Fintech Insider Podcast by 11:FS

11:FS

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, Jason Bates, 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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684. News: Daylight builds for the LGBTQ+ community and the FCA hits back at trading apps
3d ago
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 podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Billie Simmons, Charles McManus, Charlie Conchie , Charlotte Fereday, and Roberta Prescott.
684. News: Daylight builds for the LGBTQ+ community and the FCA hits back at trading apps
3d ago
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 podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Billie Simmons, Charles McManus, Charlie Conchie , Charlotte Fereday, and Roberta Prescott.
683. Insights: How does design help you compete on more than just price?
6d ago
683. Insights: How does design help you compete on more than just price?
Our expert host, Ross Gallagher, is joined by some great guests to ask: "How does design help you compete on more than price?" As fintech develops and companies look to add more features to their product - we’re seeing a lot of similar offerings across the board. So if you’re launching a product into a market where the price point is set - how do you avoid the ‘pointing spiderman meme’ moment? We've put together a panel of experts to discuss: how design has helped define fintechs to date, what challenges arise when products become similar, and how design changes as fintech evolves. This week's guests include: Will Jones, Executive Creative Director, 11:FS Clare Gambardella, Chief Customer Officer, Zopa Kish Patel, Head of Design, Lightyear 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Clare Gambardella, Kish Patel, and Will Jones.
682. News: Would you bank with Twitter?
Nov 21 2022
682. News: Would you bank with Twitter?
Our expert hosts, Ross Gallagher 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: Tayga Baltacıoğlu, CEO, Debite Mo Ghahroudi, Senior Product Lead, Klarna With soundclips from: Brad Goodall, CEO, Banked We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Debite launches direct to bank payments for early-stage companies - 3:20 A ‘credible alternative to Google and Amazon’: Klarna brings its price comparison tool to Europe - 16:15 Credit card interest rates hit record high - 29:50 Elon Musk details his plan to turn Twitter into a bank - 40:20 JPMorgan to expand in Greece with new office and payments team - 50:25 Banked secures another $15M in Series A to bring pay-by-bank to the world - 52:00 Crypto exchange FTX files for bankruptcy as CEO exits - 54:00 Top tier of financial services celebrated at inaugural 11:FS Awards - 57:00 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Brad Goodall , Mo Ghahroudi, and Tayga Baltacıoğlu.
680. News: Apple and PayPal call a truce – but who wins?
Nov 14 2022
680. News: Apple and PayPal call a truce – but who wins?
Our expert hosts, Kate Moody 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: Alex Johnson, Creator, Fintech Takes Sophie Winwood, Principal, Anthemis With soundclips from: Kristin Sadler, Head of Impact, Quona Capital We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: PayPal, Apple reach truce and will accept each other’s products - 3:20 Stripe cuts 14% of its workforce, CEO says they ‘overhired for the world we’re in’ - 14:45 Quona Capital sinking $332M into startups focused on financial inclusion - 25:15 Santander to block UK transfers to crypto exchanges in 2023 - 36:00 Black-owned fintech company launches free grant search platform - 46:40 Twitter files paperwork to enter payments business - 48:45 11:FS and Griffin join forces to bring the power of embedded finance to UK businesses - 50:20 Glastonbury Festival ticket sales hit by technical issue - 51:20 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Alex Johnson, Kristin Sadler, and Sophie Winwood.
679. Insights: Is the future of fighting financial crime in people or automation?
Nov 11 2022
679. Insights: Is the future of fighting financial crime in people or automation?
In this show in association with LexisNexis Risk Solutions – our expert host, David M. Brear , is joined by some great guests to ask: “Is the future of AML and fighting financial crime about investing in people, or automation?” With the current climate of economic downturns, global conflict, and international sanctions - fighting financial crime has never been tougher. But is the answer better equipping humans to spot the signs of financial crime, or creating more sophisticated systems through machine learning? We discuss the current challenges, the role of orchestration, and more! This week's guests include: Eddie Vaughan, Sales Director, LexisNexis Risk Solutions Dan Argent, Head of Financial Crime and MLRO, GB Bank. Jessica Cath, Head of Financial Crime Project Delivery, FINTRAIL This episode is sponsored by LexisNexis Risk Solutions LexisNexis® Risk Solutions harnesses the power of data and advanced analytics to provide insights that help businesses and governmental entities reduce risk and improve decisions to benefit people around the globe. Leveraging automation and machine learning from the ground up, the LexisNexis® RiskNarrative™ platform, as recognised by Gartner, is a smart, configurable financial crime and fraud lifecycle management solution enabling businesses to seamlessly manage all customer journeys within a simple, no-code integration. For more infomation, visit risk.lexisnexis.co.uk ( 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Dan Argent, Eddie Vaughan, and Jessica Cath.
