Searching for Mana with Lloyd Wahed

By Lloyd Wahed

Welcome to Searching for Mana, the podcast focused on tech innovation in finance - FinTech. I'll be meeting with some of the influencers, leaders and founders in the tech and finance space from unicorn companies to financial disruptors. We'll be gaining insight into how they got into FinTech, what they're currently focused on, what their companies are all about, as well as some of the important trends that they've highlighted in the market.

  1. 1.
    Why is the mortgage industry so archaic? | Richard Hayes, Mojo Mortgages
    53:55
  2. 2.
    Do you know where your pension is invested? | Chris Eastwood, Penfold
    46:31
  3. 3.
    Fintech London Week: Fintech for the public good | Lord Holmes, MBE, House of Lords
    52:42
  4. 4.
    Should DeFi be regulated? | Jakub Zakrzewski, Kraken
    45:39
  5. 5.
    The future of software development | Nicholas Mills, CircleCI
    1:03:31
  6. 6.
    UK banking's most eccentric founder/ceo opens up | Mark Mullen, Atom Bank
    41:56
  7. 7.
    For entrepreneurs, by entrepreneurs (a Silicon Valley VC & a Dragon Den’s Investor) | Andrew D'Souza, Clearco
    1:00:45
  8. 8.
    "All you need is curve" - the world's slimmest wallet | Shachar Bialick, Curve
    1:04:36
  1. 9.
    Embedded finance to the moon | Rob Straathof, Liberis
    40:02
  2. 10.
    Raising the stakes in finance | Jed Rose, Airwallex
    45:55
  3. 11.
    And the Oscar Goes To... | Jacqueline Dewey, British Bank Awards (Smart Money People)
    31:08
  4. 12.
    The Currency Cold War | Dave Birch, author, advisor and commentator
    45:54
  5. 13.
    The finance community with one million subscribers | Max Rofagha, Finimize
    47:08
  6. 14.
    Post-Easter Economic Outlook for Q2 2021 | Michael Brown, Caxton FX
    38:06
  7. 15.
    Life insurance that inspires life and employee wellbeing | Sammy Rubin, YuLife
    46:46
  8. 16.
    The VC that sold iZettle for 2.2 Billion to Paypal | Josh Bell, Dawn Capital
    50:21
  9. 17.
    Earnings on demand and financial wellbeing | James Herbert, Hastee
    48:10
  10. 18.
    What is SPAC? #IWD special | Betsy Cohen, FinTech Masala
    40:17
  11. 19.
    Why do startups fail? | Tom Eisenmann, Harvard University
    53:25
  12. 20.
    World’s first climate-aware net zero pension | Ben Pollard, Cushon
    47:07
  13. 21.
    Innovation delivered | Lukasz Marczyk, Accenture
    44:22
  14. 22.
    Improving founders' mental health | Matus Maar, Talis Capital
    55:40
  15. 23.
    How Google nailed innovation in the mid-2000s | Vaughn Tan, University College London
    43:51
  16. 24.
    Blockchain investing: what you need to know | Andrea Bonaceto, Eterna Capital
    44:50
  17. 25.
    Best Of 2020 Part Two | Romi Savova, Zihao Xu, Alf Rehn, Christian Busch
    27:16
  18. 26.
    Best Of 2020 Part One | Conrad Ford, Joe Parkin, Ned Phillips, Adam French
    25:06
  19. 27.
    Digital currencies: are they inevitable? | Andrzej Horoszczak, Billon
    38:24
  20. 28.
    Can blockchain solve financial inclusion? | Morten Christorp Nielsen, Aryze
    37:53
  21. 29.
    The right way to hire product managers | Ayman Jawhar, INSEAD and Rockwae
    38:06
  22. 30.
    Will crypto end traditional finance? | Alex Mashinsky, Celsius Network
    47:42
  23. 31.
    How the best CEOs make their own luck | Christian Busch, NYU and World Economic Forum
    46:48
  24. 32.
    Is innovation killing your company? | Alf Rehn, University of Southern Denmark
    48:26
  25. 33.
    The future of work is multiple jobs | Louise Beaumont, techUK
    50:43
  26. 34.
    The traits that make founders successful | Zihao Xu, Octopus Ventures
    52:07
  27. 35.
    Will ESG revolutionise pensions? | Romina Savova, PensionBee
    43:54
  28. 36.
    Are big banks embracing open banking? | Georg Ludviksson, Meniga
    59:01
  29. 37.
    Why do so many Goldman Sachs alums start FinTechs? | Adam French, Scalable Capital
    1:01:18
  30. 38.
    Why every bank wants a robo advisor | Ned Phillips, Bambu
    57:36
  31. 39.
    Faster SME loans are on the way | Julie Ashmore Dann, Rapid Cash at NatWest
    58:49
  32. 40.
    Brexit, BoE and big changes in Q4 2020 | Michael Brown, Caxton FX
    31:42
  33. 41.
    How to make it in fintech | Richard Davies, Allica Bank and Revolut
    58:42
  34. 42.
    The one trait financial consultants need to have | Gregory Pastore, Baringa
    57:12
  35. 43.
    The best leaders are master psychologists | Beatriz Carrillo Garcia and Vivianna Rodriguez Carreon, University of Sydney
    1:11:55
  36. 44.
    Using design to understand customers' needs | Jyothish Nair, McKinsey
    58:15
  37. 45.
    What is Boris Johnson's superpower? | Nicky Morgan, former UK Education Secretary
    1:01:52
  38. 46.
    How crypto is boosting financial inclusion | Teana Baker-Taylor, Binance
    58:05
  39. 47.
    Why culture is the future for financial consultancies | Joseph George, Dufrain
    1:30:10
  40. 48.
    What FinTech can learn from academia | Dr Karen Elliott, Newcastle University
    1:22:45
  41. 49.
    How to raise $50-million rounds | Charles Delingpole, Comply Advantage
    59:51
  42. 50.
    From Y Combinator to dominating the lending industry | Freddy Kelly, Credit Kudos
    1:09:56

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