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Global FinTech leaders making their way to Abu Dhabi for FinTech Abu Dhabi Summit
http://www.mondovisione.com/
Matteo Rizzi has been actively engaged in the FinTech space for over 20 years and has valuable connections amongst global banks executives, startups and investors. He founded…”

Il pionere italiano del FinTech Matteo Rizzi spiega a BorsadelCredito.it cosa manca in Italia per far decollare il settore
http://news.borsadelcredito.it/
“La cooperazione tra banche e FinTech è necessaria, è il futuro, e serve a entrambe.” Non usa mezzi termini Matteo Rizzi, un visionario e un pioniere, che è stato nominato da Financial News come uno dei 40 manager più influenti in Europa nel FinTech…

FinTech influencers you should be following in 2017
http://jaypalter.ca/
The financial services industry around the globe is undergoing a disruptive, digital transformation and these 100 fintech influencers are at the centre of a growing online community informing these changes…

The 20 movers & shakers in UK FinTech
http://slideshare.net/
Safaraz Ali, Founder of TCI Pathway Ltd, has compiled a list of 20 of the top ‘movers and shakers’ in FinTech. With numerous accolades and a wealth of experience in financial technology, these professionals are well worth following…

6 expert predictions for Personal Finance Management in 2017
http://blog.strands.com/
Personal financial management (PFM) solutions are taking an increasingly central role in the design of next-generation digital banking experiences. Hundreds of banks around the globe are adopting…

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Matteo Rizzi, FinTech Rockstar
http://fintech5.com/
When Matteo Rizzi enters the room at a banking conference, you do a double take, wondering if he is lost or when did a banking conference start hiring rock bands?  Then he takes the stage and you realize that…

FinServ 25 : The Most Influential Voices in Banking
http://thefinancialbrand.com/
Over the past several months, many publications have created lists of people who are considered influential in the financial services industry. Most of these lists use the ‘social media influence’ of these key industry leaders….

Rizzi : Le start up FinTech vincono davvero solo con l’aiuto delle banche
https://www.bai.org/
“Le startup Fintech che hanno più chance di successo sono quelle  capaci di trovare nelle banche un motore piuttosto che un concorrente”. E’ una ricetta controcorrente quella dettata ieri a Milano dal palco del Talent Garden da una delle figure di maggior…

Towards a collaborative Global FinTech EcoSystem
https://www.bai.org/
Over the past several years, I’ve had the opportunity to travel throughout the world, meeting the people and companies driving this FinTech revolution. I’ve observed the evolution of FinTech ecosystems through various stages of development and I would characterize them as follows…

Il Fintech è l’alleato chiave per le banche italiane
http://www.salonedeipagamenti.com/
Inclusione finanziaria, più efficienza nei servizi alle pmi, capacità di portare il retail sul mobile. Secondo Matteo Rizzi, fondatore della piattaforma per investors & innovators FinTechStage e pioniere del fintech globale..

L’intervista che non ti aspetti : Matteo Rizzi (FinTechStage) e Roberto Ferrari (CheBanca!)
http://smartmoney.startupitalia.eu/
Il primo, Matteo Rizzi, una vita allo Swift, la società internazionale che ha dato il nome, nel gergo tecnico bancario, ai bonifici esteri. Ha lasciato Swift dopo 13 anni per dedicarsi a tempo pieno a investire in startup…

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Payments (R)evolution Magazine, Special Edition 2016
What are VC’s looking for in FinTech startups ? – Page 104

 

Amener un regard extérieur sur les fintech
http://paperjam.lu/
Après Milan, Barcelone, Buenos Aires, la conférence FinTechStage prendra ses quartiers au Luxembourg au Cercle Cité ce jeudi 18 février. Mêlant investisseurs privés, banquiers et start-up, la plateforme veut donner un coup d’accélérateur à l’écosystème fintech local. M. Rizzi, quelle est la cible de l’évènement…

FinTech advances have left gaps in financial service delivery
http://www.forbes.com/
In the world of fintech, digital lending has become almost mainstream and alternative B2B payment systems are widely available, but distributed ledgers are still up to a decade away and truly digital banks are just beginning to appear. That’s how the world looks to Matteo Rizzi…

