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Fintechpodden

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A podcast about innovation and technology within the fintech industry. In every new episode we discuss a new topic or interview leading fintech experts.
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20. Interview with Anna Blyablina co-founder Sthlm Fintech Week

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62. Bitcoin Special with Eric Wall, Crypto Hedgefund Manager at Arcane Assets (part two)
This episode is the second half of our interview with Eric Wall. In this part, we continue our discussions about bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. We talk a lot about Ethereum and how it differs from Bitcoin. We also discuss Decentralized Finance, why mining cryptocurrency mining could actually be positive for the environment in the long run and Eric shares his predictions on where Bitcoin will be in five to ten years. Fintechpodden Website: https://fintechpodden.com/ Eric Wall on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ercwl/ Eric Wall on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ercwl When we talked about Decentralized Finance we especially talked about the following smart contract protocols: Decentralized Finance Lending Protocol Compound: https://compound.finance/ Decentralized Finance Lending Protocol Aave: https://aave.com/ Decentralized Finance Smart Contract Asset Swop Protocol: https://uniswap.org/
45:51
January 28, 2021
61. Bitcoin Special with Eric Wall, Crypto Hedgefund manager at Arcane Assets (part one)
In this episode, we are delighted to be joined by Eric Wall. Eric is a computer scientist that currently works as a crypto hedgefund manager at Arcane assets. With Eric's academic background and time that he has been into the crypto space (which is longer than most people have), he is a great person to talk to about Bitcoin, Ethereum, Decentralized finance, and the whole crypto space. We talk about everything from what bitcoin actually is. Eric tells us his best explanations. We also talk about inflation and how it affects the world and bitcoin. Why bitcoin is a digital upgrade of physical gold and a lot of more interesting things on this topic. The recording of this episode become long, so we have divided it into two podcasts, making this the first part of a series of two. Fintechpodden has a new website: www.Fintechpodden.com Eric on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ercwl/ Eric on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ercwl Arcane Assets website: https://www.arcane.no/
34:32
January 27, 2021
60. Recap of 2020 and predictions for 2021 with Fintechpodden
In this episode, the two hosts of Fintechpodden, Gustaf and Johan, share their highlights of fintech news of 2020 and are delivering some predictions for 2021. Enjoy the episode. 
41:23
January 10, 2021
59. Updates from the financial super app Revolut with Hanna Karolina Johansson
In this episode, we have the pleasure of having Hanna from Revolut joining us once again. She has been on the podcast two times before and always brings some exciting updates. We will listen in on the latest numbers, product updates, and how corona affected Revolut.  Enjoy! 
38:12
December 18, 2020
58. The battle of the cloud giants with Micaela Vernmark & Jonas Bränvall from TietoEVRY
In this episode, we have the pleasure of having Micaela Vernmark & Jonas Bränvall from TietoEVRY joining us to discuss the latest within cloud in the financial service industry. We discuss the latest development and the ongoing battle between the large public cloud providers. In the middle of the episode, we have a special appearance from Harald Walden, CTO from Brite, a fast growing Swedish fintech in the payment space. We discuss together with Harald both the pros and cons of developing financial services in the cloud and listen in on Haralds hands on experiences. Find more about TietoEVRY here: https://www.tietoevry.com/en/industries/financial-services/ Find more about Brite here: https://www.britepaymentgroup.com/
44:45
December 8, 2020
57. What's next in Open Banking with Rune Mai from Nordic API Gateway
In this episode, which was recorded in August 2020, Johan and Gustaf had the pleasure to be joined by the Founder and CEO of Nordic API Gateway. NAG is active within the world of open banking and they recently launched its new platform, Aiia. A platform that removes all obstacles from powering your solution with open banking so you can make your open banking idea a reality within days without having to acquire a PISP or AISP license. Rune Mai exclusively shares insights with Fintechpodden into why this product is a perfect fit for open banking innovation across industries and how it will change the landscape of open banking as we know it. In the episode, we talked about the current situation for open banking in Europe and in the world. Rune shared his insights from being at the forefront of the development in Open Banking - What's working good and not so good with the PSD2 Regulation in Europe and most interestingly what is around the corner in the future of Open Banking. We hope that you will enjoy the episode as much as we did.  Link to Nordic API Gateway: https://www.nordicapigateway.com/ Rune Mais Linkedin page: https://www.linkedin.com/in/runemai/
01:03:16
November 20, 2020
56. Embedded finance with Per Dahlqvist from Liberis
In this episode we have the pleasure of having Per Dahlqvist from Liberis joining us. Per is a seasoned financial service professional and at Liberis he is currently head of business development. Liberis is a fintech that is specializing on helping SMEs with flexibel financing solutions and embedded finance services. Embedded finance is a very broad area so in this episode we are trying to scope it down and give some real examples. We are also exploring the future of embedded finance and what industries we will see adopt it next.  Link to Liberis:  https://www.liberis.com/ Mentioned in the podcast:  https://medium.com/@jet8 https://www.airwallex.com/
36:45
October 23, 2020
55. Banking the Unbanked in Africa with Espen Kvelland from Wakandi
In episode nr 55 we had the great chance to sit down and talk with Espen Moen Kvelland from Wakandi. Wakandi is a startup from Norway that is active in Africa with the goal to make the 328 million people who are either without a bank, called unbanked, or with very little access to banking services, called underbanked, to get access to basic and fundamental banking services. What are the existing challenges going forward in Africa and how does it look today, how far have they come? Wakandi was born out of a company called Akeo, a leading blockchain company in Norway. Moreover, Espen shared his thoughts on Facebook's digital currency project, Libra, and what effects that can have on the fintech industry and landscape in Africa. We also got the chance to talk about Central Bank Digital Currencies and the possibilities for startups and businesses that come with that. We hope that you enjoy this episode as much as we did and that you learn a lot about the Fintech scene in Africa and about Wakandi.
