528. News: The future of work in fintech & who is borrowing £1million from eBay?

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528. News: The future of work in fintech & who is borrowing £1million from eBay?

Sarah Kocianski 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 further dig into the future of work in financial services, eBay offer loans to its UK sellers and Elon Musk’s Saturday Night Live debut sends DogeCoin prices tumbling when he called it a “hustle”. All of this and much more on today's episode!

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:

  • Ruby Hinchliffe, reporter at Fintech Futures
  • Eva Ducreuzet, Chief People Officer and VP of Strategy and Business Operations , GoCardless

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

  • The future of work in FS: GoCardless let staff work overseas for 90 days a year & Monzo becomes first UK bank to offer staff paid leave after pregnancy loss 3:39
  • eBay to offer UK sellers loans 19:25
  • Google Pay enlists Western Union and Wise for remittances 32:32
  • Visa Partners With Fintech Startup Tala To Drive Crypto Adoption In Emerging Markets 42:50
  • UK government kicks off NatWest share sale 51:35
  • Bill.com To Buy Expense Software Provider Divvy For $2.5 Billion 54:13
  • US Regulator tells Chime to stop using the word 'bank' 54:58
  • Freelance banking app Lili raises $55 million 57:18
  • Dogecoin tumbles after Elon Musk calls it a ‘hustle’ on ‘SNL’ show 59:20

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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: Eva Ducruezet and Ruby Hinchliffe.