760. News: Public lands in the UK and Solaris raises €38 million

54min listen

Investment platform Public launches in the UK, Solaris raises to focus on core values, and Martin Lewis 'sickened' by deepfake investment scam – Kate Moody is joined by some great guests to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days!

Our expert host, Kate Moody, is 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:

  • Public launches in the United Kingdom - 4:09
  • Embedded finance platform Solaris closes €38 million funding round to ‘strengthen governance and compliance’ - 14:50
  • Revolut’s US payment flaws allowed thieves to steal $20mn - 27:55
  • Martin Lewis felt 'sick' seeing deepfake scam ad on Facebook - 40:10
  • Jeremy Hunt unveils pension fund reform plan to help UK startups - 49:30
  • The co-founder of investment app Nutmeg, Nick Hungerford, has died at the age of 43 - 51:30

This week's guests include:

  • Leif Abraham, Co-Founder, Public
  • Konstantin Kavvadias, Chief Investment Officer, Solaris
  • Sean Forward, UK CEO, Payabl

More details on Elizabeth's Smile, Nick Hungerford's charity, can be found here

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.

Follow us on Twitter: @fintechinsiders where you can ask the hosts questions, or email podcasts@11fs.com!

Special Guests: Konstantin Kavvadias, Leif Abraham, and Sean Forward.