558. News: Playing into your niche

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David Brear and his new co-host, Pierre Legrand, are joined by some great guests from Nerve and Ramp to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Ramp raise $300m and make their first acquisition, Revolut launch their Payday salary advance feature, and we speak to the founder of Nerve, the world’s first neobank created for musicians! Tune in to find out more!

Our expert hosts, David Brear and Pierre Legrand, 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:

  • John Waupsh, CEO and founder, Nerve
  • Colin Kennedy, Chief Business Officer, Ramp

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

  • Ramp raises $300M and acquires Buyer to offer "negotiation-as-a-service" 3:30
  • Revolut introduces salary-advance feature in the UK 13:25
  • Nerve, World’s First Neobank Created for Musicians Launched 24:49
  • World Remit rebrands as Zepz and raises £292M 36:49
  • Socially conscious fintech Aspiration to go public via a SPAC merger 41:45
  • Balance raises $25 million in Series A funding 42:51
  • African fintech OPay valued at $2bn after a $400m raise 43:50
  • Hargreaves Lansdown creates confusion with ad campaign citing a Monzo IPO 45:00

Al of this and much more more on today's episode!


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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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