373. News: Robinhood's 'free money' glitch

Episode 548 · November 11th, 2019 · 1 hr 3 mins

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, Leda Glyptis 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:

  • Jasper Martens - CMO at PensionBee
  • Francesca Carlesi - Co-founder and CEO at Molo Finance
  • Ryan Edwards-Pritchard - Fintech nomad and friend of the show

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

  • MPs urge refunds for victims of bank transfer fraud (01:51)
  • Robinhood traders find “infinite leverage” glitch (10:51)
  • Freetrade closes $15M in Series A funding (16:24)
  • Digital banks grow as fintech funding slows (23:18)
  • Westpac announces banking-as-a-service platform (32:22)
  • Goldman Sachs leads $50M round for credit card platform (40:35)
  • M&S teams with Clearpay on “buy now, pay later” option (49:58)
  • The London Mint will give out historic threepence pieces for free (56:35)

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