433. News: Financial services community take a stand in support of Black Lives Matter
Leda Glyptis and Simon Taylor are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Financial services community take a stand in support of Black Lives Matter; Starling and Marqeta’s new raises; and TrueLayer team up with the UK Government on Open Banking.
Our expert hosts, Leda and Simon, 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:
- Nicolai Rygh, EVP and CTO of Personal Banking at DNB
- Shefali Roy, CCO and COO at TrueLayer
- Alex Frean, Head of Corporate Affairs at Starling
We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:
- Financial services community take a stand in support of Black Lives Matter;
- Starling Bank raises £40 million as SME banking business picks up
- Marqeta raise to gain a $4.3 bn valuation - and we hear directly from their CMO Vinya Peters to tell us more 27:10
- UK Government and TrueLayer strike open banking deal 34:55
- Brazil’s Nubank reaches 25m customers across Latin America 46:00
- Stories we didn’t have time to cover: 54:16
Links to those organisations we mentioned at the top of the show are as follows:
- BLCK VC @BLCKVC
- [Black and Brown Founders ](blackandbrownfounders.com) @BBFounders
- OperationHOPE @OperationHOPE
- Sparkle @sparkleplaceng
We look forward to hearing from you guys about minority fintech founders and organisations serving minorities so we can help where we can - reach out to us @fintechinsiders on Twitter or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Special Guests: Alexandra Frean, Nicolai Rygh, and Shefali Roy.