703. News: UK Government pulls plug on Tech Nation while Stripe sets deadline for IPO

Episode 891 · February 6th, 2023 · 1 hr 3 mins

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, Ross Gallagher and 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:

  • Tom Renwick, Head of Business Lending, Atom Bank
  • Douglas Mackenzie, Chief Content Officer, Fintech Finance

With soundclips from:

  • Gerard Grech, CEO, Tech Nation
  • Gabby MacSweeney, Head of Communications & Public Policy, Codat

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

  • Tech Nation shutting down as UK government controversially pulls key funding - 4:25
  • Oaknorth and Atom Bank call on Grant Shapps to boost lending to small businesses - 16:50
  • Stripe tells employees it will decide on an IPO within the next year - 31:25
  • Republicans vow to probe US banks and asset managers’ ‘ESG agenda’ in Congress - 41:10
  • Monzo revenues surge more than twofold, putting it on track for 2023 profitability - 52:00
  • Ashley's Frasers Group set to roll out buy-now pay-later product - 53:50
  • Michigan boy, 6, spends $1k on Grubhub: ‘Doorbell just kept ringing, cars kept coming’ - 55:10

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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