The Latest Episodes of #OneVision

June 7, 2022

A glimpse into the NFT world

It’s been said that the metaverse could be the next trillion-dollar opportunity. From retail and fashion, to gaming, sports, and even financial services, brands are actively trying to figure out how to engage with a new audie...

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May 31, 2022

An inconvenient truth about ESG

According to a recent survey by the CFA Institute, 85% of investment managers across countries are increasingly incorporating ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) criteria into investment decisions. While opportunities...

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May 24, 2022

If you don’t stand for something, you will fall

How can we bring tech and finance together to create a better world, one that would be around for the next century and centuries thereafter? Our most vulnerable populations are increasingly facing impossible choices with ris...

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May 17, 2022

The quest of a financial literacy advocate: The journey continues

If you give a kid one $100 bill, what would they do with it? How do you teach a kid the discipline of saving especially when it is so easy to spend and consume? And where (and whom) can they …

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May 10, 2022

Data plays a huge role in our daily activities. But does technology t…

It is often said, digital technologies are driving transformative change in our society. But at what cost? As consumers, do we truly understand how information is being collected and used, and the associated risks and implica...

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May 3, 2022

Yesterday once more and the La La Land of FinTech

If you have seven minutes to showcase a fintech idea, what would you say? In a world full of unicorns, or even decacorns, the next best thing might just be at your fingertip, waiting to be discovered. In this episode …

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April 26, 2022

Reimagining the Internet with Web3

Remember the song by Pattie Page, “How much is that doggie in the window?” If the virtual worlds continue to proliferate, are we going to ask, “How much is that doggie in the metaverse?” In this episode of One Vision, …

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April 19, 2022

Power of possibility: Investing in the future of work

Much has been written about the Great Resignation where people have left their jobs in search of more meaningful work and personal fulfillment. We are at a critical juncture in history; how we work, where we work, and when we...

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April 12, 2022

Walking the talk and driving authentic inclusion

One step forward, two steps back. Despite increasing awareness and promises from corporations, metrics such as the gender pay gap and funding for female founders have barely budged. How then, can we truly move the needle for ...

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April 5, 2022

Building trustworthy AI: What, why, and how

Artificial intelligence is embedded in almost every aspect of our lives, from financial services to healthcare, retail, and beyond, and will play an increasingly important role in everything we do and what we create. But we h...

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March 29, 2022

Betting on people: Bridging the gap between fintech and innovation

A significant amount of money has been invested in FinTech in the past decade; according to CFTE, the FinTech sector is now equivalent to 38% of the banking sector in terms of market capitalization. If FinTech was considered ...

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March 22, 2022

Communities that thrive — with meaning, value, and purpose

How can we create an environment where innovation thrives? In a world where we are constantly distracted by dazzling new technology, it is easy to get caught up with cool toys and forget what we are trying to do. In …

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March 15, 2022

The motivational journey to the edge and beyond

As the saying goes, “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” — have you ever wondered what stops people in their tracks, and how we can overcome obstacles in our lives? As it turns out, you can use the power of the …

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March 8, 2022

Not a pipeline problem; we have a listening problem

How well are women and communities of color being represented in financial services? And how many brilliant ideas don’t get the opportunities they deserve because we are not listening to all the voices? Many people assume tha...

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March 1, 2022

Come for the content; stay for the community

What makes a community? And what comes to mind when you see the word, community? A common bond, perhaps — around our mutual love for technology, and a conviction to bring inclusive finance to more in our society. Or perhaps …

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Feb. 22, 2022

Can incentivized savings be the new future for fintech?

There is no lack of Buy Now, Pay Later news in fintech, with hundreds of BNPL startups around the world vying for a piece of the pie. The trend has also attracted the attention of established giants, from Citi, J.P. …

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Feb. 15, 2022

Voice of the unheard: FinTech and second chances

From opening a bank account and rebuilding credit, to finding employment and securing housing, the challenges that millions of justice-involved individuals and their families face are immense. How then do you design for a com...

