636. News: Have Apple pressed the Buy Now Pay Later nuke button?

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Gwera Kiwana and Nicole Perry are joined by some great guests to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days, including: Apple and Zopa step into Buy Now Pay Later, major announcements from Money 20/20 in Amsterdam, and fintech developers could be blasting into space!

Our expert hosts, Gwera Kiwana and Nicole Perry, 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:

  • Lena Hackelöer, CEO & Founder, Brite Payments
  • Tim Waterman, Chief Commercial Officer, Zopa

With soundclips from:

  • Dare Okoudjou, Founder & CEO, MFS Africa
  • Daniel Kjellén, CEO and Co-Founder, Tink
  • Peter Lord, CEO, Codat
  • Myles Stephenson, Founder & Chief Executive, Modulr

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

  • Apple Pay Later is the company’s take on a buy now, pay later service - 4:42
  • Challenger bank Zopa enters BNPL market - 16:21
  • African payments company makes rare purchase of US fintech - 29:00
  • Open banking platform Tink strikes payments deal with Revolut - 37:35
  • JPMorgan Backs Software Startup Codat at $825 Million Valuation - 46:40
  • Modulr Unveils SEPA Instant Service for Real-Time European Business Payments - 49:50
  • Rapyd launches out of this world competition for software developers to win a trip to the edge of space - 51:40

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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: Daniel Kjellén, Dare Okoudjou, Lena Hackelöer, Myles Stephenson , Peter Lord, and Tim Waterman.

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