Co-Founder and Partner, FTS Group
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Francesca Aliverti - Co-Founder and Partner, FTS Group Francesca Aliverti is the Co-Founder and Partner at FTS Group, a startup mentor at Startupbootcamp FinTech & Cybersecurity, an Equity Partner of Great Stuff Ventures and recently appointed as Head of Business Development at Elevandi for the EMEA region. Previously she was a Co-Founder at Holland FinTech where she also held a position as the Head of Strategy & Business Development. In this role she catalyzed company transformation from inception to a +400 members enterprise. She is highly fluent in the fintech European ecosystem with tangents across the world - in technology issues from a business point of view, from the traditional structures, to the most innovative solutions in the market, having built FinTech ecosystems and fostering innovation dialogues. Francesca is currently an active asset in strengthening Elevandi’s leadership at the intersection of Policy, Finance and Technology in the EU and Africa regions. She is also a regular contributor and content curator to different financial inclusion projects with a focus on emerging markets, on initiatives with, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Additionally, she is regular host at the Breaking Banks Europe show, top fintech podcast in Europe. Francesca speaks Italian, English and basic Greek. Linkedln: Twitter: Provoke: Instagram:

Episode 208: News From The FinTech Front (December 2023)

In the latest NFF of the year, FTS Group’s founder, Francesca Aliverti, orchestrates a discussion with Lex Sokolin and Richard Turrin, unraveling the tumultuous year of 2023 in crypto. From SBF’s guilt in the FTX scandal to historic settlements, including CZ and Binance, and Kraken under SEC scrutiny—the crypto market surged amid unpredictability. Shifting focus,…

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Episode 181: Money2020 Europe – A Tale on Doing it Differently: Creators’ Economy – Take Over (Part 3)

If the mountain will not come to Breaking Banks Europe, let’s just interview the mountain bike rider! Lewis Buchanan – which is not only an athlete, but a pioneer in his sector, reinventing its brand through the use of this creators’ economy we all heard about – against many polemic around it. Lewis is a Scottish content creator that…

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Episode 175: Point Zero Forum – Exclusive Sneak Peek

Catch us flying to Zurich – Breaking Banks Europe is a proud media partner of this exclusive policy-technology driven event that helds critical discussion in the heart of Switzerland, for all the industry’s community. Francesca Aliverti didn’t miss the beat and invited Pat Patel and Christoph Baumann, for this initiative co-organizer by Elevandi and the…

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Episode 168: Finovate Europe: Take Over 2!

You thought one take over was all we had? Think again – the first LIVE COVERED event of 2023 for Breaking Banks deserved 2 installments, and we could not wrap it up in the best manner. Francesca Aliverti unmuted the incredible Saira Khan (fresh out of the “Women in Fintech Powerlist” ’22 by Innovate Finance)…

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Episode 167: Finovate Europe – Take Over!

The two magic words are back at our show: LIVE COVERAGE! The first event of the year is Finovate Europe, and Francesca Aliverti flew to London to connect directly with the coolest industry leaders and thought makers in #FS. This first episode brought to us together with Informa, gives you the inside scoop with Bianca…

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Episode 165: The Global Macro Story

Ready for the new week? How about a little deep dive into the global macro perspective on alternative payments? Yes, please! ZotaPay is helped our team power this truly incredible episode – that gives Francesca Aliverti the possibility to explore exactly different nuances of emerging markets, payments methods, and infrastructure, how ZotaPay is supporting all…

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Episode 483: Sneak Peek Finovate Europe

This week on Breaking Banks we feature sister podcast Breaking Banks Europe as they take a sneak peek at Finovate Europe, March 14th and 15th in London. As with other Finovate conferences, get your votes ready! There will be demos aplenty, listen to learn about this year’s enhancements, stellar all-star panels, conference sustainability efforts and…

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Episode 163: Exclusive Sneak Peek: Finovate Europe

Were you expecting a quiet uptight sneak peek show? Then maybe this is not it for you! This week Breaking Banks Europe is all about Finovate Europe, the + decade-long event that marked its place in industry decision-makers, and upcoming startup entrepreneurs’ calendars year after year. Find out more on the main focus of this…

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Episode 162: Ecosystem Zoom In – The Romanian Case

Our Euro trip is far from being over and this week – we landed in Romania! We know what you are thinking, natural landscapes and multiple UNESCO sites, yes… but financial services and industry innovation? Well, we’ll have you know that Revolut has more than 2.5 million users in Romania – the second market after…

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Episode 153: WebSummit Take Over – Part 1

If you haven’t been attentive to our social media channels, here is a clue – the biggest tech event in the world? The WebSummit event was back in Lisbon – and it was really a massive experience. Breaking Banks Europe was an official media partner and we have several great episodes coming your way. So…

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Episode 145: Milan FinTech Summit – Exclusive Sneak Peek

That’s right, the Milan FinTech Summit is around the corner and we have THE exclusive sneak peek with three of the organizing party representatives to tell you exactly what you can expect from this ecosystem event. What exactly is the aim of creating a new banking and financial services culture in Italy inside out, in…

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Episode 138: Building Fintech Ecosystems

Ever wondered: “How does this big ecosystem all works out?” – if you are an ecosystem builder yourself, maybe your knowledge of this is already better trained to answer this question, but for all other stakeholders, here is a good one for you “Building A FinTech Ecosystem” with three of our favourite builders across continents,…

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