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Fintech series ep one: Asking the big question

Will digital innovators kill the incumbents of banking and finance? 

They're certain to radically alter the dominance of the Big Four banks predicts Ben Heap, founding partner of H2 Ventures, who expects that a new industry player will rank in the top five financial institutions in 10 years. 

In our first episode in a six-part series, producer David Hardaker talks to Kate Carruthers, Chief Data Officer at UNSW, and Alex Scandurra, CEO of fintech hub Stone and Chalk, for their take on the impacts and opportunities for finance in a period of disruption. 

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17 mins 22 sec 29 Sep 2016
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Fintech
Fintech series ep one: Asking the big question
8 mins Tue 10 Des
Hosted by Podbean

Will digital innovators kill the incumbents of banking and finance? 

They're certain to radically alter the dominance of the Big Four banks predicts Ben Heap, founding partner of H2 Ventures, who expects that a new industry player will rank in the top five financial institutions in 10 years. 

In our first episode in a six-part series, producer David Hardaker talks to Kate Carruthers, Chief Data Officer at UNSW, and Alex Scandurra, CEO of fintech hub Stone and Chalk, for their take on the impacts and opportunities for finance in a period of disruption. 

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Fintech series ep two: Jost Stollmann, the born disrupter

An act of destiny bought Jost Stollmann to Australia in 2004. In the years since, he has established Tyro; the first tech company in Australia to gain a full banking licence. 

Jost has also established Tyro Fintech Hub, a home for entrepreneurs with ideas that can disrupt financial services. 

In episode two of this series, producer David Hardaker talks to Jost about what it takes to disrupt the financial order and meets residents of Tyro Fintech Hub. 

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21 mins 07 sec 30 Sep 2016
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Fintech series ep two: Jost Stollmann, the born disrupter
8 mins Tue 10 Des
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An act of destiny bought Jost Stollmann to Australia in 2004. In the years since, he has established Tyro; the first tech company in Australia to gain a full banking licence. 

Jost has also established Tyro Fintech Hub, a home for entrepreneurs with ideas that can disrupt financial services. 

In episode two of this series, producer David Hardaker talks to Jost about what it takes to disrupt the financial order and meets residents of Tyro Fintech Hub. 

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Fintech series ep three: Stone & Chalk, innovation is in the name

Stone & Chalk, Sydney's second fintech hub, opened in 2015. The hub's ethos is that there are things set in stone in financial services (regulation, consumer protection), but everything else is written in chalk. 

In this episode, series producer David Hardaker talks to Alex Scandurra, the CEO of Stone & Chalk, about the collaborative effort that is connecting the business community and government with innovative start-ups.

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19 mins 50 sec 30 Sep 2016
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Fintech series ep three: Stone & Chalk, innovation is in the name
8 mins Tue 10 Des
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Stone & Chalk, Sydney's second fintech hub, opened in 2015. The hub's ethos is that there are things set in stone in financial services (regulation, consumer protection), but everything else is written in chalk. 

In this episode, series producer David Hardaker talks to Alex Scandurra, the CEO of Stone & Chalk, about the collaborative effort that is connecting the business community and government with innovative start-ups.

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Fintech series ep 4: On the ground at Stone & Chalk

Innovators in advice, payments and data analytics; Stone & Chalk's residents are creating tools, products and platforms that are poised to profoundly change Australian financial services. 

In this episode, producer David Hardaker talks to the people behind start-ups Mafematica, Adviser Ratings, Data Republic and Ripple Labs about their innovations and the value of the Stone & Chalk community. 

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19 mins 37 sec 30 Sep 2016
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Fintech series ep 4: On the ground at Stone & Chalk
8 mins Tue 10 Des
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Innovators in advice, payments and data analytics; Stone & Chalk's residents are creating tools, products and platforms that are poised to profoundly change Australian financial services. 

In this episode, producer David Hardaker talks to the people behind start-ups Mafematica, Adviser Ratings, Data Republic and Ripple Labs about their innovations and the value of the Stone & Chalk community. 

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Fintech series ep five: Investing in good ideas

Great ideas don't always attract investor backing, with start-ups in the fintech space facing significant barriers to access funding. 

In this episode, producer David Hardaker talks to Ben Heap, the founder of H2 Ventures, a leading fintech investing firm, about what's needed to encourage transformative innovation. Partly its regulation, but having a culture that encourages people to have a go plays an equally important role. 

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21 mins 01 sec 30 Sep 2016
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Fintech series ep five: Investing in good ideas
8 mins Tue 10 Des
Hosted by Podbean

Great ideas don't always attract investor backing, with start-ups in the fintech space facing significant barriers to access funding. 

In this episode, producer David Hardaker talks to Ben Heap, the founder of H2 Ventures, a leading fintech investing firm, about what's needed to encourage transformative innovation. Partly its regulation, but having a culture that encourages people to have a go plays an equally important role. 

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Fintech series ep 6 (final): Blockchain, the new frontier

Blockchain is the great whodunnit story of finance. Its mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto (if that is their real name) has circumvented traditional financial transactions by developing a decentralised way to establish relationships of trust between peers. 

In this final episode in the fintech series, producer David Hardaker talks to David Gee, CIO of MetLife Japan; Daniel Biondi, Fellow and CTO, Financial Services at Hewlett Packard Enterprise; and Ripple Labs founder Dillip Rao about the many exciting uses for blockchain technology in financial services. 

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Fintech series ep 6 (final): Blockchain, the new frontier
8 mins Tue 10 Des
Hosted by Podbean

Blockchain is the great whodunnit story of finance. Its mysterious creator, Satoshi Nakamoto (if that is their real name) has circumvented traditional financial transactions by developing a decentralised way to establish relationships of trust between peers. 

In this final episode in the fintech series, producer David Hardaker talks to David Gee, CIO of MetLife Japan; Daniel Biondi, Fellow and CTO, Financial Services at Hewlett Packard Enterprise; and Ripple Labs founder Dillip Rao about the many exciting uses for blockchain technology in financial services.