52:11
October 21, 2020
54. Demystifying Cryptocurrency & Challenges In The Swedish Fintech Ecosystem
In this episode, we are joined by fantastic Michal Gromek. Michal has a long background within the Fintech industry and is currently working as Head of Operations and Compliance at Safello. He is also very active in the Swedish Fintech Ecosystems where he is a public speaker and he is also contributing to Forbes where he shares his thoughts and opinions on the Fintech landscape. Earlier this year he was one of the main persons behind Stockholm Fintech Week. Given Michal's commitment and involvement in the Swedish Fintech Ecosystems, it is not surprising that he is nominated for the Swedish Fintech Ecosystem Hero of the year 2020 by nordicstartupawards. You find a link below where you can vote on him. In the episode, we get to listen to  Michal when he demystifies Cryptocurrencies and how we can combat the Dark Side of Fintech and Crypto with Blockchain Analysis Tools. We also talk about challenges with the Swedish Fintech Ecosystem. Here is where you can nominate Michal Gromek: https://nordicstartupawards.com/nominate-here Michal Gromek on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mgromek/ Fintechpodden on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/18896098/admin/ Fintechpodden website: http://fintechpodden.com/ Safello website: https://safello.com/
33:49
October 15, 2020
53. How any company can add fintech in their services with Hanna Raftell
Hanna Raftell from Fimento is back in Fintechpodden. She previously joined us in episode nr 43 where we talked about Open Banking. In this episode, we have a follow-up topic, Embedded Finance, or put in more simple terms - how any company can add fintech into their services. Hanna talks with us about what Embedded Finance actually is, which players are involved in the ecosystem that enables for embedded financial solutions. We talk about what non-fintech companies are offering fintech services today and what the benefits of doing fintech in non-fintech are. We also touch on UNs Sustainability Development Goals and how fintech can support several of the goals. If you want to learn more about embedded finance, how it works, and where to start if you are a company that is interested in offering fintech services - then join this episode. We hope that you find it as useful and interesting as we did. Sign up for our episode release letter here: https://mailchi.mp/4dab66e60474/subscribe Go to Fintechpodden website for episodes and blogs: http://fintechpodden.com/ Find Hanna on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannaraftell/   Find out more about Fimento: https://www.fimento.com/
40:10
September 28, 2020
52. The digitalisation of the mortgage market with Emmy Jansson from stoEr
In this episode, we have the great honor of being visited by Emmy Jansson from the fintech company stoEr. Emmy has a long experience within the fintech industry and above all the digitalization of the mortgage market. Before joining stoEr, Emmy was working as a product specialist within lending at Avanza Bank and worked on their new digital mortgage together with Stabelo AB. Now, Emmy is working as Product Operations & Partner Manager at stoEr. During our talk, we discuss the change that is taking place within the mortgage market and what stoEr is building on when it comes to the digitalization of the mortgage market. What challenges does still exist? How will the mortgage market look like in the future and a lot more. We hope that you enjoy the conversation as much as we did! Sign up for Fintechpodden Episode Letter: https://mailchi.mp/4dab66e60474/subscribe Find Emmy on LinekdIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emmy-jansson-a80aa923/ Find stoEr's website: https://stoer.se/ Find Fintechpodden website: https://fintechpodden.nu/
43:58
September 20, 2020
51. Discussing Payments, Open Banking and Apples acquisition of Mobeewave with Christoffer O. Hernaes
Christoffer O. Hernæs has a long background within banking and Fintech with his latest position as  chief digital officer of Sbanken, Norway's first digital-only bank and leading challenger bank. Christoffer is also and has been a frequent fintech blogger in Norway with many thoughtful blogposts over the last years. In this episode we got the chance to talk with Christoffer about Apples acquisition of Mobeewave and what it means to the payments and banking industries. We also of course talked about the fintech landscape in norway and the fundamental mismatch between bank's and fintech's when the go into collaborations. Christoffer gave us some advice for how fintech's should avoid wasting their time when trying to collaborate with banks. Finally we got to listen to why Klarna is so great and one of the fintech's in the world with the brightest future. Sign up for our episode release letter here: https://mailchi.mp/4dab66e60474/subscribe Go to Fintechpodden website for episodes and blogs: http://fintechpodden.com/ Read more on Christoffer's Blogg: https://hernaes.com/author/hernaes/
41:47
August 23, 2020
50. Helping people pay less for their credits with Mikael Hussain, CEO and founder of Anyfin
