Banking - 5 articles

June 22, 2024
Company Connecting continues its infographic series with a look at the tech companies working in the area of financial services. We have included the banking, insurance, and wealth management sectors as well as companies who provide skills related to financial management such as EPOS and blockchain. The infographic provides information on 283 Scottish IT and telecoms companies that ... Read more
June 22, 2024
Could you tell a little about how Starling Bank works?Starling is a technology start up with a banking licence. We’re creating an app that helps people to manage their money and understand where and how they are spending, so they can make better decisions about their money. Starling offers a completely new way for people ... Read more
June 22, 2024
Banking has hardly changed until very recently. Yes, in the early 2000’s we started slowly adopting telephone banking, then there was Internet banking, now there is mobile banking. However, all of this ‘innovation’ simply changed how we access banking, not how we bank. I believe the upcoming changes  will change how we bank too, hopefully, making ... Read more
June 22, 2024
We sometimes delve so deeply into our favourite topic that we often forget to think through all of the relevant consequences. Among my well-known topics and areas of expertise are innovation and the financial technology (fintech) industry, which represent two of my favourites. The latter has a tremendous impact and influence on the traditional financial ... Read more
June 22, 2024
Could you tell us a little about how GoCardless works?GoCardless began when its founders saw an opportunity to improve the existing bank-to-bank payments system, Direct Debit. Although a highly trusted payment method, Direct Debit was slow, difficult to access, difficult to use and reliant on inefficient legacy systems. Thanks to technology, GoCardless brought Direct Debit ... Read more