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FinTech Focus TV

FinTech Focus TV is hosted by Harrington Starr’s CEO, Toby Babb. This celebrated podcast invites the industry’s foremost thought leaders to share their role in driving innovation, growth, and technological change. From the merge of TradFi and DeFi, to the current state of FinTech investment opportunities, FinTech Focus TV places the spotlight on the most pressing marketplace conversations.

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    MoneyLIVE heads to North America! | FinTech Focus TV with Salisa Britton and Lottie Westerling of MoneyLIVE

    ​You can stream or watch the entire episode via your chosen platform below.​YouTubeSpotifyAppleOn this episode of FinTech Focus TV, Toby is joined by Salisa Britton and Lottie Westerling — two individuals that are planning one of North America's most exciting finance events: MoneyLIVE!After immense success in Europe and Asia, the team are taking MoneyLIVE to North America for the first time. Hosted in Chicago, this promises to be an event that is intentional, focussed and strategic.Salisa and Lottie offer us an exclusive look at the agenda, sharing some of the incredible speakers that will delegates will be able to hear from.And the pair share the motivations behind the event. From the work of their Advisory Board, to learns they've taken from recent volatility, MoneyLIVE is an informed display of industry excellence and evolution.You can secure your tickets here.Harrington Starr are delighted to media partners for MoneyLIVE's inaugural North America Conference.

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    The SME Funding Crisis | FinTech Focus TV with Roger Vincent, Global VP of Product & Marketing at Trade Ledger

    ​YouTubeSpotify AppleBuzzsprout​Joining Toby on the latest episode of FinTech Focus TV is Roger Vincent, Global VP of Product & Marketing at Trade Ledger.Trade Ledger's mission is to bridge the gap between invoicing and payments, supporting businesses that lack funding, and facilitating their growth. Roger shares how this feeds into his personal mission of working with developing banks — offering more firms the chance to excel. The pair delve into the world of SME funding and the innovative solutions being developed to address the ongoing funding gap crisis.By advocating for increased investment in technologies, Trade Ledger aims to revolutionise corporate banking and commercial lending. Join us as we explore Trade Ledger’s vision for transforming the industry and making banking better for all.

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    InsureTech 3.0: Enhance, don't replace! | FinTech Focus TV with Matt Sutika, Chief Insurance Officer at Obie

    ​​​​​​Welcome back to another episode of FinTech Focus TV. Today, Toby is joined by Matt Sutika, Chief Insurance Officer at Obie.This episode touches on the progression from InsureTech 1.0 to 2.0, 2.5 and now InsureTech 3.0, which focuses on integrating insurance within existing platforms and enhancing the customer journey. Matt emphasizes that the aim of Obie and InsureTech 3.0 is not merely to save money– as was the focus of earlier InsureTech phases– but to save the cost of time. By eliminating the need for time-consuming interactions with brokers or filling out extensive forms, they prioritise efficiency and convenience for busy individuals.The overall discussion revolves around creating accessibility for consumers, changing habits, and challenging the conventional price-driven mindset prevalent in the industry.This is a super insightful episode. Thank you, Matt, for joining us!​

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    The Power of Technology in Emerging Markets | FinTech Focus TV with Matt Kassel, COO and Brian Andreyko, CPO at Edgewater Markets

    Youtube​Spotify​Apple​Buzzsprout​​​Joining Toby on the latest episode of FinTech Focus TV is Matt Kassel, COO and Brian Andreyko, CPO at Edgewater Markets.In this episode, we explore product development and the journey of Edgewater, a leading liquidity and technology aggregation expert. Over the past 13 years, they have integrated these two areas, bridging the gap between people and technology.Edgewater's main aim is to help their clients succeed and boost their brands using flexible and innovative technology. They provide advanced solutions that have helped them grow while also empowering their customers to thrive in a changing market. By collaborating closely with firms and understanding their unique challenges, Edgewater tailors their technology to solve specific problems and ensure a smooth experience for their clients. With a personalised approach and a diverse team, they deliver exceptional experiences to clients worldwide.Join us as we explore Edgewater's journey, learn how they leverage technology to gain a competitive advantage, and understand their commitment to driving growth and success for both themselves and their clients.

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    Executive Coaching and How it Transforms Cultures | FinTech Focus TV with Jo Bower, Leadership & Executive Coach and Founder of Beckhuson

    ​YoutubeSpotifyAppleBuzzsprout​Joining Toby on the latest episode of FinTech Focus TV is Jo Bower, Leadership & Executive Coach and Founder of Beckhuson.In this episode, we explore Jo's personal journey into executive coaching and its incredible ability to bring about transformative change in both individuals and teams.While technical skills are important for success, Jo uncovers the increasing importance of behavioural skills and effective leadership as individuals advance in their careers which is often overlooked in formal training.Alongside this, Jo highlights the importance of culture, and how coaching and creating the right culture is the key to individual, team, and organisational success.

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    Account to Account: The Evolution of Open Banking | FinTech Focus TV with James Hickman, CCO at Ecospend

    You can stream or watch the entire episode via your chosen platform below.​YouTube​Spotify​Apple​Buzzsprout​​Joining Toby on the latest episode of FinTech Focus TV is James Hickman, CCO at Ecospend.We gain an exclusive look at a firm going from strength-to-strength: from their newly established partnership with HMRC and GOV.UK, to the industry-defining work they are doing to transform open banking.Ecospend is driving an evolution in financial technology, one that surpasses even yesterdays innovation. So what can you do to be part of this change? How can you ensure you're not left behind?For James, education and awareness are key to allowing for growth "into the new well-founded world". Ecospend are playing their role in ensuring more people aware of the use cases of open banking, and the real opportunity it presents.Do you know the role you play in bettering the industry?

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    Bringing a Layer of Harmonisation to Data | FinTech Focus TV with Gonçalo Lima, Capital Markets Ecosystem Lead at R3

    ​YouTube​Spotify​Apple​Buzzsprout​Live from the FIX Trading Community EMEA Trading Conference at Old Billingsgate, Toby welcomes Gonçalo Lima, Capital Markets Ecosystem Lead at R3, to FinTech Focus TV.The pair talk failures. Whilst success is plentiful in financial technology, we can't negate the shortcomings. And for Gonçalo, the failings don't lie in the technology but rather in governance.The technology that has been created thus far is resilient and has built an exciting future — but regulation isn't quite following suit. Gonçalo shares what it will take to create an open and trusted economy that works to add value, and not be a hinderance.Gonçalo brings to this episode a fascinating discussion on data harmonisation. Data management is yet to reach its full potential and so a critical focus for Gonçalo is ensuring all marketplace participants are able to effectively execute upon learns from the data.Learn more about the FIX Trading Community and their upcoming events here:​

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    Investing in Exponential Technologies | FinTech Focus TV with Matthew Cheung, CEO of ipushpull

    You can stream or watch the entire episode via your chosen platform below.​YouTubeSpotifyAppleJoining Toby live from the FIX EMEA Trading Conference is an old friend of FinTech Focus TV: Matthew Cheung, CEO of ipushpull.​With ChatGPT truly beginning to disrupt our day-to-day lives, Toby and Matt explore the history of chatbots and AI in financial technology. It isn't a new concept so why only now are people beginning to pay attention?The pair go on to discuss exponential technologies. ipushpull has successfully been able to stay ahead of the curve when it comes to technology adoption — and this isn't the result of a secret crystal ball. Matt shares how finance can ensure it is adopting the right technology, at the right time, and begin paving the way for an efficient, innovative future.Learn more about the FIX Trading Community and their upcoming events here: in featuring as a guest on FinTech Focus TV? Get in