April 1, 2021

Episode #66 Stephen Stonberg – Cryptocurrencies, Tokenisation, and Regulation

Stephen Stonberg is the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer at Bittrex Global, one of the leading crypto trading platforms. Before joining Bittrex Global, Stephen held Managing Director positions with Deutsche Bank, J.P. Morgan, Credit Suisse, the Winton Group, and Goldman Sachs. He was Partner and CEO U.S. of the hedge fund Brevan Howard.  In this episode, we talk about all things crypto. We talk about the newest trends, the latest news, what’s going on with regulation in the crypto space, and where Stephen sees regulation going. We talk about Ripple and their quarrel with the SEC. We talk about tokenized equity and leverage tokens. And of course, how to learn to get into the […]
July 16, 2020

Episode #57 Andrew White – Intro to Regulation Technology (RegTech) and a Master Class in Company Bootstrapping

Andrew Patrick White is the founder and CEO of fundapps, a regulatory technology company founded 10 years ago. He completely bootstrapped fundapps and grew it from a small startup to over 60 people and 9 trillion USD in monitored client assets. The company provides Shareholder Disclosure software to Hedge Funds and other asset owners. Before founding fundapps, Andrew was a managing director at aquin components, a company that was acquired by State Street.  We start off our conversation by Andrew walking us through the space of regulation technology or regtech. He gives us a history of the space, and how […]
June 8, 2018

Episode #23 Peter Schwicht – Asset Management, Megatrends, ESG Investing, Financial Research and Regulation

Peter Schwicht is the former CEO of JP Morgan Asset Management EMEA. He held various positions in JP Morgan over the years including being the head of trading for JP Morgan Germany. Currently he is sitting on the board of many companies and continuing to share his expertize. In the interview, we touch on many topics such as: Megatrends in Asset management as well as ESG investing and how regulation impacts the asset management industry. More of the topics we cover in the interview are: Megatrends in asset management The raise of passive asset management. Perspective on ESG investing and […]
May 24, 2018

Episode #22 Sven Korschinowski – Future of Payments, Banking, Fintech Regulation and How to Become a Partner

Sven Korschinowski is Partner for Payments and Banking at KPMG, one of the big four auditing and consulting companies. Before that he worked for a long time at Deutsche Bank in various countries. In our conversation we have a wide-ranging conversation from consulting, over fintech, payment, banking, innovation, blockchain, and for the ambitious among you: career advice on becoming a partner at KPMG.     How to contact Sven: https://svenkorschinowski.de/ @KorschinowskiSv Topics we cover in the interview: Introduction and career advice in consulting Fintech vs incumbents, what are the chances and weaknesses of both How to succeed as a startup […]