384. Insights: The top fintech stories of 2019

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384. Insights: The top fintech stories of 2019

On this week's insights show, David Brear and Simon Taylor sit down to reminisce about the past 12 months of fintech. As always, they are joined by an incredible panel of guests and together they take a look back at 2019's most notable fintech stories.

Joined by returning guests, David Brear and Simon Taylor are on hosting duties for this week's insights show. As 2019 draws to a close, the panel takes a look back at the most memorable and intriguing fintech stories from the past 12 months. This week's guests include:

  • Valentina Kristensen - Director of Growth & Communications at OakNorth
  • Ali Patersen - Editor in Chief at Fntech Finance
  • Emily Nicolle - Technology Editor at City AM

It was no easy feat narrowing down an entire year of fintech news, however, we revisited the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:

  • That time RBS hid Natwest data breach from their customers (03:38)
  • The RBS remedies fund (12:02)
  • That time TFL and fintech went very very wrong (21:32)
  • A busy year for Monzo (28:40)
  • Honourable mentions that didn't quite make the cut (37:58)
  • Bank of England finally welcomes fintechs (40:10)
  • The 10 biggest US mergers and acquisitions in 2019 (43:17)
  • K-Swiss' CEO sneakers (50:06)

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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, Jason Bates, Leda Glyptis and Sarah Kocianski and joined by a range of brilliant guests, we cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive in subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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Special Guests: Ali Paterson, Emily Nicolle, and Valentina Kristensen.