381. News: Zopa funding drama


Our expert hosts, Simon Taylor and Adam Davis, are joined by some new and returning guests to talk about the latest goings-on in the world of fintech, financial services and banking. This week’s guests include:

  • Andrew Bud – Founder and CEO, IProov
  • Livia Benisty – Global Head of Business AML at Banking Circle
  • Jamie Campbell – CEO of Fronted

Together, they cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:

  • Natwest and RBS suffer outages on Black Friday (04:37)
  • Goldman taps the brakes on Marcus expansion in the UK (10:55)
  • Zopa secures last-minute licence renewal (15:45)
  • First Direct tops the charts twice in a week (24:26)
  • Apple Pay speeds up payments on the tube (35:20)
  • Monzo announce their US CEO (40:40)
  • Roger Federer coins make a mint (46:30)

Check out our brand new documentary 11:YEARS – the Rise of UK Fintech now. Head over to 11years.film to watch for free, and share using #11YEARS.

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