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, CBDC and the future of finance, #BNPL, the VISA acquisition strategy, spectacular funding rounds for digital banks, and, of course – into some crypto news – with the Arsenal football club in the hot seat! Don’t miss it.

Meet the guests:
Gustavo Vinacua – Partner & Co-Founder at Net Positive Labs
Connect: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gustavovinacua/
More on Net Positive Labs: Services | Net Positive Labs

Chris Gledhill – FinTech Futurist, Speaker, Writer, and Advisor
Connect: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chrisgledhill/

Co-Founder and Partner, FTS Group
About the Author
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 Timepledge.org, The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Elevandi.io. Recently, she became a regular host at the Breaking Banks Europe Podcast. Francesca speaks Italian, English and Greek. Linkedln: https://www.linkedin.com/in/francesca-aliverti-625006ba/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/franvontiiser Provoke: https://provoke.fm/author/francesca/