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Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. Hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates, Sarah Kocianski and Ross Gallagher and joined weekly by a range of fantastic guests, they discuss the latest news, developments, and trends within the industry. On Fintech Insider Insights, they speak to subject matter experts for deep dives on APIs, AI, digital banking, and all other areas disrupting our industry. Fintech Insider Interviews brings you one-on-one interviews with the thought leaders and innovators transforming financial services. Whether you're a fintech expert or you're just keen to know more, then this is the podcast for you!

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    642. News: Kroo lands coveted banking license, while Credit Suisse found guilty of money laundering

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2022 63:09

    Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Kate Moody, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Andrea de Gottardo, CEO, Kroo Jessica Cath, Head of Financial Crime Project Delivery, Fintrail With soundclips from: Natalie Ledward, Head of Vulnerable Customers, Monzo Charlotte Fereday, Product Director, 11:FS Marc-Alexander Christ, Co-founder & CFO, SumUp We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Kroo lands full banking licence - 4:10 Credit Suisse bank found guilty over money laundering charges - 16:20 Digital bank Volt, which ‘wanted to change the world of banking', shuts down - 26:30 ‘Shopping is a nightmare': how ADHD affects people's spending habits - 32:10 JPMorgan Chase tells employees the bank will pay for travel to states that allow abortion - 44:45 SumUp raises £507m at a £6.8bn valuation - 49:30 Fintech Insider mailbag - 53:30 This episode is sponsored by FullCircl You're under pressure on multiple fronts – demanding customers, competitors making a grab for market share, regulatory scrutiny, and high cost-to-serve. So, what to do? Whether you're a bank or financial services company, future-ready transformation can only be achieved by implementing a holistic Customer Lifecycle Intelligence (CLI) strategy. This new whitepaper explores how CLI will help you find the right customers, onboard them faster, and keep them for life. Check out the whitepaper here (https://info.fullcircl.com/unlocking-the-customer-lifecycle-intelligence-advantage)! Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Andrea de Gottardo, Charlotte Fereday, Jessica Cath, Marc-Alexander Christ, and Natalie Ledward .

    641. Insights: What does 'financial inclusion' actually mean?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 1, 2022 46:54

    Our expert host, Gwera Kiwana, is joined by some great guests to ask: 'What actually is financial inclusion?' It has become a catch-all for financial services looking to engage with communities and markets that have not been traditionally connected to the financial grid. But while much good has been done under the umbrella of financial inclusion - is it time to rethink the term? Is it helpful? And should we be pushing people towards banking systems that weren't designed for them? This week's guests include: Bruno DIniz, Co-founder, Spiralem Sunaina Kumar, Senior Fellow, Observer Research Foundation Dayana Yermolayeva, CEO & Co-founder, JiPay This episode is sponsored by FullCircl You're under pressure on multiple fronts – demanding customers, competitors making a grab for market share, regulatory scrutiny, and high cost-to-serve. So, what to do? Whether you're a bank or financial services company, future-ready transformation can only be achieved by implementing a holistic Customer Lifecycle Intelligence (CLI) strategy. This new whitepaper explores how CLI will help you find the right customers, onboard them faster, and keep them for life. Check out the whitepaper here (https://info.fullcircl.com/unlocking-the-customer-lifecycle-intelligence-advantage)! Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Bruno DIniz, Dayana Yermolayeva, and Sunaina Kumar.

    640. News: Brex backs away from SMEs while the UK ramps up BNPL regulation

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2022 59:05

    Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Sim Rai, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Ron Shevlin, Chief Research Officer, Cornerstone Advisors Tayga Baltacıoğlu, CEO, Debite Douglas Soltys, Editor-in-Chief, BetaKit With soundclips form: Antony Stephen, CEO, Barclays Partner Finance David Cunningham, Chief Commercial Officer, Lextego We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Brex drops tens of thousands of small business customers as Silicon Valley adjusts to new reality - 5:40 UK outlines plans to tighten ‘buy now pay later' rules - 14:50 Canada's Wealthsimple becomes the latest fintech to cut staff - 31:35 Deutsche Bank staff forced to install app that tracks messages - 44:45 Stripe to launch new bank transfer proposition in UK and EU to take away "operational pain” - 48:40 The phoney 'fintech revolution' is eating itself - 49:55 Irish banks get green light for payments app - 51:34 Internet Explorer is being hilariously serenaded after 27 long years of browsing history - 53:55 This episode is sponsored by FullCircl You're under pressure on multiple fronts – demanding customers, competitors making a grab for market share, regulatory scrutiny, and high cost-to-serve. So, what to do? Whether you're a bank or financial services company, future-ready transformation can only be achieved by implementing a holistic Customer Lifecycle Intelligence (CLI) strategy. This new whitepaper explores how CLI will help you find the right customers, onboard them faster, and keep them for life. Check out the whitepaper here (https://info.fullcircl.com/unlocking-the-customer-lifecycle-intelligence-advantage)! Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Antony Stephen, Dave Cunningham, Douglas Soltys, Ron Shevlin, and Tayga Baltacıoğlu.

    639. How do we make financial services more LGBTQ-inclusive?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2022 47:30

    Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor, is joined by some great guests to ask: “how do we make financial services LGBTQ inclusive?” To mark this year's Pride month, but also hopefully creating a conversation relevant at any time, we're asking: what issues has the LGBTQ community faced and continues to face when it comes to financial services? What solutions are being found? And what could the future hold? This week's guests include: Charlotte Fereday, Product Director, 11:FS David Auten, Co-host, Queer Money Podcast Steve Wardlaw, Chairman, Emerald Life Kate Anthony, CEO, Euphoria This episode is sponsored by FullCircl You're under pressure on multiple fronts – demanding customers, competitors making a grab for market share, regulatory scrutiny, and high cost-to-serve. So, what to do? Whether you're a bank or financial services company, future-ready transformation can only be achieved by implementing a holistic Customer Lifecycle Intelligence (CLI) strategy. This new whitepaper explores how CLI will help you find the right customers, onboard them faster, and keep them for life. Check out the whitepaper here (https://info.fullcircl.com/unlocking-the-customer-lifecycle-intelligence-advantage)! Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Charlotte Fereday, David Auten, Kate Anthony, and Steve Wardlaw.

