Episodes
Our expert hosts David M. Brear, is joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week, including Capital One's $35 billion takeover of Discover... subject to approval from US regulators. Also, onboarding solution Detected partners with Visa to make life easier for North American SMEs, and Santander really don't like Nationwide's latest TV ad, but why? This week's guests include: Niamh Curran. Senior Reporter at...
Published 02/26/24
Our panel of Fintech Insider hosts - Kate Moody, Rachel Pandyan and David Barton-Grimley - get together and scour the internet for the most asked questions about fintech... and attempt to answer them. From 'what is fintech?' to 'how to nail a fintech interview', they discuss all the stuff you probably never asked but wish you had. So whether you are a fintech professional or you've never worked a day in finance, this podcast is your 101 in fintech FAQs. This week's panel: Kate Moody,...
Published 02/22/24
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. Stories include Revolut's launch of eSims to combat expensive data roaming charges, new research from Lightyear which shows over £1 trillion of Uk deposits are being stashed in low-interest accounts, and would you date someone based on their credit score? Well you're in luck, because Score is a brand new dating app exclusively for...
Published 02/19/24
Our expert host Kate Moody is joined by some great guests to talk about The Great Wealth Transfer. As Baby Boomers pass on an estimated $84 trillion of wealth, they discuss how the products and services to support Millennials will differ, how this may impact established wealth management institutions, and ask how will this change the wealth management landscape in the future? They also take stock of where the industry currently is and how well equipped, or not, it is to deal with the...
Published 02/15/24
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,...
Published 02/12/24
In celebration of US Black History Month, our expert host Kate Moody, Strategy Director at 11:FS, is joined by some great guests to discuss civil inequality in the banking system. This week's guests include: Rodney Williams, Co-Founder at SoLo Funds Jamilia Grier, Founder & CEO at ByteBao Asya Bradley, Founder and Angel Investor Conversations around inclusion are much bigger than just banking. It’s a systemic problem which has always existed and still remains a very real issue...
Published 02/08/24
Our expert hosts, David M. Brear, is joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week, including the news that HSBC is being fined by the Bank of England's financial stability arm after failing to adequately protect its customers in the event of a banking collapse. Plus, Nova Credit is stepping up to support Ukrainian refugees, and Mastercard want to get rid of passwords. This week's guests include: Rachel Pandyan,...
Published 02/05/24
On this episode of Fintech Insider Insights our expert hosts, Ross Gallagher and Kate Moody, are joined by some great guests to talk about the ever-growing overlap between big tech and finance. We’ve seen no shortage of companies like Google, Apple, and Facebook in the news over the last year, and as technology becomes more central in our relationship with financial services, big tech will only have a more critical role to play in the future of our industry. So we want to take a step back and...
Published 02/01/24
Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Ross Gallagher, are 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: Amelia Isaacs, Senior Reporter at AltFi Rachel Pandyan, Ventures Product Lead at 11:FS We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Revolut launch Mobile Wallets (03:40) The Financial Stability Board could recommend new measures to limit the...
Published 01/29/24
Our expert host, Kate Moody, is joined by some great guests to talk about how personalisation in banking. Personalisation was one of the key themes that emerged from this year's annual 11:FS Pulse report, which is out now at 11fs.com/report  In the report, our experts, along with others from Monzo, JPMorgan and Nationwide, emphasised the importance of tailored financial services and how customer-centricity will win the day in 2024. But this personalisation is only possible through real-time...
Published 01/25/24
Our expert hosts, Ross Gallagher and David Barton-Grimley, are 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, Global Regulatory Affairs Practice Lead at ComplyAdvantage Mariela Hunter, a fractional COO  We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: AI fraud is an emerging risk, according to ComplyAdvantage's State of Financial Crime...
Published 01/22/24
Our expert host, Ross Gallagher, are joined by some great guests to talk about how to build and keep trust in financial services. The 2008 financial crisis was a pretty pivotal time, to say the least. Suddenly, big banks could fail and our money just didn’t feel as safe as it once did. Trust in the whole system suffered a hit which many thought was irreparable. However, the industry has since gone through a transformative period - improved regulation, more effective governance, and a huge...
