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Umbrex is pleased to welcome Chakshu Diwan.  Chakshu has more than 5 years of experience in Strategy & Operations domain including 2 years at Bain & Company and from past 3 years he has worked for venture-funded B2B SaaS, Fintech, Prop-Tech & eCommerce startups in the area of Product & GTM Strategy as an independent […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Henry Kenneth Steuer. Henry was an associate at McKinsey in the San Francisco office for almost 3 years focusing on Fintech, Banking, and Tech client work. Prior to McKinsey, he worked at Capital One for 5-years as a leader in product and analytics within the credit card business where he […]

Jayanth Krishnan shares an article that explains how Fintech can help consumers make better credit choices. It’s a well known fact that Asian households (all countries east of Pakistan, to be clear about scope) used to have much lower leverage (and hence hold more cash like instruments) than their counterparts in Europe and Asia. This […]

Natalie Ceeney shares an article on the potential of Fintech and how it can be used as a positive force. Last week was UK Fintech Week. Thousands of entrepreneurs and investors, regulators, advisers and headhunters gathered across the UK to network, showcase innovation and negotiate. They were joined by 15 international delegations from China, the […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Sahil Bhandari.  A summary of Sahil’s experience follows. “22+ years of experience across global Financial services and FinTech (especially Banking and Wealth/Asset management). Extensive leadership and growth experience/track-record – UBS UK Operating / Executive Committee member, – Global Head of Alternatives Strategy & Biz Dev Focused on opportunities across FS/Fintech- […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Tatiana V Ridley with Ridley Global Advisors. Tatiana is an Ivy League educated strategy and operations leader with 18+ years of experience developing and implementing enterprise and business strategies for leading Financial Services and FinTech firms driving multi-million dollar revenue and profitability impact. Tatiana has successfully built, scaled and led […]

Stephen Wunker shares an article that explores the lessons learned from Fidelity’s move into Fintech. Fidelity Investments, with more than $4 trillion in assets under management, is one of the world’s largest financial services firms. But the firm isn’t content with its current status. This privately-owned company founded in 1946, is seeking new markets that […]

  Luiz Zorzella shares a summarized evolution story on Open Banking.  If you are thinking your response to what is happening around Open Banking, this will provide you with some valuable historical context on how events evolved to get us where we are today: It all started with online banking. Before Open Banking, banks thought […]

  Luiz Zorzella shares an article on the growth of open banking, the factors that “repress” adoption, and possible solutions.  As you probably know, worldwide, Open Banking is one of the hottest trends in financial services.  Not only is it growing at a breakneck speed, but also its success is inspiring regulators and players in […]

Umbrex is pleased to welcome Eduard Saez with Antifragile Solutions.  Eduard Sáez spent 3 years at Bain & Company, mainly focused in M&A and Private Equity practice. After those years, Eduard co-founded a fashion ecommerce startup. He exited the company after selling his equity to an industrial investor, and decided to travel the world for […]