825. News: VRPs, junk fees, deepfakes and Formula 1's biggest new signing

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825. News: VRPs, junk fees, deepfakes and Formula 1's biggest new signing

Our expert host Benjamin Ensor is joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week, including Yapily and Ant Group bringing Commercial VRPs to Europe, new research from Wise highlighting the impact of junk fees, and Airwallex are getting into Formula 1.

PLUS, do you think you could be fooled by a deepfake? Get ready for a mind-blowing scam that cost one bank $25m...

This week's guests include:

  • Valentina Kristensen, Director of Growth & Communications at OakNorth
  • Roland Selmer, CPO at Yapily
  • Rina Wulfing, Senior Policy Lead for North America at Wise

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


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, Starling, and JP Morgan Chase to discuss the latest news, developments, and trends within the industry.

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