In this episode, we have the pleasure of having Mikael Hussain, CEO and co-founder of Anyfin joining us. Anyfin is a Swedish fintech helping customers lower their interest rate on existing credits by utilizing data to take better credit risks. On average Anyfin helps customer lower their interest rate with over 50%. Listen in to learn more about the story behind Anyfin and the plans ahead.  Subscribe to our episode and news release letter: https://mailchi.mp/4dab66e60474/subscribe#header Anyfin's Website: https://anyfin.com/
38:07
August 17, 2020
49. Best Of Fintechpodden Interviews part one
This episode is one of a few in a series of best-of-conversations that we have had in Fintechpodden. Over a couple of episodes we have put together some of the highlights in all the interviews that we have held with different founders and leaders within the fintech industry. In this part, we get to listen to excellent Daniel Döderleinn when he passionately talks about his entreprenuerial journey founding mCash which later became the technology behind Vipps and what he thinks about PSD2 and how startups should do to get a PSD2 License. We also talk to Che Sidanius about Financial Crime, Green Crime, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and a lot more. Chris skinner speaks about what the world for banks will look like after the PSD2 Pandemic and why he likes Klarna and Stripe so much. Finally super nice Michael O'Loughlin tells us about Open Finance, PSD2, How far the banks have come within this space and the true meaning of banking the unbanked. We hope that you enjoy this episode!
25:43
August 2, 2020
48. 2020 half year fintech news review
In this episode, the Fintechpodden hosts, Gustaf and Johan sits down to discuss the biggest news and development of the fintech space in 2020. Topics includes the Wirecard scandal, Visa's acquisition of Plaid, the open banking development in the Nordics and much more.  Fintechpodden will be back with some new exciting episodes in August. 
27:18
July 8, 2020
47. The future of Financial Crime Prevention with Taavi Tamkivi from Salv
This episode is the last episode from Sthlm Fintech Week 2020 that we recorded in february. The guest in this episode is no one else than Taavi Tamkivi from Salv which is a company that help financial institutions combating crime by providing a flexible AML platform. Taavi is a person with an interesting background with previous positions at Skype and he has also been studying mathematics for many years but dropped out of his PhD when starting at Skype in its early days. We talk about the problems that exist in todays environments when it comes to fighting against fraud and money laundering. We also discuss what the future will be looking like and how Salv really can make a difference in the field of financial crime prevention. https://salv.com/ http://fintechpodden.com/ http://fintechpodden.nu/ https://sthlmfintechweek.com/
20:05
July 2, 2020
46. Helping customers put their economy on autopilot with Gustav Berghog from Zmarta
In this episode, we have the pleasure of having Gustav Berghog from Zmarta joining us. Zmarta is a service that helps customers lowering their mortgage, insurances, electricity bills, and much more.  We will hear Gustav tell his experience of unifying three different brands under the Zmarta umbrella and how to build a new company culture. We will also hear more about how Zmarta in the future can help customers with even more savings and also becoming the customers own CFO. By using Zmarta's services a Swedish household can today save over 4000 € per year by challenging their current mortgage, insurances, and electricity bills. You will learn more about his and much more in this episode, enjoy! 
38:28
June 28, 2020
45. Knowing your customer versus Know your data with Per Andersson from FCG
In this episode we are joined by Per Andersson who is CEO at Reg&Tech Solutions, FCG. Per knows many of the more than 400 fintech companies just in Sweden, Stockholm. We discuss what the regulatory challenges and opportunities, what FCG does and how they help both fintechs and larger financial institutions with reg and tech solutions. We discussed what Know You Client/Customer actually means and compares it with Know your Data. Questions such as what is needed to understand your data. What can you do to understand your data better? What are the low hanging fruits? And of course how Per can help clients with this. We also had time to listen to Pers view on the market and where we are heading in the near future. Join our discussion in this short but very informative episode! https://sthlmfintechweek.com/ http://fintechpodden.nu/ https://www.regandtech.com/ https://fcg.global/
13:58
June 25, 2020
44. Building trust in the blockchain and crypto industry with Sven Martinsson from Valegachain
Valega Chain Analytics have made it easier for everyone to analyse and prevent illegal activities in crypto and blockchain related transaction. In this episode we get to talk to Sven Martinsson, CEO and founder of Valegachain. We talk about the dark side of fintech and to what extent blockchain and crypto is being used for illegal activities today. We also talk about the fintech ecosystem and what needs to be done to prevent fraud and fraudulent transactions and what role blockchain can take in the future of a transparent financial market. Join us in this interesting episode with smart and humble Sven.
