Fintech Insider Podcast by 11:FS

Fintech Insider Podcast by 11:FS Podcast

Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. Hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates, Leda Glyptis and Sarah Kocianski and joined weekly by a range of fantastic guests, they discuss the latest news, developments, and trends within the industry. On Fintech Insider Insights, they speak to subject matter experts for deep dives on APIs, AI, digital banking, and all other areas disrupting our industry. Fintech Insider Interviews brings you one-on-one interviews with the thought leaders and innovators transforming financial services. Whether you're a fintech expert or you're just keen to know more, then this is the podcast for you!

432. Insights: How could open finance shape the future of financial services?
Our expert hosts, Adam Davis and Sarah Kocianski, are joined by some great guests to talk open finance. We want to know what it is, how is could work and improve customers' lives, what hurdles and regulation might have to be overcome or changed, and what learnings it could take from open banking, This week's guests are all experts in open banking and finance who help us lift the lid on this new and unexplored topic. Including: Dan Morgan, Policy Lead, Europe, Plaid Daniel Globerson, Head of Open Banking, RB...

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432. Insights: How could open finance shape the future of financial services?
Our expert hosts, Adam Davis and Sarah Kocianski, are joined by some great guests to talk open finance. We want to know what it is, how is could work and improve customers' lives, what hurdles and regulation might have to be overcome or changed, and what learnings it could take from open banking, This week's guests are all experts in open banking and finance who help us lift the lid on this new and unexplored topic. Including: Dan Morgan, Policy Lead, Europe, Plaid Daniel Globerson, Head of Open Banking, RB...

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431. News: Shopify’s stratospheric rise and foray into fintech
Our expert hosts, Sam and David 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: Scott Harkey, Chief Strategy Officer & Head of Payments at Levvel Ben Metz, Sr Managing Director at Jack Henry Maia Bittner, Head of Business Operations at Chime We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: E-commerce platform Shopify to launch ‘Shopify Balance’ for businesses 05.42 Afte...

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430. Interviews: Arlan Hamilton - Breaking the VC glass ceiling for underrepresented founders
In today's episode, we bring you an interview with Arlan Hamilton, founder and managing partner of Backstage Capital. From improbable beginnings, Arlan Hamilton is making waves in the venture capital space by investing in companies led by underrepresented founders. Less than 10% of all venture capital deals go to women, people of colour, and LGBT founders and Arlan has made it her mission to change that. We kick things off talking about her book It's About Damn Time. With rave reviews from Mark Cuban, Stac...

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429. News: Is it tough to be a challenger bank right now?
Our expert hosts, David Brear and Simon Taylor, 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: David Thomasson, CCO, MetroBank Simon Cureton, CEO of Funding Options Caroline Plumb - CEO and Founder of Fluidly Kicking off the show, our panel focus on stories in regards to what it means to be a challenger bank in the current climate: Monzo faces near 40% valuation drop in latest fundraising 02:35 Volt ...

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428. Insights: Digital Identity - the evolution of verification, authentication & authorisation
In today's insights show, we lift the lid on digital identity. What it is, how it works, how it varies from country to country and what are the next use cases now and in the future - especially with the impact of COVID-19. They are joined by 3 fantastic experts in the space: Joe Bloemendaal - Head of Strategy for Mitek Emma Lindley, Women in Identity and CCO for Truststamp Marcel Wendt - CTO and Founder - Digidentity With the help of our expert panel, Jason Bates and Simon Taylor dig into the three key c...

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427. News: Mobile Wallet Wars? SoFi and Samsung Pay team up
Our expert hosts, Sarah Kocianski and Adam Davis, 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: Sara Castelhano - EMEA Head of Payments and Digital Product, J.P. Morgan. Oliver Baxter - Head of Brand, Communications & Product, ByMiles Hannah Dawson, CEO and Founder, FUTRLI We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Your Coronavirus and financial services news roun...

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426. Insights: How to design digital financials services for US SMBs
In today's show, Sam Maule lifts the lid on SMB banking practices in the US, and how they're being chronically underserved. Joined by 11:FS' Jobs to be Done guru Ryan Garner and our panel of guests, they discuss how SMBs could be better served in the future and how products and services should be designed to suit their needs. This week's guests include: Adrian Oropeza, Gen 6 Ventures Laura Cummings, Financial Health Network Jo-Ann Barett, Co-founder and owner Aromas Boutique Bakery Ryan Garner, Principal Cu...

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425. News: RBS close Bó - Why is building a new bank so hard?
Our expert hosts, Simon Taylor and Sarah Kocianski, 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: Bailey Kursar - CEO and founder of Toucan James Butland - VP of Global Banking at Airwallex Matt Sattler - Head of Data and Innovation Labs at HSBC We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: RBS closes their digital challenger, Bó (02:41) Banks to book more than $50bn...