    638. News: Allica bank raises for SMEs and Backbase raises to transform the back end of banking

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 58:21

    Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Gwera Kiwana, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Søren Aabel Hammer, CEO, Mazepay Keshvi Radia, Head of Product for Payments, Allica Bank Tim Rutten, SVP of Strategy, Backbase With soundclips from: Richard Davies, CEO, Allica Bank Jacob Groth, Customer Relations Director, P27 We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Allica Bank secures £55m in equity and debt round - 5:50 Backbase secures €2.5bn valuation after €120m investment - 16:30 Instant payments top the agenda for Swedish banks says P27 - 29:45 Starling snaps up £500m mortgage book in shift from Covid loans - 39:05 MFS Africa extends its Series C by $100m, bringing total to $200m - 47:30 CaixaBank and Microsoft explore the metaverse - 49:10 Shopify loses early big investor over rising competition - 50:40 Deadmau5 is launching his own online bank - 53:00 This episode is sponsored by FullCircl You're under pressure on multiple fronts – demanding customers, competitors making a grab for market share, regulatory scrutiny, and high cost-to-serve. So, what to do? Whether you're a bank or financial services company, future-ready transformation can only be achieved by implementing a holistic Customer Lifecycle Intelligence (CLI) strategy. This new whitepaper explores how CLI will help you find the right customers, onboard them faster, and keep them for life. Check out the whitepaper here (https://info.fullcircl.com/unlocking-the-customer-lifecycle-intelligence-advantage)! Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Jacob Groth, Keshvi Radia, Richard Davies, Søren Aabel Hammer, and Tim Rutten.

    637. Insights: What can crypto learn from TradFi?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 17, 2022 53:55

    Our expert host, David M. Brear is joined by some great guests to break down what lessons the burgeoning crypto industry could take from traditional finance. We want to get into the weeds and look at: product, UX, design, biz ops and much more alongside very special guests in the space to argue both sides of the debate. Are there crossovers? Could trad finance also learn from crypto? Where can they both do better? Let's find out! This week's guests include: Jason Mikula, Founder and publisher, Fintech Business Weekly Louisa Murray, Chief Operating Officer, UK & Europe, Railsr David Birch, author, advisor and investor in digital financial services Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Dave Birch, Jason Mikula, and Louisa Murray.

    636. News: Have Apple pressed the Buy Now Pay Later nuke button?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 56:29

    Our expert hosts, Gwera Kiwana and Nicole Perry, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Lena Hackelöer, CEO & Founder, Brite Payments Tim Waterman, Chief Commercial Officer, Zopa  With soundclips from: Dare Okoudjou, Founder & CEO, MFS Africa Daniel Kjellén, CEO and Co-Founder, Tink Peter Lord, CEO, Codat Myles Stephenson, Founder & Chief Executive, Modulr We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Apple Pay Later is the company's take on a buy now, pay later service - 4:42 Challenger bank Zopa enters BNPL market - 16:21 African payments company makes rare purchase of US fintech - 29:00 Open banking platform Tink strikes payments deal with Revolut - 37:35 JPMorgan Backs Software Startup Codat at $825 Million Valuation - 46:40 Modulr Unveils SEPA Instant Service for Real-Time European Business Payments - 49:50 Rapyd launches out of this world competition for software developers to win a trip to the edge of space - 51:40 This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Daniel Kjellén, Dare Okoudjou, Lena Hackelöer, Myles Stephenson , Peter Lord, and Tim Waterman.

    635. Insights: How can payments companies compete?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 44:44

    In this episode, in association with Truelayer, David M. Brear is joined by some great guests to look at how the payments industry is looking to diversify, through partnerships and value-added-services, to stay competitive. If payments is the ‘bread and butter' of the fintech industry, then many companies are now looking to top that bread with extras and make themselves a sandwich! But with PWC predicting the global digital payments market will reach $361.30bn by 2030 – why are so many payment companies looking to add more? This week's guest include: Francesco Simoneschi, Co-founder and CEO, TrueLayer Amrita Srivastava, Executive Director, Growth & Global Business Development, Binance Sarah Barslund Lauridsen, Head of Product, Banking Circle This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Amrita Srivastava, Francesco Simoneschi, and Sarah Barslund Lauridsen.

    634. News: Alloy and Nova Credit partner to help migrants and green fintech initiative launched

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2022 52:53

    Our expert hosts, Gwera Kiwana and Sim Rai, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Eric Johansson, Fintech Editor, Verdict Brian Bender, VP of Strategic Alliances, Alloy With soundclips from: Gerrit Sindermann, Project Director, Green Digital Fintech Alliance We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Nova Credit Teams with Alloy on Inclusive Business Lending - 4:25 World's first green fintech taxonomy launched - 14:45 African growth promise tempts investors - 26:00 Embattled payments startup Bolt is cutting one-third of staff - 34:40 Bank of America boss Moynihan knocks crypto - 44:10 Varo, first chartered neobank, could run out of money by end of year, regulatory filings show - 45:40 Sex Pistols announce commemorative God Save The Queen coin and NFT - 48:50 This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Brian Bender, Eric Johansson, and Gerrit Sindermann.

