3 Technologies to Watch in 2017

I think it would be good to start with a quick review of my three predictions from last year. The first one was Virtual Reality (VR). I think I got this one mostly right as the Playstation VR and Oculus Rift both reached consumers within the year and received extremely good reviews as did some of… Continue reading 3 Technologies to Watch in 2017

My Cashless Experiment

£72,000,000,000 – the estimated value of all notes and coins in circulation in the UK. This equates to around 31 billion pieces of metal, paper, and now plastic. Wouldn’t it be great if we could get rid of all of this? Cashless societies or economies have been talked about for many years and some countries are a bit… Continue reading My Cashless Experiment

A Month with Mondo

UK FinTech (Financial Technology) is on fire at the moment and one of the start-ups at the forefront is a challenger bank called Mondo. Mondo is still a relatively small start-up with somewhere in the region of £7 million of Venture Capital funding with Eileen Burbidge’s Passion Capital funding £6 million and the other £1 million… Continue reading A Month with Mondo

Should the High Street Banks be worried?

The internet, coupled with mobile, has been a force to be reckoned with for almost every industry. Travel Agents have been made obsolete by Expedia, SkyScanner, Kayak and a whole host of others. The traditional taxi business has been massively disrupted by Uber and Lyft. Retail is now a very different beast thanks to the… Continue reading Should the High Street Banks be worried?