Waters Wavelength Podcast Episode 99: Fintech and Innovation, a Discussion

Victor Anderson, who is in town from London, joins Anthony and James to dig into the key themes from Waters USA.

Anthony Malakian, US editor of Waters, and James Rundle, news editor of Waters, record a weekly podcast touching on the biggest stories in financial technology.


On the podcast—which was recorded on Wednesday—Victor Anderson, editor-in-chief of Waters, joins Anthony and James to discuss some of the major themes from Monday’s Waters USA event in New York, including the rise of fintechs and women in technology.

1:45 How should we define fintechs?

4:00 Fintech startups: What challenges do they face?

11:00 Large banks: How do they go about embracing the nimbleness and innovation of fintechs?

17:30 Women in Technology and Data: Key themes taken from the breakfast briefing at Waters USA and a look ahead at next year’s awards program.

21:15 Keys to innovation and innovation centers—and are banks technology firms?

30:30 A rant about Brexit.

40:00 Trends for 2018.

Contact Info

As is the case with everything we do, we'd love to get some feedback from our listeners. Feel free to reach out to Anthony or James via Twitter or email.

Anthony: @a_malakian[email protected]

James: @JimRundle; [email protected]

Victor: @waterseditor; [email protected]

Past 10 episodes:

Episode 89: JPMorgan's Oliver Harris on Fintechs; T2S Developments

Episode 90: CCOs Talk About AI, Cyber Threats & Real-Time Monitoring

Episode 91: Sibos Preview; M&A Activity; Blockchain's Evolution

Episode 92: The Best of Sibos Toronto

Episode 93: Recaps of Sibos Toronto, Risk USA & Sifma DC

Episode 94: The CME's Bitcoin Play & FSB Worries About AI

Episode 95: Bitcoin/Blockchain News, BNP's Acquisition, Post-Trade Tech

Episode 96: CAT Concerns & Big Tech Takes Aim at Asset Managers

Episode 97: C-Level Execs Talk Bitcoin, Fintechs, Cognitive Computing & Open-Source Tech 

Episode 98: A Focus on Asia, Rolet Out at LSEG, Nasdaq's Bitcoin Futures

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