Established in 2016, The Fintech Times is a multimedia news outlet centered around our print newspaper (the FIRST and ONLY in Fintech) chronicling all the latest developments in cutting-edge financial technologies including; payments innovation, regtech, banking transformation, AI, cryptocurrencies, trading,  insurtech and many more.

 Fintech needs an authoritative voice that gives the industry credibility, exposure, and integrity.  We are that voice with over 120,000 papers circulated each year and our mission is to make Fintech understood and celebrated.

 

Katia Lang

Katia Lang

CEO
Katia Lang
Katia Lang 👩‍🚀 is the co-founder of Disrupts Media Limited, publishers of The Fintech Times newspaper and Disrupts.com. Originally an artist by education, Katia was already producing a contemporary art magazine by the age of 23.

In 2012, Katia undertook an MBA at the world-renowned University of St. Gallen; subsequently moving into international communications consultancy across Austria, Russia, and Switzerland. With her previous publishing experience, and having built an extensive network across the world of business; Katia moved to London and founded Disrupts Media Limited in 2015. With a growing buzz around fintech and the true emergence of cryptocurrencies, The Fintech Times followed soon after; first going to print in January 2016. Since then, The Fintech Times has gone from strength to strength connecting Fintech with the World, experiencing steady growth in headcount, readership, and revenue.

The journey continues… Let’s take Fintech mainstream 🏄🏽🌊💙

Contributions include;

Mark Bolsom

Mark Bolsom

Senior Consultant
Mark Bolsom
Victoria Lincoln

Victoria Lincoln

Head of Strategic Operations
Victoria Lincoln
Victoria has a background in finance and cybersecurity and has tackled a wide range of roles in the company from marketing and operations to business development and reporting on the Asian and Middle Eastern market.  Victoria graduated in Political Science from Durham University specialising in the political economy of oil, rentier economics of the Middle East, and the rise of China. She is now Head of Strategic Operations at The Fintech Times. 

 

Zoya Malik

Zoya Malik

Managing Editor

Zoya
Zoya Malik is Managing Editor of The Fintech Times. With over 30 years of print and digital publishing experience across the UK, Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Zoya has been the Founder and Managing Editor of Sibson Media Limited, a content management company focussed on providing editorial services to the banking, finance and FinTech industries by serving corporates, tech start-ups, GREs, SMEs, publishers and creative agencies. She regularly works with blue-chip clients such as The Economist, FT, Bloomberg L.P and Bloomberg Businessweek Middle East.

From 2012 to 2016, Zoya served as the editor of Banker Middle East, CPI Financial’s flagship magazine targeted at the C-suite banking and finance community in the MENA region. During this time, Zoya supported the Banker Middle East Industry Awards and launched several supplements including Leaders in Financial Technology (LIFT), Product Awards UAE, Product Awards Levant, Cards & Payments ME and a contract publication for Union Bancaire Privée. As a CPI Financial blogger, her posts have addressed issues relating to personal finance, real estate and regional culture.

Zoya has an MA in Social Anthropology from the University of Kent, United Kingdom. She began her publishing career in London in 1987 and her professional experience ranges from magazine publishing, children’s book production, editing online portals and community pages, through to the launching and editing of luxury lifestyle and print and digital B2B and B2C magazines, both in London and Dubai. Zoya has pioneered industry leading magazines for the SME and Renewable Energy industries in MENA. As a freelance editor, Zoya has launched magazines for Citibank, National Bank of Abu Dhabi and UAE National Bonds.

Jason Williams

Business Development

Jason has been working within publicising and marketing for the last 18 years. And Co-Founded Fintech Power 50.

Matthew Dove

Matthew Dove

Online Manager
Matthew
Matthew has a background in content writing and curation in technology, token reviews, ICOs. He officially joined our team in September 2018 as our online manager.  He is our online guru handling our website, newsletter and social media. 

Contributions include;

 

Alex Vergé

Alex Vergé

Reporter UK

Alex Verge
Alex is a talented Fintech reporter with a background in current affairs and socio-economic commentary, in particular, the European climate. He is a Warwick graduate and has been a writer since his undergraduate days.  Alex now produces some of our London and European articles on a plethora of topics putting a current and accessible spin on Fintech news and trends.
Martine Paris

Martine Paris

Reporter USA
Martine Paris
Martine Paris is a tech reporter covering trends across AI, AR, VR, IoT, robots, drones, mobile, gaming, entertainment, autonomous vehicles, connected home, cryptocurrencies, and blockchain.  Martine now reports on North American developments in Fintech. 

Contributions include;

Athravan Sett

Athravan Sett

Contributing Reporter UK

Athravan joined the Fintech Times as a Contributing Reporter in October 2018. Educated at Oxford University, this rising star of fintech journalism is as comfortable covering the cutting edge of blockchain technology as he is exploring the legacy financial world.

Though a historian by training, he has found himself increasingly drawn to the remarkable ecosystems and unprecedented developments that disruptive technologies are ushering in, and quite fancies being a part of shaping that future.

Contributions include:

Crystal Stranger

Crystal Stranger

Reporter USA

Crystal Stranger, EA, author of The Small Business Tax Guide, has more than 15 years of tax experience, with a focus in international tax. She has been writing about cryptocurrency tax and regulatory issues since 2014. She’s the founder and CEO of PeaCounts, a blockchain payroll technology company. This new, transparent payroll will promote fair wages and eliminate the need for black market labor.

Somari van der Westhuizen

Somari van der Westhuizen

Designer

Somari is an Art Director and Designer with over 13 years experience delivering innovative campaigns and projects for a wide variety of brands across both print and digital. She enjoys working with startups and lean methodologies and dealing with clients directly to create meaningful products and services in an increasingly cluttered world. Clients include Channel 4, Skybet, BBC, Red Bull, and Kafoodle. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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