#Fintech influencers you should be following in 2016
http://jaypalter.ca/
The new list of 250 fintech influencers is based on a larger sample size of almost 7,000 online identities using the Little Bird software engine. I have also filtered out the individual identities from the business identities based on the Twitter account segmentation into “person” or “company”…

¿Emprender o no emprender en ‘fintech’?
www.expansion.com
En 2014, las start up fintech levantaron 12.200 millones de dólares de capital riesgo (unos 10.000 sólo en EEUU), y la cifra podría duplicarse este año. “Sí que existe una burbuja de inversiones y valoraciones, fundamentalmente en EEUU”, confirma Matteo Rizzi, socio de SBT Venture Capital. Rizzi, que lleva más de veinte años…

Qué aprender de Reino Unido para ganar en el sector FinTech
 www.expansion.com
“Reino Unido tiene una legislación más legible y abierta para las start up”, defiende Matteo Rizzi, general manager de SBT Venture…

Fintech  Focus : What’s the biggest challenge to innovation in capital markets
thetally.efinancialnews.com
Matteo Rizzi, a general partner at Sberbank’s fintech fund SBT Venture Capital, said : “The biggest challenge for any innovation team in a bank is to integrate new entrants (start-ups) in the legacy systems…

The 100 most influencer FinTech leaders
www.hottopics.ht
Welcome to the list of the 100 most influential fintech leaders. It’s been around 25 years since Tim Berners-Lee created what become known as the World Wide Web, but it’s only recently that we’ve truly started to realize the internet’s potential as a platform for…

Trovare lavoro nel Fintech : ecco le figure più richieste
www.smartmoney.startupitalia.eu
I fondatori e Ceo delle startup MoneyFarm ed e-Toro, il direttore generale di CheBanca!, il capo dell’innovazione di Unicredit e il fondatore di Fintechstage ragionano sulle professionalità più richieste del Fintech…

FinServ25 : The Most Influential Voices in Banking
www.thefinancialbrand.com
Determining the most influential people in banking is not just about social media scores. With this in mind, more than 100 global leaders in the financial services industry were asked to identify the top ‘influencers’ who…

VCs target FinTech in first quarter
www.efinancialnews.com
Venture capital investment in financial technology companies grew 26% globally in the first quarter from the same period last year, as fintech tries to prove it…

The Five most influential people in the future of banking
www.medium.com
The Italian in jeans and black t-shirt. Of course. I can half imagine him on a Harley Davidson outside the Bank of England with a plate of pasta…

Fintech, i fondi globali guardano all’Italia
www.economyup.it
Matteo Rizzi, partner del fondo inglese di venture capital SBT e ideatore del format FinTechStage, spiega perché l’evento di networking tra startup…

Imprese : a Milano prima edizione europea di Fintech Stage
www.adnkronos.com
Si è tenuta a Milano, presso la UnicredtTower, la prima edizioneeuropea di Fintech Stage, format nato a Londra con l’obiettivo di creare un’occasione di incontro tra investitori e istituzioni delsettore finanziario e sturtupper…

Luxembourg well-placed for Investing in FinTech
www.chronicle.lu
On Tuesday, Société Générale hosted a FinTech conference organised by FinTech Luxembourg, with Matteo Rizzi as guest speaker on the topic “VC Investment in Fintech”…

FinTech : Matteo Rizzi a des idées pour le Luxembourg
www.wort.lu/fr
Assis sur les coussins très colorés de la créative room de la Société générale, l’Italien Matteo Rizzi, managing partner d’un des douze plus gros fonds d’investissement…

— 2014 —

Ten top Fintech trends for 2015 (subscription required)
www.efinancialnews.com
Ten top Fintech trends for 2015 with thoughts from Matteo Rizzi,…

The Seven deadly sins of FinTech start-ups
thetally.efinancialnews.com
Today’s sermon is from Matteo Rizzi, a founder of pioneering fintech project Innotribe and a partner at SBT Venture Capital, the fintech fund of Russian bank Sberbank @matteorizzi…

Banks playing Larger Role in 2014 FinTech Funding
www.bankinnovation.net
Big banks aren’t known for their technological savvy, but that could be changing quickly. Matteo Rizzi at SBT Ventures — the venture capital arm of Sberbank, the largest bank in Russia — agrees, saying that “banks are moving…

