Talking Success: Connecting the Global FinTech Community

Talking Success: Connecting the Global FinTech Community

By TalentintheCloud
Talking Success: Connecting the Global FinTech Community is a podcast by TalentintheCloud, an Executive Search Firm specializing in FinTech talent. It’s hosted by Stacey Japhta and features the top CEO’s, Founders, Investors and Leaders in the FinTech industry where they dive into the highs and lows in their career, failed ventures, and latest trends. This podcast was created to inspire, teach and bring the FinTech community together. If you’re an industry fanatic or even a newbie to this whole FinTech thing, this podcast was made for you!
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Daniel Isaacs, CFO of Comcorp - All things FinTech, getting a promotion, and financial planning for businesses
In this episode, we chat with Daniel Isaacs, CFO of Comcorp. Comcorp is a proprietary software company that has serviced the South African financial services industry since 1994. Their focus is on digital onboarding, system integration, and operating industry platforms. Daniel goes into all things FinTech, talks about how to get that promotion and gives tips on financial planning for businesses. Daniel's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/daniel-isaacs-a32800113/ Comcorp's Website: http://www.comcorp.co.za/ TalentintheCloud's Website: https://talentinthecloud.io/ Stacey Japhta's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/staceyjaphta/
21:29
May 28, 2020
Brett Dyason, Co Founder & CEO of Hepstar - All things FinTech, scaling a business, and tips working with remote teams
In this episode, we chat with Brett Dyason, Co-Founder & CEO of Hepstar. Hepstar provides global supply and merchandising for travel ancillaries (travel accommodation insurance, cancellation waivers, global Wi-Fi, eSIM, and other similar products) to OTA’s, TravelTech companies, and airlines through their B2B based API technology. Hepstar focuses on helping their partners increase their ancillary revenues per booking. They are a global tech company that works with a range of global travel distributors like CarTrawler, Travix, AeroCRS, Gulf Air, turna.com, and Travelstart Group. Brett goes into all things FinTech, talks about how to scale a business, and gives tips on working with remote teams.  Brett Dyason's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brettdyason/ Hepstar's Website: https://www.hepstar.com/ TalentintheCloud's Website: https://talentinthecloud.io/ Stacey Japhta's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/staceyjaphta/
33:07
May 22, 2020
Viola Llewellyn, President & Co-Founder of Ovamba Solutions - All things FinTech, disaster planning & advice for women leaders
In this episode, we sit down with Viola Llewellyn, President & Co-Founder of Ovamba Solutions. Ovamba is an award-winning African “TradeTech” company that creates culturally attuned technologies for Banks and Central Banks so that they can serve emerging market SMEs with innovative Sharia compliant trade finance products. Viola discusses all things FinTech, how she helps African businesses with disaster planning, and dives into her passion for women leaders.  TalentintheCloud's Website: https://talentinthecloud.io/ TalentintheCloud's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/talentinthecloud/ Viola Llewellyn's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vallewellyn/ Ovamba's Website: https://www.ovamba.com/ Stacey Japhta's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/staceyjaphta/
29:11
May 14, 2020
Hannalie Marsh, MD of Wirecard Solutions - All things FinTech, markets adopting cardless payments & how to climb the corporate ladder
On this episode, we sit down with Hannalie Marsh, MD for Wirecard Solutions South Africa, looking after the Sub-Saharan African region. Hannalie discusses all things FinTech, how each market adopts to new technologies differently, and how to climb the corporate ladder. TalentintheCloud’s Webiste: https://talentinthecloud.io/ TalentintheCloud’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/talentinthecloud/ Hannalie Marsh’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannalie-marsh-3b31385/ Wirecard’s Webiste: https://www.wirecard.com/ Stacey Japhta’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/staceyjaphta/
28:22
May 3, 2020
Swati Safeda, CDO of Nimble Group - All things FinTech, changing career paths, and importance of mentors
In this episode, we sit down with Swati Safeda, Chief Digital Officer at Nimble Group. Nimble Group provides Advisory, Outsourcing, and Asset Management services and capabilities into the Consumer, Corporate and Property markets in Southern Africa. In this episode, we discuss all things FinTech, changing career paths, and the importance of mentors.  TalentintheCloud's Website: https://talentinthecloud.io/ TalentintheCloud's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/talentinthecloud/ Swati Safeda's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/swatimooruth/ Nimble Group's Website: http://nimblegroup.co.za/ Stacey Japhta's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/staceyjaphta/
28:57
April 29, 2020
How to increase transaction volumes & retain your merchants in a downturn workshop - with Darren Franks, Andreas Demleitner & Simon Hardie
In this episode, we sit down with Darren Franks, CEO & Founder of TalentintheCloud, Andreas Demleitner, Co-Founder of Peach Payments & Simon Hardie, CEO & Founder of Findexable. Today we have a recording of our 1st of 6 series workshop - How to increase transaction volumes & retain your merchants in a downturn. Link to all Media (including the video recording of webinars): https://talentinthecloud.io/about-our-company/media/  Andreas Demleitner's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/andreasdemleitner/  Simon Hardie's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/simon-hardie-6b048a3/ Darren Franks' LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenfranks/ Stacey Japhta's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/staceyjaphta/ TalentintheCloud's website: https://talentinthecloud.io/
1:31:25
April 22, 2020
Anino Emuwa, Founder of Avandis Consulting - All things FinTech, Women Empowerment, and overcoming downturns
In this episode, we sit down with Dr Anino Emuwa, Founder of Avandis Consulting. Avandis Consulting is a France based company with an office in Lagos working with entrepreneurs and business leaders to provide wide-ranging individualized solutions for complex strategy and financing needs. In this episode, we discuss all things FinTech, women empowerment and overcoming downturns.  TalentintheCloud's Website: https://talentinthecloud.io/ TalentintheCloud's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/talentinthecloud/ Anino Emuwa's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-anino-emuwa/ Avandis COnsulting Website: http://avandisconsulting.com/ Stacey Japhta's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/staceyjaphta/
31:29
April 16, 2020
Kevin Mutiso, Founder of Alternative Circle - All things FinTech, Entrepreneurial advice, African Founders, Zero Sum Game
In this episode, we sit down with Kevin Mutiso, Founder of Alternative Circle. Alternative Circle is a Kenyan based company that is a channel for financial institutions to provide digital financial services to micro-entrepreneurs through the SHIKA app. Kevin discusses all things FinTech, gives entrepreneurial advice, thoughts on African founders and the Zero-Sum Game.  TalentintheCloud's Website: https://talentinthecloud.io/ TalentintheCloud's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/talentinthecloud/ Kevin Mutiso's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kmutiso/ Alternative Circle Website: http://www.alternativecircle.com/ Kevin Mutiso's Blog: https://medium.com/@kevin.mutiso Stacey Japhta's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/staceyjaphta/
29:10
April 12, 2020