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INTERVIEW: “Risk and rewards are two sides of the same coin” – DueDil CEO

Aiming to become a Bloomberg for private companies DueDil wants to make all companies’ information available for lead generation and due diligence. Here, CEO and founder Damian Kimmelman talks about selling into corporates and building software-as-a-service in the UK. www.duedil.com @duedil ¤ What is DueDil's mission? The idea was always to contextualise the world's private company information. Who we serve has shifted. Where we had really served a lot of SMEs, we now exclusively...

Read More01 Jul 16
PODCAST: Zopa Talks Fintech Realities

Launching more than a decade ago, Zopa is a London fintech veteran and the peer-to-peer businesses has now lent more than GBP1.5bn (USD2.2bn) across its platform. Here co-founder and executive chairman Giles Andrews talks about the growing pains of entrepreneurship, good timing and why realism is as important as optimism for startups. Tune in to hear from Giles. The FinTalk podcasts comes from our sister publications bobsguide, GTNews and PaymentEye. Each episode in the new series...

Read More07 Jun 16
INTERVIEW: “Most-broken part of financial services is retail banking” – Azimo And Tandem Founder Michael Kent

Having previously founded remittance service Small World FS, Michael Kent decided to bring digital to the centre of financial services, launching money transfer startup Azimo and, more recently, challenger bank Tandem. Here he talks about how financial incumbents are failing to adapt to digital and Azimo’s relationship with Japanese giant Rakuten. azimo.com @Azimo   ¤ How well have incumbent money transfer services adapted to digital? Western Union pushed it for 10 years and they're...

Read More31 May 16
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