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Lessons learned while working for an African Fintech company - Makera Kigaraba on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on May 11, 2022

What would it be like to pack up all of your things and land a Fintech job in a completely new continent? On this week’s podcast, we spoke with. Makera Kigarada, Principal Product Manager at Fintech start-up M-KOPA to hear about how he got started in the new market as a product manager, and his key lessons learned so far. […] Read more »

Building products in Fintech - Deepika Adusumilli on The Product Experience

BY The Product Experience on March 23, 2022

Since January 2020, Fintech has seen a 337% increase in active users. We spoke with Deepika Adusumilli, Senior Vice President, Product Management at King to hear more about what it’s like to have a product role in this fast-growing sector. […] Read more »

Unpacking Fintech Product Management - User Mindsets and Regulatory Requirements

BY Ram Alagianambi on August 14, 2020

Are you looking for a lightweight introduction to product management in fintech? Have you wondered why shipping fintech products takes more time than shipping other products? Or have you ever asked, “what sets fintech product management apart from other product management jobs?” If the answer to any of the above questions is “yes,” this article will […] Read more »

Georgie Smallwood on Product Culture, Leadership and Fintech

BY Eira Hayward on May 5, 2020 for Prioritised Members

Georgie Smallwood has a lot to say about the different ways that product management is practised around the world. In a product career that has taken her from Australia to Hong Kong and to Europe, she’s currently Chief Product Officer for Berlin-based challenger bank N26. She’s spent her eight years in Product working for a […] Read more »

Product Leadership in Financial Services by Hakim Mendjeli

BY Andres Phillips on November 11, 2019

What is product leadership? In this ProductTank London talk, Hakim Mendjeli – Managing Director of French Digital, shares his perspective and experience as a practitioner of product leadership in the financial services industry. Watch the video to see his talk in full, or read on for an overview of his key points: An overview of […] Read more »

Building a challenger bank the Monzo way - Ole Mahrt (ProductTank London)

BY Jess Lane on March 23, 2017

In 2013, the Bank of England scaled back the rules and regulations involved in starting a bank. They hoped to kick-start technological innovation within the banking industry through increasing competition. Companies taking advantage of these changes are aptly labelled as “challenger banks”. Over the last three years there has been new banks springing up across […] Read more »

Fintech and Shotguns

BY Chris Massey on October 13, 2016

In this talk from ProductTank London, Scott Eblen (previously Chief Product Officer at Nutmeg) shares some key lessons about product development in Fintech, and uses an interesting analogy to reframe the experience of product development in the Fintech world: manufacturing lead shot. Be Ready To Ignore Tradition In this case, there are actually two traditions that Scot […] Read more »

Marketplace Banking - the "Uber-isation" of Financial Services

BY Chris Massey on August 18, 2016

At ProductTank London, Tracy Abraham asked whether Finance will be the “final frontier” when it comes to disruption of our digital lives, given how heavily regulated and intense private our financial lives tend to be. Specifically, she explored the ways in which fintech startups are taking on the establishment, putting customers and tech ahead of bureaucracy and […] Read more »