686. News: Atom Bank pushes back IPO and Shopify breaks Black Friday records

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686. News: Atom Bank pushes back IPO and Shopify breaks Black Friday records

Benjamin Ensor and Nicole Perry are joined by some great guests, from Atom Bank and Protocol, to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days, including: UK’s Atom Bank raises £30m, Pipe’s founders step aside, and imaginary economy doubloons takes TikTok by storm.

Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Nicole Perry, 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:

  • Owen Thomas, Fintech & VC Journalist
  • Mark Mullen, CEO, Atom Bank

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

  • Atom Bank raises £30m as it pushes back IPO plans - 3:55
  • Banking platform for Black and Latino communities Greenwood raises $45m - 18:00
  • Pipe’s founding team stepping down as hunt for ‘veteran’ CEO begins - 28:50
  • Finance staff ignoring mandatory office attendance demands, report suggests - 38:50
  • Shopify merchants notch up Black Friday record with $3.36bn in sales - 48:50
  • India banking regulator asks Paytm unit to reapply for license - 50:50
  • What are doubloons? TikTok’s imaginary economy and rules explained - 53:20

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: Mark Mullen and Owen Thomas.