Published 01/18/24
Our expert hosts, David Barton-Grimley and Rachel Pandyan, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, finance and banking news from the past week. From Elon Musk's 'everything app' to the SEC's bitcoin ETF approvals, via Revolut biometrics data lawsuit, it's been quite a week in the world of fintech, and we have you covered with expert reaction, analysis and insight. This week's guests include: Nirav Patel, CEO at Andaria Financial Services Jason Mikula, Founder...
Published 01/15/24
Our expert hosts, 11:FS CEO David M. Brear is joined by some great guests to talk about the current state of open banking, how it is transforming financial services and, as more countries push for formal open banking regimes, what does the future hold? This week's guests include: Kiaan Pillay, CEO & Co-Founder at Stitch Andrew Escobar, former Director of Open Finance at MX in Canada About this episode Open banking allows financial institutions to share data and have a more...
Published 01/11/24
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. This week's guests include: Salim Dhanani, Co-Founder and CEO at Pave Bank Chantal Swainston, Fintech PR Consultant and Founder of The Heard Daniel Lanyon, Editorial Director at AltFi We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: HSBC launch multi-currency money transfer app Zing Pave Bank...
Published 01/08/24
Happy New Year Fin-techers! To celebrate, regular Fintech Insider hosts David M. Brear, Ross Gallagher and Kate Moody make some bold predictions for 2024, and look back on how right (or wrong) they were last year! From financial wellbeing to big money acquisitions, you don't want to miss this one! 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...
Published 01/04/24
On this special bonus episode, Fintech Insider OG and Exec Producer Laura Watkins speaks to the people behind the podcast to find out how the show is made, and look back to some of the best bits from the past year. This week's guests include: Liam Heffernan, Senior Podcast Producer Tom Stafford, Social Media and Community Manager George Sztuka, Audio Engineer Alex Woodhouse, Audio Producer Melania Pruti, Events Manager Adam Baldwin, Senior Marketing Manager Sacha Holub, Senior...
Published 12/29/23
As we wrap up another rollercoaster year in fintech, 11:FS CEO David M. Brear is joined by some a panel of colleagues to talk about the biggest, best, and most outrageous happenings of 2023. We look at everything from Silicon Vally Bank and Goldman Sach's rocky relationship with Apple to the cost of living and Klarna. This week's guests include: Kate Moody, Strategy Director at 11:FS David Barton-Grimley, Strategy Director at 11:FS Rachel Pandyan, Venture Product Lead at...
Published 12/20/23
Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Rachel Pandyan, are 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: Aditi Subbarao, Global Financial Services Lead at Instabase Megan Cooper, Chief Product Officer at ClearBank We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space - Christmas pun edition: AI'll be Home for Christmas - CaixaBank create 100-person...
Published 12/18/23
In this special episode of Fintech Insider, we speak to some of this year's exceptional 11:FS Hall of Fame inductees about their game-changing contributions to fintech. The 11:FS Hall of Fame celebrates the people shaping our industry for the better. This was a key part of our 11:FS awards, really identifying the key movers and shakers that made the industry what it is today. Our cohort all made a big impact; given back to the ecosystem or community, exhibit strong values of innovation,...
Published 12/15/23
Our expert host, David Barton-Grimley, 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: Sophie Winwood, Co-founder WVCE and Fintech Investor Roisin Levine, Head of UK and Europe at Wise Platform Oliver Smith, Managing Editor and Head of Content at AltFi We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Robinhood brings its stock trading platform to...
Published 12/11/23
Our expert host, David Brear, is joined by some great guests to talk about fintech in Australia. We take a look back to the initial 2021 conversation to see what fintech looked like then, so we can judge for ourselves what has happened since. Has the market in Australia gone in the direction we expected? Who were the big players, and the big up and comers, two years ago and are they still around? Let's find out... This week's guests include: Dexter Cousins, Founder, Tier One...
Published 12/08/23
On this bonus edition of Fintech Insider, we're sharing an episode of the Wharton Fintech Podcast, where host Kailee Costello interviews 11:FS CEO David M. Brear on all things fintech. If you like what you hear, do follow their podcast and connect on social to get more great content. Follow the Wharton Fintech Podcast: https://www.whartonfintech.org/podcast Connect on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/wharton-fintech Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated...
Published 12/06/23
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. This week's guests include: Andrew Brown, CEO & Co-Founder at Check Stew Cofer, Head of EMEA Payment Specialists & Embedded Finance at J. P. Morgan Nicole Casperson, Founder & Author at Fintech Is Femme We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Check Launches New Tools to Help Build...
Published 12/04/23