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424. Interviews: Plaid on customer driven innovation, data access and US open banking
Sam Maule is joined by John Pitts, Policy Lead, and Niko Karvounis Product Lead at Plaid in another locked down interview. Niko and John talk us through Plaid's superfast innovation to help banks and SMEs in the light of COVID-19, as well as their customer driven innovation strategy and the importance of data access and balancing speed and security in everything they do. They discuss access to data and the growth of fintechs in the US outstripping Europe; the possibility of Open Banking in the US in the ne...

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423. News: Global bank profits tumble as US deposits grow
Our expert hosts, Simon Taylor and Adam Davis, 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: Iana Dimitrova, CEO at OpenPayd Caroline Casey, VP of Innovation, Partnerships & Labs at Mastercard Jamie Campbell, CEO at Fronted We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: UK Chancellor announces 100-percent backed coronavirus business loans 03:24 Coronavirus cuts HSBC pr...

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423. News: Global bank profits tumble as US deposits grow
Our expert hosts, Simon Taylor and Adam Davis, 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: Iana Dimitrova, CEO at OpenPayd Caroline Casey, VP of Innovation, Partnerships & Labs at Mastercard Jamie Campbell, CEO at Fronted We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: UK Chancellor announces 100-percent backed coronavirus business loans 03:24 Coronavirus cuts HSBC pr...

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422. Insights: the impact of coronavirus on US SMB Financing
In this episode, Sam Maule, Americas MD, digs into the impact COVID-19 is having, this time specifcally on US small businesses; the options they have from banks, lenders and the government; and the ways that fintechs are trying to help. One of the hardest hit of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic are small businesses and the self employed, and at the time of recording in the US, the stimulus funding had already been syndicated out. To dig into the implications of this alongside Sam, this week's...

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422. Insights: the impact of coronavirus on US SMB Financing
In this episode, Sam Maule, Americas MD, digs into the impact COVID-19 is having, this time specifcally on US small businesses; the options they have from banks, lenders and the government; and the ways that fintechs are trying to help. One of the hardest hit of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic are small businesses and the self employed, and at the time of recording in the US, the stimulus funding had already been syndicated out. To dig into the implications of this alongside Sam, this week's...

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421. News: US SMEs await new stimulus funds as fintech valuations soar
Our expert hosts, Sam Maule and Simon Taylor, are joined by some great guests on both sides of the Atlantic to talk about the most notable and global fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include: Lance Homer, Global Head of Digital Payments and Banking Ecosystem, Equinix Anna Irrera, Fintech Correspondent and Financial Companies Team Leader at Reuters Adrian Blair, CEO at Receipt Bank We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space,...

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420. Insights: How the COVID-19 pandemic will accelerate digital financial services
In an all 11s special, David Brear, Simon Taylor and Sarah Kocianski sit down with Benjamin Ensor, Director of Research at 11:FS, to talk about COVID-19 and the short, medium and long term implications the pandemic will have on financial services. Business as usual is over. Our recently released report (https://info.11fs.com/covid19) has revealed how the COVID 19 pandemic has created an immediate operational crisis in financial services firms that have so far ignored the digital imperative. The world’s e...

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419. News: Fintechs step up to distribute relief funding
Our expert hosts, Sarah Kocianski and Simon Taylor, 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: Shafali Gupta - VP Strategy and Ops at Fluidly Roisin Levine - Head of Banks at Flux Erin Platts - Head of EMEA and President of UK Branch at Silicon Valley Bank We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: Starling Bank and OakNorth join coronavirus loan programme (02:5...

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418. Insights: Coronavirus and the impact on SME Financing
It is no secret that probably the hardest hit of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic are SMEs and the self employed. In this episode, Sarah Kocianski and Simon Taylor, dig into the impact COVID-19 is having on small businesses; the options they have from banks, lenders and the government; and the ways that fintechs are trying to help. They are joined by a panel of expert guests who are all providing solutions to this conundrum. This week's guests include: Sam O'Connor - CEO, Coconut Rebecca Duck...

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417. News: SoFi snaps up Galileo for $1.2b
Our expert hosts, David Brear and Simon Taylor, 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: Tanya Andreasyan, Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief at Fintech Futures Izabella Kaminska, FT Alphaville Editor at the Financial Times Olly Betts, Co-Founder and CEO, OpenWrks We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space: SoFi buys Galileo for $1.2bn (03:17) Kabbage suspe...

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416. Interviews: Varo Money - the first fintech to get FDIC approval
In today's episode, we bring you an interview with Wesley Wright, COO at Varo Money. Joining Sam Maule remotely, the pair kick things off with the story of how Varo Money came to be and how they aim to improve financial health and financial inclusion. Having now been approved for FDIC insurance, we hear about the process with regulators, why they decided to apply when other fintechs haven't, and what this means for the future of Varo Money and their ambitions. With our current environment, Sam and Wesley a...

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