481. News: All about that BaaS - did Wirecard collapse at a good time?

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Sarah Kocianski and Kate Moody joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Santander buys Wirecard’s core European business for €100m, PNC buys BBVA USA and the FCA says no, as Lanister launches its new polymorphic payment card.

Our expert hosts, Sarah Kocianski and Kate Moody, 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:

  • David Jarvis - CEO of Griffin
  • Anna Irrera - Fintech Correspondent, Reuters
  • Ginger Schmeltzer - Senior Analyst, Aite Group

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

  • Santander buys Wirecard’s core European business for €100m
  • Staying with BaaS: Griffin and Railsbank raise funds, and Marqeta and Uber team up on cards
  • PNC to buy BBVA US
  • Brazil launches instant payments platform; expects WhatsApp to return soon
  • Lanistar is a “first in fintech” according to Forbes, but the FCA warn consumers against using its services
  • Rooster Money predicts what all the kids want for Christmas

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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: Anna Irrera, David Jarvis, and Ginger Schmeltzer.

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