285. News: Techlash

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285. News: Techlash

On this week's episode, Simon and Adam sit down with Emily Nicolle and Valentina Kristensen to discuss the latest and greatest news in fintech.

Our hosts Simon and Adam are joined by Emily Nicolle, Technology Reporter at City AM and Valentina Kristensen, Director of Growth and Comms at OakNorth.

First up, Starling Bank reviewing data policy after customer complains his passport was shared in a web link 01:41

2019 looks to continue another lights-out year for fintech startups 06:51

Google just nabbed an e-money license and it highlights the serious threat tech companies pose to incumbent banks 13:05

Microsoft Partners With Fintech Startup ZestFinance To Bring Transparency To AI-Powered Financial Models 20:22

Ant Financial in talks to buy WorldFirst 31:06

Chinese ride-hailing app Didi Chuxing expands into fintech as driver regulation rears its head 36:31

Denmark shakes up watchdog after Danske Bank scandal 41:58

We also have a great interview with Sian Lewin to give us a bit more insight 43:29

Israeli law restricting use of cash goes into effect 50:34

And Finally, the bank that watches your every move 55:48

All this and so much more on today's episode of Fintech Insider!

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This week's episode was produced by Laura Watkins and edited by Alex Woodhouse.

Special Guests: Adam Davis, Emily Nicolle, Sian Lewin, and Valentina Kristensen.