783. News: Adyen’s new banking licence, Perfios’ raise, and the secret to fintech success

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Laura Watkins is joined by some great guests to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days, including: Adyen get a UK banking licence, Perfios eye UK & US expansion, and a new campaign tackles the gender investment gap.

Our expert host Laura Watkins 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:

  • Thom Ruiter, VP of Product at Adyen
  • Siamac Rezaiezadeh, VP Product Marketing and Insights at GoCardless
  • Tessa Bryant, Head of Brand and Communications at Lightyear

We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:

  • Adyen secures a UK banking licence
  • Perfios raises $229m, eyeing Europe and US expansion
  • FemaleInvest partners with InvestEngine to tackle the gender investment gap
  • World Bank study reveals key factors enabling fintech growth
  • Lakestar leads $40 million investment in French fintech startup Swan
  • Natwest debuts payment links for open banking payments

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.

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Special Guests: Siamac Rezaiezadeh, Tessa Bryant, and Thom Ruiter.