780. News: Klarna losses narrow fuelling IPO rumours, and Airwallex and Public join forces
Klarna rebuts misconceptions about their business model as losses narrow, more than one in eight bank branches are expected to close this year, Airwallex and Public team up for a new investment platform, and Switzerland want to impose the highest ALM standards in Europe. Kate Moody is joined by some great guests to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days, including Alia Mahmud from ComplyAdvantage, The Financial Times' Siddharth Venkataramakrishnan, and Dann Bibas from Public.com.
Our expert host Kate Moody, Strategy Director at 11:FS, is joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week.
This week's guests include:
- Alia Mahmud, Customer in Residence, Regulatory Affairs for ComplyAdvantage
- Siddharth Venkataramakrishnan, Banking and Fintech Correspondent, The Financial Times
- Dann Bibas, General Manager, International, Public.com
We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:
- Klarna silence their doubters as year to date losses improve 78% against last year
- One in eight high street branches in the UK are expected to close in 2023
- Airwallex and Public.com are partnering to launch a new investment platform
- Switzerland could have the toughest ALM regulations in Europe.
- Nigerian BaaS platform Anchor raises $2.6m
- Santander launch a new campaign to raise awareness of romance scammers
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Special Guests: Alia Mahmud, Dann Bibas, and Siddharth Venkataramakrishnan.