    633. Insights: Will embedded finance make or break the fintech industry?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 3, 2022 41:39

    Our expert host, Gwera Kiwana, is joined by some great guests to ask: “Will the rise of embedded finance make or break the fintech industry?” if embedded finance has taken fintech's offerings mainstream and given the power to everyone, then who loses out because of that? And does that even matter to consumers? The week's guest include: Anabel Perez, President & CEO, NovoPayment Mark Vermeersch, Chief Platform Officer, Treasury Prime Ruth Foxe Blader, Partner, Anthemis This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Anabel Perez, Mark Vermeersch, and Ruth Foxe-Blader.

    632. News: Klarna announces big layoffs while Chase bags UK customers

    Play Episode Listen Later May 30, 2022 57:48

    Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Sim Rai, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Philip Kelvin, Co-founder & CEO, Tranch Sophie Winwood, Early Stage VC Investor at Anthemis We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Klarna laid off 10% of its workforce through a video message - 3:20 £8bn in 8 months: Chase wins 500k UK customers - 14:10 London-based BNPL startup Tranch nabs £3.5m to bring payment flexibility to businesses - 24:50 Founder alleges that fintech startup is ‘copy-and-pasting' its business - 37:00 Neobanks are plentiful but rarely profitable - 45:15 CaixaBank issues Braille card for visually impaired - 46:30 Fintech Insider mailbag - 48:00 Got a question you want us to answer? Submit it here: https://forms.gle/iaq7HSmiVLMPY8oV9 This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Philip Kelvin and Sophie Winwood.

    631. Insights: After Dark: Ripping up the rulebook

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 69:17

    Welcome to the latest installment of After Dark, titled 'Ripping up the rule book', recorded live in New York City! Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Gwera Kiwana, are joined by some great guests to delve into the premise that DeFi and embedded finance are the punk and hip-hop of financial services respectively. While Defi took punk's DIY ethic and disrespect for its predecessors, embedded finance's strategy of sampling and reworking the hits of yesteryear is straight from hip-hops playbook. Who will hit the mainstream? Could we see collaboration and crossovers coming? And can mainstream players move into the counterculture? This week's guest include: Wiza Jalakasi, VP, Developer Relations, Chipper Cash Larisa Daberko, Head of Partnerships, Orum Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Larisa Daberko and Wiza Jalakasi.

    630. News: Griffin goes for banking licence and InDebted looks to disrupt UK debt collection

    Play Episode Listen Later May 23, 2022 65:58

    Our expert hosts, Gwera Kiwana and Benjamin Ensor, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: David Jarvis, CEO, Griffin Medha Agarwal, Partner, Redpoint Ventures Lachlan Heussler, Chief Strategy Officer, InDebted With soundclips from: Joe Colchester, Product Manager, 11:FS Pulse We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: UK-based BaaS fintech Griffin applies for banking licence - 4:46 Digital debt collection agency InDebted arrives in the UK aiming to improve sector image - 17:24 For the first time, Japan's SoftBank could spend more on share buybacks than new investments - 33:10 Revolut continues trend of older users adopting fintech - 45:20 Banking-as-a-service startup Unit closes on $100M at a $1.2B valuation - 53:00 Apple will let your subscription apps charge you more money without asking - 54:54 Nubank beats revenue estimates on strong customer growth - 56:23 Goldman Sachs to offer senior staff unlimited holiday - 59:00 This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: David Jarvis, Joe Colchester, Lachlan Heussler, and Medha Agarwal.

    629. Insights: Can Egypt's young population push through a fintech revolution?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 37:21

    Our expert host, Kate Moody, is joined by some great guests to delve into Egypt's fintech scene. While we in the West may associate Egypt with its grand history – the truth is that the North African country is currently looking extremely youthful. With this young population comes new expectations on banking and financial services – with many from the outside of the country also looking at this hugely profitable market as a place to expand into. So in this episode, we're asking: How does the market look today? What challenges are still to be overcome? And what does the future hold for Egypt? This week's guests include: Momtaz Moussa, Co-Founder & CEO, Lucky Eslam Darwish, General Partner, Nclude By Global Ventures This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Eslam Darwish and Momtaz Moussa.

    Bonus. How web3 is shaping the future of finance - report deep dive

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 25:02

    Our expert host, Gwera Kiwana, is joined by Mauricio Magaldi, Global Strategy Director for Crypto at 11:FS, to talk about something exciting we've been cooking up here at 11:FS. Our latest report - How web3 is shaping the future of finance - is out now! There's so much hype floating around about web3, but also so much opportunity. So we decided to do an explainer that unpacks what web3 actually means, how it'll impact financial services, the risks and the opportunities. Time to take a deep dive. All this and much much more on today's bonus episode! Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guest: Mauricio Magaldi.

    628. News: Does the market have Tiger Global by the tail?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 16, 2022 58:46

    Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Kate Moody, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Barb Maclean, VP Integration & Analytics, Celero Aya Ibrahim, Commercial Director, Paymob Mary Ann Azevedo, Senior Editor, TechCrunch We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Canadian Neo Financial's $185 million fund raise signals confidence in neobanks - 4:10 Egyptian fintech Paymob raises $50M led by PayPal Ventures and Kora Capital - 16:30 Tiger Global hit by $17bn losses in tech rout - 27:45 Sequoia, Binance and a16z among 19 investors backing Elon Musk's Twitter bid - 37:08 Stripe's Patrick Collison hits back at Plaid CEO's accusations - 46:30 Dutch fintech Bunq vies for Ulster Bank and KBC account holders - 48:32 Google Chrome is getting built-in virtual credit cards - 50:45 The Vatican Will Create an NFT Gallery to ‘Democratise Art' - 52:25 This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Aya Ibrahim, Barb MacLean, and Mary Ann Azevedo.

