496. News: Tom Blomfield’s bittersweet departure & Marcus and Marqeta launch checking accounts

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496. News: Tom Blomfield’s bittersweet departure & Marcus and Marqeta launch checking accounts

David Brear and Kate Moody are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: A busy week for Marcus on both sides of the Atlantic, Tide expands into India as UBS bets big on Paytm, and Jamie Dimon is very scared of fintech.

Our expert hosts, David Brear 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:

  • Oliver Prill - CEO, Tide
  • Tosin Agbabiaka - Early Stage Investor, Octopus Ventures.
  • We also spkoe to we spoke to Vidya Peters, CMO at Marqeta to hear more about their story.

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

  • It been a busy week for Goldman, as Marcus offers checking accounts with Marqeta in the US, while hunting for acquisition opportunities for Marcus UK.
  • Tide to launch in India
  • Monzo founder Tom Blomfield is departing the challenger bank and says he’s ‘struggled’ during the pandemic -
  • Grab’s financial services arm raises $300M
  • Paypal takes full ownership of Chinese payments company GoPay
  • Jamie Dimon says JPMC should be “scared shitless” about fintech

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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: Oliver Prill, Tosin Agbabiaka, and Vidya Peters .