695. News: Flutterwave vies for Railsr and NALA expands into Europe

Episode 883 · January 16th, 2023 · 1 hr 41 secs

About this Episode

Our expert host, Kate Moody, is 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:

  • Benjamin Fernandes, CEO, NALA
  • Charlie Conchie, Investment Editor, City AM
  • Wiza Jalakasi, VP of Global Merchant Business, Chipper Cash

With soundclips from:

  • Tom Burton, Director of External Affairs and Public Policy, GoCardless

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

  • African payments giant Flutterwave vies to buy British fintech Railsr - 4:15
  • NALA expands into Europe to enable cross border payments - 16:40
  • UK fintech funding tumbles amid global slowdown, but London remains well ahead of global rivals - 30:15
  • Jack Ma to give up control of fintech giant Ant Group - 41:40
  • Visa and Enfuce pilot prepaid cards for refugees in France - 49:15
  • Open Banking turns five! - 50:50
  • YouTube star Logan Paul apologises for CryptoZoo project failure - 55:00

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, Ross Gallagher, Benjamin Ensor, and Kate Moody - 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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