578. News: Challenger bank champion Nubank plans NYSE IPO

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Ross Gallagher and Gwera Kiwana are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Nubank files for an IPO in the USA, Chipper Cash gets $2B valuation with $150M extension round led by FTX, and Quentin Tarantino auctions Pulp Fiction NFTs. All of this and much much more on today's episode!

Our expert hosts, Ross Gallagher and Gwera Kiwana, 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:

  • Eric Johansson, Tech Editor, Verdict
  • Douglas Mackenzie, Chief Content Officer, Fintech Finance
  • Gustavo Brigatto, Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Startups

With soundclips from:

  • Hasan Luongo, VP of Global Marketing, Chipper Cash
  • Oli Cook, CEO & Co-Founder, Ekko

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

  • Brazil's Nubank targets over $50 billion valuation in U.S. IPO - 6:30
  • Chipper Cash gets $2B valuation with $150M extension round led by FTX (sound clip from Hasan Luongo, VP of Global Marketing, Chipper Cash) - 18:30
  • Eco-conscious debit card Ekko launches on first day of COP26 (sound clip from Oli Cook, CEO & Co-Founder, Ekko) - 32:23
  • Klarna sets collision course with Amazon in reported $1bn Pricerunner deal - 45:05
  • ING to wind down Payvision - 54:14
  • New UK fintech Cleva launches money management platform for carers - 56:00
  • Greenlight Creates a Platform for the 45% Of Parents Who Are Not Confident Investing - 57:28
  • Quentin Tarantino to offer seven uncut scenes from ‘Pulp Fiction’ as NFTs - 58:38

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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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