457. News: Can JPMorgan disrupt the UK challenger bank market?

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457. News: Can JPMorgan disrupt the UK challenger bank market?

Sarah Kocianski and Jason Bates are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Railsbank in talks to buy Wirecard UK, JPMorgan to [possibly] launch a UK digital challenger bank by 2021 and the UK's 800% surge of open banking payments during lockdown. All this and much more on today's show.

Our expert hosts, Sarah Kocianski and Jason Bates, 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:

  • Shefali Roy - COO and CCO at TrueLayer
  • Rachel Green - Research Analyst for Insider Intelligence

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

  • Railsbank to buy Wirecard UK (01:54)
  • JPMorgan to challenge UK banks with digital launch in early 2021 (12:00)
  • Under lockdown open banking payments surged 800% (25:40)
  • Laybuy goes floating on the Australian stock exchange (36:43)
  • Zopa takes first steps in digital banking with the launch of their fixed term savings accounts (45:25)
  • Japan is running out of credit card numbers (53:36)

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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 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: Rachel Green and Shefali Roy.