469. News: Who isn't launching a checking account?
Simon Taylor and Sarah Kocianski are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Crowdcube and Seedrs' merge, the FCA’s new sandbox dedicated to overcoming coronavirus challenges, and Venmo launches a credit card, as Credit Karma launches a checking account.
Our expert hosts, Simon Taylor and Sarah Kocianski, 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:
- Maia Bittner - Voice of the Member, Chime
- Oscar Williams-Grut - Senior City Correspondent, Yahoo Finance
We also hear soudbites from:
- Jeff Kelisky - CEO, Seedrs and Luke Lang - Co-founder, Crowdcube
- Francesca Hopwood-Road - Head of Regtech and Advanced Analytics, FCA
- Marcell King - Chief Innovation Officer, Payveris
We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:
- Crowdcube and Seedrs to merge: their CEOs say the move is about growth not survival
- FCA sets coronavirus challenge for new sandbox applicants
- Venmo launches its first credit card with scannable QR code and personalised cash-back rewards
- Goldman Sachs reportedly just landed General Motors’ credit card business for roughly $2.5 billion
- With its new checking account, Credit Karma wants to get into your wallet
- John McAfee arrested after DOJ indicts crypto millionaire for tax evasion
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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 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: Francesca Hopwood Road, Jeff Kelisky , Maia Bittner, Marcell King , and Oscar Williams-Grut.