Entries by George Baily

2018: the year ahead in Finance, Banking, and Tech

What’s coming up this year in the world of finance, tech, and their love-child fintech? Adastra takes a look at some of the bigger trends: Payments and open banking Trend no.1 for payments in 2019 according to Capgemini will be “banks becoming platform players”. The API-ification of banking will have massive consequences and 2018 is […]

Vision vs Mission vs Strategy

Have you ever had any of these experiences at your business? You need to write a statement on company culture for new joiners, recruitment pages, or an awards application, but after 3 hours and 9 people nobody is sure how to describe who you are, what you do… and why you exist actually You spend […]

Payment Race – Day 2 (Columbus)

On Day 1 – 18th Oct, start of the race – I was at Sibos in Toronto, completing my challenge of interviewing conference delegates on the floor about Bitcoin. I had in-depth conversations with: Ruth Wandhöfer, Global regulatory & Fintech expert at Citi – watch the interview here Sergey Nazarov, blockchain maven and CEO of […]