602. News: GoCardless, Stitch and Vivid Money raise funding to solve money movement friction

Episode 782 · February 14th, 2022 · 58 mins 47 secs

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, Ross Gallagher and Deepa Anikhindi, 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:

  • Kiaan PIllay, Co-Founder/CEO, Stitch
  • Catherine Birkett, CFO at GoCardless

With soundclips from:

  • Alexander Emeshev, Co-Founder, Vivid Money

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

  • South African fintech Stitch raises $21 million in Series A funding - 3:00
  • GoCardless enters unicorn club with $312 million funding and $2.1 billion valuation - 14:45
  • Vivid Money, a financial super app, raises $114M at an $886M valuation to expand in Europe - 28:30
  • Fly Now Pay Later inks deal with booking site Alternative Airlines - 38:40
  • Apple and Stripe team up for tap to pay on iPhones - 48:20
  • New neobank Coupl set to launch in India - 49:45
  • Pakistani BNPL Firm QisstPay Expands to US - 50:50
  • Will Ferrell invests in Danish challenger bank Lunar - 52:00

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