    627. Insights: How payroll data became the holy grail

    Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 41:07

    Our expert host, Simon Taylor, is joined by some great guests to ask: 'How did payroll data become the new gold rush?' Payroll data has become the topic of much hype over the last few years – from projected market values of over $10bn, to being referred to as the ‘holy grail of fintech'. So why are people so excited about something which has been in front of us the whole time? And in the midst of ‘The Great Resignation', will this gold rush last? This week's guest include: Ahmed Siddiqui, Head of Product, Branch Lindsay Davis, Head of Markets, Atomic Andrew Brown, Founder and CEO, Check This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Ahmed Siddiqui, Andrew Brown, and Lindsay Davis .

    626. News: Stripe vs Plaid and Apple vs The EU

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 60:05

    Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Kate Moody, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Nilixa Devlukia, Founder, Payments Solved Karen Kerrigan, COO, Moneybox With soundclips from: Gwera Kiwana, Product Manager, 11:FS Paul Stoddart, President, GoCardless We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Stripe launches open banking product sparking Twitter taunt from Plaid CEO - 3:35 Moneybox announces crowdfunding campaign - 14:35 EU claims Apple breaking competition law over contactless payments - 30:00 Banking giant Truist acquires fintech startup Long Game in effort to reach younger demographic - 38:40 Buy Now Pay Later will soon affect your credit score in the UK - 48:15 GoCardless appoints Mastercard and Vocalink exec as president - 51:10 Citigroup trader triggers European flash crash - 54:00 Swiss banker put strip club visits on expenses - 55:22 This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Gwera Kiwana, Karen Kerrigan, Nilixa Devlukia, and Paul Stoddart.

    625. Insights: What's the global potential of Islamic finance?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 51:19

    Our expert host, Ross Gallagher, is joined by some great guests to answer the question: 'How global can Islamic finance become?' Islamic finance is an industry sector with faith and ethical practices at its very core – it's also a sector which has moved from a regional niche into a booming industry valued at over $2.88tn by industry experts. So how global is Islamic finance? What are the challenges in its way? And how does the future look? This week's guests include: Samim Abedi, Chief Investment Officer, Wahed Areeb Siddiqui, Founder and CEO, KESTRL Nahim Bassa, Senior Vice President and Head of Strategy & Digital Transformation, Bank Aljazira With soundclips from: Samina Akram, Managing Partner, Samak Ethical Finance This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Areeb Siddiqui, Nahim Bassa, Samim Abedi, and Samina Akram.

    624. News: Stripe steps back into crypto with Twitter and fintech for good Helios raises seed round

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 59:18

    Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Gwera Kiwana, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Julia Ménayas, Co-founder, Helios Jason Mikula, Publisher, Fintech Business Weekly With soundclips from: Mauricio Magaldi, Crypto, 11:FS Abubakar Idris, Africa Reporter, Rest of World Philip Haglund, CEO, Gimi We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Fintech giant Stripe jumps into crypto with a feature that lets Twitter users get paid in stablecoin - 3:17 French sustainable neobank Helios picks up €9m for its fintech for good to protect the planet - 15:30 Revolut suspends refugee referral payouts after users game the system - 29:30 Plaid co-founder's next venture is a bank to power fintech apps - 37:15 Flutterwave CEO addresses alleged misconduct claims in email to employees - 49:30 Swedish children's financial literacy app Gimi teams up with ABN AMRO - 52:50 Spanish football fans thank cup-winning manager via his banking app - 54:40 This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Abubakar Idris, Jason Mikula, Julia Ménayas, Mauricio Magaldi, and Philip Haglund.

    623. Insights: If the President orders a CBDC, then who can stop it?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 39:32

    Our expert host, Simon Taylor, hosted a live onstage panel as part of Empire Startups New York FinTech Week! Earlier this year, we saw an executive order signed on the desk of the White House calling for research and development on a US CBDC. What was once a theoretical possibility has now been directly decreed by the President himself. So, today we're talking about how this executive order will fit into the history books, what we know about CBDCs currently, what the challenges are still to overcome and what the future may hold. This week's guests include: Cuy Sheffield, Head of Crypto, Visa Carmelle Cadet, Founder & CEO, EMTECH Jennifer Lassiter, Executive Director, The Digital Dollar Project This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments. Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Carmelle Cadet, Cuy Sheffield , and Jennifer Lassiter.

    622. News: Inflation strikes for Amazon sellers and SEON raises for global expansion

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 56:03

    Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Nicole Perry, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Kate Drew, Director of Research, CCG Catalyst Bence Jendruszak, Co-founder & COO, SEON We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Amazon is adding a 5% fuel and inflation surcharge - 3:30 Fraud prevention fintech SEON raises $94m to expand globally - 14.30 US consumer agency sues TransUnion for deceptive marketing - 27:15 Decacorn Brex expands into financial services, lands DoorDash as a new customer - 36:55 Robinhood revives plans to launch in the UK with deal to buy crypto app Ziglu - 46:00 Better.com announces more layoffs, citing mortgage market turbulence - 47:10 Nubank secures $650m credit line for expansion in Mexico and Colombia - 48:45 NFT of Jack Dorsey's first tweet struggles to sell - 50:15 This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: www.TrueLayer.com/payments. Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Bence Jendruszak and Kate Drew.

