688. News: What strings are attached to your current account?

56min listen

Kate Moody and Nicole Perry are joined by some great guests, from Kroo and Redpoint Ventures, to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days, including: Kroo launches “no-strings” current account with 2% interest rate, Wells Fargo launches new commercial banking platform, and an n ATM that puts your bank balance on a leaderboard!

Our expert hosts, Kate Moody 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:

  • Andrea de Gottardo, CEO, Kroo
  • Emily Man, Investor, Redpoint Ventures

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

  • Kroo banks on winning new customers with 2% interest - 04:35
  • Wells Fargo launches new commercial banking platform - 19:10
  • Robot landlords are buying up houses - 28:30
  • UK banks told to break 'class ceiling' with new targets to boost diversity among senior hires - 38:00
  • Fintechs Canada association launches with significant industry backing - 46:00
  • Thales releases 'Voice Payment Card' for the visually impaired - 48:25
  • At Art Basel Miami Beach, an ATM announces your account balance - 50:05

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: Andrea de Gottardo and Emily Man.