Tag: platform banking

Brands as Banks, Samsung Money, Kabbage vs. OnDeck and Fintech Geopolitics

Today, we’re joined by Lex Sokolin to talk news and current events. The fintech world is not taking the summer off. New developments are coming fast and furious, from fundraisings to product launches to government intervention. Banking for brands startup Bond raised $32 million to capitalize on the exploding trend of B2B2C banking. Samsung Money […]

Powering 95% of US Digital Banking with Galileo

Clay Wilkes is the founder and CEO of Galileo, one of the leading digital banking and payments platforms in North America. Galileo provides much of the technology that powers banking and payments for companies including Chime, Robinhood and Varo, plus the US operations of Monzo, N26, Revolut and many, many more. In April, SoFi, one […]

SoFi buys Galileo, Moven shutters B2C business, Fintechs respond to COVID-19

In this episode, we’re joined by Lex Sokolin for analysis of a few important recent fintech developments. Lex is the author of the Future of Finance newsletter, the CMO & Global Fintech Co-Head at ConsenSys and a genuinely next-level thinker. In this conversation, Lex and I examine the recent SoFi acquisition of Galileo, Moven’s decision […]

Banking-as-a-Service from the Incumbent’s Perspective with BBVA

Today we’re joined by Abhishek Gupta, Head of BBVA Open Platform, BBVA’s banking-as-a-service offering. As most people listening this podcast know, BBVA is a leader in financial innovation among incumbent banks, having taken a very proactive approach to the role of technology in banking. The Open Platform is the productized, public facing version of BBVA’s […]

Building the AWS of Banking with Griffin

Platform banking’s role in the growth of fintech can hardly be understated, with companies including Monzo, N26, Revolut, Chime, Acorns, Betterment, MoneyLion and many, many more starting or expanding on top of regulated third-party banking partners. Similarly, the promise of embedded finance, where non-bank brands and consumer experiences deliver banking and other financial services directly […]

A Platform for the Next Wave of Financial Innovation

Sankaet Pathak is the Founder and CEO of Synapse, a platform banking provider. Fresh off a Series B led by Andreessen Horowitz, Synapse is operating at the leading edge of the potentially massive platform banking trend. In this conversation, we discuss the issues with existing sponsor banking infrastructure, examples of new propositions that can be […]

Platform Banking and Other Fintech Trends

Aman Ghei is a Principal at Finch Capital, a Venture Capital firm with offices in London, Amsterdam and Singapore. Nigel Verdon is the Co-Founder and CEO of Railsbank, a banking utility layer giving fintechs access to banking services in five lines of code. Aman and Nigel are two extremely insightful guys. We explore a range of subjects in today’s conversation, […]

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