383. News: No one can acquire Chime

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David Brear is in New York and is joined by Will White to host a stateside episode of the news show. They're joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Chime quadruples its valuation, Robinhood tops 10 million accounts and a man loses £193,000 to a one-digit sort code error. All this and much more on today's Fintech Insider News!

This week David Brear is back in the Big Apple and is hosting today's Fintech Insider news show alongside Will White. Our expert hosts 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:

  • Lindsay Davis - Senior Intelligence Analyst at CB Insights
  • Arno Castanet - Director of Solution Marketing, Americas at Finastra
  • Jon Zanoff - Managing Director at TechStars

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

  • Chime quadruples valuation in less than a year (03:30)
  • Robinhood tops 10 million accounts (15:48)
  • Goldman to bring wealth management to the masses (31:32)
  • Paul A Volcker, Former Fed Chairman, Dies at 92 (37:57)
  • SoFi founder raises $100 million for new company (40:40)
  • Andreessen-backed fintech’s ‘abusive’ boss sued for gender bias (49:50)
  • One-digit sort code error costs Cambridge man his inheritance (59:27)

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Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a 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 by a range of brilliant guests, we cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive in subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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