616. News: UK's open banking regulator faces shake-up, ArK Kapital creates 'ageing filter' for startups

Episode 798 · April 4th, 2022 · 50 mins 57 secs

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Sim Rai, 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:

  • Alan Ainsworth, Head of Policy, OBIE
  • Axel Bruzelius, Founder and COO, ArK Kapital

With soundclips from:

  • Shaun Port, Managing Director of Savings and Investments, Chase UK

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

  • CMA to create regulatory body to oversee open banking industry - 4:00
  • Stockholm-based ArK Kapital raises €165 million to help startups grow faster and smarter - 15:45
  • JP Morgan's Chase launches UK saver with "market-leading" interest rate - 25:16
  • Kadmos snaps €8.3 million to transform salary payments for migrant workers - 33:50
  • Bank of England joins MIT CBDC roster - 42:00
  • Chip raises £6.5m crowdfund on path to becoming saving and investing super app - 43:20
  • Mobile wallets to be adopted by over one-third of global population by 2024 - 44:40
  • The CEO of Goldman Sachs is set to DJ at Lollapalooza 2022 - 45:40

This episode is sponsored by Austrade

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