Breaking Banks Europe

Episode 17: Ecosystem Zoom In Series 2 | The Portuguese Case

Episode 17 is the second in our Ecosystem Zoom In Series – this time showcasing the Portuguese case, it’s rise and intensity within the European scheme. João Freire de Andrade is one of its biggest motors of this evolution and joins us to talk all about fintech in Portugal and its change of mentality that…

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Episode 15: Ecosystem Zoom in Series: The Italian Case

In this episode, BBE doubles-down on the Italian ecosystem one that has lagged behind the European “big shots” for a while but has been picking up quite some speed and is developing its very own breed of Fintech. Demetrio Migliorati from Mediolanum Bank explained to us how their blockchain project with R3’s Corda is an…

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Episode 14: Breaking Impact Stories: Sustainable Finance

In this show, we approached a topic very close to our heart, and we are certain our auditors will be wanting more of it. Ameya Upadhyay from Flourish VC explained his point of view on impact investing, and how you can conjugate the notion of patient capital and financial returns. In the second part fo…

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Episode 13: Data Monetization means Value Generation

Banking monetization of data is not straight forward and requires a mindset change. We discuss it with Andrew Target, Jigsaw XYZ founder and Cristiano Motto, fintech and data science expert.

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Episode 12: Crypto banking: Regulated banking comes to the wild west of crypto

Crypto banking, (i.e. providing retail and corporate banking services in Cryptocurrency rather than fiat currencies) is a European phenomenon that started in Switzerland and is rapidly catching up in Germany, France, various European countries and even Singapore. In this episode, we explore technology, business and regulatory challenges in detail with Sygnum and Solaris who are…

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Episode 11: The new landscapes of InsurTech

We are excited to welcome Scott Walchek, CEO and Founder of TROV, one of the leading companies in the insurance B2B space, and Pascal Bouvier, seasoned investor now Partner in Middlegame Ventures in this episode.The rapidly evolving dynamics of technology applied to insurance space, how TROV pivoted from B2C to B2B and successfully partnered with…

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Episode 10: Digital Wealth Management: Lessons learned for Fintech realism in 2020

Join BB Europe conversation with BlackRock’s Henry MacLeod and BNY Mellon’s Adriana Pierelli, discussing pros and cons of digital wealth management from clients and institutional perspectives.

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Episode 9: Talent & Academia

Success in the digital era requires building new skills and competences, innovative training and nurturing talent. Paolo Sironi and Nina Mohanty will discuss with our guests Tram Anh Nguyen, Paolo Tasca and Markos Zachariadis.

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Episode 8: SME Challengers

SME businesses are “under-banked” in Europe. Why do incumbent banks find it so hard to bank with SMEs? What are the risks? The under-banked status of European SMEs creates niches of opportunities in the market. What are they? What are the opportunities? Join us as our three formidable hosts share their views from an SME challenger…

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Episode 7: European RegTech: Focusing on GDPR

Europe races ahead in the RegTech debate one year into GDPR. Is Self Sovereignty the next big thing to shape Fintech business models? Join the conversation hosted by Paolo Sironi with Ghela Boskovich, James Varga and Helena Verhagen

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Episode 6: European Blockchain in FinTech

In this episode Ajit and Matteo are joined by four of the best known power women in blockchain who explain why they think the Crypto winter is over, how blockchain is starting to produce business outcomes in financial services, why Europe is ahead, not behind in blockchain technology – and the journey ahead for European…

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Xmas Special Episode

Join us for our Christmas special episode, featuring hosts Matteo Rizzi, Brett King, Ajit Tripathi, Paolo Sironi, Spiros Margaris, along with special guest David Birch of 15MB, discussing 2020 plans for Breaking Banks Europe and the future of Fintech.

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