18:05
June 22, 2020
43. Increasing your ROI through the use of SaaS in the financial service industry with Hanna Raftell
In this episode of Fintechpodden, we have the pleasure of having Hanna Raftell joining us. Hanna has a long history within the financial service industry and is now the CEO of the Swedish fintech company Fimento. Fimento is a modular cloud technology platform that delivers open banking and data analytics services.  In the episode, we talk about customer benefits from using a SaaS model and how it can increase their ROI. We talked about how Fimento has helped its customers scaling more rapidly, reduced time to market, and lowered the cost of integration. We also cover how the industry is moving more and more towards value-based pricing models and why this benefits the customers.  Listen in to learn more about this and much more. 
36:50
June 18, 2020
42. Mobile payments and the Chinese Fintech landscape with Magnus Dettmar
In this episode we get to listen to Gustaf and Johan talking with Magnus Dettmar directly from China. Magnus guides us through a full day, from waking up until going back to bed in Shanghai, China with a specific focus on the way he uses mobile payments and fintech solutions during a normal day in China. Discussions are around the big giants Alibaba and Tencent with their respective fintech "super-apps" Alipay and WeChat pay that have become very popular at a historical speed of innovation. Magnus also shares a lot of interesting insights from China covering everything from the scene of cryptocurrencies, e-commerce and live shopping, to open banking and financial inclusion. Join Gustaf, Johan and Magnus in this super-episode on the fintech landsape and mobile payments in China delivered directly China by Magnus who lives and breath Chinese digital solutions in Shanghai.
49:40
June 16, 2020
41. How fintechs and banks are doing digital with Chris Skinner
In this episode, Johan Lindskog and Gustaf Hård af Segerstad sat down with Chris Skinner to talk about his new book, Doing Digital. The book is about how fintechs and banks are actually doing digital. What are incumbents doing good and what do they not do so good? What is the best fintechs in the world doing and how have they become so successful? That and a lot more such as the future of banking and what the post-corona business as usual will look like in this top episode! Enjoy!
38:56
June 8, 2020
40. Interview with Kristin Lindmark, CIO at SPP about collaboration between insuretechs and traditional players
In this episode we are guested by Kristin Lindmark who is working as CIO / Head of Tech at SPP Storebrand. Kristins openly shares things she has learned from her long experience within the insurance industry ranging back manager position at Accenture and experience from If Insurance. We also discuss how traditional players within the insurance industry can collaborate with younger insuretechs and what needs to be done in order to make those kind of collaborations possible. We also touch upon topics such as IT Management, change management and the future of insurance. We hope that you enjoy this episode as much as we did!
14:50
June 2, 2020
39. Swedish FSA on why launching an innovation center for Fintechs with Per Nordkvist
In the latest episode of Fintechpodden, we have the pleasure of Per Nordkvist from the Swedish FSA joining us. We talked about their innovation center and how they can help both large established players but also smaller new challengers to navigate the regulatory aspects of the financial industry.  This episode was recorded during STHLM Fintech Week 2020.
13:20
May 29, 2020
38. Digital signatures with John Erik Setsaas from Signicat
In the latest episode of Fintechpodden, we have the pleasure of once again having John Erik Setsaas from Signicat joining us. We are doing a deep down in digital signatures, how they work, what kind of signatures are out there, and the future development within this area. Now more than ever has the importance for companies and organizations to start offering fully digital customer journeys increased. Digital signatures are an important part of this transformation. Listen in to learn more about this and much more. 
45:02
May 25, 2020
37. Interview with Betterwealths Chief Investment Officer and Co-founder Henrik Jönsson, about the future of asset management
In this episode we had the chance to sit down and chat with Henrik Jönsson. Henrik has co-founded Betterwealth and is currently working in the position as Chief Investment Officer. Henriks background ranges from studies in mathematics and industrial engineering at Lund and Eidengenössische Universities to job as credit analyst at SEB Bank, and his most recent position before starting Betterwealth was at Blackrock, the worlds largest asset management firm where he worked with risk and quantitative Analysis. For a little bit less than two years ago he co-founded Betterwealth which is a asset management service that strives to revolutionise the investment offer for retail clients. By using AI and simple Machine Learning models Betterwealth can help retail clients with world class asset management in a way that has only been available for institutions and very rich clients until now. Enjoy us in this episode where we discuss more about what Betterwealth is and we get to listen to Henrik talk about his background, thoughts about the future of asset management as well as a couple of tips for other fintech startups out there.
