Category Archives: fintech

Which business are you – Donotreply or Contactus? #fintech

I recently received 2 emails – both from financial services companies. They look similar, but there is a major difference. One is sent from Donotreply@ address, another from @Contactus (with a Contact button underneath). One from a traditional bank, another from … Continue reading

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The L word – big banks’ legacy is #fintech’s opportunity to disrupt

I recently went through quite a customer journey with what I call ‘a stone age bank’. Which is even more hilarious considering their current ad campaign features Flintstones. I asked Halifax bank to issue a supplementary credit card to my … Continue reading

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FinTech- Barclays moving closer to branchless future

My most favourited tweet last month was the repost of This Is Money post announcing the first signs of an inevitable trend in the world of retail banking – Barclays to get rid of cashiers from branches: ‘Community bankers’ armed … Continue reading

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FinTech: European Startup? MasterCard Wants You

MasterCard announced launch of Start Path in Europe (already existing in the US), which is an accelerator program dedicated to helping European start-ups get to scale. All details here. I really liked the quote that followed: 

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What If You Could Bank With Amazon? #fintech

Last time I wrote about how we could innovate with the credit card products. This, and years of tolerating the awful banking experience which is Halifax/ Lloyds bank, made me think – what would the bank of my dream look … Continue reading

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‘Hacking’ The Credit Card Product #fintech

I don’t use credit cards as much as I used to, and I have switched most of my spend to cash. Having worked for a credit card company and a number of banks, I learned to appreciate and use credit … Continue reading

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