678. News: What Open Banking brings to the cost of living crisis
Nov 7 2022
678. News: What Open Banking brings to the cost of living crisis
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: Tage Kene-Okafor, Africa Reporter, Techcrunch Karina Seskena, Product Marketing Lead, Yapily We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: UK consumers using new money tools to cope with cost of living - 4:34 JPMorgan Chase wants to disrupt the rent check with its payments platform for landlords and tenants - 16:41 Money Fellows, an Egyptian fintech digitizing money circles, raises $31M funding - 28:33 Uber alum rakes in $9.7M to curb finance-related fights between co-parents - 40:18 Bank of Ireland to roll out bio-sourced cards - 49:28 Capital Bank of Jordan launches new mobile banking app powered by Codebase - 51:20 Actor Simon Callow sits down for spooky story time - to warn Brits about types of fraud - 52:17 This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Karina Seskena and Tage Kene-Okafor.
677. Insights: How does innovation survive a recession?
Nov 4 2022
677. Insights: How does innovation survive a recession?
Our expert host, Nicole Perry, is joined by some great guests to ask: 'how does innovation survive a recession?' While the current economic issues will no doubt have many across the globe feeling worried, there are some who look at these times as a challenge and the chance to build something better than we’ve had before. We’ve put together a panel of experts to discuss: what lessons can be learnt from previous economic downturns? What are the current challenges to innovation? And how will this impact the future for many in financial services? This week's guests include: Catalina Munteanu, Engineering Manager, 11:FS Valentina Kristensen, Director of Growth and Communications, OakNorth Jake Johnson, VP of Brand and Content Versapay This episode is sponsored by Tink Open banking can pave the way for faster and more responsible lending practices, that are robust on risk and financially inclusive. As the leading open banking platform, Tink is powering banks and fintechs to transform lending. To find out more, and read Tink’s new Lending Unlocked report, go to tink.com/11fs. This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Catalina Munteanu, Jake Johnson, and Valentina Kristensen.
676. News: Live from Money20/20 - announcements from Google, Wells Fargo, Adyen, Fireblocks and more!
Oct 31 2022
676. News: Live from Money20/20 - announcements from Google, Wells Fargo, Adyen, Fireblocks and more!
Our expert host, David M. Brear, is 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: Lindsay Davis, Head of Markets, Atomic Charley Ma, General Manager, Alloy Lindsey Argalas, COO, TaxBit With soundclips from: Ran Goldi, VP of Payments, Fireblocks Hemmo Bosscher, VP of Platforms & Financial Services, Adyen Hasan Luongo, VP of Brand & Marketing, Chipper Cash Simon Khalaf, Chief Product Officer, Marqeta We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Wells Fargo launches virtual assistant, named Fargo 4:35 Fireblocks launches digital asset payments engine with FIS as new pilot partner - 10:03 Adyen moves into embedded finance with dual product launch - 22:10 TaxBit releases Cost Basis Interchange for digital asset reporting and compliance - 32:00 ChipperCash’s new UGX Virtual Card lets you make online payments - 38:25 Fintech Marqeta pushes into banking for next growth phase - 41:31 This episode is sponsored by Tink Open banking can pave the way for faster and more responsible lending practices, that are robust on risk and financially inclusive. As the leading open banking platform, Tink is powering banks and fintechs to transform lending. To find out more, and read Tink’s new Lending Unlocked report, go to tink.com/11fs. This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Charley Ma, Hasan Luongo, Lindsay Davis , Lindsey Argalas, Ran Goldi, and Simon Khalaf.
