Bankable Founder and CEO, Eric Mouilleron, attended the Arabian Travel Market expo in Dubai to explore collaborative opportunities with partners in the Middle East to facilitate innovative payments in the travel and tourism industry. Visit the website to learn more about the event.
Bankable exhibited at the HM Treasury’s first International FinTech Conference hosted at Old Billingsgate. Bankable was chosen as amongst the top 100 UK FinTech firms to exhibit at the event, and as amongst the top 14 FinTechs to pitch. Our Marketing and Communications Manager, Rashee Pandey, pitched our Banking as a Service offering under 3 minutes. Bringing together the entire FinTech ecosystem together and especially investors, the event’s aim was to attract more investment into the UK’s world-leading FinTech sector. Visit the website for more information here.
Les Echos, France’s leading financial newspaper, highlighted Bankable’s Banking as a Service solution amongst their top three picks for the next generation banking providers. The description translates to the below:
Founded in 2010 and backed by Raphaels Bank’s banking license, this new startup is part of a prepaid card issuance programme to become an open platform for white-label banking services to next-generation banks, telecom players and banks themselves. Deutsche Bank and Spendesk (a FinTech firm) are amongst its customers. Bankable’s ambitions also include assisting governments to tackle financial inclusion.
For the full article in French, click here.
Bankable exhibited at the Innovate Finance Global Summit 2017. Being amongst their founding members, Bankable has been a part of the Innovate Finance Global Summit since day one. Visit the website for more information.
Eric Mouilleron, Founder and CEO, presented the advantages of an agile approach when working with global banks and open APIs at Cloud Expo Europe as a panellist during the “Collaboration via Open APIs” panel. Eric elaborated on the desire behind the Open APIs approach and the opportunities it brings for joint innovation with incumbent banks. The event’s finance and FinTech agenda was designed by FinTech Circle and focused on Open API strategies to foster innovation in the industry. Learn more about the event here.
On February 10, a roundtable discussing how the EU is accelerating its Capital Market Union project was held at Bloomberg’s offices in London, where our Founder and CEO Eric Mouilleron was also invited. The roundtable was led by Valdis Dombrovskis, Vice-President for the Euro and Social Dialogue (also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union) at the European Commission.
The purpose of the roundtable was for FinTech firms to have an informal conversation with the Vice-President Dombrovskis and his team, and to provide an overview of their sub-sectors and businesses, the challenges, and how the EU could better facilitate the growth of FinTech and foster innovation in financial services.
During the roundtable, Vice-President Dombrovskis commented on the next steps in the EU regulatory agenda to maintain stability in the financial services sector while supporting the key role it has to play at the heart of any modern economy. He also set out the state of play on international regulatory initiatives.
Our Founder and CEO, Eric Mouilleron, was invited to contribute in The Future of Consumer Banking panel during the London FinTech Conference. Held at Imperial College London, Eric was also joined by the Former Prime Minister of Estonia Taavi Rõivas.
The World Savings and Retail Banking Institute (WSBI) held an Innovation Conference in Brussels where Bankable Founder and CEO, Eric Mouilleron, was invited as a panellist. The WSBI brings together savings and retail banks, representing the interests of 6,000 financial institutions in around 80 countries worldwide. The event’s theme “Gearing up for Digitisation – Bringing Retail Banking to the Digital Age” brought established financial institutions and start-ups together on the same platform. Eric highlighted the importance of digital innovation and working with global incumbents within the context of retail banking products and services in the digital age. “Being a client of banks is great!” Eric mentioned during the panel session. Moderating the panel was John Rega (Chief Correspondent for Financial Services at Mlex) and panellists included Jan-Olof Brunila, (Deputy Director, Group Cards at SwedBank), Frank Roessig (Advisor, Stellar), Dr. Joachim Schmalzl (Executive Member of the Board, DSGV), and Michael Stephan (Founder and COO, Raisin). More details on the event here.
Founder and CEO, Eric Mouilleron, was invited to present Bankable at Her Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador John Marshall’s residence in Luxembourg. The business breakfast revolved around around the relations between FinTechs and incumbent financial institutions, as well as FinTech policy and regulatory direction. Mr Phil Vilder, Head of Global Markets and International FinTech Lead HM Treasury, and Mr Matthew Alder, Policy Adviser for FinTech at HM Treasury also provided their expertise on regulation and FinTech at the business breakfast.
“In China, Fintech is dominant, owns the end client and incumbents have become the rails. Alibaba’s Ant Financial alone serves 450 million clients with 120,000 transactions per second,” said Eric Mouilleron at the World Economic Forum in Davos. Spot Eric at 4 minutes into his interview with Investr. Watch the interview here.