522. News: Crypto - it’s now a completely different story

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522. News: Crypto - it’s now a completely different story

Melissa Stringer and Simon Taylor are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including Stripe launching Issuing in Europe, Venmo launching crypto buying and selling, and much more on today's episode!

Our expert hosts, Melissa Stringer 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:

  • Ellen Moeller - Head of EMEA Partnerships at Stripe
  • Anna Irrera, Fintech Correspondent, Reuters

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

  • Stripe Issuing launches in Europe 1:50
  • Venmo launches crypto buying and selling 14:03
  • FintechOS nabs $65.5M for a low-code approach to modernizing legacy banking 27:27
  • Rishi Sunak announces Task Force to explore British CBDC 40:26
  • Apple introduces Apple Card Family, enabling people to share Apple Card and build credit together 50:19
  • Klarna launches carbon footprint insights for 90 million consumers 57:50
  • Revolut plots path to $10bn valuation with new funding 59:12
  • Goldman Sachs invest $50M in Starling Bank 01:01:00
  • Slim Jim Has a Dogecoin Strategy. News of It Sends DOGE to a new all time high 01:02:46

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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 and Ellen Moeller.