22:03
May 20, 2020
36. Bringing transparency to the insurance industry with Michael Grönroos from Wedevia
In this episode we got the chance to talk to Michael Grönroos about his career and his company called Wedevia. Wedevia has built a solution that gathers data from different insurance companies and compares insurances for the consumer. This is something new in the industry since it previously has mostly only been possible to compare on soft values, but with Wedevia solution the consumer can compare and insurance based on price, quality and what the insurance actually contains. We also has the chance to chat a little bit about Michaels background as an entreprenuer within the IT industry.
13:13
May 15, 2020
35. The future of Cryptocurrecies and Central Bank Digital Currencies with Eric Wall and Totte Löfström
In this episode we have a great discussion on the future of blockchain and cryptocurrencies with Totte Löfström and Eric Wall. Totte is the CEO of Swedish first crypto exchange Trijo and Eric Wall is working for the Human Rights Foundation and today more active as Chief Investment Officier at Arcane Crypto Fund. We also talk about privacy and what the different types of Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs) there are out there and what China and US is doing in this space. Enjoy this great discussion!
29:17
May 11, 2020
34. Iceland's indó, the first neobank to challenge the banking model
In this episode, we sit down with Tryggvi Björn Davidsson COO, at the Icelandic neo bank indó.  After the Icelandic banking crash in 2008 that turned the banking market upside down and impacted the Icelandic economy for a long time the idea behind indó was born. indó tries to redesign the traditional banking model and lets its users deposit money directly at the central bank. Listen in to this episode to hear more about the story behind indó and what services they offering.  This episode was recorded during STHLM Fintech Week 2020. 
16:33
May 7, 2020
33. Everyday Climate Action in Fintech with Nathalie Green and Madeleine Sandell
In this episode we talk with Nathalie Green from Doconomy and Madeleine Sandell from Ålandsbanken about the climate, how the Do App help consumers understand their CO2 footprint through their transaction data. We also talk about the collaboration between the new and young company Doconomy and the old and big institution Ålandsbanken - how does the collaboration work and what is important to think about when collaborating. Join us in this episode for an interesting discussion with one of the hottest CO2-footprint apps out their!
21:57
May 5, 2020
32. What is the future of Identity? With John Erik Setsaas
John Erik Setsaas has a long history within the area of Digital Identity, in fact he started working with this already back in 1995 and have had positions at SAP as senior architect and today he is the Vice President of Identity and Innovation at Signicat. Signicat is a pioneering, pan-European digital identity company with a unrivalled track record in the world’s most advanced digital identity markets. Its digital identity platform incorporates the most extensive suite of identity verification and authentication systems in the world, all accessible through a single integration point. They handle over a million transactions per day and during this episode we get to hear John Erik tell us about the history of Digital Identity, where we are now and what might come around the corner in the future as well as what challenges exists with areas such as Self Sovereign Identities. We hope you enjoy this episode as much as we did.
19:56
April 30, 2020
31. Open Finance with Michael O'Loughlin from Token.io
In this episode Fintechpodden is joined by Michael O'Loughlin. Michael has a long background within finance, banking and payments. Since two years he is managing director at a young Open Banking company called Token. We talk with Michael about PSD2, Open Banking, Open Finance and its challenges and the opportunities that comes with it. 
57:52
April 28, 2020
30. Framtidens betalningar på Blockchain med Henrik Gradin från Centiglobe
I det här avsnittet gästas vi av Henrik Gradin och snackar blockchain, kryptovalutor, bitcoin, betalningar och framförallt framtidens betalsystem. Henrik är en oerhört erfaren serieentreprenör som har startat hela 7 st IT-bolag tidigare i sin karriär. Sedan två år tillbaka är han grundare och VD på betalningsplattformen Centiglobe. Ett bolag som idag består av ca 20 personer med ambitionen att skapa ett globalt swish där alla betalinstitut och banker är sammankopplade med hjälp av blockchainteknik. 
28:08
April 23, 2020
29. Discussing the future of banking with Michael Pierce from Mambu
In this episode, we had the pleasure of having Michael Pierce, sales director at the cloud core banking provider Mambu joining us. We talked about how fintechs and banks around the world use Mambu's services to faster and better deliver new services to their customers. We also talked about composable banking and how banks around the world create speed boat initiatives to better be able to innovate and explore new technologies. 
30:20
April 6, 2020
28. Fighting financial and green crime with Che Sidanius from Refinitiv
In this episode, we have the pleasure of having Che Sidanius, Global Head of Financial Crime & Industry Affairs at Refinitiv with us. Che is an experienced leader with a variety of leadership roles within the areas of online crime prevention, regulation, financial crime, green grime and other types of cyber crimes from companies such as KMPG, PwC and Bank of England. In the episode we talk about many different kinds of crimes that can be done online. We also briefly talk about the crimes that may have been done behind the corona virus.