    621. Insights: How does financial services address underserved groups?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 44:57

    Our expert host, Gwera Kiwana, is joined by some great guests to talk about the industries and communities left behind by financial services. While fintech has made great strides in democratising access to financial services for many – there are industries and real people who still remain frozen out. With than in mind, we're focusing today's episode on three different underserved groups and industries: the sex industry, the cannabis industry and new migrants. This week's guests include: Rosie Hodsdon, Executive Assistant, Marketing and Communications, National Ugly Mugs Mike Kennedy, Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Green Check Verified Rohit Mittal, Co-founder & CEO, Stilt This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: TrueLayer.com/payments. Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Mike Kennedy, Rohit Mittal, and Rosie Hodsdon.

    620. News: Nova Credit comes to the UK and Apple plots a payments war

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 55:12

    Our expert hosts, Gwera Kiwana and Kate Moody, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Misha Esipov, Co-founder & CEO, Nova Credit Polly Jean Harrison, Features Editor, The Fintech Times With soundclips from: Duke Ekezie-Joseph, Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer, Kippa We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: US fintech Nova Credit expands into Europe to “unlock opportunities” for immigrants - 4:00 Apple's plan to pump up Apple Card and Apple Pay and win the payments war - 15:35 Nigerian fintech start-up Kippa launches digital payments offering for African SMEs - 26:45 Bank of England's fintech chief leaves for digital asset platform Fireblocks - 35:50 Russia has defaulted on its foreign debt, says S&P - 44:30 Meta is reportedly making ‘Zuck Bucks' - 46:15 UK pay falls for second month in a row as cost of living bites - 47:40 The microchip implants that let you pay with your hand - 49:30 This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider This episode is sponsored by TrueLayer Let's face it, cards were not designed for online. Payments can take days to settle, hurting customer loyalty. While high fraud, clunky checkouts and expensive fees mean millions in missed revenue. At TrueLayer, we've made instant payments available for businesses across Europe and the UK. So you can cut costs, fight fraud and get money moving fast. To learn more visit: TrueLayer.com/payments. Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Duke Ekezie-Joseph, Misha Esipov, and Polly Jean Harrison.

    619. Insights: What next for anti-money laundering?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 40:02

    Our expert host, Simon Taylor, is joined by some great guests to discuss what the future looks like for the anti-money laundering industry. The UK sees a whopping £88bn laundered annually, with that figure reaching £216.5bn in the US. This makes up a sizeable chunk of £1.8tn said to be laundered globally – a staggering 3% of GDP. So, today we're looking at how AML keeps up with the sizable task ahead of it, what stands in its way and is this a problem that can truly be solved? This week's guests include: Adam Gable, Product Director - Financial Crime, Treasury & Risk, Temenos Joe Robinson, Co-founder & CEO, Hummingbird  Jessica Cath, Head of Financial Crime Project Delivery, Fintrail This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. That's right—ten bucks! No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to AltoIRA.com/insider. Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Adam Gable, Jessica Cath, and Joe Robinson.

    618. News: Qonto looks to builds a community, while Fast runs out of steam

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 59:00

    Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Nicole Perry, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Dan Hardy, VP - Sales, Crowdcube Peter Renton, Co-Founder and Chairman, LendIt Fintech With soundclips from: Prakash Pattni, Managing Director of Financial Services & Digital Transformation (EMEA), IBM We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Unicorn Qonto partners with Crowdcube to open up ownership - 5:10 Fast shuts doors after slow growth - 16:30 The competition will pay for this later: Klarna completes PriceRunner deal - 27:00 Rishi Sunak asks Royal Mint to launch non-fungible token - 36:00 Egyptian financial super app Khazna raises $38M from Quona Capital and Lendable - 45:00 IBM offers real-time fraud detection in new z16 mainframe - 47:15 Bank of Italy bans N26 from onboarding new customers over AML failings - 50:30 Liam Payne launches Revolut card - 52:00 This episode is sponsored by Alto IRA Did you know the majority of people are investing in cryptocurrency through a taxable account, when they could be using an IRA and avoiding or deferring the taxes? With an Alto CryptoIRA, you can invest in crypto without tax headaches. Create a free account in minutes. Choose from over 150 coins, and invest with as little as $10. No setup charges and no account fees. To open an Alto CryptoIRA with as little as $10, just go to www.altoira.com/insider Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Dan Hardy, Nicole Perry, Peter Renton, and Prakash Pattni.

    617. Insights: How banks paved the way for a Singapore fintech revolution

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 42:18

    Our expert host, Benjamin Ensor, is joined by some great guests to break down how fintech currently operates in Singapore. In the decades after gaining independence in 1965, Singapore rapidly developed from a low-income country to a high-income country. With this, came a push for better financial services and the island nation has established itself as one of Asia and the world's key financial hubs. So today we're talking about how things look in 2022, what challenges there are still to overcome, and what's next for Singapore's ecosystem? This week's guests include: Jonas Thürig, Head, F10 Singapore Dayana Yermolayeva, CEO & Co-Founder, JiPay This episode is sponsored by Austrade Everyone wants to stay ahead of the fintech curve, and a great way to start is by powering your investment portfolio with Australia's best and brightest fintechs. From buy-now-pay-later, to open banking, from embedded finance, to global payments - it won't be long before the next Clearpay, Cover Genius or Airwallex hits the international stage. Learn more today, visit www.shinewithaustralia.com.au/fintech Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Dayana Yermolayeva and Jonas Thürig.

