572. News: Chip crashes Crowdcube and Bolt raises big

Episode 751 · October 18th, 2021 · 57 mins 11 secs

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Benjamin Ensor, 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:

  • Simon Rabin, Founder & CEO, Chip
  • Helena Murphy, Managing Partner, Raising Partners
  • Tina Fan, Chief Customer Officer, Bolt
  • Abdul Hassan, CEO, Mono

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

  • Chip crashes Crowdcube servers 3:55
  • One-Click Checkout Firm Bolt Raises $393 Million at $6 Billion Valuation 15:35
  • Sound clip from Tina Fan, Chief Customer Officer, Bolt 16:30
  • Digital Payments Drives Growth as UK Fintech Hits 86% Consumer Adoption Rate 27:13
  • Tiger Global backs African fintech Mono in $15M Series A round 36:40
  • Sound clip from Abdul Hassan, CEO, Mono 37:30
  • £50 contactless payment limit is high enough for most customers 46:20
  • Blockchain.com CEO: London’s reign as fintech capital is ‘definitely over’ 48:28
  • Proptech Goodlord buys tenant bill splitting platform acasa 50:40
  • Star Trek's William Shatner blasts into space on Blue Origin rocket 52:20

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