25:34
April 2, 2020
27. Why Personalization is the future of banking with Eli Daniel Keren from P.F.C
In this episode, we have the pleasure of having Eli Daniel Keren, Co-founder and head of strategy at P.F.C joining us. Eli tells us about his background, starting with studies in London and his entrepreneurial experience starting several ventures. How he got inspired and introduced to Fintech when he lived in New York right after the crash of Lehman Brothers and the following financial crisis. When he got back from New York he went around in Stockholm to pitch the idea of the company that we today call P.F.C. You will also hear us discuss with Eli about why Personalization is such a big thing in the future of banking.
18:47
March 26, 2020
26. Building the first Nordic challenger bank with Morten Sønderskov
In this episode we have the pleasure of having Morten Sønderskov, COO at Lunar joining us. Lunar is a fully digital Nordic bank that has the mission to really transform the way we bank and creating a financial super app. We get to listen to what challenges Morten sees for challenger banks and what they have learned so far building Lunar. We also talk about the financial eco system and how Lunar is combining financial and non-financial services simultaneously and integrated in their app. And of course, Morten shared interesting insights on what he sees coming for Lunar and where they will be in a couple of years and what kind of partnerships that will be crucial for succeeding within the finance industry. This episode is part of a special episodes series that were recorded during STHLM Fintech Week 2020.
23:45
March 19, 2020
25. Moving fast as a fintech, future of payments and PSD2 with Sara Berg from Trustly
In this episode we have the pleasure of having Sara Berg, COO at Trustly joining us. Sara gives us an introduction to Trustly and the services it provides. Trustly recently entered the US market so we discussed the differences in regulations between Europe and US. Sara also described her view on the PSD2 implementation and what is needed to really unlock the promises of PSD2. This and much more you can hear about in this episode. 
19:22
March 11, 2020
24. Bringing the lifestyle super app Alipay to the Nordics with Roland Palmer from Alipay and Masood Arai from ePassi
In this special episode recorded live from Stockholm fintech week, we had the pleasure of having Roland Palmer from Alipay and Masood Arai from ePassi joining us. We talked about how the collaboration between Alipay and ePassi, has enable Chinese tourists to pay with their own Alipay app when they travel here in the Nordics. Roland and Masood openly shared interesting insights both about the collaboration between the two companies but also about the future of payments and they gave their thoughts on where the market is heading. Roland also tells you what “Payments Plus” is, and why payments are just the key to the door and that the actual power is the possibilities with digital marketing. This episode is part of a special series of episodes that were recorded during Stockholm Fintech week 2020 in collaboration with Stockholm Fintech week.
17:47
March 4, 2020
23. The future of Nordic payments with Lars Sjögren, CEO at P27
During Stockholm Fintech Week 2020, we had the pleasure to interview Lars Sjögren CEO at P27. In this episode Lars openly shared the vision and ambitions behind P27 and he described the new payments platform as the first of its kind in the world. Described as a wonderful instant payments network which will function cross-border and multi-currency. P27 is a unique collaboration that unifies instant payments within the Nordic area. It is being built in different layers which will enable not just banks to interact with the platform but indirectly also FinTech’s, through banks, to interact with the platform. In addition to enabling innovation for banks and Fintech’s, P27 will also cut costs dramatically, by around 80%. The network will In January 2021 go live with four banks, Handelsbanken, Swedbank, Danske Bank and the fintech Klarna being the first players to use the platform. This episode is part of a special series of episodes that was recorded during Stockholm Fintech week 2020 in collaboration with Stockholm Fintech week. 
