Oliver Smith


Managing Editor

Oliver Smith is an Managing Editor at AltFi, covering fintech, crypto and challenger banks. He was previously a Senior Reporter at Forbes and on the founding team of The Memo, London's fastest-growing business and tech publication which was acquired by Forbes in 2018. Winner of the Gold Award at MHP’s 30 To Watch, Oliver is a regular guest on the BBC, Sky News, ITV and Al Jazeera to comment on the latest tech trends. He can be reached on Twitter or at Oliver@AltFi.com

Come and see Oliver Smith speak at the Digital Wealth: What is the State of the Market? on 3rd December 2020

Event Sessions Featuring Oliver Smith

Articles By Oliver Smith

Laybuy publishes UK buy-now-pay-later Code of Practice

30th November 2020 | Oliver Smith

10x appoints Trainline and 11:FS duo to executive team

23rd November 2020 | Oliver Smith

Onfido scores rider ID for UK e-scooter operator Voi

16th November 2020 | Oliver Smith

Zopa’s long-awaited credit card is here

28th October 2020 | Oliver Smith

Wirecard UK confirms asset sale to rival Railsbank

1st September 2020 | Oliver Smith

Metro Bank to acquire RateSetter for up to £12m

3rd August 2020 | Oliver Smith

ThinCats opens up CBILS lending to new customers

13th July 2020 | Oliver Smith

Exclusive: Coconut files £5m BCR Pool E bid

8th July 2020 | Oliver Smith

Wirecard: Picking up the pieces

30th June 2020 | Oliver Smith

CrowdProperty reaches £75m lending milestone

17th June 2020 | Oliver Smith

We need a ‘bad bank’ to save fintech lenders

10th June 2020 | Oliver Smith

Open Banking just got its own App Store

9th June 2020 | Oliver Smith

Will Bounce Back Loans come back to bite?

26th May 2020 | Oliver Smith

Get ready for the AltFi Digital Summit 2020

28th April 2020 | Oliver Smith

Monese Review - April 2020

8th April 2020 | Oliver Smith

Ben Brabyn steps down as head of Level39

1st April 2020 | Oliver Smith

Starling confirms Team GB Olympic sponsorship

6th March 2020 | Oliver Smith

Revolut's rocky road to a record raise

25th February 2020 | Oliver Smith

JP Morgan to launch UK digital bank under Chase brand

24th February 2020 | Oliver Smith

How to add AltFi to your company Slack in two steps

30th January 2020 | Oliver Smith

Freetrade takes tentative first steps into Europe

24th January 2020 | Oliver Smith

Monese lands 2m customers since 2016 launch

22nd January 2020 | Oliver Smith

Stake opens UK beta ahead of full launch in February

16th January 2020 | Oliver Smith

The great push for profit

14th January 2020 | Oliver Smith

The year in quotes: 2019

3rd January 2020 | Oliver Smith

The fintech firms that went out of business in 2019

27th December 2019 | Oliver Smith

2019 In Fintech And Alternative Finance: Part 2

24th December 2019 | Oliver Smith

2019 In Fintech And Alternative Finance: Part 1

23rd December 2019 | Oliver Smith

Iwoca reveals major new office in Leeds

19th December 2019 | Oliver Smith

QuickBooks launches Starling Bank integration for SMEs

18th December 2019 | Oliver Smith

NatWest debuts Tink-powered spending analytics

10th December 2019 | Oliver Smith

Insha takes the crown at AltFi Berlin Pitch Off

21st November 2019 | Oliver Smith

HSBC poised to launch app-only SME bank Kinetic

15th November 2019 | Oliver Smith

5 things not to miss at the AltFi Berlin Summit

6th November 2019 | Oliver Smith

Flux to reach 1m digital receipt milestone by 2020

5th November 2019 | Oliver Smith

Starling Bank launches two-in-one Euro debit card

30th October 2019 | Oliver Smith

Wealth Wizards adds retirement planning to its suite

24th October 2019 | Oliver Smith

Revolut lands in Asia with Singapore launch

24th October 2019 | Oliver Smith

Nodal Labs falls into administration

21st October 2019 | Oliver Smith

DriveWealth enables Nigerian trading platform Chaka

17th October 2019 | Oliver Smith

The Challenger: WealthSimple’s Toby Triebel

16th October 2019 | Oliver Smith

Habito unveils ‘express’ mortgage cash advances

15th October 2019 | Oliver Smith

Curve opens Bristol office in UK hiring drive

11th October 2019 | Oliver Smith

Nutmeg posts extra losses in 2018 of nearly £20m

8th October 2019 | Oliver Smith

Santander UK overhauls legacy systems with nCino

27th September 2019 | Oliver Smith

Starling Bank unveils online banking portal for SMEs

23rd September 2019 | Oliver Smith

Cashplus poaches AmEx UK commercial credit risk boss

18th September 2019 | Oliver Smith

Metro Bank looks to wind down business lending

16th September 2019 | Oliver Smith

Spotcap find 77% of SME brokers are upbeat about Brexit

10th September 2019 | Oliver Smith

New SME services added to Starling Bank’s marketplace

10th September 2019 | Oliver Smith

Tandem Review - September 2019

5th September 2019 | Oliver Smith

ClearBank founder Nick Ogden joins Shieldpay board

28th August 2019 | Oliver Smith

Raisin acquires German pension specialist fairr

28th August 2019 | Oliver Smith

LendInvest reportedly shelves IPO plans for now

27th August 2019 | Oliver Smith

Seedrs secures The House Crowd for £1m crowdfund

23rd August 2019 | Oliver Smith

Robinhood given green light by UK regulator

8th August 2019 | Oliver Smith

Monese Review - June 2019

20th June 2019 | Oliver Smith

Crypto for Earthlings Episode 5: The investor

19th May 2019 | Oliver Smith

Fintech is Europe’s richest startup sector

13th May 2019 | Oliver Smith

The Challenger: Tandem Bank’s Ricky Knox

9th May 2019 | Oliver Smith

People hate their banks. Don’t they?

3rd May 2019 | Oliver Smith

TrueLayer and Anna in Open Banking tie-up

24th April 2019 | Oliver Smith

The Challenger: Coconut’s Sam O’Connor

18th April 2019 | Oliver Smith

Starling Bank Review - April 2019

12th April 2019 | Oliver Smith

The Challenger: Dozens’ Aritra Chakravarty

10th April 2019 | Oliver Smith

Crypto for Earthlings Episode 2: The crypto VC

8th April 2019 | Oliver Smith

Tandem turns to Token for turnkey Open Banking

27th March 2019 | Oliver Smith

Here’s how UK fintech responded to Apple Card

26th March 2019 | Oliver Smith

AltFi launches Crypto for Earthlings podcast

25th March 2019 | Oliver Smith

The Challenger: Tide’s Oliver Prill

21st March 2019 | Oliver Smith

Goldex takes gold at inaugural AltFi Pitch Off

20th March 2019 | Oliver Smith

The Challenger: Freetrade’s Adam Dodds

14th March 2019 | Oliver Smith

What next after Revolut’s week from hell?

4th March 2019 | Oliver Smith

Articles Featuring Oliver Smith