412. Insights: Fintech and the media - is the narrative changing?

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412. Insights: Fintech and the media - is the narrative changing?

David Brear and Geoff Whitehouse are joined by some great guests to talk about the changing narratives around fintech in the media. Guests on today's show are Emily Nicolle, Tech Editor at City AM and Daniel Lanyon, Managing Editor at Altfi.

David Brear, 11:FS CEO and Geoff Whitehouse, 11:FS Head of PR and Editorial, host this week's episode of Fintech Insider Insights and are joined by some fantastic guests to talk all about fintech in the media.

This week's guests are:

  • Emily Nicolle - Tech Editor at City AM
  • Daniel Lanyon - Managing Editor at AltFi

In today's episode of Fintech Insider Insights, our guests and hosts discuss the journey of fintech in the media. Are fintechs and challenger banks treated any differently to incumbents? Do challenger banks receive more positive coverage?
After the financial crisis, fintech and challenger banks were a breath of fresh air. With a human touch and commitment to transparency, these banks received overwhelmingly positive media coverage. But has there been a tipping point?

As the challenger bank underdogs edge closer towards the top, it appears the media narrative is starting to change. At the same time, as fintechs grow and begin to face some of the same challenges as incumbents, they are also having to adjust how they interact with the media.

From founder stories to valuations, today's Insights show explores how the perception of fintech in the media has changed over time, how far we've come and what we're moving towards in the future.

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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 into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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Special Guests: Daniel Lanyon, Emily Nicolle, and Geoff Whitehouse .