675. Insights: Is the USA world-beating when it comes to payments?
Oct 28 2022
675. Insights: Is the USA world-beating when it comes to payments?
Our expert hosts, David M. Brear, is joined by some greats to discuss: “Is the US world-beating when it comes to payments?” Just like the food in Vegas, the payments industry doesn’t do small! The USA is home to the biggest payments players, the most valuable companies, and the most sought-after market. But does that make it world-beating in this industry? This week's guests include: Wade Arnold, CEO, Moov Kristen Anderson, CEO, Catch Ginger Baker, Head of Financial Access, Plaid This episode is sponsored by Tink Open banking can pave the way for faster and more responsible lending practices, that are robust on risk and financially inclusive. As the leading open banking platform, Tink is powering banks and fintechs to transform lending. To find out more, and read Tink’s new Lending Unlocked report, go to tink.com/11fs. This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Ginger Baker, Kristen Anderson, and Wade Arnold.
674. News: Is Apple's big bank dream impossible?
Oct 24 2022
674. News: Is Apple's big bank dream impossible?
Our expert host, Benjamin Ensor, is 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: Alex Zivoder, CEO, GoHenry Jason Mikula, Publisher, Fintech Business Weekly Gaia Lamperti, Producer, Bloomberg With sound clips from: Luigi Pace, Director of Marketing and Innovation, Compass We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Apple teams up with Goldman Sachs on high-yield savings accounts - 5:33 GoHenry, the fintech for under-18s, raises $55m after passing 2m users - 18:15 Mastercard will help banks offer cryptocurrency trading - 30:45 Italy’s Mediobanca acquires fintechs to drive BNPL growth - 41:00 Digital bank Bunq wins case against Dutch Central Bank over artificial intelligence use - 50:30 Revolut expands accommodation booking service to rival Airbnb - 52:10 Ed Westwick teams up with Shares to champion new era of social investing -53:20 This episode is sponsored by Tink Open banking can pave the way for faster and more responsible lending practices, that are robust on risk and financially inclusive. As the leading open banking platform, Tink is powering banks and fintechs to transform lending. To find out more, and read Tink’s new Lending Unlocked report, go to tink.com/11fs. This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Alex Zivoder, Gaia Lamperti, Jason Mikula, and Luigi Pace.
673. Insights: How to make home-buying more inclusive
Oct 21 2022
673. Insights: How to make home-buying more inclusive
Our expert host, Kate Moody, is joined by some great guests to ask "how do we make home-buying more inclusive?" Home-buying is challenging enough with house prices and mortgage rates continuing to rise. However, certain demographics face even more scrutiny than others when applying for loans, trying to raise their credit scores, or getting the down payment needed to get on the property ladder at all. So today, we’ve put together a panel of experts to discuss how to open up the home-buying market to more diverse communities. This week's guests include: Brian Simons, President of Maxwell Laura Arce, SVP, UnidosUS This episode is sponsored by Tink Open banking can pave the way for faster and more responsible lending practices, that are robust on risk and financially inclusive. As the leading open banking platform, Tink is powering banks and fintechs to transform lending. To find out more, and read Tink’s new Lending Unlocked report, go to tink.com/11fs. This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Brian Simons and Laura Arce.
672. News: Will Goldman Sachs call time on Marcus?
Oct 17 2022
672. News: Will Goldman Sachs call time on Marcus?
Our expert hosts, Ross Gallagher 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: Oliver Smith, Managing Editor, AltFi Anita Ramaswamy, Senior Reporter, Techcrunch With soundclips from: Mauricio Magaldi, Crypto, 11:FS We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Is Goldman Sachs ready to pull the rug on Marcus? - 4:10 PayPal decides fining people $2,500 for 'misinformation' wasn't a great idea - 15:08 Affirm is working on credit card-like bonus points for its payment product - 27:10 How India's proposed digital rupee would be different from cryptocurrency - 38:00 Egypt’s Algebra Ventures completes first close of $100m for its second fund - 49:25 Martin Lewis hits out Deliveroo for buy now pay later scheme - 50:45 Digital receipts start-up Flux closing down - 52:20 Damien Hirst burns artworks after collectors pick their NFTs instead - 54:20 This episode is sponsored by Tink Open banking can pave the way for faster and more responsible lending practices, that are robust on risk and financially inclusive. As the leading open banking platform, Tink is powering banks and fintechs to transform lending. To find out more, and read Tink’s new Lending Unlocked report, go to tink.com/11fs. This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Anita Ramaswamy, Mauricio Magaldi, and Oliver Smith.
