775. News: Ramp raises $300m, Goldman returns to the rich and Monzo tops the charts

Episode 964 · August 28th, 2023 · 59 mins 42 secs

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, Kate Moody and Benjamin Ensor 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:

  • Kate Drew, DIrector of Research, CCG Catalyst
  • Martin Sokk, CEO & Co-Founder, Lightyear

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

  • Ramp raises at downround and Adyen share value drops
  • Lightyear launches B2B investment accounts targeted at ‘solopreneurs’
  • Goldman Sachs plans sale to concentrate on the ultra-wealthy
  • Monzo tops CMA’s list of best banks
  • NALA enters Nigeria to drive cross-border payments
  • Africa’s $3 Billion Payment Startup Flutterwave Presses Ahead With IPO Plans
  • Banking jokes make it on the list of the best from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

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