Category: Financial Technology

Deutsche Bank’s Matthaeus Sielecki in Finextra on best practices for bank-fintech partnerships

In a world where bank-fintech partnerships are the best hope for payment innovation, Matthaeus Sielecki, Head of Working Capital Advisory, Deutsche Bank, explores what constitutes best practice for such alliances in Finextra. With the financial services sector undergoing digital transformation, Sielecki notes that not only are products and services changing, business models and approaches to …

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Deutsche Bank’s Matthaeus Sielecki discusses bank-fintech partnerships in TXF

Trade and Export Finance has featured an article by Matthaeus Sielecki, Head of Working Capital Advisory at Deutsche Bank. Sielecki discusses how bank-fintech partnerships can be advantageous to both banks and fintechs in this evolving, technology-fuelled environment – and ultimately enable them to offer enhanced, digital transaction experiences that add significant value to end-users. Financial technology …

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Commerzbank welcomes new Global Head in its new edition of FI.News

Commerzbank has released the latest issue of its biannual newsletter, FI.News, available in interactive e-book format. The newsletter offers a range of insights from Commerzbank’s Financial Institutions experts, along with all the latest news, views and updates. This edition welcomes Dr. Bernd Laber, the new Global Head of Transaction Services and Financial Institutions. In his debut …

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Markus Beumer positions Commerzbank as a world leader in international trade for World Finance

In an exclusive editorial for the latest issue of leading magazine, World Finance, Markus Beumer, Managing Director of Commerzbank’s Mittelstandsbank, outlines how Commerzbank is key to facilitating the world’s trade. In the article, ‘Facilitating international business through global trade‘, Beumer notes that world trade growth has been struggling to keep pace with the rise in …

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Deutsche Bank’s Matthaeus Sielecki on innovation stumbling blocks in IBS Intelligence

In a recent article for IBS Intelligence, Matthaeus Sielecki, Head of Working Capital Advisory at Deutsche Bank, wrote about the difficulties for banks and disruptors when trying to successfully innovate in the modern digital world. Sielecki explains the key reasons why innovation is proving difficult – not least regulations, as they limit monetary and internal resources. …

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Specialist press covers Satago’s £4.6m investment deal to finance SMEs

SME cash-flow solution provider, Satago, has secured £4.6 million in funding from ESF Capital, the institutional marketplace lending accelerator. Comprising an initial £3 million credit line from ESF and an equity investment of £1.6 million, with further potential for additional equity and debt funding, the deal signals the launch of Satago’s unique financing solution, which …

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Q&A with Deutsche Bank’s Andrew Reid in The Paypers B2B Fintech guide 2016

In a Q&A for The Paypers, Andrew Reid, Managing Director and Head of Cash Management Corporates, GTB, explained how now was the time for the B2B payments space to have the same level of transformation and convenience that the Retail banking space has experienced in recent times. Reid argued that banks and corporates should be …

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CMSpi features in Payments (R)evolution

The ecommerce landscape is evolving at a rapid rate, and a growing number of third party payment providers are entering the space, vying to compete in this thriving sector. In a special collaborative magazine from bobsguide and PaymentEye – “Payments (R)evolution” – Steve Glover, Head of Analysis at CMS Payments Intelligence (CMSpi), discusses how changes being enforced …

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iGTB discusses the benefits of faster payments in Economia

Speaking in an article for Economia, David Dunmire – senior vice-president, products solutions, iGTB – explains why real-time payments systems are a key development in the transaction banking and payments space. “Today, real-time payments systems support a variety of formats, from single immediate transfers and bulk payments to forward-dated items and standing orders. This not …

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Landmark iGTB survey shows SMEs are crying out for better banking

iGTB today released a survey that examines under a fine microscope the banking requirements of small- and medium-sized business, and whether they are being met by banking providers. SMEs represent 99% of UK businesses and are critical for real economic growth, Yet SMEs continue to be underserved by banks. They are often “ignored” and “neglected”, due in …

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