399. News: Will Goldman Sachs and Amazon conquer the SMB space?

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Leda Glyptis and David Brear are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Could Goldman Sachs and Amazon join forces on small business lending?, two more payments giants are consolidating, and banker busted for allegedly filching food.

Our expert hosts, Leda Glyptis and David Brear, 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:

  • David Rosa, Co-Founder at Neat
  • Lois Ollerenshaw, Ventures at Nationwide
  • Sam Lathey, Co-Founder and CEO of Bippit

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

  • Goldman Sachs in talks with Amazon about small business loans (05:16)
  • Worldline to buy Ingenico for $8.6 billion (13:09)
  • Revolut moves European payments to Ireland and Lithuanian (20:10)
  • Remitly starts US banking service aimed at immigrants (33:44)
  • Australian fintechs split on screen scraping ban (43:05)
  • Texas Capital Bank reveals account that pays air miles (54:17)
  • Trader suspended for allegedly stealing sandwiches (56:54)

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Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. Hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates, Leda Glyptis and Sarah Kocianski and joined by a range of brilliant guests, we cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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Special Guests: David Rosa, Lois Ollerenshaw, and Sam Lathey.

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