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Feb. 8, 2022

The future of banking is in the cloud

What role do cloud solutions play within today’s financial services industry? How has the infrastructure and partnership ecosystem evolved to support the needs of the global market? In order to compete in today’s fast changin...

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Feb. 1, 2022

The innovation mindset: It’s not just about the tech

When we talk about innovation, oftentimes we think about those in technology. But innovation goes beyond artificial intelligence, robotics, and quantum computing. Beyond the bits and bytes, it is also about changing mindsets ...

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Jan. 25, 2022

Through the lens of the matchmaker of B2B influencer marketing: Every…

By now, you have probably heard of influencer marketing. But what exactly does that entail in the B2B context? And what are the success factors and pitfalls that brands need to be aware of? In this episode of One Vision, …

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Jan. 18, 2022

Adapt, Evolve, Transform: Banking and finance re-invented

In this episode of One Vision, Theo and Bradley chat with Alessandro Hatami, Managing Partner of Pacemakers, and co-author of Reinventing Banking , on bank innovation and the past, present, and future of financial services. I...

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Jan. 11, 2022

The trust advantage: Unlocking the hidden value in banking with platf…

Digitization doesn’t mean putting old wine into new bottles. Beyond simply digitizing products and reducing friction, to succeed in the outcome economies, fintechs must learn to build trust through transparency and engagement...

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Jan. 4, 2022

At the tip of the iceberg with financial technology

If 2020 was the “New Normal”, what was 2021? What have we learned from the uncertainty and challenges from all aspects of our lives, and how will the financial services industry fare in this new year? Will we finally move …

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Dec. 21, 2021

Adieu 2021. Hello 2022.

As we bid farewell to 2021, how would you remember the year that was the “new normal” or the “great resignation”? For some, this may have been a record year with funding and innovation. For some others, this may be …

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Dec. 14, 2021

Ushering in a new future of buy now, pay later

This episode is sponsored by PayPal. Learn more about PayPal Pay Later at Consumer behavior has changed quite dramatically since the pandemic, with increased adoption of digital wallets, touch-free payments,...

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Dec. 7, 2021

Re-shaping the future of finance with open banking, Canadian edition

Canada fintech funding soars to a record $2.2B in 2021 YTD, according to CB Insights. With 90 percent of the market being dominated by six big banks, however, one would imagine the dynamics between incumbents and fintechs wou...

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Nov. 30, 2021

Climate Finance: If not now, then when?

How do we move beyond the low hanging fruit and create something that brings about real change? How can we entice more incumbents to join the chorus of younger fintechs and insurtechs to tackle climate change, a challenge tha...

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Nov. 23, 2021

The double-edged sword of big fintechs

In a world where billionaires are planning space travel while millions are struggling with extreme poverty; in a society where it would take 268 years to close the Economic Participation and Opportunity Gap and women in 72 co...

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Nov. 16, 2021

In a field of data daisies: Data as a means, not an end

Can an industry as old as banking adapt to a tsunami of disruption? From open banking to open finance, how do we ensure a better outcome for the end users we are supposed to serve? Whose data is it and …

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Nov. 9, 2021

A Utopian or Dystopian future? The choice is ours

The twenty-first century is going to be the most disruptive, contentious period humanity has ever lived through. It will challenge our most sacred ideologies around politics, economics and social constructs. It will force hum...

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Nov. 2, 2021

Can the journey to the American Dream be truly debt free?

The financial services ecosystem has been inundated with a tremendous amount of external capital aimed at disrupting the way people and businesses bank. From the most basic to the most complex, financial relationships are hel...

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Oct. 26, 2021

The complex web of our global supply chain

Have you been thinking about the global supply chain a bit more lately? Perhaps back in the beginning of the pandemic, when you couldn’t find toilet paper, or maybe now when you are just starting your holiday shopping and rea...