    616. News: UK's open banking regulator faces shake-up, ArK Kapital creates 'ageing filter' for startups

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 50:57

    Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Sim Rai, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Alan Ainsworth, Head of Policy, OBIE Axel Bruzelius, Founder and COO, ArK Kapital With soundclips from: Shaun Port, Managing Director of Savings and Investments, Chase UK We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: CMA to create regulatory body to oversee open banking industry - 4:00 Stockholm-based ArK Kapital raises €165 million to help startups grow faster and smarter - 15:45 JP Morgan's Chase launches UK saver with "market-leading" interest rate - 25:16 Kadmos snaps €8.3 million to transform salary payments for migrant workers - 33:50 Bank of England joins MIT CBDC roster - 42:00 Chip raises £6.5m crowdfund on path to becoming saving and investing super app - 43:20 Mobile wallets to be adopted by over one-third of global population by 2024 - 44:40 The CEO of Goldman Sachs is set to DJ at Lollapalooza 2022 - 45:40 This episode is sponsored by Austrade Everyone wants to stay ahead of the fintech curve, and a great way to start is by powering your investment portfolio with Australia's best and brightest fintechs. From buy-now-pay-later, to open banking, from embedded finance, to global payments - it won't be long before the next Clearpay, Cover Genius or Airwallex hits the international stage. Learn more today, visit shinewithaustralia.com.au/fintech (www.shinewithaustralia.com.au/fintech) Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Alan Ainsworth, Axel Bruzelius, and Shaun Port.

    615. Insights: Can data enrichment outsmart fraudsters?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 52:29

    In this episode - in association with Callsign - our expert host, David M. Brear, is joined by some great guests to talk about the best approach to tackling financial fraudsters! The idea that organisations can leverage data to gain an understanding of their customers is better understood than it once was – but what this actually looks like in practice and how does it come to life? From reducing fraudulent transactions, to improved UX, to compliance with regulators – data leverage and enrichment opens up so many avenues for financial organisations. This week's guests include: Christopher Stephens, Head of Solution Engineering (UK, Europe & South Africa), Callsign PJ Rohall, Fraud Subject Matter Expert, Featurespace Livia Benisty, Global Head of Business AML, Banking Circle This episode is sponsored by Callsign Callsign makes digital life smoother and safer by helping organizations establish and preserve digital trust so people can get on with their digital lives. The first true representation of identity online, Callsign positively identifies users by their unique characteristics, replicating real-life recognition signals with AI models. The only solution to identify people across every journey, channel, and brand, Callsign makes digital identification seamless and secure, helping drive business growth. Find out more at callsign.com (www.callsign.com). This episode is sponsored by Austrade Everyone wants to stay ahead of the fintech curve, and a great way to start is by powering your investment portfolio with Australia's best and brightest fintechs. From buy-now-pay-later, to open banking, from embedded finance, to global payments - it won't be long before the next Clearpay, Cover Genius or Airwallex hits the international stage. Learn more today, visit shinewithaustralia.com.au/fintech (www.shinewithaustralia.com.au/fintech) Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Christopher Stephens, Livia Benisty, and PJ Rohall.

    Bonus: The metaverse is 1% finished

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 30, 2022 24:41

    Welcome to a very special bonus edition of Fintech Insider! We've been talking a lot about the metaverse recently, so on this bonus episode, we decided to jump in and try it for ourselves. Join hosts David M. Brear and Jason Bates as they don a pair of headsets and dive into the metaverse to discuss what they think it actually is, what place it could have in our working lives, its possible uses in the world of financial services and a whole lot more!  If you want to learn more about how this episode was made, head to our YouTube channel right now to watch an exclusive behind the scenes video: youtube.com/11team Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com!

    614. News: Ramp marks $8bn valuation, Clearbank plans global expansion and Apple acquires Credit Kudos

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 28, 2022 64:52

    Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Deepa Anikhindi, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Charles McManus, CEO, Clearbank Eric Glyman, Co-founder & CEO, Ramp With soundclips from: Eslam Darwish, General Partner, Nclude We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Ramp confirms new $8.1bn valuation - 4:28 ClearBank raises $230m to expand into Europe and the US - 18:15 Apple buys UK fintech start-up Credit Kudos - 34:15 Egypt state banks setting up $85m fintech innovation fund - 43:45 "Very, very unlikely" big banks will have high-street branches, says Anne Boden - 52:30 EPI abandons plan for Visa and Mastercard rival as member banks quit - 53:30 NatWest to pilot carbon tracking app with SMEs - 54:55 Bristol pound notes to be transformed into giant shoal of fish - 56:05 This episode is sponsored by Austrade Everyone wants to stay ahead of the fintech curve, and a great way to start is by powering your investment portfolio with Australia's best and brightest fintechs. From buy-now-pay-later, to open banking, from embedded finance, to global payments - it won't be long before the next Clearpay, Cover Genius or Airwallex hits the international stage. Learn more today, visit shinewithaustralia.com.au/fintech. Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Charles McManus, Eric Glyman, and Eslam Darwish.

    613. Insights: The rise of 'fintech for good'

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 44:38

    Our expert host, Benjamin Ensor, is joined by some great guests to talk about the relationship between charitable giving and fintech. With a cashless society steadily reducing the amount of spare change in purses and back pockets, many charities have been plunged into a crisis of traditional fundraising. While dropping coins into buckets may be a thing of the past, financial services focused on charitable giving is a growing sector which could help small charities, NGOs, relief funds and community organisations stay above water. So today we're talking about what charitable giving looks like today, what are the challenges still to overcome and the rise of 'fintech for good'. This week's guests include: Sarah Habib, Customer Strategist, 11:FS Matt Crate, CEO, Toucan Fizel Nejabat, Co-founder & COO, Algbra Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Fizel Nejabat, Matt Crate, and Sarah Habib.

