Introducing the FinTech Accelerator Club

Visit the FinTech Accelerator Club Here at Key Focus, we’ve created a community group geared towards any and all professionals in FinTech. Let us take you through what the FinTech Accelerator Club is all about. Info & Advice The heart of FAC is the support we and the rest of the community offer to growing […]

How to Stay Social When Working from Home

There are a plethora of benefits to WFH: no commute, home comforts, working in your PJs… but there are one or two drawbacks. Not least of these is the lack of socialisation with those you work with. How do you keep up that human element, outside of the office? Video Calls Without Specific Purpose Here […]

The Importance of a Great Manager in Sales

A recent poll on LinkedIn revealed that over half of its respondents considered the people they worked with – and especially their boss – the key factor behind a “dream” job. This remains true in Sales, so here are some of the best ways Sales Managers can serve their team’s dreams. Prioritise the Person It’s […]

2022 in FinTech: 6 Insights from FinTech Magazine’s Roundtable

FinTech has had a hell of a year in 2021. As the sector goes from strength to strength, the team at FinTech Magazine caught up with some  industry titans to get their insights on what can be expected in 2022. Jimmy Foo – CCO at SEON Jimmy’s key prediction centres around the idea of businesses […]

8 Key Moments in the History of FinTech

FinTech is one of the most explosive industries on the planet, responsible for a third of 2021’s unicorns. So, let’s take a look at some of the moments that shaped the landscape. 1: Telefinance – 1918 Fresh out of the First World War, during which the electric telegraph was a vital instrument of communication the […]

Will Automation Replace All Sales Roles?

The power and sophistication of modern technology forges forward at an ever-increasing rate. Many jobs have been made obsolete by machines and AI. Will sales be the same? Automation’s Already Here According to the McKinsey Global Institute, around half of a salesperson’s job has the potential to be automated. This is thanks to AI technologies […]

The Greatest Fool: One Way Bubbles Bloom

There are many factors that contribute to an economic bubble. One of the most prevalent, obnoxious ways they’re accelerated is thanks to the Greater Fool Theory. What is a Bubble? First, we should probably define what we mean by a ‘bubble’. Bubbles occur when the market value of something ends up getting inflated far beyond […]

Recruiting Into FinTech: Why Hiring is a Hot Topic

The summer survey conducted by FinTech Founders produced a wealth of intriguing insights. We, of course, were most interested by those related to recruitment. Recruiting Isn’t Easy Perhaps the statistic that may come as the biggest surprise is that when surveyed, 34% of UK FinTech founders cited recruitment as the biggest challenge they’re currently facing. […]

Crypto Coins and Tokens… What’s the Difference?

When people talk about cryptocurrency, the terms “coin” and “token” seem almost interchangeable. In reality, there’s a big – and very important – difference. Coins A crypto coin is a currency that is native to a certain blockchain. Bitcoin is a difficult example to use because the blockchain and the coin have the same name, […]

Return vs Remain: The Future of Where We Work

Chris Herd, founder of remote work infrastructure business Firstbase, conducted a survey with over 2500 businesses to discover their plans for how to evolve the places in which their employees work.   Honey I Shrunk the Office An increasing number of workers are doing their job either partly or completely from home. Here at Key […]