EP.27 e-Wise CEO David Hamilton: How Banks Can Leverage PSD2 to Catalyse Innovation⎜#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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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.26 How to Create an Innovation Function at a Company⎜#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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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.25 How to Effectively Deploy Gamification into a Company’s Products and Processes⎜#MakerZone

January 26, 2017

Did you know that there are 100,000 new games listed in the App Store each year? Or that there will be over 1 Billion gaming hours played in 2017? And that the average gamer is not a 17-year old, but actually a 40+ year old adult who is learning new skills?
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Its time to take a fresh look at gaming and gamification. This is where people spend their time, so if you want to get closer to your customers, gaming is the sweet spot.
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After watching today's episode you will know what to do and especially not where to waste your time in trying to gamify experiences and processes at your company.

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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
Whale: http://askwhale.com/@superdavebruno
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/superdave.bruno/

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

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EP.24: How a New FinTech Startup created a 1 Billion Lending Market⎜#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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Watch the Maker Zone now and find out the 5 Pivotal Moments That Made Lenditapp Go from $0 to $1B in just a few short years.

After watching this episode, you'll learn a true journey inside what it REALLY takes to succeed in the 2017 world of finance and banking startups.

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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
Whale: http://askwhale.com/@superdavebruno
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/superdave.bruno/

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

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EP.23 How to Run an Effective Social Media Strategy at Banks⎜#MakerZone

January 11, 2017

“Bankers are the original social networkers.” - Chris Andrew, Hearsay. In this episode I meet with one of the most tuned-in guys changing Finance - and he is NOT from a FinTech! In today's Episode you will learn:
- What's the bigger opportunity space - Social Media, or Blockchain?
- What role should Senior Leadership in this change?
- What are the benefits of building your online brand at a bank?
- Who has to drive change - IT, Reg, Legal?
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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
Whale: http://askwhale.com/@superdavebruno
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/superdave.bruno/

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

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EP. 22 ChatBots for Bank Using Basic Artificial Intelligence for Better Customer Experience⎜#MakerZone

December 19, 2016

“Bots are Not just a Flavour - They’re the Future” - Pranay Jain, CEO EnterpriseBot. In this episode we show what's under-the-hood in ChatBots for the Finance Industry in 2017. You can learn :

- What's the actual state of Bot automation now?
- What are main use cases for Bots in banking?
- What are Bots able to do in Wealth Management?
- What were some key learnings of the team already about Bots?
- What is Ontology, what is Natural Language Processing?
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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

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

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EP. 21: Innovate or Die!: Top 5 FinTech Lessons from StartupBootcamp⎜#MakerZone

December 13, 2016

Startup Bootcamp is Europe's most prominent accelerator program. They have accelerated 345 startups of which 73% went on to receive funding. Come with us as we tour their new home right next to the tower bridge in London city and get an insider view of how the pros run one of world's most top fintech programs.

Covered in this episode:
- What is a Startup Accelerator?
- How do you super-charge a Startup team, giving them 18-months of growth in only 3 months?
- How do you vet 2,300 companies to select only 20 for grueling interviews, and 10 Startups who will get proper acceleration. (skip ahead to 16:00 for a quick Whiteboard session on this!).
- What are the hottest geographical areas in Euro-FinTech-land 2017?
- Should FinTech startups outsource their Tech?

Today we cover a lot of ground - so buckle up for more weapons-grade content here in the MakerZone!
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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

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

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EP. 20: How to Run Innovation at Banks and Not Waste Millions (Top 5 Tips) #MakerZone

December 9, 2016

"Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself." – Leo Tolstoy
"I know a company that hired 600-700 people to build a project better than a startup, and where are they now?" Listen to Devie Mohan rip apart corporate innovation processes. She took the road less traveled: combining market research, computer engineering, marketing & branding strategy together to give banks and FinTechs the knowledge they need to launch new value propositions that have impact.

"If you want to change the world, pick up your pen and write." – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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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

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

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EP. 19: Meet the Creators of The Fintech Book Series⎜#MakerZone

December 2, 2016

"If you're going to be playing seriously in this game - you gotta play with big boys and big girls." - Nicole Anderson (Co-Founder of Fintech Circle Innovate)

Nicole Anderson & Susanne Chisti are some of the smartest women I've met in the fintech game, and WOW, do they have the "hustle" factor! Nicole rushed to her stage keynote 5 minutes after we clicked the off-switch.

Episode 19 features in-depth insights from the two senior business leaders who founded The FINTECH CIRCLE (LinkedIn group with over 17k members). The conversation is super rich and dynamic in terms of the business maturity and guts it takes to create truly new value propositions in banking.

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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

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

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Ep.18: Meet the F10 Swiss FinTech Accelerator Founders⎜ #MakerZone

November 29, 2016

Have you ever wondered, why don't corporate's open up their incubators to the outside world and host some real start-ups? Well, that's exactly what SIX (the Swiss Stock Exchange) did in 2016. SIX recently opened its F10 accelerator to help promote and develop fintech startups from around the world but with a focus on Switzerland.

In today's episode I meet Andreas Iten (@pouderi) and Thomas Landis (@landis34) who founded this great initiative. I wanted to get a first idea about what these guys are up to and how myself and others can best collaborate with F10.
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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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