600. News: Apple muscles in on merchant payments and Monzo lays out the future

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Marking 600 episodes of Fintech Insider – Simon Taylor and Benjamin Ensor are joined by some great guests, from Monzo, Klarna, and Fexco, to talk about some of the most interesting stories of the last 7 days, including: Apple turns iPhones into payment terminals, Wayflyer becomes latest Irish fintech unicorn, and Monzo Co-Founder tells us about the company’s future and the lessons learned.

It's episode 600 of Fintech Insider and our expert hosts, Simon Taylor and Benjamin Ensor, 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:

  • Jonas Templestein, Co-Founder/CTO, Monzo Bank
  • Alex Marsh, Head, Klarna UK
  • Ruth McCarthy, CEO, Fexco Corporate Payments

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

  • Next up in Apple’s plan for financial domination: Turning iPhones into payment terminals - 4:15
  • Wayflyer becomes latest Irish tech unicorn after $150m fundraise - 17:15
  • 11:FS sits down with Monzo Co-Founder/CTO Jonas Templestein - 30:20
  • Jack Dorsey’s Block completes $29bn Afterpay acquisition - 56:20
  • Following his fiery Twitter tirades, Bolt founder Ryan Breslow is no longer CEO - 58:00
  • Serena Williams backed fintech Esusu hits unicorn status, procures $130M to bridge racial wealth gap - 59:50
  • Predicting Fintech Insider Episode 6000! - 1:01:30

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Special Guests: Alex Marsh, Jonas Templestein, and Ruth McCarthy.

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