    612. News: SCA finally in effect, Lunar raises $77M and HSBC joins the metaverse

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 21, 2022 51:07

    Our expert hosts, Gwera Kiwana and Sim Rai, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Roger De'Ath, UK Country Manager, at Truelayer Jimmy Fong, CCO at SEON With soundclips from: Mauricio Magaldi, Global Leader - Cryptocurrency We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Online retailers warned of lost sales as SCA comes into effect - 2:20 Nordic Neobank Lunar raises $77M, reaches $2B valuation AND launch a crypto platform - 13:00 eBay and Klarna partner to bring flexible payment options to Germany - 24:40 Revolut given thumbs up by the Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister for helping refugees open accounts - 32:30 Softbank turns fund for diverse entrepreneurs into evergreen opportunity - 38:05 The FCA searches for head of new crypto dept - 41:15 One in 12 now use BNPL to play for essentials - 42:30 HSBC buys a virtual plot of land in the metaverse - 43:30 Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Jimmy Fong, Mauricio Magaldi, Roger DeAth, and Sim Rai.

    611. Insights: Running the Canadian fintech 'ultramarathon'

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2022 38:51

    Our expert host, Benjamin Ensor, is joined by some great guests to talk all things Canadian fintech. Following a tough 2020, Canada's fintech scene has now thawed and 2021 saw record VC investment in the ecosystem. With the promise of new regulation on Open Banking and payments on the horizon – this could be a big moment for The Great White North! This week's guests are: Barb Maclean, VP Integration & Analytics, Celero Joshuah Lebacq, Director at NA ventures, National Bank Of Canada Tarique Khan, Director of Business Development, Brim Financial Ryan Tevel, Director of Partnerships, Koho Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Barb MacLean, Joshuah Lebacq, Ryan Tevel, and Tarique Khan.

    610. News: Kenya's M-Pesa marks milestone anniversary

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 56:30

    Our expert hosts, Gwera Kiwana and Benjamin Ensor, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Sitoyo Lopokoiyit, CEO, M-Pesa Lindsay Davis, Head of Markets, Atomic Eric Johansson, Fintech Editor, Verdict With soundclips from: Patrick Kavanagh, CEO, Atlantic Money Nicola Anderson, CEO, Fintech Scotland We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: M-Pesa: Kenya's mobile money success story celebrates 15 years - 3:55 Russian banks turn to China to sidestep cutoff from payments systems - 15:20 Atomic lands $40m in funding, just five months after its Series A, to connect banks and fintechs to consumers' paychecks - 26:00 Money transfer fintech launches in London to take on Wise and PayPal - 37:05 Indian fintech CredAvenue turns unicorn with fresh $137m funding - 46:25 New roadmap unveiled to take Scottish fintech from 'strength to strength' - 48:11 LimeWire announces comeback as Web3 NFT marketplace - 50:50 This episode is sponsored by CompyAdvantage What role will blockchain play in the future of financial services? How are innovative fintechs expanding access to online banking in Africa? And would more bankers in orange jumpsuits change the way money laundering is perceived? Subscribe to Uncover, the ComplyAdvantage podcast, to explore these questions and much more: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/uncover/id1601611340 Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Eric Johansson, Lindsay Davis , Nicola Anderson, Patrick Kavanagh, and Sitoyo Lopokoiyit.

    609. Insights: What makes partnerships work?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 11, 2022 41:13

    Our expert host Simon Taylor is joined by some great guests to talk about partnerships all across the ecosystem between fintechs, service providers, banks, non-banks and more. What once might have been perceived as rivalries between the old guard and the new school are now looked on as opportunities to learn and develop through working together. So, today we're talking about what partnerships look like in 2022, what challenges are still to overcome and how could partnerships look in the future? This week's guests include: Nicole Perry, Strategy Director - Digital Business Design, 11:FS Martin Häring, CMO, Temenos Mary Agbesanwa, Fintech Growth Lead, Seccl Josh Williams, Chief Banking Officer, Seattle Bank This episode is sponsored by CompyAdvantage What role will blockchain play in the future of financial services? How are innovative fintechs expanding access to online banking in Africa? And would more bankers in orange jumpsuits change the way money laundering is perceived? Subscribe to Uncover, the ComplyAdvantage podcast, to explore these questions and much more: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/uncover/id1601611340 Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Josh Williams, Martin Häring, Mary Agbesanwa, and Nicole Perry.

    608. News: Russia removed from Swift as fintech community steps up for Ukraine

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 7, 2022 54:23

    Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Sim Rai, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Yann Ranchere, Partner, Anthemis Clare Gambardella, Chief Customer Officer, Zopa With soundclips from: Ali Niknam, CEO, Bunq We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: The West's sanctions sever Russia's economy from much of the world - 1:54 Wider fintech community responds to the invasion of Ukraine - 17:33 Klarna's widening losses driven by rapid expansion - 31:10 Freetrade's European expansion given the green light - 40:30 Women overtake men in UK start-up volumes, NatWest data shows - 49:20 Payhawk becomes Bulgaria's first ever unicorn - 50:50 This episode is sponsored by CompyAdvantage What role will blockchain play in the future of financial services? How are innovative fintechs expanding access to online banking in Africa? And would more bankers in orange jumpsuits change the way money laundering is perceived? Subscribe to Uncover, the ComplyAdvantage podcast, to explore these questions and much more: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/uncover/id1601611340 Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Ali Nikman, Clare Gambardella, Sim Rai, and Yann Ranchere.

    607. Insights: The state of financial crime

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 4, 2022 44:40

    In this episode (in association with ComplyAdvantage), our expert host Gwera Kiwana is joined by some great guests to look at the latest trends in financial crime. ComplyAdvantage recently released their annual The State of Financial Crime (https://complyadvantage.com/insights/the-state-of-financial-crime-2022/) report for 2022 – in which they surveyed 800 C-suite and senior compliance decision makers across North America, Europe and Asia-Pacific. The report provides insights into trends that will shape the year ahead in financial crime, as well as showing what's changed in the last year. So today, we're using this report to kick off a whole discussion on financial crime. This week's guests include: Charles Delingpole, Founder & CEO, ComplyAdvantage Jo Ann Barefoot, CEO & Co-founder, Alliance for Innovative Regulation Matthew Redhead, Associate Fellow, RUSI This episode is sponsored by CompyAdvantage What role will blockchain play in the future of financial services? How are innovative fintechs expanding access to online banking in Africa? And would more bankers in orange jumpsuits change the way money laundering is perceived? Subscribe to Uncover, the ComplyAdvantage podcast, to explore these questions and much more: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/uncover/id1601611340 Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Charles Delingpole, Jo Ann Barefoot, and Matthew Redhead.

