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Industry insights into events and the latest topics in banking.

Interview with Moritz Schildt, CEO of coinIX GmbH & Co. KGaA

Venture capital investments in the digital asset and DLT economy of the future

We spoke with Moritz Schildt, CEO of coinIX GmbH & Co. KGaA, about coinIX, venture capital investments in crypto projects and start-ups, the potential
Torsten Joseph, Lead Solutions Consultant at Finastra

Open banking and open finance: driving innovation in capital markets?

We talked to Torsten Joseph, Lead Solutions Consultant at Finastra, about the current state of open banking and open finance and his views on
We celebrate 10 years of BankingHub!

We celebrate 10 years of BankingHub!

The BankingHub turns 10! What were the original intentions behind the BankingHub? And what is the BankingHub today?
BankingHub annual review / christmas article

A look back at the banking industry’s year 2023

For almost ten whole years now, the BankingHub has been providing you with insights into the financial sector in line with our guiding principle
Daniel Valenzuela, Head of Impact at World Fund

Impact investing: World Fund interview

We had the opportunity to discuss the topic of impact investing with Daniel Valenzuela, Head of Impact at World Fund, a venture capital company
Founders of Fundvis, CEO Tobias Degünther (left)and CPO Leonhard Kossmann (right)

Fundvis – a user-friendly E2E fund management platform

We had the opportunity to talk to Leonhard Kossmann, one of the co-founders of Fundvis.
Binjamin Sancar, Member of the Board at Raiffeisen OÖ Ventures

Beyond banking: activating the communal spirit through new approaches in the region

In our interview with Binjamin Sancar, Member of the Board at Raiffeisen OÖ Ventures, we give you an insight into the beyond banking steps
Interview with Michael Hülsiggensen, Head of DACH Market at SurePay

Instant payments on the rise: “IBAN Name Check” as a means of combating fraud

Michael Hülsiggensen, Head of the D-A-CH region at SurePay, gives us insights into the developments of instant payments and the associated challenges in fraud
Marina Fleischhauer and Daniel Werther

Construction financing: the path to success

In an interview with Marina Fleischhauer, head of the ecosystems department, and Daniel Werther, head of sales for construction financing at Volksbank Mittelhessen, we
Tjark Klindworth, Managing Director of QUIDT GmbH

Beyond banking: opportunities for regional banks to position themselves in the market

Interview with Tjark Klindworth from Volksbank eG Südheide – Isenhagener Land – Altmark. With the joint venture QUIDT, Tjark Klindworth develops innovative, digital solutions
Elena Sankova from software provider Finastra

Paperless, secure and transparent: the future of international trade

The implementation of the “Model Law on Electronic Transferable Records”, comes with the expectation of an increasing digitalization of international trade and thus trade
Interview with Dr. Philipp Stein (PS) and Dr. Kai Krieger (KK), Chief Representative and Change Manager Transformation at Volksbank Mittelhessen.

The best of both worlds: successful innovations through strong partnerships

Interview with Dr. Philipp Stein (PS) and Dr. Kai Krieger (KK), Chief Representative and Change Manager Transformation at Volksbank Mittelhessen.
Interview with Pablo Hess, one of the two fund managers of Tungsten TRYCON AI Global Market

AI in asset management: between man and machine

Interview with Pablo Hess, one of the two fund managers of Tungsten TRYCON AI Global Markets, about the opportunities and difficulties of using AI
Interview with Jean-Pierre Schmit, jemnic: Shaping the future of wealth management: embracing conversational banking

Shaping the future of wealth management: embracing conversational banking

We had the opportunity to speak with Jean-Pierre Schmit, the founder of jemmic. In 2019, jemmic launched the SecuChat messaging platform.
Thede Küntzel, Manager Projects & Innovation at Sparkasse Bremen and Managing Director of ÜberseeHub GmbH.]

Joining forces: strategic partnerships between banks and fintech companies

The power of collaboration: Thede Küntzel, Manager Projects & Innovation at Sparkasse Bremen, on the opening up of new opportunities for collaboration between banks
Marco Wolf, co-founder of UK start-up Novus World Ltd

From bank to B2B payment service provider: the exciting journey of a sustainable fintech company

In the interview with Marco Wolf, co-founder of UK start-up Novus World Ltd, we talk about how it all began, the challenges NOVUS had

Crypto crisis: the end of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies or a wake-up call for stronger regulation?

The crypto debate: Is the crypto crisis the end of Bitcoin & other cryptocurrencies, or a call for stronger regulation? In this interview, Dr. Nils
Interview with Dr. Matthias Breier,Head of ESG Product at FE fundinfo

Putting an end to greenwashing accusations – innovative ESG data solutions in the fund industry

How innovative ESG data solutions provide more transparency in the fund industry.
Malte Huffmann, co-founder and co-CEO of Mondu,

Ten quick questions for Malte Huffmann about the “BNPL” market

Trends and market potential in the “Buy Now, Pay Later” market 1) Mr. Huffmann, what trend development has Mondu observed
Interview with Günther Froschermeier, founding member of CCV GmbH, about the future of the payment industry

Where is the payments industry heading?

Interview with Günther Froschermeier, co-founder of CCV GmbH, about competition in the payments industry and the latest developments in payment transactions.
André Höck is Head of ESG Integration at EB-SIM

Impact investing: challenges and opportunities

Interview with André Höck, Head of ESG Integration at EB – Sustainable Investment Management GmbH, a subsidiary of Evangelische Bank, about the opportunities, risks
Luminous Christmas tree: a look back at the banking industry’s year 2022

BankingHub: a look back at the banking industry’s year 2022

Year nine of the BankingHub is rapidly drawing to a close. We’ve picked out some of the key topics published on the BankingHub over
Tomas Nascisonis, CEO of Crypto House Capital

Crypto House Capital – revolutionizing the crypto market with virtual real estate

Mr. Nascisonis, CEO of Crypto House Capital, about the metaverse, the opportunities for virtual real estate projects and the impact of the recent downtrend
Cerative competition for students: Sustainable banking of tommorrow

Creative competition for students: sustainable banking of tomorrow

The BankingHub is looking for you as a student with creative talent! Post your content on the BankingHub and win great prizes!
Interview with Till Keller about SME foreign payments

Challenges for SMEs in international payments – can FinTechs help?

Interview with Till Keller, Managing Director FX Sales – Germany, Switzerland, Austria at Ebury, on the current challenges in foreign payments and related solutions.
Tobias Seidl, co-founder of STOKR

Alternative asset classes in the form of security tokens

Interview with Tobias Seidl, co-founder of STOKR.
Jörg Howein, Chief Platform Officer at Solaris

Brave new banking world: the future of embedded finance

After relaunching our BankingHub website, we spoke to Jörg Howein, the initiator of the BankingHub platform, about current developments and trends in the banking
Amari Groß / Founder of Goldie Tech

How Goldie Tech aims to simplify access to the gold market for bank customers

We talked to Amari Groß, the founder of Goldie Tech, about how the fintech start-up attempts to revolutionize the gold market through its white-label
Dr. Stefan Steib, founder of fincraft

How finCraft helps stock market beginners manage their own finances

“Manage your financial future yourself” – that’s the order of the day according to Dr. Stefan Steib, founder of finCraft. How finCraft helps stock
Decentralized finance: meaning for financial services providers

DeFi is eating finance: what does decentralized finance mean for financial services providers?

We talked with Mirco Recksiek about DeFi. Decentralized finance has the potential to change the world of finance permanently.

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