Tag Archives: FinTech

The Chancellor’s listening – are you? (a shouty blog)

You asked for it. We arranged it. Clubhouse with the Chancellor @RishiSunak and some special guests. 4.30pm tomorrow. More details here: https://t.co/jsEweOnIc7 pic.twitter.com/KkqnuIRW6H — Coadec (@Coadec) March 24, 2021 I’m certainly going to be on this call and listening to … Continue reading

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Pension Playpen to relaunch as a Fintech

Pension campaign and networking group The Pension Playpen – founded by pension expert Henry Tapper – is to relaunch in February as a fintech company aimed at the pensions industry. The Playpen will provide networking and comment platforms as well … Continue reading

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Pension Providers – Is spending on technology an investment choice?

    I ask the question in the title because an assertion was made at last night’s Pensions Network Session that pension providers had a choice as to whether to be dashboard ready or not. This is currently the case. … Continue reading

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Who will disrupt western financial markets?

Maarten Ectors, L&G’s Chief Innovation Officer, writes regularly about using innovation to create new businesses. He has created Fintechs  himself and now holds sway over innovation in one of Britain’s most powerful financial institutions. When he writes, he writes with … Continue reading

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No need to lock-down innovation

  Brent Hoberman calls for help for Britain’s start-ups;  in the FT he comments with regards to tech start-ups. Britain leads Europe on almost every measure, more than £10bn was invested in UK tech last year and the sector employs … Continue reading

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Our start-ups aren’t getting much help

It’s tough running AgeWage right now. We are a  Pentech considering a term-sheet for future funding , our development depends on new investment and our customers are waiting on our development. At a time like this , it’s easy for … Continue reading

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Client onboarding & the cost of advice

Heather Hopkins explains why we need open finance. A debate erupted between Henry Tapper and Rob Reid recently on Twitter, which came down to a stat published by NextWealth: it costs £1,500 to onboard a client. Henry asked “are advisers who charge less … Continue reading

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Pentechs – time for us to get organised?

  I’m running a meeting in WeWork Moorgate on 4th March at 4pm. The seminar is for people who are serious about pensions technology as a service. I mean technology as a means of improving the efficiency and value for … Continue reading

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We Need Breakthrough Business Models, not Breakthrough Technology

I found this article on Linked In. You can find the original here. It makes a lot of sense – not just of why we get bubbles, but how- succesful businesses can be created out of the vacuum when a … Continue reading

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Our pen-tech free pension picnic!

    “It is one thing for a company to know my vacation shopping patterns or what media I like; it is another for them to access my entire financial history, including my investments” So Rana Foroohar wraps up an … Continue reading

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