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Episode 18: Standard Chartered CEO Bill Winters on why he loves fintechs
November 21, 2023

Hes the CEO of one of the worlds biggest banks, but has never been afraid of disrupting the mother ship with digital contenders. In Singapore recently for the fintech festival, we caught up with Sta

Episode 17: You can bank on it: trust and winning customers from incumbent banks
November 14, 2023

Trust in banks in some markets in the Asia Pacific is at an all time low - so youd think that would give fintechs and neobanks a red hot chance at stealing main bank customers - think again! In this

Episode 16: India’s green shadow banking system
November 07, 2023

India is putting the legal building blocks in place that will create real domestic carbon markets, and it is opening the door for fintechs to begin playing a significant role in fixing the countrys e

Episode 15: Can we trust banks to use AI responsibly?
October 10, 2023

The Australian government is in the middle of a review of AI use, fielding submissions in response to a paper it put out in June on government mechanisms to ensure AI is developed and used safely and

Episode 14: How Asia’s Gen Z will change global fintech
September 22, 2023

There's no doubt Gen Zs will change fintech as we know it, but the ones likely to have the most influence? Kids today in Asia. Fintech ideas born in Asia are starting to influence trends around th

Episode 13: YOLO: Is the activist mindset hitting banking yet? 
August 16, 2023

There's a whole movie coming out about the YOLO investing that really messed up some hedge funds and short sellers in 2021. Could we one day expect a movie (we'd even be ok with a made-for-streaming s

Episode 499: Apple’s Future Vision
June 22, 2023

In This Episode This week on Breaking Banks a crossover episode from The Futurists featuring the dynamic duo of Robert Scoble and Brian Roemmele prior Breaking Banks guests, tech evangelists, s

Episode 12: When does a fintech become a bank? 
May 29, 2023

When does a fintech become what they set out to disrupt? Is it when they start offering bank-like products? Get a banking licence? Is it when they go all-in and buy an actual bank? In this episode we

Episode 11: Conflict fintech: what it’s like to lead a company through civil war and crisis
May 10, 2023

In 2021 Myanmar went through a series of shocks, beginning with a coup d'tat in February when the military overthrew the government and ending with a bank run. Brad Jones, the founding CEO of smartph

Episode 10: The bank staying the crypto course 
April 05, 2023

Once again it looks like the digital asset house is burning down, but in Asia the smoke is clearing -- or so believes the Singapore-based digital asset team at Standard Chartered.We talk to the bank'