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 and an Equity Partner of AVK2 Investments. Previously she held a position as the Head of Strategy & Business Development at Holland Fintech, where she catalyzed its 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. 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 and Recently, she became a regular host at the Breaking Banks Europe Podcast. Francesca speaks Italian, English and Greek. Linkedln: Twitter: Provoke:

Episode 136: Ecosystem Zoom In: The Norwegian Case

There is nothing better than a good old “Ecosystem Zoom In”, today in one of the wealthiest, more integrated societies in Europe – that proven stat, after ranking, after investment round and even unicorns what the #nordic nation has to contribute. We got Daniel Isdal Furset (FinTech Norway) on board, and they made sure to…

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Special Episode: M2020 Europe – Take Over 2

Haven’t you heard? We have a lot of great content straight from the Money2020 Europe studios for you! This episode is dedicated to the latest scoops in the literary sphere. Both are incredibly relevant and important for this time in #FS – embedded finance and financial inclusion! Sophie Guibaud and Scarlett Sieber are co-authoring: “Embedded Finance:…

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Episode 132: M2020 Europe – Take Over 1

We were back in the Netherlands for Europe’s most immersive experience in the industry – Money2020 Europe! In this first Take Over, we interview three extraordinary guests in the sector that in a nutshell introduced us to their companies, backgrounds, and future plans ahead.  Meet them and connect now:Jakob Pethick – CCO, YouLendConnect: Geertjan van…

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Episode 128 – Ecosystem Zoom In – The Finnish Case

Show us the happiest people in the world! Francesca Aliverti invited a couple of industry leaders from Finland and posed some important questions regarding their ecosystem both on their local skills, talent, investment, plans, and aspirations for the future, but also local struggles and comparisons to their northern neighbors. We only mentioned Nokia once, but…

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Episode 122: Financial Literacy: GAMIFIED!

Financial literacy and inclusion are hot topics both in developed and developing markets and addressing them is a challenge. Considering the trend of gamification our question is whether gamification can play a role in the design of effective solutions. Francesca discussed it with two exceptional guests.– Louise Hill, co-founder and CEO at GoHenry, brought her…

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Episode 117: Open Innovation Series – Innovation Perspectives and Collaboration Angles

Partnerships between big corporations and startups, hackathons and partnerships with research institutions are key to innovation nowadays.The financial sector is not an exception and that’s why we invited two super guests to discuss open innovation and fintech.David Rasson, Innovation Lead at De Cronos Groep, explained his point of view of how cooperation between banks and…

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Episode 114: News from The FinTech Front (January Edition & 2022 Predictions)

It’s the last Monday of the month and you could probably guess that it’s time for “News From The FinTech Front” – this month led by Francesca Aliverti, together with giants in the industry Chris Gledhill and Gustavo Vinacua. January was all about the growth of cross-border e-commerce and the demand for Forex Fintech solutions,…

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Episode 89: BlockIS Mini-Series: Focusing on Logistics

Your Block.IS Mini-Series is back for its 3rd installment – and today Francesca Aliverti, focuses on the logistics sector, which has been truly been shaken as a place for best practices, through the use of blockchain. Logistics overall is a market projected to hit the 12 trillion mark in the coming years. Yet, a massive part of…

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BlockIS Mini-Series: Focusing on FinTech

Your Block.IS Mini Series is back, and today Francesca Aliverti takes the lead to showcase some companies in the realm of FinTech that are connected to the Block.IS initiative, as well as discussing some buzzwords related to blockchain in financial services. A must-listen episode, to get to know a few solutions in the market! More on our guests &…

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Episode 74: Innovation and Tech Zoom In – AML & Fraud

Your “Innovation and Tech Zoom In” leads us to the world of financial crime! “Anti-Money Laundering and Fraud” is the topic that Francesca Aliverti moderates this week, while discussing the accelerated processes in place for better protection & prevention of institutions and users, while in the digital leapfrog that the current pandemic demands most of…

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Episode 72: Breaking Impact – Banking for Kids

When does the path for financial literacy begin? When is the right moment for an individual to start learning about managing their assets? The youth is the future and “Thinking Forward” is the best way to operate these days. Francesca Aliverti invites Philip Haglund (CEO & Founder of Gimi) and the orchestrators of the ING…

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Episode 68: Ecosystem Zoom In – The Greek Case

Francesca Aliverti hosts this Ecosystem Zoom In that lands in Greece – not your most obvious choice when selecting an innovative country but that is certainly taking off with its different iniciatives – TedXAthens, E.G.G (Eurobank) and Foud.ation are a few of the examples of iniciatives that are leading this movement, and we brought the…

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