663. Insights: How have tech accelerators shaped fintech?

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663. Insights: How have tech accelerators shaped fintech?

Benjamin Ensor is joined by some great guests, from Tech Nation, F10 and OakNorth, to explore the impact of tech accelerators on the fintech space.

Our expert host, Benjamin Ensor, is joined by some great guests to look at how accelerators have influenced financial services and fintech.

According to the Brookings Institution, there are more than 1,300 accelerators globally, all looking to unearth the next big thing and nurture a generation of founders.

But what has been the impact of the accelerators on fintech? What’s the biggest challenge both for accelerators and their cohorts? What does the next generation of accelerators look like as the industry evolves?

This week's guests include:

  • George Windsor, Research and Data Director, Tech Nation
  • Marc Oliver Hauser, Head of Europe, F10
  • Valentina Kristensen, Head of PR and Marketing, OakNorth

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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, Ross Gallagher, Benjamin Ensor, and Kate Moody - 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: George Windsor, Marc Oliver Hauser, and Valentina Kristensen.