How to Build a Bank From Scratch?

Disclaimer: This is an updated version of a blog originally published June 25th 2018. Updated on December 19th 2018. “How do you build a bank from scratch?” It’s not a question you’d find yourself asking all too often but it’s one being asked more and more given the rapidly changing financial services landscape in which challenger banks heavily disrupt the …

The Importance of Events in Learning Fintech

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CFTE at Singapore Fintech Festival – CFTE Blog

CFTE’s Fintech tour of Asia came to a grand conclusion at Singapore Fintech Festival, the biggest Fintech event in the world attracting crowds of over 25,000 people from 100 countries. And what a conclusion it was. A huge bravo to the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) for organising a spectacular event that drew world-class speakers and members from the global finance …

CFTE opens registration for second session of Around Fintech in 8 Hours at Singapore Fintech Festival – CFTE Blog

Following the success of the first session of Around Fintech in 8 Hours, an online Fintech Foundation course, CFTE is pleased to announce that registrations for the second session, which is released on 11th December, have opened. And to celebrate Singapore Fintech Festival, there is a special £50 discount off the course (discount code: ‘SFFCFTE’) valid until Sunday 19th November 11.59pm. …

Asia: The Land of Fintech Opportunities – CFTE Blog

  This week CFTE began its Asian Fintech tour of the region’s biggest Fintech hubs including Hong Kong, Malaysia, Vietnam and Singapore. Why? The potential for Fintech in Asia is massive. From serving the under-banked, through increased access to financial services, to improving economic prosperity for millions, the potential for Fintech to have a positive impact in Asia is huge. …

Will Your Job Exist Tomorrow? – CFTE Blog

With the financial industry on the cusp of a significant shift to digital, ‘Will your job exist tomorrow?’ was the perfect question for CFTE’s Co-founder, Tram Anh, to put to an audience full of finance professionals at this year’s Money 20/20 conference in Copenhagen. The response was overwhelming. The rest of this article will explore the backdrop to Tram Anh’s talk …

Fintech Event Calendar: Week beginning 26th June to 1st July – CFTE Blog

The weeks top London Fintech events handpicked just for you: FinTech Innovation Conference London When: 30th June 2017, 13:30 to 19:00 (BST) Where:  Berkely Square, London Why: Ok so if you have some time to spare this one would be highly recommended. It’s being organised by the Swiss Banking Advisory and will focus on Fintech and innovation, particularly across the investment categories. Top …

CFTE’s Event Calendar June #2 – CFTE Blog

1. Benefit from the Disruptive Revolution in Insurance Where: BT Centre, London When: Tuesday, June 20 Why: Organised by Instech (shorthand for “Insurance Technology”), this event is a great place meet and learn from Insurtech companies and fintech innovators. The expert panels will provide insights into the latest trends affecting the industry and how to stay ahead of the curve. Register here

CFTE’s Event Calendar June #1 – CFTE Blog

We’re always on the look out for the best events, here’s a selection that got our attention: Our friends at Khazanah Nasional have organised an event with Dave McClure (the man who has backed 250 startups, including 5 unicorns…) from 500Startups. We’re very lucky to be able to invite a few guests, so ping Ali if you’d like to join. He’ll be talking about …