20:26
February 26, 2020
22. Intervju med Siam Choudhury, VD och grundare av Pliance om regtech, KYC och AML
I det här avsnittet intervjuar vi Siam och får höra om bakgrunden till varför han var med och startade regtechbolaget Pliance. Pliance erbjuder en tjänst som bland annat automatiserar fintechbolags AML-processer. Vi får en introduktion till regtech, KYC och AML och spanar vad som kommer hända inom området de kommande åren. Om det här och mycket mer får ni höra om i det här avsnittet.  Mer info om Pliance hittar ni på länken nedan:  https://pliance.io/
33:04
February 10, 2020
21. Intervju med Mattias Eld, VD och grundare av Fidesmo om framtidens betalningslösningar och wearables
I det här avsnittet intervjuar vi Mattias Eld som är VD och grundare av fintechbolaget Fidesmo som är ett ledande bolag inom utvecklingen av kontaktlösa betalningar och wearables. Fidesmo gör det möjligt att ansluta ditt betalkort och andra kontaktlösa tjänster till den wearable som du alltid bär med dig. Vi diskuterar bakgrunden till Fidesmo samt hur Mattias ser på marknaden för betalningar runt om i världen. Mattias berättar även om hur det har varit att samarbete med storbolag så som Mastercard och de Nordiska storbankerna.  Mer info om Fidesmo hittar ni på länken nedan:  https://fidesmo.se/
34:24
February 9, 2020
20. Interview with Anna Blyablina co-founder Sthlm Fintech Week
In this episode, we interviewed Anna Blyablina one of the co-founders of Sthlm Fintech Week, the largest fintech event in Sweden. Anna has a broad background within the fintech industry and has been involved in several different fintech initiatives. She will walk us through the background to Sthlm Fintech Week and explain why this type of event is important for the ecosystem. We will also discuss the European fintech landscape and the differences that exist between different markets in Europe. Next Sthlm Fintech Week will be held 10-14 February 2020, you will find more info and ticket information in the link below: https://sthlmfintechweek.com/
25:41
December 16, 2019
19. Intervju med Hanna Johansson, nordisk community manager hos Revolut
I det här avsnittet får vi ett kärt återseende av en tidigare gäst, Hanna Johansson från Revolut. Hanna gästade Fintechpodden i våras och sedan dess har antalet användare av Revolut i Sverige mer än dubblerats och ett antal nya tjänster har lanserats. I avsnittet diskuterar vi Revoluts senaste utveckling i Sverige och världen samt vad det är som har gjort Revolut så framgångsrikt. Om det här och mycket mer får ni höra om i det här avsnitt.  Har du inte testat Revolut sedan tidigare kan du beställa hem ett kort helt utan kostnad via länken nedan och samtidigt stödja oss(sponsrad länk).  http://bit.ly/fintechpodden Med ett kostnadsfritt betalkort från Revolut kan du redan från dag ett aktivera och använda Google/Apple Pay. Allt sköts smidigt via Revolutappen där all funktionalitet finns så som spärra kort, visa PIN-kod och hålla flera aktiva valutakonton samtidigt med marknadens lägsta växelkurser. 
35:41
November 28, 2019
18. Intervju med Minna Technologies VD och grundare Joakim Sjöblom
I det här avsnittet intervjuar vi Joakim Sjöblom, VD och grundare av fintechbolaget Minna Technologies. Vi får följa med på resan från att varit med i tv-programmet Draknästet till att lanseras hos en av Sveriges största banker och fått investering från världens största betalbolag Visa. Minna Technologies har vuxit från 3 till 55 personer på 3 år och har över en halv miljon användare i Sverige. Idag jobbar Minna Technologies med banker i 7 länder runt om i Europa. Minna Technologies är idag en av få open banking tjänster som banker redan idag kan tjäna pengar på att implementera. Minna Technologies erbjuder fyra olika produkter; Identify – transaktionsdata analys, Cancel – hjälper kunder att säga upp sina abonnemang, Improve – hjälper kunderna att hitta en bättre produkt på marknaden än det den har idag, Discover – hjälper kunder att hitta nya passande tjänster.  I intervjun berättar Joakim om att bankernas mindset skiftat från competion till collaboration efter PSD2 men att många storbanker har lite Nokia-varning, höga marginaler och förlitar sig mycket på gamla produkter så som bolån. Det här och mycket mer får ni höra om i det här avsnittet. 
21:27
November 6, 2019
17. Live interview with Daniel Döderlein, CEO & founder of Auka
In this very special episode, we do a live podcast recording where we interview the mobile payment pioneer Daniel Döderlein the CEO and founder of the Norwegian fintech company Auka. The interview was recorded during a live event co-hosted by the Swedish fintech organization Findec and the global investment and trading platform Funderbeam. In the interview, Daniel will take us through the development of the mobile payment landscape in the Nordics and walk us through the latest decade’s development. Daniel will also tell us about his experience building a fintech company, taking a revolutionary service to the market and now launching their new mobile payment service Settle in several European markets.
01:10:52
October 25, 2019
16. Blockchain 101 med Ivan Liljeqvist - Del 2 av 2
Del 2 av 2. I det här avsnittet intervjuar vi Ivan Liljeqvist känd som Ivan on tech och vi pratar om den viktigaste uppfinningen sedan internet, nämligen blockchain. Ivan har sedan flera år tillbaka utbildat världen om blockchain via sin Youtube-kanal med över 200 000 följare och via sin egen online utbildning. Ivan har även föreläst på konferenser och storföretag runt om i världen. Vi diskuterar blockchain, bitcoin och Libra och går in på hur tekniken fungerar. Detta och mycket mer får ni höra om i dagens avsnitt. Observera att intervjun med Ivan är uppdelad på två avsnitt och det här är del 2 av 2.