671. Insights: What does the perfect pension offering look like?
Oct 14 2022
671. Insights: What does the perfect pension offering look like?
Our expert host, Ross Gallagher, is joined by some great guests to ask: "What does the perfect pension offering look like?” The average global life expectancy today is higher than in any country back in 1950 – which means we’re seeing a lot more of our retirement years than previous generations. So pension planning and offerings have never been more prevalent or important to get right. We’ve put together a panel of experts to discuss how to build the perfect pension offering, with today’s constraints in mind. This week's guests include: Jasper Martens, Chief Marketing Officer, PensionBee Andy Russell, CEO, Wealthify Alex Mazer, Co-Founder and Co-CEO, Common Wealth This episode is sponsored by Tink Open banking can pave the way for faster and more responsible lending practices, that are robust on risk and financially inclusive. As the leading open banking platform, Tink is powering banks and fintechs to transform lending. To find out more, and read Tink’s new Lending Unlocked report, go to tink.com/11fs. This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Alex Mazer, Andy Russell, and Jasper Martens.
670. News: BaaS partnerships for Chetwood and HSBC and Adyen taps Tink for Open Banking payments
Oct 10 2022
670. News: BaaS partnerships for Chetwood and HSBC and Adyen taps Tink for Open Banking payments
Our expert host, Kate Moody, is 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: Tom Pope, Head of Payments and Platforms,Tink Nadya Hijazi, Global Head of Wholesale Digital Channels, HSBC Julia McColl, CPO, Chetwood Financial We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Mumsbank? Mumsnet teams up with Chetwood to launch family focused financial products in 2023 - 3:20 HSBC teams up with Oracle Netsuite for Embedded Banking Services in the US - 19:03 Adyen deepens its partnership with Tink, by adding open banking payments - 31:01 SoftBank’s Vision Fund to layoff 30% of staff - 41:40 Serena William's venture capital firm leads Ugandan fintech Numida's pre-series A funding round round - 52:30 Payhawk launches business credit cards in the UK - 54:50 SEC charges Kim Kardashian for Instagram crypto promotion - 56:35 This episode is sponsored by Tink Open banking can pave the way for faster and more responsible lending practices, that are robust on risk and financially inclusive. As the leading open banking platform, Tink is powering banks and fintechs to transform lending. To find out more, and read Tink’s new Lending Unlocked report, go to tink.com/11fs. This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Julia McColl, Nadya Hijazi, and Tom Pope.
669. Insights: Can TikTok teach us all we need to know about finance?
Oct 7 2022
669. Insights: Can TikTok teach us all we need to know about finance?
Our expert host, Nicole Perry, is joined by some great guests to ask: "Can TikTok teach us all we need to know about finance?" The rise of social media has had a huge impact on how we connect, shop and even place value on ourselves in today’s society But the explosion of TikTok, has been something of a game-changer - even de-throning Google to become the world’s most visited website in 2021. We’ve put together a panel of experts to discuss how financial services interact and educate through TikTok, the challenges for financial services, and what comes next? This week's guests include: Nik Milanović, Editor, This Week in Fintech Catherine Winter, Managing Director, Financial Education and Community Outreach, The London Institute of Banking and Finance Rajan Lakhani, Head of Public Relations, Plum This episode is sponsored by Tink As the leading open banking platform, Tink enables the largest banks, lenders and payments providers to offer exceptional user experiences. Tink offers the best way to connect to banks across Europe, to build seamless services that can reach more than 250 million consumers. And they're already doing this for the likes of American Express, PayPal and Revolut. To get started with data-driven solutions for customer onboarding, making better risk decisions, or for instant bank payments with the highest conversion rate in the industry - visit tink.com This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Catherine Winter, Nik Milanović, and Rajan Lakhani.
