646. News: Klarna completes down round and Flutterwave accounts frozen in Kenya

Episode 829 · July 18th, 2022 · 53 mins 36 secs

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Kate Moody, 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:

  • Abubakar Idris, Africa Reporter, Rest of World
  • Anita Ramaswamy, Reporter, Techcrunch

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

  • Klarna’s valuation slashed by $39 billion amid fintech rout - 4:45
  • Fintech Flutterwave has accounts frozen in Kenya amid court probe - 14:15
  • Brazilian lender Creditas raises $200 million, buys bank - 24:10
  • Kadmos, a salary payments platform for migrant workers, raises $29.5M - 31:30
  • Almost 4.5 million UK families are in serious financial trouble - 39:50
  • Revolut launches ‘learn and earn’ crypto courses - 41:45
  • Playboy goes full Minecraft, teases pixelated mansion in the metaverse - 43:00

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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