Finovate Podcast

Hosted ByGreg Palmer

Finovate showcases cutting-edge banking and financial technology through a global conference series featuring short-form demos and insightful expert takeaways. The Finovate Podcast, hosted by Greg Palmer, carries those conversations and ideas forward, with a concise, interview-based format based on Finovate’s signature 7-minute demos. Guests include leading fintech innovators, bankers, analysts, and more sharing their thoughts and predictions on the future of financial technology.

Greg Palmer

Greg Palmer

Greg Palmer is the VP of Strategy and host of Finovate, a fast-paced, demo-first showcase of the latest innovations in financial and banking technology from across the globe. Ten years with Finovate have given Greg a unique, bird’s-eye view of the Fintech industry as it has exploded into prominence, allowing him to watch not only individual innovations as they gain traction, but also the high-level trends that continue to shape the industry. In addition to his work with Finovate, Greg also writes regularly for Banking Technology and

All Episodes

Episode 68: Dave Hunkele, Finzly

Recapping Finzly’s Best of Show Win at FinovateFall, we talk about the future of core service providers and the importance of engaging productively with fintech partners.

Episode 67: Steve Dow, Monit

Recapping Monit’s Best of Show win at FinovateFall, we talk about how fintech can help banks keep their small business clients going strong.

Episode 66: Greg Varnell, Q2

Recapping Q2’s Best of Show win at FinovateFall, we talk about core banking, partnerships in fintech, and fostering a competitive fintech ecosystem.

Episode 65: Gem George, Lendsmart

Recapping Lendsmart’s Best of Show win at FinovateFall, we talk about mortgages, real estate, and how to seek out good feedback as a young startup.

Episode 64: Vincent Bezemer, Backbase

The fight against predatory lending, and building a banking platform that helps banks be who they want to be.

Episode 63: Steve Ramirez, Beyond the Arc

Partnerships in fintech, an increasingly interconnected ecosystem, and an amusing anecdote about buying a new phone.

Episode 62: Stuart Sopp, Current

Financial inclusion through challenger banking, and fighting systemic wealth inequality.

Episode 61: Recapping the FinovateFall Digital Best of Show Winners

William Mills joins us to talk through the five Best of Show winners at FinovateFall Digital and what the winning companies reveal about the biggest pain points in fintech...

Episode 60: Scott Gnau, InterSystems

A preview of FinovateFall Digital, with a focus on data, the value of agility, and preparing for smarter consumers.