We know New Year is near when business media around us do their rounds of yearly summaries. The “What the Fintech?” podcast, by Fintech Futures, lists buzzwords which have been sentenced to isolation by the interviewees of the past season’s 20 episodes. Playbook, NFT, digital transformation, and multitenanted were jailed – while AI, crypto, and open banking were eventually released back for open use.

While most financial technology goes outside the tight securities-operations scope of PostTrade 360°, we know it is one of those megatrends that are rapidly moving our environment. London-based news site Fintech Futures covers it, by means including its “What the FinTech?” interview series, in podcast format, which just completed its third season.

This year’s buzzwords verdicts are listed here, where the episodes are also openly available for listening. They are also on Spotify, Soundcloud and Apple Podcasts. The history of Fintech Futures goes back to the 1980s, when it was founded as Banking Technology Magazine.