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

EP 164: Brian Kaas, CUNA Mutual and CMFG Ventures

Credit Unions and fintech – discussing the size of the opportunity and how to take advantage of it.

EP 163: Get to Know our FinovateEurope Scholarship Winners!

This episode will feature interviews with two of our scholarship winners for FinovateEurope, Ulyana Shtybel of Quoroom, and Margot De Broglie of Juno. I’ve also recorded an intro and...

EP 162: Joseph Akintolayo, Deposits

No code fintech, an inclusive financial ecosystem, and badass customer experiences.

EP 161: Mike de Vere, Zest AI

AI, inclusive credit decisioning, and tips for evaluating potential partners.

EP 160: Wartime fintech – one Ukrainian founder’s story of innovation and resilience in the face of invasion

EP 159: Discussing IQ, EQ, and the importance of communication in this joint episode released with Banking on Digital Growth

James Robert Lay turns the tables on Greg, interviewing him for the Banking on Digital Growth podcast. Listen in as they discuss big-picture trends in fintech and best-practices for...

EP 158: Eric Fulwiler, Rival

Marketing like a media company. Find the Fintech Marketing Playbook referenced in the episode here (link to

EP 157: Kevin McLoughlin, MTech Capital

All about insuretech — where are we now, and what’s coming next?

EP 156: Rob Antoniades, Information Venture Partners

Is this the right time to found a fintech company? One VC’s perspective.