419. News: Fintechs step up to distribute relief funding

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419. News: Fintechs step up to distribute relief funding

Sarah Kocianski and Simon Taylor are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Starling and OakNorth join coronavirus loan programme, US fintechs to help distribute coronavirus aid, and a women-only neobank is coming to Brazil.

Our expert hosts, Sarah Kocianski and Simon Taylor, 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:

  • Shafali Gupta - VP Strategy and Ops at Fluidly
  • Roisin Levine - Head of Banks at Flux
  • Erin Platts - Head of EMEA and President of UK Branch at Silicon Valley Bank

We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:

  • Starling Bank and OakNorth join coronavirus loan programme (02:53)
  • PayPal, Intuit and Square to issue coronavirus relief in the US (16:15)
  • US government in talks with Onfido about immunity passports (24:28)
  • Morgan Stanley leads $34 million round in 86 400 (34:43)
  • Visa invests in open banking and compliance platform Railsbank (42:13)
  • Marcus launches point-of-sale lending product (48:57)
  • A women-only neobank is coming to Brazil (56:03)

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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: Erin Platts, Roisin Levine , and Shafali Gupta.