554. News: It's still a great time to be a fintech investor!

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Adam Davis and David Brear are joined by some great guests from Feedzai, Octopus Ventures and Anthemis to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: global fintech investment hits $98BILLION in H1, Feedzai acquires world's most advanced biometric platform, to create the world’s largest financial intelligence network, and, would you stay on hold to HSBC for SEVEN hours? Tune in to find out more!

Our expert hosts, Adam Davis and David Brear, 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:

  • Andy Renshaw, VP of Payments Solutions & Strategy, Feedzai
  • Natasha Jones, Early Stage Investor, Octopus Ventures
  • Sophie Winwood, Investor at Anthemis

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

  • Global fintech investment rebounds to hit $98bn in H1 4:54
  • Feedzai Acquires World's Most Advanced Biometric Platform, to create the World’s Largest Financial Intelligence Network 17:10
  • Circle files to become a bank 30:29
  • Meet XPO: The Fintech Startup Building A Better Bank For Creators 40:25
  • Aviva and Nationwide join £2.5 million round in first time buyers’ mortgage broker Tembo 53:02
  • Atom Bank pulls in first ever monthly profit 53:51
  • Nubank co-founder leads $45M investment in Indian neobank Jupiter 55:00
  • Woman left on hold for 7 hours by HSBC after trying to report fraud 56:12

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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 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 into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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Special Guests: Andy Renshaw, Natasha Jones, and Sophie Winwood.

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