    606. News: Flux's new CEO calls out the gender gap at the top of fintech

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 28, 2022 64:11

    Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Nasir Ahmad, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Kevin Chong, Co-Head, Outward VC Veronique Barbosa, CEO & Co-Founder, Flux With soundclips from: Tayo Oviosu, CEO, Paga Marko Wenthin, Co-Founder, Dock Financial Will Carmichael, CEO, RoosterMoney We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Retail investor platform PrimaryBid wins SoftBank backing - 4:40 New Flux CEO calls paltry number of female fintech bosses "insane" - 13:10 UK's leading fintech bosses call on government to ramp up efforts to overhaul regulation - 31:55 Twitter adds Paga as a payment provider for its "Tips" feature in Nigeria - 40.25 Revealed: Credit Suisse leak unmasks criminals, fraudsters and corrupt politicians - 49:05 Dock Financial prepares for the launch of a new Banking-as-a-Service platform - 53:22 The pocket money pinch - inflation fuels the surge of the 'school kid side hustle' - 55:45 This episode is sponsored by CompyAdvantage What role will blockchain play in the future of financial services? How are innovative FinTechs expanding access to online banking in Africa? And would more bankers in orange jumpsuits change the way money laundering is perceived? Subscribe to Uncover, the ComplyAdvantage podcast, to explore these questions and much more: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/uncover/id1601611340 Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Kevin Chong, Marko Wenthin, Tayo Oviosu, Veronique Barbosa, and Will Carmichael.

    605. Insights: Looking ahead to the future of fintech in UAE

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 25, 2022 42:06

    Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Tristan Brandt, are joined by some great guests to delve into the fintech landscape in UAE. The Middle East is home to a number of exciting fintech companies and the UAE has rapidly established itself as a leading hub for fintech startups in the region. So, today we're talking about how things look in 2022, what challenges there are to overcome, and what's next for one of the region's hottest fintech ecosystems. This week's guests include: Mirna Sleiman, Co-founder, Fintech Galaxy Olivier Crespin, Co-founder and CEO, ZAND Ambareen Musa, CEO of Souqalmal This episode is sponsored by Fintech Meetup. Join Fintech Meetup, the world's largest fintech meetings-only event! That's right - no speakers or content….just 30,000+ double opt-in online meetings that result in Deals, Partnerships and Funding. Meet 3,000+ participants from Fintechs, Banks, Credit Unions, Community Banks, Investors, Networks, Solution Providers, Tech cos, Retailers & Merchants and many others! Online, March 22-24. Learn More & Get Your Ticket (https://fintechmeetup.com/) Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Ambareen Musa, Mirna Sleiman, Olivier Crespin, and Tristan Brandt.

    604. News: Banked and Agreena raise Series As – but does fintech have a problem with copying?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 21, 2022 59:58

    Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Tim Heard, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Brad Goodall, CEO, Banked Julie Koch Fahler, Co-founder, Agreena We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Banked raises $20m Series A led by Bank of America and Edenred for US expansion - 3:00 'Farmer fintechs' are turning Europe's farms into carbon sinks - 15:30 Primer co-founder hits out at "brazen" copying in fintech - 28:15 Four buy now, pay later firms change ‘potentially unfair terms' - 39:30 Revolut acquires Indian money transfer company Arvog Forex - 50:25 BBVA invests $300m in Brazil's Neon - 51:40 Sustainable finance app Novus raises $5m in 9 months and is now officially live - 52:58 JPMorgan is the first bank into the metaverse - 54:25 Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It's hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Brad Goodall and Julie Koch Fahler.

    603. Insights: LATAM can become world-leaders in fintech

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 18, 2022 45:54

    Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Mauricio Magaldi, are joined by some great guests to get under the skin of the rise and rise of LATAM fintech. According to the Financial Times, 2021 saw VCs invest $15.3 billion into Latin American firms—triple the funding raised in 2020. A staggering 75% of that investment went into fintech, proptech, and e-commerce. Nubank, LATAM's largest fintech, raised $1.15 billion in the region's biggest ever deal – then floated on the NYSE at a valuation of $40 billion. How did LATAM fintech get to this point? Is everything really as utopian as it seems? And what comes next for the newest global fintech player? This week's guests include: Jag Duggal, Chief Product Officer, Nubank Ximena Aleman, Co-Founder, Promoteo Bruno Diniz, Managing Partner, Spiralem This episode is sponsored by Fintech Meetup. Join Fintech Meetup, the world's largest fintech meetings-only event! That's right - no speakers or content….just 30,000+ double opt-in online meetings that result in Deals, Partnerships and Funding. Meet 3,000+ participants from Fintechs, Banks, Credit Unions, Community Banks, Investors, Networks, Solution Providers, Tech cos, Retailers & Merchants and many others! Online, March 22-24. Learn More & Get Your Ticket (https://fintechmeetup.com/) Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. Hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David Brear, Simon Taylor and Jason Bates, who are joined by a range of brilliant guests. We cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking. If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review Follow us on Twitter: www.twitter.com/fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, alternatively email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Bruno DIniz, Jag Duggal, Mauricio Magaldi, and Ximena Aleman.