723. News: After Dark: Silicon Valley Bank bought by US rival and Klarna embraces ChatGPT

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Silicon Valley Bank bought by rival, Klarna plugs ChatGPT into its platform, and Latitude Financial records stolen in cyber attack – David M. Brear and Kate Moody are joined by some great guests, from CFIT and first direct, live on stage in London to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services.

Live on stage at our recent After Dark: London Calling event, in association with GPS.

Our expert hosts, David M. Bear and Kate Moody, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week.

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

  • Silicon Valley Bank: Collapsed US lender bought by rival - 5:10
  • Klarna plugs ChatGPT into its platform for faster product recommendations - 14:20
  • Latitude Financial customers frustrated after millions of personal records stolen in cyber attack - 28:50
  • Fintech Higher or Lower - 40:30

This week's guests include:

  • Charlotte Crosswell, Chair, CFIT
  • Saira Khan, Head of Innovation & Partnerships, First Direct Bank

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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: Charlotte Crosswell and Saira Khan.