473. News: Stripe acquires Paystack - are they taking over the world?

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Simon Taylor and Mel Stringer are joined by some great guests to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Stripe acquires Nigeria’s Paystack, Marqeta’s research discovers Covid-19 has forced three-quarters of banks to change their future strategy, and ESG funds forecast to outnumber conventional funds by 2025.

Our expert hosts, Simon Taylor and Mel Stringer, 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:

  • Shaun Puckrin, Chief Product Officer, Global Processing Services
  • Chris Maddern - Co-founder and Chief Innovation Officer at Button

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

  • Stripe acquires Nigeria’s Paystack. We also hear a soundbite from Matt Henderson, EMEA Lead for Stripe. (02:06)
  • Marqeta: Covid-19 has forced three-quarters of banks to change their future banking strategy (14:18)
  • Visa invests in GPS (26:16)
  • Robinhood warns users about margin calls and nearly 2000 accounts breached by hackers (37:00)
  • ESG funds forecast to outnumber conventional funds by 2025 (46:05)
  • How Captain Tom started an open banking revolution (1:00:42)

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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: Chris Maddern, Matt Henderson, and Shaun Puckrin.