Crisis to Catalyst
In April we took a look at what’s been happening in FinTech around the world through our film series Innovation In Finance. The unprecedented times we have found ourselves in since then has forced us to take a closer look not just at how COVID-19 is accelerating the existing transformation in FinTech, but bringing other injustices and concerns into clearer relief. Through a combination of footage we were able to capture before lockdown, and socially distanced interviews we’ve been able to arrange during it, we’ve been able to put together a compelling, global look at what’s next for FinTech.
It could take decades for the significance of 2020 to be fully understood. As well as being an authentically global crisis, it could also be a global turning point. There is a great deal of emotional, physical and financial pain in the immediate future but the outcome could produce positives that could ultimately change our financial society for the better.
This 30-minute feature film explores the impact of COVID-19 on FinTech and society at large. Speaking to some of the leading figures in the global FinTech ecosystem, we delve into the challenges to personal data, the evolving conversation on diversity and inclusion in FinTech, and the democratisation of banking today.
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With thanks to…
Andy Ayim MBE, Angel Investing School, Founder
David Birch, Digital Finance Expert
Ben Brabyn, GenieShares, Campaign Coordinator
Louise Brett, Deloitte, Head of FinTech
Charlotte Crosswell, Innovate Finance, CEO
Ben Davey, Barclays Ventures, CEO
Rachel Freeman, Tyme, Chief Growth Officer
Suki Fuller, Strategic Intelligence Advisor
Marilena Ioannidou, British Business Investments, Director
Lisa Jacobs, Managing Director Europe, Funding Circle
Tim Levene, Augmentum FinTech, CEO
Nina Mohanty, Breaking Banks, Co-host
William Russell, Lord Mayor of London
David Sandstrӧm, Klarna, Chief Marketing Officer
Noorneet Singh, Deloitte (FinTech), Engagement Manager
Nik Storonsky, Revolut, Founder & CEO
Listen to the podcast series where we explore some of the key themes impacting FinTech today, from Covid-19 to venture capital and the importance of investment, with some of the leading figures in FinTech.
The financial world suffered a crisis of confidence following the 2008 crash, and years on, many retailers were still struggling to attract the customers they needed. A digital payment service is helping to provide the solution – building back trust and creating more affordable shopping solutions.
Presented by Klarna and Innovate Finance
Digital banking has disrupted the financial world for good. But it’s changing more than the way we use our money. Financial inclusion has the power to help re-shape society in some of the world’s most historically divided countries.
Presented by TymeBank and Innovate Finance