606. News: Flux's new CEO calls out the gender gap at the top of fintech

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David M. Brear and Nasir Ahmad are joined by some great guests, from Flux and Outward VC, to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days, including: PrimaryBid wins SoftBank backing, new Flux CEO calls paltry number of female fintech bosses "insane", and children’s pocket money is feeling the pinch!

Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Nasir Ahmad, 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:

  • Kevin Chong, Co-Head, Outward VC
  • Veronique Barbosa, CEO & Co-Founder, Flux

With soundclips from:

  • Tayo Oviosu, CEO, Paga
  • Marko Wenthin, Co-Founder, Dock Financial
  • Will Carmichael, CEO, RoosterMoney

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

  • Retail investor platform PrimaryBid wins SoftBank backing - 4:40
  • New Flux CEO calls paltry number of female fintech bosses "insane" - 13:10
  • UK’s leading fintech bosses call on government to ramp up efforts to overhaul regulation - 31:55
  • Twitter adds Paga as a payment provider for its "Tips" feature in Nigeria - 40.25
  • Revealed: Credit Suisse leak unmasks criminals, fraudsters and corrupt politicians - 49:05
  • Dock Financial prepares for the launch of a new Banking-as-a-Service platform - 53:22
  • The pocket money pinch - inflation fuels the surge of the 'school kid side hustle' - 55:45

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Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It’s hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as 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: Kevin Chong, Marko Wenthin, Tayo Oviosu, Veronique Barbosa, and Will Carmichael.

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