Investments in Payments Startups Flattening in the U.S.
www.linkis.com
Payments has been a darling of venture capitalists in both Europe and the U.S., but there are signs that the two regions may be headed in different directions soon. Matteo Rizzi, managing director of London-based SBT Ventures, said that…

Here’s What Banks and VCs Talk About
www.bankinnovation.net
While it may not seem like it, banks talk to venture capitalists focused on financial technology on a regular basis. What about ? Startups, of course. SBT VEntures partner, Matteo Rizzi…

Startupbootcamp accelerator unveils the future international stars of FinTech
www.bobsguide.com
Startupbootcamp FinTech, Europe’s leading FinTech accelerator, has today announced the 10 international startups selected to join its program. The finalists, which include teams from Europe, Africa and America, were chose by…

FN Fintech 40 : Investors shaping the future of finance
www.illuminatefinancial.com
… Matteo Rizzi, is one of two partners at SBT Venture Capital, a fintech focused fund launched in late 2013 by Russia’s largest lender Sberbank…

Fund in the News : SBT Venture Capital
www.globalcorporateventuring.com
Global Corporate Venturing spoke to Matteo Rizzi, a general partner at Sberbank-backed SBT Venture Capital, about the emergence of fintech funds and the potential for banks to take a greaterfunding role…

Start-up support seen as critical to future of London Fintech scene
www.ebadayonline.com
The UK must do more to encourage investment in the start-up community if London is to maintain its dominance as a global hub for financial services. Matteo Rizzi, general partner at SBT Venture Capital, says…

WhatsApp and Candy Crush
www.ft.com
WhatsApp and Candy Crush recently joined the big leagues of technology start-ups done good, prompting tech-shy investors to join the hunt for the digital giants of the future. According to Matteo Rizzi…

— 2013 —

SBT Venture Capital : Actively Inversting in European Fintech…
www.thebiponline.co.uk
SBT Venture Capital recent announcement of a second multi-million investment in Walkbase soon after investing in Sequent has intrigued local UK analysts. In response to a question from Alex Derber, of Thomson Reuters, Matteo Rizzi responded that SBT VC…

Q&A with Sberbank’s new fintech fund
www.efinancialnews.com
Russia’a largest lender Sberbank last month launched a venture capital fund, SBT Venture Capital, that will focus exclusively on investments in the financial technology sector. Financial News spoke to Matteo Rizzi, general partner at SBT Venture Capital, about…

SBT launches fintech-focused VC fund
www.unquote.com
SBT Venture Capital, a new fund focused exclusively on investments in the finantial technology (fintech) space, has launched with $100m in capital. The fund has a lifespan of 5-7 years. SBT partner Matteo Rizzi told…

Matteo Rizzi : El hombre destràs SBT Venture Capital
www.revistamprendre.com
Matteo nos recibió amablemente la llamada desde Bruselas, en las próximas semanas llegará a Colombia al evento de Next Bank Latam para hablar sobre las Tendencias Tecnológicas en el sector financiero…

Banks Must Enter Businesses (Seemingly) Unrelated to Banking
www.americanbanker.com
The startup scene offers a glimpse into what the future of banking services will look like (or at least a good chunk of it). The bank of the future will be more personal and tailor-made. Banks today find themselves stuck with legacy technology systems…

— 2012 —

Make your dinosaur run fast and smooth
www.luxembourgforfinance.com
…”Traditionally, when people thought about SWIFT, they didn’t link it to innovation”, says Matteo Rizzi, co-founder of Innotribe, which is SWIFT’s initiative to enable collaborative innovation in financial services…

Matteo Rizzi of SWIFT explains Innotribe
Matteo Rizzi, Organizer of the NYC Incubator session explains in that video the background and the objecitves of this meeting.

— 2011 —

Bold Innovation in a Convential Setting : Crowdsourcing at SWIFT
www.forbes.com
Two years ago, Matteo Rizzi began leading an innovation team at SWIFT. His work has focused on contributions by external customers to innovation. That means encouraging venture capitalists, consultants, and bankers to share, shape and develop ideas…