Known as one of the top banks in the UK Barclays has been growing their presence in the US by building a credit card business with partners like Uber, Apple and JetBlue; Barclays began their US push by acquiring branchless startup Juniper Bank in 2004; building through retailers allows the bank to connect the customer with a more natural, noticeable brand; Barclays plans to launch a digital only bank soon. Source.
Todd is the host of PitchIt: the fintech startups podcast, a weekly interview show featuring emerging fintech founders and leading venture capitalists. He is responsible for leading the content team which covers fintech through daily & weekly email newsletters, editorial, virtual events, and in-person conferences. He has been covering fintech, banking, and venture capital for more than 15 years, including speaking regularly at industry events.