654. News: Earned wage access – friend or foe?

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654. News: Earned wage access – friend or foe?

Kate Moody 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: cash’s comeback as the cost of living climbs, Heopagos raising big for Latam payments, and Italy says ‘ciao!’ to Domino's Pizza.

Our expert hosts, Kate Moody 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:

  • Katie Llanos-Small, Founder & Editor, Iupana
  • Brian Byrnes, Head of Personal Finance, Moneybox

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

  • Cost of living: People turning back to cash as prices rise - 4:28
  • Argentinian fintech start-up Geopagos raises $35m funding round - 17:35
  • ZayZoon charges employees $5 to get paid sooner - 28:38
  • SoftBank CEO ‘ashamed’ of pride in past profits as record losses prompt cost cut - 38:55
  • The Bank of London to boost US presence with tech hub in North Carolina - 48:08
  • Central Bank of Kenya doubles down on its position on Flutterwave and Chipper Cash, orders banks to close fintechs’ accounts - 49:50
  • Domino’s Pizza says arrivederci, flees Italy after failing to win over local customers - 52:20

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: Brian Byrnes and Katie Llanos-Small.