcoin and crypto portfolio. Buying, selling, and storing your cryptocurrency has never been easier.
Read more here : https://gemini.com/#crypto-on-the-go
April 29, 2020
We’re back with a Special Edition episode!
Our CEO Jordan Lawrence, founder of PCN Capital, joins Lewis to tell us how Payments & Cards Network is battling through the current global situation caused by the Coronavirus.
How is the fintech industry is fighting back?
How is the recruitment industry adjusting to lay-offs, remote hiring and long-term WFH?
Introducing SEKURA PEOPLE - the newest PCN Capital brand - we get Brady Gerards, MD of Sekura People, to tell us about how CyberSecurity for payments, banking & e-commerce is now more important than ever.
About PCN Capital
PCN Capital is a tightly-knit group of niché recruitment & marketing agencies servicing Fintech, Data Science and CyberSecurity markets. Our brands include Payments & Cards Network, Digital Source and Sekura People. Permanent and contract, we have consistently served our clients since 2010, building a truly global delivery capability.
February 27, 2020
This week on the show the Kingdom of The Netherlands kindly despatched one of their top Economic Developers to be on the podcast. Esther Smith helps Dutch fintech companies get established and growing in the USA, and vice versa. She told us all about the brilliant investment, partnership and talent ecosystem in The Netherlands, and why US fintech’s should be using Amsterdam as their springboard into Europe.
About The Netherlands Consulate General
The Netherlands Consulate General in Atlanta was opened in 2019 - serving Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, North Carolina and South Carolina. It aims to further strengthen the economic ties between the Southeastern United States and the Netherlands. Help the Dutch do business in the US; facilitate trade and advance various strategic topics (such as Diversity & Inclusion, Climate Resiliency, Women in Leadership).
Read more: www.netherlandsandyou.nl