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Carlos Sanchez

Ipagoo joins the EU dots to beat the regulators

April 1, 2015

New European legislation is allowing Orwell's Ipagoo to rewrite banking by allowing customers to manage accounts in multiple countries and different currencies, the company's co-CEO tells Jane Cooper. 

Lars Ottersgård

Nasdaq market technology head eyes a competitive edge

March 2, 2015

Nasdaq's head of market technology, Lars Ottersgård, explains to Jane Cooper how the US-based stock exchange operator has expanded beyond its core business of equities trading into becoming a global technology provider active in more than 100 markets across the world.

Amar Kuchinad

Electronifie looks to make all the right corporate bond connections

February 2, 2015

Electronifie's trading platform aims to address the problems of liquidity and a lack of transparency that the corporate bond market has grappled with. Jane Cooper talks to its chief executive.

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Why Zopa scores highly in the rating game

December 1, 2014

The credit rating capabilities of peer-to-peer lending platform Zopa has proved to be more effective than those in many banks. Giles Andrews, the company's CEO, explains how the company has honed such technology and discusses the possibility of outsourcing it to banks.

Chris Larsen

Ripple Labs CEO looks to revolutionise online payments

November 3, 2014

Transferring money across borders through traditional correspondent banking networks can be time consuming and expensive for both business and consumers. Chris Larsen, CEO of Ripple Labs, believes he has the solution in Ripple, his open-source payment and currency exchange system, which can integrate with banks’ existing networks.  

Anthemis Group founder thinks ahead

Anthemis Group founder thinks ahead

October 1, 2014

New players, new technology and new processes are changing the face of the financial services industry. Udayan Goyal, founder of Anthemis Group, is investing in the agents of this change – new service providers that are looking to take some of the value chain away from the banks.

Gerard Pannekoek

IPXI president brings trade solution to intellectual property problem

September 1, 2014

Licensing intellectual property has traditionally been inefficient, opaque, expensive and inclined to legal action, but the chief executive of Intellectual Property Exchange International believes he has the answer. 

Pol Navarro

Banco Sabadell innovation chief gets head start on Google Glass

August 1, 2014

Banco Sabadell is trailblazing when it comes to harnessing Google’s Glass technology – a wearable headset that links users to the internet. Jane Cooper talks to the bank’s head of innovation, Pol Navarro, and asks, is this the future of banking?

Matthias Kröner

Fidor Bank draws the digital distinction

July 1, 2014

Open infrastructure and digital innovation are at the heart of Fidor Bank's strategy. CEO Matthias Kröner explains how the integration of a new third-party payments network fits this philosophy and why it is important to remain separate from its larger, more traditional rivals.

Steve Ellis

People first, says Wells Fargo's 'technology futurist'

May 1, 2014

When it comes to designing customer portals for Wells Fargo’s internet and mobile offering, people come first, with technology a distant second, says the bank’s Wholesale Services Group head, Steve Ellis. 

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