Talking Success: Igniting the Global FinTech Revolution by TalentintheCloud

Talking Success: Igniting the Global FinTech Revolution by TalentintheCloud

Talking Success is a riveting podcast powered by TalentintheCloud, the renowned Executive Search Firm with a laser focus on FinTech wizardry. Your host, Darren Franks, takes you on an exhilarating journey, engaging with titans of the industry – the visionaries who are CEOs, Founders, Investors, and Leaders shaping the FinTech landscape. Immerse yourself in the pulsating heart of the FinTech sector as we unravel its secrets, complexities, and innovations. This podcast is the beacon that enlightens, empowers, and unifies the global FinTech tribe. Whether you're a FinTech enthusiast who breathes binary code or a curious newcomer eager to decrypt the FinTech lexicon, this podcast is your gateway to the future of finance! Don't let your FinTech hiring needs become a challenge. Lean on our expertise and consultation support to strategically grow, expand, and recruit the best. Book a call with us and step into the future: https://talentinthecloud.io/hire-now/

Episodes

September 25, 2023 49 mins

In this episode, we sit down with Matt Putman and Graeme Cumming, CEO and Chief Product Officer at iKhokha. iKhokha is a FinTech company that believes every South African entrepreneur should be given the opportunity to compete in the digital economy – because when small businesses grow, Mzansi thrives.

Matt Putman's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-putman-7a982b24/

Graeme Cumming's LinkedIn: https://www....

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In this episode, we sit down with Ashlin Perumall, Partner at Baker McKenzie South Africa. Baker McKenzie advises domestic and multinational companies, project sponsors, banks and other financial institutions on a wide range of legal issues, including banking & finance, project finance, M&A, capital markets, employment, dispute resolution, private equity, regulation and anti-trust and competition.

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In this episode, we sit down with Aman Behzad, Partner at Royal Park Partners. Royal Park Partners are trusted corporate finance advisors focused on FinTech.

Aman Behzad's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/aman-behzad-fintechadvisor/

Smile ID's Website: https://www.royalparkpartners.com/

Darren Franks' Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenfranks/

TalentintheClouds Website: http://...

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In this episode, we sit down with Mark Straub, CEO of Smile ID. Smile ID provides the best Africa-focused solutions for real-time Digital KYC, Identity Verification, User Onboarding, Document Verification, Liveness Checks, Face Verification, Anti-fraud, Know your Business (KYB), and Identity Data Deduplication across Africa.

Mark Straub's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markstraub/

Smile ID's Website: https:...

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In this episode, we sit down with Mark Elliott, President of Sub-Saharan Africa at Mastercard. Mastercard is a global technology company in the payments industry. Their mission is to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere.

Mark Elliott's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mark-elliott-bbb63826/

Mastercard's Website: http://www.mastercard.com/

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In this episode, we sit down with Coen Jonker, Co-Founder and CEO at Tyme Bank. Tyme Bank constantly looks for ways to empower South Africans to take back control of their money. 

Coen Jonker's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/coenraadjonker/

Tyme Bank's Website: https://www.tymebank.co.za/

Darren Franks' Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenfranks/

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In this episode, we sit down with Tracy Birdsall, VP of EMEA Business Development at Worldpay. Worldpay payment processing solutions allow merchants of all sizes to take, make and manage payments seamlessly.

Tracy Birdsall's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tracybirdsall/

Worldpay's Website: http://www.worldpay.com/

Darren Franks' Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenfranks/

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August 3, 2023 48 mins

In this episode, we sit down with Arno von Helden, Co-Founder and Head of Shyft. Shyft is the money app that gives you more for less, 24/7. Buy forex instantly anytime, anywhere, and at the best rates, and invest in the top U.S. stocks and ETFs directly from your phone.

