765. News: FedNow powers up and Dame Alison Rose steps down

1h listen

765. News: FedNow powers up and Dame Alison Rose steps down

Fed launches long-awaited instant payments service, NatWest boss Alison Rose resigns, and McDonalds launches McNuggets Land in the metaverse – Kate Moody and Benjamin Ensor are joined by some great guests, from Founders Factory and Chamber of Progress, to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days.

Our expert hosts, Kate Moody 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:

  • Fed launches long-awaited instant payments service, modernising system
  • NatWest boss Alison Rose resigns over Nigel Farage bank account leak
  • Italian banking giant Mediobanca backs London with £10.4m investment in startups
  • Worldcoin: Sam Altman launches eyeball scanning crypto coin
  • Twitter CEO teases banking and payment plans in memo about X rebrand
  • McDonald’s opens McNuggets Land in the metaverse, but McWhy?

This week's guests include:

  • Janay Eyo, Director of Financial Policy, Chamber of Progress
  • Olly Betts, Fintech Sector Director, Founders Factory

Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to all things finance, banking, technology, and financial services.

Our expert hosts, with real industry experience, are joined by the biggest decision-makers, VCs, and reporters from across financial services including guests from Visa, Nubank, M-Pesa, Techcrunch, Starling, and JP Morgan Chase to discuss the latest news, developments, and trends within the industry.

Our weekly news show drops every Monday and tackles the biggest news stories, from acquisitions and launches, to regulatory changes and innovation. Then, every Friday our Insights show dives deeper into the hottest topics shaping the industry like web3 and BNPL.

Whether you’re already immersed in the world of financial services, or just keen to learn more, this is the #1 podcast for you.

If you enjoyed this episode, don't forget to subscribe and please leave a review

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

Special Guests: Janay Eyo and Olly Betts.