630. News: Griffin goes for banking licence and InDebted looks to disrupt UK debt collection

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630. News: Griffin goes for banking licence and InDebted looks to disrupt UK debt collection

Gwera Kiwana and Benjamin Ensor are joined by some great guests, from Griffin, Indebted and Redpoint Ventures, to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days, including: Griffin applies for UK banking licence, Digital debt collection agency InDebted looks to shake up the UK market, and Goldman Sachs offers senior staff unlimited holiday!

Our expert hosts, Gwera Kiwana and Benjamin Ensor, 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:

  • David Jarvis, CEO, Griffin
  • Medha Agarwal, Partner, Redpoint Ventures
  • Lachlan Heussler, Chief Strategy Officer, InDebted

With soundclips from:

  • Joe Colchester, Product Manager, 11:FS Pulse

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

  • UK-based BaaS fintech Griffin applies for banking licence - 4:46
  • Digital debt collection agency InDebted arrives in the UK aiming to improve sector image - 17:24
  • For the first time, Japan’s SoftBank could spend more on share buybacks than new investments - 33:10
  • Revolut continues trend of older users adopting fintech - 45:20
  • Banking-as-a-service startup Unit closes on $100M at a $1.2B valuation - 53:00
  • Apple will let your subscription apps charge you more money without asking - 54:54
  • Nubank beats revenue estimates on strong customer growth - 56:23
  • Goldman Sachs to offer senior staff unlimited holiday - 59:00

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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: David Jarvis, Joe Colchester, Lachlan Heussler, and Medha Agarwal.