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Oct. 19, 2021

Navigating the present and preparing for tomorrow – with intelligent …

Financial institutions are sitting on top of a lot of data, and so much of that goes unused, whether it is because the data is sitting in disparate systems that do not play well together, or because of the lack …

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Oct. 12, 2021

When music and fintech collide

Could you imagine life without music? Plato said that ‘music gives a soul to the universe’. And there does seem to be a soundtrack to each change of cadence in our lives, as ‘music is the wine that fills the …

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Oct. 5, 2021

Real-Time Payments: The new wave of payments innovation is here

We have seen a tectonic shift across industries and business models during the pandemic. How businesses adapted to the changes on the ground was a stress test in real time. As customer behavior changed, payments changed along...

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Sept. 28, 2021

The community impact of our economic first responders

How can the financial services ecosystem play a bigger role in creating a more equitable future? Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) are economic first responders that help remove barriers to economic equity ...

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Sept. 21, 2021

With data, comes power. But what about responsibility?

Those who have the data hold the power. But who owns the data? And how could we better leverage the benefits of financial data and technology to ensure that financial services are delivered in a fair, ethical, compliant, and ...

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Sept. 14, 2021

It’s the fintech groundhog day

Have we truly fulfilled the promise of fintech? How do you look beyond what is easy and serve communities who have long been ignored by traditional financial services, such as migrants? What is best for the greater good? How ...

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Sept. 7, 2021

Welcome to the age of embedded finance, where the financial services …

Can we make embedding finance into apps and customer journeys as simple as drag and drop? While no one would go to Ikea for the sole purpose of opening a bank account, they might need payment installment services during check...

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Aug. 31, 2021

It’s a good time for a restart

The old adage says to make hay when the Sun shines, but what do you do when the skies are grey? With this ongoing pandemic and the spectre of uncertainty surrounding it, being a startup founder has never been more …

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Aug. 24, 2021

Connecting wealth, health, and everything in between

When it comes to planning for your finances, who do you turn to? Friends? Family? Colleagues? Or the Internet? With global fintech investment reaching US$98 billion across 2,456 deals in the first half of 2021 alone, one woul...

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Aug. 17, 2021

The fintech party is just getting started

While the promise of flying cars might not have materialized, plenty has transpired in the startup space, at least in fintech. From investing to payments and super apps, from Asia to Latam and Africa, startups have raised rec...

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Aug. 10, 2021

Mental health is a privilege

Entrepreneurship is a stressful journey - and often, a lonely one; and oftentimes it might seem nearly impossible to balance the demands of the business and your own well-being. As an industry, we put a lot of emphasis on gri...

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Aug. 3, 2021

One size doesn’t fit all — even in the days of digital banking

When was the last time you actually spoke with a customer and asked how you could help them? No — we don't mean a survey or through a video chat, but actually meeting and talking to one of your customers. …

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July 27, 2021

Never a dull moment in fintech

From payments and embedded finance to wealthtech and crypto, there is never a dull moment in the land of fintech. And there is no sign that the activity is waning. According to CB Insights, Q2 FinTech startups picked up $30.8...

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July 20, 2021

Innovation is value neutral; it’s our collective responsibility to bu…

As the saying goes, “I have not failed 1,000 times, I have successfully found 1,000 ways that will not make a light bulb.” This — or some version of it — is often credited to Thomas Edison, on his quest …

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July 13, 2021

The future is agile: the time to take responsibility for our future i…

Let’s talk about debt. Not financial debt. Not technical debt. But human debt — “the equivalent to Technical Debt but for people”, according to Duena Blomstrom, author of the latest book, “People Before Tech: The Importance o...

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July 6, 2021

FinTech in Bermuda - RumCoin?

Apart from its dramatic coastline, hidden coves, turquoise waters, and beautiful beaches with pink sands, Bermuda is also a well-established offshore financial center, home to the second largest reinsurance market. The island...

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June 29, 2021

Serving the underserved community of immigrants — with Cheese

While banking should be a borderless experience, in reality, it is far from it. Immigrant communities for example, face a list of challenges from language barriers to lack of credit history and high cost of remittance. In 201...

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June 22, 2021

Data is the first line of defense

Years from now, when we look back at this pandemic, what data will have been the most critical? While we normally talk about data in the context of financial services, and the importance of data and technologies like artifici...

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