Fintech Daydreaming

Fintech Daydreaming

By Fintech Daydreaming
Between digital native customers demanding instant gratification and the ever increasing amount of regulation, financial institutions are between a rock and a hard place. The era of the fintech started after the 2008 financial crisis, challenging the status quo. More than a decade later banks haven’t gone anywhere, yet fintech is more relevant than ever. What happened with all the fintech hopes and dreams? In this podcast Pål Krogdahl & Ville Sointu pick one topic in every episode and try to look at it through the lens of fintech disruption - or lack thereof. This is Fintech Daydreaming.
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One does not simply talk about the Blockchain
Episode two! Pål and Ville welcome their first live guest: David Grundy, Nordic Blockchain thought leader, to have a conversation about all things blockchain. Links mentioned in the episode: - “Cloud crypto land” (on legal validity of smart contracts on a blockchain) https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3476678 - Updated Libra Association white paper from April 2020: https://libra.org/en-US/white-paper/ - Visa patents digital cash on a blockchain (Forbes) https://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonbrett/2020/05/14/visa-submits-patent-application-for-digital-dollar-using-blockchain/
35:48
May 22, 2020
Fintech Daydreaming S01E01 - Introduction and Covid-19
Episode one! Welcome to Fintech Daydreaming - a podcast for anyone interested in technology, financial services - or both. In this episode Pål And Ville give a brief introduction to the podcast series and chat about - you guessed it - the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on banks.
29:57
May 8, 2020