Pablo Lacruz is Strands Area Manager and the person responsible of the regional development of Strands in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Russia, Nordics & Baltics countries. Within the last 5 years he has been strongly involved in the Fintech European ecosystem from both the financial and the technological side.
Not too long ago, there was very little to link Wirecard, the disgraced payments platform in Aschheim, Germany, with Boohoo, the fast-fashion online retailer in Leicester, England, but both have recently been embroiled in high-profile scandals. Read more »
The financial services industry looks set to change dramatically over the next couple of years in response to COVID-19. The pandemic has certainly highlighted some inefficiencies and weak spots in current processes for many businesses, such as those Read more »
When it comes to leading a healthy lifestyle, eating the right food, taking regular exercise, and maintaining a positive mindset are key. However, despite these best intentions and practices, you still might not get all the nutrients your body needs Read more »
It’s no news that the retail industry has been flipped on its head by the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the lockdown, most in-store operations have been shut down, and nationwide furloughs, reduced pay and steady streams of income at risk have fuelled a Read more »
As with every industry in every country, the world of banking has been disrupted to its core in recent months. Consumers have been unable – and in some cases, unwilling – to complete banking processes in person, and the reality is that some Read more »
Banking has gone undercover and it’s been a long time coming. We want our banks to do a lot for us, but it transpires that the less you can actually see your bank doing for you, the better. So, it begs the question: why would banks suddenly decide Read more »