740. News: Smart raises $95 million while Robinhood sparks all-night trading fears

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Smart raises $95 million to take on the pension market, Robinhood launches 24-hour trading, and former UK Chancellor to chair Italian investment firm – Benjamin Ensor and Kate Moody are joined by some great guests, from Anthemis and Smart, to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days.

Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor 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:

  • London pension fintech Smart gears up for deals after $95m funding injection - 5:00
  • Robinhood launching 24-Hour weekday stock trading - 17:45
  • Tiger Global looks to cash in part of $40bn portfolio of private companies - 28:40
  • M-KOPA snaps up $250M+ debt, equity for its asset financing platform - 37:50
  • More red faces at Revolut after boss accidentally hits the wrong phone button, sparking a probe - 46:55
  • ZestMoney founders resign in wake of failed sale - 48:55
  • George Osborne to chair Italian investment firm Lingotto - 51:00

This week's guests include:

  • Dan Barker, Chief Marketing Officer, Smart
  • Sophie Winwood, Investment Principal, Anthemis

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: Dan Barker and Sophie Winwood.