437. News: Stop, collaborate and listen - Amazon and Goldman Sachs team up

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437. News: Stop, collaborate and listen - Amazon and Goldman Sachs team up

Jason Bates and Simon Taylor are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Goldman Sachs teams up with another tech giant as it launches credit lines on Amazon, Monzo raise funding but lose valuation and WhatsApp launches payments in Brazil. All this and much much more on today's FIntech Insider News.

Our expert hosts, Jason Bates and Simon Taylor, 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:

  • Gemma Godfrey - Business Advisor & FinTech Entrepreneur
  • Freddy Kelly - CEO at Credit Kudos
  • Lois Ollerenshaw - Venture Principal, Nationwide

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

  • Amazon unveils small business credit line with Goldman in latest tie-up between tech and Wall Street (02:05)
  • Unicorn challenger bank Monzo has closed a $76 million funding round at a 40% valuation drop (13:01)
  • Stripe takes on rivals with UK direct debit launch (24:31)
    • CUTAWAY Stripe EMEA Business Lead Matt Henderson (25:09)
  • WhatsApp finally launches payments, starting in Brazil (37:09)
  • Klarna partners with Raisin to open savings accounts in Germany (46:20)
  • Stories we didn’t have time to cover (53:16)
  • HumanIPO - Participate in human IPOs of people you believe in (57:11)

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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: Freddy Kelly, Gemma Godfrey, Lois Ollerenshaw, and Matt Henderson.