668. News: UK mortgage market in meltdown
Oct 3 2022
668. News: UK mortgage market in meltdown
Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Ross Gallagher, 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: Francesca Carlesi, Co-founder and CEO, Molo Finance Douglas Mackenzie, Chief Content Officer, Fintech Finance With soundclips from: David Barton-Grimley, Embedded Financial Services, 11:FS Remco Janssen, Founder, Silicon Canals Richard Davies, CEO, Allica Bank We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: UK mortgage lenders halt some deals after pound falls 4:03 JPMorgan strengthens dining push with new DoorDash credit card 19:45 ‘It’s baffling’: Startups slam Barclays’ contract win from Tech Nation 29:12 Dutch payments giant Mollie expands into lending with Mollie Capital launch 39:56 NatWest's male bankers to get a year off for fatherhood 49:53 Klarna to make second round of job cuts 51:18 Allica Bank breaks into profitability 52:33 Fintech Insider mailbag 54:35 This episode is sponsored by Tink As the leading open banking platform, Tink enables the largest banks, lenders and payments providers to offer exceptional user experiences. Tink offers the best way to connect to banks across Europe, to build seamless services that can reach more than 250 million consumers. And they're already doing this for the likes of American Express, PayPal and Revolut. To get started with data-driven solutions for customer onboarding, making better risk decisions, or for instant bank payments with the highest conversion rate in the industry - visit tink.com This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Douglas Mackenzie and Francesca Carlesi.
667. Insights: Designing financial services for the mega-rich
Sep 30 2022
667. Insights: Designing financial services for the mega-rich
Our expert host, David M. Brear, is joined by some great guests to ask: how do you design financial services for the mega-rich? A recent report by Credit Suisse found the number of global ultra high-net-worth individuals hit a record high in 2021. While banking options for the super-rich have traditionally been delivered by the some of the oldest banking institutions in the world, there’s a new wave of players looking to attract the wealthiest. In this show, we're looking at how banking for HNWI has evolved over the years, what the unique challenges for building products in this sector are, and why can’t everyone have this experience? This week's guests include: Will Jones, Executive Creative Director, 11:FS Lennart Asshoff, CEO & Co-Founder, Nucoro This episode is sponsored by Tink As the leading open banking platform, Tink enables the largest banks, lenders and payments providers to offer exceptional user experiences. Tink offers the best way to connect to banks across Europe, to build seamless services that can reach more than 250 million consumers. And they're already doing this for the likes of American Express, PayPal and Revolut. To get started with data-driven solutions for customer onboarding, making better risk decisions, or for instant bank payments with the highest conversion rate in the industry - visit tink.com This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Lennart Asshoff and Will Jones.
666. News: After Dark: Credit card companies look to tackle gun control
Sep 26 2022
666. News: After Dark: Credit card companies look to tackle gun control
Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Jason Bates, are joined live on stage at the Village Underground in London by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news as part of Fintech Insider: After Dark! This week's guests include: Sarah Kocianski, Independent Fintech Strategy Consultant Richard Davies, CEO, Allica Bank Anna Irrera, Senior Editor, Crypto, Bloomberg News We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Lease-to-own fintech startup Kafene raises $18M to battle BNPL - 7:15 A new credit card code is a first step toward preventing gun violence, advocates say - 23:00 HSBC opens its account with Monese - 37:30 Jeff Bezos roasted for tweet about his first job at McDonald’s - 50:45 This episode is sponsored by Currencycloud Currencycloud is a cross-border payments platform that enables banks, fintechs and FX brokers to seamlessly collect, convert, hold, and payout in 35 currencies in over 180 countries around the world. We are the invisible pipes that power the payments of over 500 customers. These include some of the world’s leading fintech unicorns such as Revolut, Starling, Standard Bank and Freetrade, processing £7 billion of flow every month. Discover more online at currencycloud.com. This episode is sponsored by Tink As the leading open banking platform, Tink enables the largest banks, lenders and payments providers to offer exceptional user experiences. Tink offers the best way to connect to banks across Europe, to build seamless services that can reach more than 250 million consumers. And they're already doing this for the likes of American Express, PayPal and Revolut. To get started with data-driven solutions for customer onboarding, making better risk decisions, or for instant bank payments with the highest conversion rate in the industry - visit tink.com This episode is sponsored by LinkedIn As you gear up for Autumn, you need the right people on your team to help your small business fire on all cylinders. LinkedIn Jobs is here to make it easier. Tap into the world’s largest professional network with over 30 million people in the UK. Create a job post in minutes, and spread the word so your network can help you find the right people to hire. Just add the purple #Hiring frame to your LinkedIn profile. Simple tools, like screening questions, make it easy to find candidates with just the right skills and experience. It’s why small businesses rate LinkedIn Jobs #1 in delivering quality hires vs leading competitors. LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. And, you can post a job for free. Just visit Linkedin.com/FINTECH ( Terms and conditions apply. 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 Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com! Special Guests: Anna Irrera, Richard Davies, and Sarah Kocianski.