648. News: Starling pulls back from Ireland while Stori becomes Mexico's latest fintech unicorn

Episode 831 · July 25th, 2022 · 58 mins 47 secs

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, Kate Moody and Amy Gavin, 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:

  • Sarah Kocianski, Independent Fintech Strategy Consultant
  • Douglas Mackenzie, Chief Content Officer, Fintech Finance

With soundclips from:

  • Katie Llanos-Small, CEO, Iupana

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

  • Starling pulls Irish bank application as international focus shifts - 3:25
  • Stori becomes Mexico’s latest fintech unicorn following massive funding round - 14:35
  • Brothers launch DIY investment platform for ESG investors - 27:40
  • Several fintechs post growing revenues despite global downturn - 38:20
  • Instagram’s new payments feature lets users buy products via DMs - 48:55
  • Half a trillion dollars wiped from fintechs - 50:12
  • Christie’s is getting into venture capital with a new fund for tech startups making financial tools for the art market - 52:00
  • A pop-up ice cream truck is selling 'Eat the Rich' popsicles shaped like Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg - 53:40

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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