620. News: Nova Credit comes to the UK and Apple plots a payments war

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620. News: Nova Credit comes to the UK and Apple plots a payments war

Gwera Kiwana and Kate Moody are joined by some great guests to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last seven days, including: US fintech Nova Credit expands into Europe, Apple’s plan to win the payments war, and the microchip implants that let you pay with your hand. All this and more in today's show!

Our expert hosts, Gwera Kiwana and Kate Moody, 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:

  • Misha Esipov, Co-founder & CEO, Nova Credit
  • Polly Jean Harrison, Features Editor, The Fintech Times

With soundclips from:

  • Duke Ekezie-Joseph, Co-founder and Chief Growth Officer, Kippa

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

  • US fintech Nova Credit expands into Europe to “unlock opportunities” for immigrants - 4:00
  • Apple’s plan to pump up Apple Card and Apple Pay and win the payments war - 15:35
  • Nigerian fintech start-up Kippa launches digital payments offering for African SMEs - 26:45
  • Bank of England’s fintech chief leaves for digital asset platform Fireblocks - 35:50
  • Russia has defaulted on its foreign debt, says S&P - 44:30
  • Meta is reportedly making ‘Zuck Bucks’ - 46:15
  • UK pay falls for second month in a row as cost of living bites - 47:40
  • The microchip implants that let you pay with your hand - 49:30

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Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It’s hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as 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: Duke Ekezie-Joseph, Misha Esipov, and Polly Jean Harrison.