621. Insights: How does financial services address underserved groups?

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621. Insights: How does financial services address underserved groups?

Gwera Kiwana is joined by some great guests, from Stilt, Green Check Verified and National Ugly Mugs, to reveal the markets and industries currently underserved by financial services.

Our expert host, Gwera Kiwana, is joined by some great guests to talk about the industries and communities left behind by financial services.

While fintech has made great strides in democratising access to financial services for many – there are industries and real people who still remain frozen out.

With than in mind, we’re focusing today’s episode on three different underserved groups and industries: the sex industry, the cannabis industry and new migrants.

This week's guests include:

  • Rosie Hodsdon, Executive Assistant, Marketing and Communications, National Ugly Mugs
  • Mike Kennedy, Co-founder & Chief Strategy Officer, Green Check Verified
  • Rohit Mittal, Co-founder & CEO, Stilt

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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: Mike Kennedy, Rohit Mittal, and Rosie Hodsdon.