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Interview with Abdul Haseeb Basit of Innovate Finance

Interview with Abdul Haseeb Basit of Innovate Finance. Image by Maxger,
Written by Mike Townsend

Faisal Khan talks to Abdul Haseeb Basit of Innovate Finance about the UK fintech sector, Islamic finance, and post-Brexit London.

Abdul Haseeb BasitIn this episode of Around the CoinFaisal Khan interviews the co-founder of Innovate Finance, Abdul Haseeb Basit. He describes it as “the only UK trade body dedicated to fintech”.

We discuss what Innovate Finance is all about, how they are acting as a catalyst for the UK fintech scene, and above all we hear Abdul’s viewpoint on a recent article that was published in The New York Times.

The article cites that, as per the numbers published by Innovate Finance, that ‘Investment in UK Fintech Tops Pre-Brexit Levels in First Half of 2017’. What does this mean for UK and the fintech scene? We will get Abdul’s viewpoint.

You can listen to more episodes of Around the Coin, and other fintech shows, on the BankNXT podcast page. Enjoy!

This podcast is reproduced with kind permission. Some minor changes may have been made to the text to reflect BankNXT style considerations, but the podcast itself is always unchanged. You can read more here. Image by Maxger,

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Mike Townsend

Mike Townsend started his career working as a design engineer at Brookstone in Singapore, then as a mechanical engineer at ITT Corporation in Los Angeles, designing radar systems for military grade UAVs. He is the founder of ZingCheckout and Flowtab, and remains very active in the payment industry.

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