800. News: US big banks team up to launch Paze, and Atom Bank raise £100m in equity funding

Episode 989 · November 6th, 2023 · 1 hr 5 mins

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, David Barton-Grimley 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:

  • Mariela Hunter, a fractional COO
  • Mark Mullen, CEO of Atom Bank

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

  • US bank-owned Early Warning to launch digital wallet Paze next year in an attempt to fend off big tech
  • Atom Bank raises £100 million in equity funding
  • Deutsche Bank plans to close half of all Postbank branches by 2026
  • Railsr get a £20m investment just months after insolvency proceedings
  • KFH rolls out Shari’a-compliant digital youth bank
  • Swiss retailer Coop partners with embedded finance firm additiv to launch ‘superapp’ Coop Finance+
  • Innovate Finance introduce first ‘Pride in Fintech Powerlist’

PLUS, what fintech would you bring back from the dead? Halloween has brought out the morbid and nostalgic in all of us!

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