Arno von Helden's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/arno-von-helden-068aa84/

Shyft's Website: https://getshyft.co.za/

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In this episode, we sit down with Hannes Wessels, General Manager, South Africa at Binance. Binance is the world’s leading blockchain and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider with a financial product suite that includes the largest digital asset exchange by volume.

Hannes Wessels's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hannes-wessels-5b597813/

Binance's Website: https://www.binance.com/

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In this episode, we sit down with the Founders of the FinTech Association of South Africa. FINASA is registered NPO on a mission revolutionize the financial landscape and position RSA as the premier tech hub of Africa.

FINASA's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fintechsa/

FINASA's Website: http://www.finasa.org.za/

Darren Franks' Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenfranks/<...

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In this episode, we sit down with Jamie Loden, Chief Operating Officer at Diamond Trust Bank. Diamond Trust Bank (DTB) is a leading regional bank, listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE). DTB’s focus on the SME sector and commitment to enhancing convenience for customers through innovative digital solutions has driven the Bank’s growth in recent years.


Jamie Loden's's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.c...

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In this episode, we sit down with Paul Harris, Country Manager, South Africa at Flutterwave. Flutterwave's mission is to build payment infrastructure to connect Africa to the global economy. 

Paul Harris's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paul-harris-181961162/

Flutterwave's Website: http://www.flutterwave.com/

Darren Franks' Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenfranks/

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In this episode, we sit down with Tawanda Chatikobo, Digital Channels, Strategy and Innovation, and Business Banking specialist.

Tawanda Chatikobo's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tawandachatikobo/

Darren Franks' Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenfranks/

TalentintheClouds Website: http://talentinthecloud.io/

TalentintheCloud's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/talen...

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In this episode, we sit down with Tawanda Chatikobo, Digital Channels, Strategy and Innovation, and Business Banking specialist.

Tawanda Chatikobo's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tawandachatikobo/

Darren Franks' Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/darrenfranks/

TalentintheClouds Website: http://talentinthecloud.io/

TalentintheCloud's LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/talen...

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In this episode, we sit down with Mpho Sadiki, Head of Realtime Payments at BankservAfrica. BankservAfrica is the largest automated clearing house in Africa. They build and operate South Africa’s core interbank payments infrastructure. 

Mpho Sadiki's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mpho-sadiki-b3b9276/

BankservAfrica's website: http://www.bankservafrica.com/

Darren Franks' Linkedin: https://www...

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In this episode, we sit down with Kumaran Selvarajalu, Senior General Manager: Payments at The Banking Association of South Africa. An industry body representing all registered banks in South Africa. These include both South African and international banks.

Kumaran Selvarajalu's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kselvarajalu/

The Banking Association of South Africa's website: http://www.banking.org.za/

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In this episode, we sit down with Kumaran Selvarajalu, Senior General Manager: Payments at The Banking Association of South Africa. An industry body representing all registered banks in South Africa. These include both South African and international banks.

Kumaran Selvarajalu's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kselvarajalu/

The Banking Association of South Africa's website: http://www.banking.org.za/

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In this episode, we sit down with Brendon Williamson, Managing Director at Payfast. Payfast is South Africa’s most-loved online payments platform, helping businesses grow through fast & secure online payments since 2007.

Brendon Williamson's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brendon-williamson-6773229/

Payfast's website: https://www.payfast.co.za/

Darren Franks' Linkedin: https://ww...

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In this episode, we sit down with Clayton Hayward, CEO of UKheshe Technologies. Ukheshe is a market-leading FinTech enabler with a focus on changing the world of payments through the accessibility of disparate technologies.

Clayton Hayward's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/flyingdragon/

UKheshe's website: http://www.ukheshe.com/

Darren Franks' Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/da...

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In this episode, we sit down with Ghita Erling, CEO of the Payments Association of South Africa. PASA is the payment system management body recognised by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB), in terms of the National Payment System Act of 1998, to organise, manage and regulate the participation of its members in the payment system.

Ghita Earling's Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ghita-erling-39576b9/

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