After Bankable’s feature in Origami – Top 100 Fintechs in London, Founder and CEO Eric Mouilleron spoke to FinTech Age on payments, the relationship between start-ups and banks, the evolution of payment methods and his thoughts on Brexit. Read the article by FinTech Age here and watch Eric’s interview here.
Bankable’s Banking as a Service offering was recognised by Enlume Inc. Enlume named Bankable amongst the Top 30 FinTech Start-Ups to Watch in 2017 for Banking Services. The compiled list features FinTech start-ups who are challenging the conventional financial services offerings and are continuously innovating. See the infographic and list by Enlume here.
Choice Loans released an infographic illustrating how extensive FinTech’s colossal expansion has been during the last ten years. Bankable once again was featured, playing the payments part in the ecosystem since 2010. See the infographic by Choice Loans here.
Founder and CEO, Eric Mouilleron, was invited to EBRC’s headquarters in Luxembourg to speak about Bankable as the two look to strengthen their partnership. Owned by the Luxembourg government, EBRC’s data centres serve 280 international clients and enable business in a stable international-minded country with top GDP performance and AAA rating. Watch Eric’s interview at EBRC here.
Payments today plays a critical role in innovation in the insurance industry. Bankable was invited for a panel discussion during the London FinTech Week 2016 Banking and Insurance Conference, where the topic was “The Insurance Industry Response to FinTech”. Bankable’s Marketing and Communications Manager, Rashee Pandey, discussed the reasons why InsurTech exists, the innovation trends in the industry including rolling out real-time claim payments on e-wallets, and why collaboration is key. Alongside Rashee were David Roche (Director Financial Services of Pramerica Systems Ireland) and moderator Ian Gilbert (Cheif Revenue Officer at Agreement Express). Watch a snippet of the panel session here.
Rashee Pandey, Bankable’s Marketing and Communications Manager, was invited to be on “The Future of FinTech – The Battle Between the Old and the New” panel during FinTech Evolution 2016. Rashee discussed the future of the FinTech ecosystem by painting a collaborative picture. She highlighted Bankable’s partnering in action and alignment with financial institutions. Rashee said, “The Bankable-Deutsche Bank relationship is testament to banks and FinTech delivering outsourced innovation, with minimum upfront capex and new recurrent joint net revenues.” She Rashee’s profile for the event here.
Deutsche Bank GTB’s FLOW magazine featured Bankable’s Founder and CEO, Eric Mouilleron, on its cover. The article showcases Deutsche Bank’s openness to partner with players in the FinTech industry by highlighting Deutsche Bank’s relationship with Bankable. Eric emphasised Deutsche Bank’s technological, business and brand credibility. While Andy Reid, Head of Cash Management Corporates EMEA at Deutsche Bank said, “The cooperation between Bankable and ourselves can be a template for the way FinTechs and banks can come together successfully. The really exciting thing about that is that we are achieving good things, but we are only just starting.” Read the online version of the article here.
Bankable exhibited at EBAday in Milan on June 7 and 8, hosted by the Euro Banking Association and Finextra Research. The theme of the conference was “A brave new world for payments”. Bankable was amongst the handful European FinTechs to exhibit at the “FinTech Pavilion” sponsored by Raphaels Bank. Read more about EBAday here.
Origami by iFinance named Bankable amongst the top 100 FinTech(s) in London. The list features prominent leaders in the following FinTech sectors: Banking & Insurance, Payments & Blockchain, Personal Finance & Investment Community, Risk Management & Trading, Lending & Crowdfunding, and Data Analytics. Bankable is featured under ‘Payments’. Read the article and see the infographic here.
London – Bankable is pleased to announce that Pascal Boris has become an investor in Bankable and has joined its board of directors.
Pascal has been an independent non-executive director of Grant Thornton International Ltd since 2012. He chaired the supervisory board of Bank Insinger de Beaufort N.V. in Amsterdam from 2010 to 2015.
He is a former international bank CEO with a strong track record in strategic development, change management, acquisitions and restructuring. His 40 year career with The Chase Manhattan Bank, Paribas and BNP Paribas spanned across corporate and investment banking, risk management, capital markets and wealth management in the USA, France, the UK and Switzerland.
“Pascal’s track record and extensive experience in financial services globally will be pivotal in shaping, developing and nurturing Bankable’s strategic partnerships with global financial institutions,” said Eric Mouilleron, Founder and CEO.
When asked why Pascal chose to invest in Bankable he said, “I was attracted by Eric’s track record as an entrepreneur and by the team of energetic and creative professionals he has assembled at Bankable. The ever growing list of prestigious institutional and corporate clients using Bankable’s highly innovative payment solutions provides strong evidence of the relevance and quality of Bankable’s offering.”
Outside of his banking career, Pascal is also the joint founding President of le Cercle d’outre-Manche, the influential London-based think-tank. He is honorary President of the French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain, having served as President from 2001 to 2007. He is also a Foreign Trade Adviser to the French Government since 2001, a Commander of the British Empire (CBE) and an Officier de la Légion d’Honneur.
“I am delighted to have been invited to join the board. I look forward to contributing to Bankable’s accelerating growth by strategically leveraging my banking experience and extensive professional network,” Pascal added.
Pascal is a graduate of HEC Paris, the New York University Stern School of Business and the London Business School.
Bankable is an enabler of innovative, global payment solutions providing “Banking as a Service”. Our core virtual account management platform is available in white-label or via APIs enabling any regulated or non-regulated organisation to deploy payment solutions – including virtual account services, e-ledgers, virtual & plastic prepaid card programmes, and e-wallets & light banking solutions. Our client base ranges from global corporates, banks and insurers, to SME’s and fintechs who use our platform to streamline their payments processes and generate new revenue opportunities.