EP.33 Lost in the Big Data Trees? How Computer Learning is Helping See the Forest Again⎜#MakerZone

September 17, 2017

Welcome back to MakerZone, your free edge insights on FinTech and the Future of Banking.

Has Big Data got you buried in spreadsheets? Whether you are sales analyst, data analyst, external reporting specialist, investor relations, or financial controller - this Episode is for you. You can learn the latest tools that simplify looking across your data sets - and give you back more time to really do the value-added analysis that helps your company make the most timely, informed decisions possible. 

This week's guest is Markus Monteiros, CEO of Veezoo, machine learning / AI visualization.

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Hosted by David (SuperDave) Bruno, an entrepreneur, professional startup coach and investor.
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LinkedIn: https://ch.linkedin.com/in/david-bruno
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Music by Broke For Free "As Colourful As Ever" via FreeMusicArchive

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Authentication for Bank Clients: Using Smartphones for Two-Factor Login #MakerZone EP.32

September 8, 2017

When you log onto your online bank account what actually happens? How does the bank know its you and not a hack attempt on your account? In this episode you learn how authentication to online accounts can ultimately be achieved via three levels, and how banks can use Authentication-as-a-Service to give your clients a better user experience and ensure you are operating at the highest standards of safety online. Meet Soundproof, using client smartphones to compare sound as second-factor authentication without the user having to do anything. Its seamless, ultra-modern and completely safe.
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My name is David Bruno and I am an entrepreneur, startup coach and investor.
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Twitter: twitter.com/@SuperDaveBruno
LinkedIn: https://ch.linkedin.com/in/david-bruno
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Music by KieLoBot "Dancing on the Seafloor" via FreeMusicArchive

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EP.31 TOP 5 TIPS: STARTUPS - HOW DO I SELL TO BANKS? #MakerZone

March 14, 2017

Are you a Fintech Startup trying to sell your product to a bank? Start converting all those pitches into actual cashflows.In today's episode you will learn about creating a B2B offering, being on-trend, creating pull, staying ahead of predictable blockers, and playing the long game.

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My name is David Bruno and I am head of innovation at the world's largest wealth manager.

Twitter: twitter.com/@SuperDaveBruno
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Music By Ryan Little - Star Writings
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EP.30 HOW TO START YOUR OWN COMPANY #MakerZone

March 9, 2017

In today's episode you will learn the top tips for joining a real business accelerator and launch your idea into a business in only six months, with Switzerland as our example launchpad.
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My name is David Bruno and I am head of innovation at the world's largest wealth manager.

Twitter: twitter.com/@SuperDaveBruno
LinkedIn: https://ch.linkedin.com/in/david-bruno
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Music By Ryan Little - Star Writings
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EP.29 BUSINESS IS BOOMING #MakerZone

March 7, 2017

In today's episode you'll learn how "RegTech" is helping banks find new ways to optimise the adoption of new regulations by leveraging data to automate core business processes, and what remains to be done as banks struggle to keep up with the native channels clients actually use versus what they can control.
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My name is David Bruno and I am head of innovation at the world's largest wealth manager.

Twitter: twitter.com/@SuperDaveBruno
LinkedIn: https://ch.linkedin.com/in/david-bruno
Quora: https://www.quora.com/profile/David-B...

Music By Ryan Little - Star Writings
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EP.28 GETTING A JOB AT A BANK

March 3, 2017

Think you want to work at a bank? Why? Have you got hard skills or soft skills or both? Today we share with you some of the lessons we've learned along the way and tell you the truth about working in banking as we've experienced it.
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My name is David Bruno and I am head of innovation at the world's largest wealth manager.

Twitter: twitter.com/@SuperDaveBruno
LinkedIn: https://ch.linkedin.com/in/david-bruno
Quora: https://www.quora.com/profile/David-B...

Music By Ryan Little - Star Writings
https://soundcloud.com/iamryanlittle/...

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EP. 27 Finding Money #MakerZone

February 24, 2017

Today's guest David Hamilton is CEO of e-Wise, an award-winning Fintech company revolutionising where client data sits and who owns it. David’s fascinating personal journey links asset consolidation all the way back to its roots in Australia in the 1980s.

In today’s action-packed episode you are going to learn that asset consolidation is a massive platform to create new value propositions around personal data, and how to do it from one of the best in business.

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EP. 26 Innovation Leadership #MakerZone

February 15, 2017

 

Three years ago Mark Bidwell was a senior executive running a 2-billion PnL line at one of the world's leading agribusinesses. Now he is a startup entrepreneur and leader of the highly successful Innovation Ecosystem podcast, featured in Inc. Magazine and Psychology Today. Mark also now helps Tony Robbins coach entrepreneurs.

In today's Episode you will learn how to Create Space in your Organisation for Innovation, by embracing new skills and competencies and driving in your innovation agenda in 2017.

 

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EP.25 Gamifying banks #MakerZone

January 26, 2017

Imagine: Its 2008. You're a Swiss entrepreneur living since 17-years in Silicon Valley. You are founder of a successful digital publishing and development company. And you decide to come back to Switzerland.

Why would you do this, after living the dynamic flow of the Valley for so long? After all, Switzerland is better known for its precision engineering firms and industrial titans rather than its high-tech, feel-good soul.

The answer is simple: Arlette Pond wanted bring back that "Yes We Can" attitude plus the new ability to scale via gaming using digital technologies.

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EP.24 BILLION DOLLAR LENDER #MakerZone

January 19, 2017

Think you've got the right stuff to create a Startup? In 2014 Matt Schaffnit was at a holiday party and met the founders of a small online lender. Matt helped grow that business into Lenditapp, which has now processed over 19,000 loan applications and nearly a Billion Dollars in loan value, and are just closing their Series A investment round for several million dollars.

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