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Love Island's Sharon Gaffka teams up with FCA in clampdown on influencers, Visa partners PayPal for interoperable P2P payments, and Verto picks up a quarter of Silicon Valley Bank customers in Africa – Ross Gallagher and Benjamin Ensor are joined by some great guests, from Verto and CCG Catalyst, to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days.

Our expert hosts, Ross Gallagher and Benjamin Ensor, 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:

  • Love Island's Sharon Gaffka teams up with FCA in clampdown on 'get rich quick' schemes promoted by influencers - 6:00
  • Verto claims a quarter of SVB customers operating in Africa are opening accounts on its platform - 18:25
  • Visa partners PayPal for interoperable P2P payments - 32:45
  • India’s plan to export its wildly successful digital payments system - 44:10
  • Molo launches 24-hour ‘Rapid Remortgage’ - 52:30
  • bunq applies for US banking licence - 53:50
  • Dumb phones are on the rise in the U.S. as Gen Z looks to limit screen time - 55:00

This week's guests include:

  • Anthony Oduu, Co-Founder, Verto
  • Kate Drew, Director of Research, CCG Catalyst

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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: Anthony Oduu and Kate Drew.