About this episode
In today’s episode, Martin is joined by Samee Zafar, Director at EDC based in our London office. In the conversation, recorded in December, Martin and Samee discuss EDC’s latest fintech report which addresses embedded finance, financial inclusion, and cryptocurrencies. As Samee outlines in the intro segment, all 3 topics are combining together to provide a more universal landscape for financial services in which a lot of the innovations are actually coming from the developing world rather than from just a few mature developed countries. We discuss and debate much besides.
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Samee is a director in the London office and leads the firm’s Fintech / Advanced Payments practice. He has advised clients from start-ups to large multi-national corporations at the Board level. His expertise covers competitive strategy, new product development, and both buy- and sell-side M&A advice. He has deep experience in financial services including cross-border payments, digital wallets and payments, card issuing and acquiring, alternative payments, and consumer and business lending. He is a regular speaker at major conferences and has written on Fintech and related topics. Outside work, Samee does not like extreme sports nor does he like travelling to far away continents.
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