666. News: After Dark: Credit card companies look to tackle gun control

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666. News: After Dark: Credit card companies look to tackle gun control

David M. Brear and Jason Bates are joined live in London, by a panel Fintech Insider All-Stars, to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days, including: lease-to-own fintech Kafene raises Series B, a new credit card code to prevent gun violence in the US, and the big red button of news!

Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Jason Bates, are joined live on stage at the Village Underground in London by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news as part of Fintech Insider: After Dark!

This week's guests include:

  • Sarah Kocianski, Independent Fintech Strategy Consultant
  • Richard Davies, CEO, Allica Bank
  • Anna Irrera, Senior Editor, Crypto, Bloomberg News

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

  • Lease-to-own fintech startup Kafene raises $18M to battle BNPL - 7:15
  • A new credit card code is a first step toward preventing gun violence, advocates say - 23:00
  • HSBC opens its account with Monese - 37:30
  • Jeff Bezos roasted for tweet about his first job at McDonald’s - 50:45

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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, 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: Anna Irrera, Richard Davies, and Sarah Kocianski.