604. News: Banked and Agreena raise Series As – but does fintech have a problem with copying?

Episode 785 · February 21st, 2022 · 59 mins 58 secs

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, Benjamin Ensor and Tim Heard, 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:

  • Brad Goodall, CEO, Banked
  • Julie Koch Fahler, Co-founder, Agreena

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

  • Banked raises $20m Series A led by Bank of America and Edenred for US expansion - 3:00
  • 'Farmer fintechs' are turning Europe’s farms into carbon sinks - 15:30
  • Primer co-founder hits out at "brazen" copying in fintech - 28:15
  • Four buy now, pay later firms change ‘potentially unfair terms’ - 39:30
  • Revolut acquires Indian money transfer company Arvog Forex - 50:25
  • BBVA invests $300m in Brazil's Neon - 51:40
  • Sustainable finance app Novus raises $5m in 9 months and is now officially live - 52:58
  • JPMorgan is the first bank into the metaverse - 54:25

Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It’s hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as 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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