29:54
October 22, 2019
15. Blockchain 101 med Ivan Liljeqvist - Del 1 av 2
Del 1 av 2. I det här avsnittet intervjuar vi Ivan Liljeqvist känd som Ivan on tech och vi pratar om den viktigaste uppfinningen sedan internet, nämligen blockchain. Ivan har sedan flera år tillbaka utbildat världen om blockchain via sin Youtube-kanal med över 200 000 följare och via sin egen online utbildning. Ivan har även föreläst på konferenser och storföretag runt om i världen. Vi diskuterar blockchain, bitcoin och Libra och går in på hur tekniken fungerar. Detta och mycket mer får ni höra om i dagens avsnitt. Observera att intervjun med Ivan är uppdelad på två avsnitt och det här är del 1 av 2.
24:28
October 21, 2019
14. Intervju med Lunarway - den nordiska utmanarbanken
I det här avsnittet intervjuar vi Daniel Magnusson Community manager hos Lunarway. Från att ha varit en liten dansk utmanarbank så har Lunarway nu fått en riktig banklicens och vill erövra hela Norden. Hur lyckas Lunarway ta fram tjänster som användarna faktiskt uppskattar och vill ha? Hur skiljer sig Lunarways sätt att arbeta på mot storbankernas? Detta och mycket mer får ni höra om i det här avsnittet.  
34:23
October 8, 2019
13. Ödesdatumet 14 september
Den 14 september 2019 träder PSD2 i kraft. I dagens avsnitt inspelat 13 september, diskuterar vi hur marknadens olika aktörer kommer påverkas och vad är egentligen SCA? 
24:42
September 13, 2019
12. Money20/20 Europe recap
I det här avsnitten gör vi en recap på Money20/20 Europe mässan, Europas största fintechmässa. Vi går igenom de största trenderna och våra highlights från mässan.   
24:46
June 13, 2019
11. Intervju med Revolut - hemligheterna bakom ett av världens snabbast växande fintechbolag
I det här avsnittet intervjuar vi Hanna Johansson, Community Manager på Revolut och deras första anställda i Sverige. Med ett mål att nå 100 miljoner användare inom fyra år så har Revolut bara påbörjat sin expansion. Vad är hemligheterna bakom den snabba tillväxten? Vilka nya funktioner och tjänster kommer vi se framöver och hur ska Revolut vinna på den svenska marknaden? Det och mycket mer får ni reda på i det här avsnittet. 
37:30
March 31, 2019
10. Fintechpoddens spaningar för 2019
I det här avsnittet diskuterar vi vad fintechåret 2019 kommer innehålla. Kommer Revolut få 10 miljoner användare? Kommer storbankerna förlora kunder tack vare PSD2? Kommer Swish expandera till nya marknader? Lyssna på avsnittet för att ta reda på vad vi tror kommer hända under 2019. 
31:20
January 20, 2019
9. Fintechåret 2018
I det här avsnittet går vi igenom och summerar fintechåret 2018. Vi går bland annat igenom följande områden: Mobila betalningar slår igenom i Sverige, iZettle köps upp av Paypal i miljardaffär, Goldman Sachs fintechsatsar i Stockholm och Revolut får banklicens. 
30:01
December 29, 2018
8. Digitala banker av storbanker
I det här avsnittet diskuterar vi den ökande trenden med att storbanker runt om i världen etablerar nya digitala varumärken för att möta hoten från utmanarbankerna. Kommer storbankerna lyckas eller är det redan för sent?
22:04
December 16, 2018
7. PSD2 - regelverket bakom open banking
I det här avsnittet diskuterar vi vad regelverket PSD2 kommer att innebära för de olika aktörerna på marknaden. Vi tar även reda på vilka som är först på bollen med att söka licens hos Finansinspektionen i Sverige.
16:43
December 4, 2018
6. Blockchain inom bank och finans
I det här avsnittet diskuterar vi vad de svenska storbankerna gör inom blockchain-området samt går igenom de största kryptovalutorna på marknaden.
29:31
November 25, 2018
5. Svenska fintechbolag
I det här avsnittet går vi igenom några spännande svenska fintechbolag bland annat Klarna, Instantor, Capcito och Tink. Vad gör de och hur samarbetar de med storbankerna?
17:29
November 15, 2018
4. Digitala utmanarbanker
I det här avsnittet diskuterar vi ett antal nya utmanarbankers framfart och vad det är som gör dem unika. Bolagen vi tar upp är bland annat Klarna, Revolut och Transferwise, Vi diskuterar bland annat vilka tjänster dem erbjuder och vad som gör dem unika.
20:14
November 5, 2018
3. Storbankernas samarbeten
I det här avsnittet diskuterar vi de olika typerna av samarbeten som storbankerna idag har.
17:05
October 7, 2018
2. API-economy
I det här avsnittet diskuterar vi begreppet API-economy och varför det är ett hett område inom bankvärlden just nu.
15:53
September 18, 2018
1. Vad är Open banking?
I det här avsnittet försöker vi reda ut vad Open banking egentligen är.
16:26
September 9, 2018