684. News: Daylight builds for the LGBTQ+ community and the FCA hits back at trading apps
Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Amy Gavin, 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: Billie Simmons, Co-Founder & COO, Daylight Charlie Conchie, Reporter, City AM With soundclips from: Charlotte Fereday, Product Director, 11:FS Roberta Prescott, Brazil Correspondent, Iupana Charles McManus, CEO, ClearBank We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Daylight raises cash to launch subscription plan for family planning - 5:00 Financial Conduct Authority warns trading firms over dangerous ‘gamification’ - 17:10 Nubank’s swing to profit may signal demise of growth-at-all-costs strategies for digital banks - 29:00 Nirvana Money closes doors just 22 days after launch - 39:00 Sella launches pilot of biometric credit card in Italy - 46:10 ClearBank CEO plots European launch and M&A as profitability is reached - 48:30 Fintech Insider Mailbag - 50:30 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, Ross Gallagher, Benjamin Ensor, and Kate Moody - 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 Send us your questions for the Fintech Insider Mailbag here ( us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email firstname.lastname@example.org! Special Guests: Billie Simmons, Charles McManus, Charlie Conchie , Charlotte Fereday, and Roberta Prescott.