750. News: Andreessen Horowitz lands in London and HSBC rebrands Silicon Valley Bank UK

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a16z to open first international office in London, HSBC builds innovation division from the bones of SVB UK, and Snoop Dogg launches NFT tour pass – Ross Gallagher and Benjamin Ensor are joined by some great guests 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:

  • Andreessen Horowitz to open its first international office in London - 6:00
  • HSBC builds innovation division from the bones of collapsed SVB UK - 20:28
  • Citizens Bank and Wisetack announce partnership to expand embedded ‘pay over time’ solutions - 32:42
  • Nasdaq to buy financial software company Adenza in $10.5 billion cash-and-stock deal - 45:40
  • Desperate for dollars, Argentina just gave digital nomads another advantage over locals - 53:38
  • Oaknorth boss: Immigration barriers are threatening the UK’s fintech sector -56:00
  • Snoop Dogg's NFT tour pass lets fans 'travel the world' with him virtually - 57:45

This week's guests include:

  • Anna Irrera, Senior Editor, Crypto, Bloomberg News
  • Bobby Tzekin, CEO, Wisetack

This episode is sponsored by Thredd

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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: Anna Irrera and Bobby Tzekin.