674. News: Is Apple's big bank dream impossible?

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674. News: Is Apple's big bank dream impossible?

Benjamin Ensor is joined by some great guests, from Fintech Business Weekly, Bloomberg and GoHenry, to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days, including: Apple teams up with Goldman Sachs on savings account, GoHenry raises $55m and Gossip Girl's Ed Westwick backs European investing app Shares.

Our expert host, Benjamin Ensor, is 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:

  • Alex Zivoder, CEO, GoHenry
  • Jason Mikula, Publisher, Fintech Business Weekly
  • Gaia Lamperti, Producer, Bloomberg

With sound clips from:

  • Luigi Pace, Director of Marketing and Innovation, Compass

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

  • Apple teams up with Goldman Sachs on high-yield savings accounts - 5:33
  • GoHenry, the fintech for under-18s, raises $55m after passing 2m users - 18:15
  • Mastercard will help banks offer cryptocurrency trading - 30:45
  • Italy’s Mediobanca acquires fintechs to drive BNPL growth - 41:00
  • Digital bank Bunq wins case against Dutch Central Bank over artificial intelligence use - 50:30
  • Revolut expands accommodation booking service to rival Airbnb - 52:10
  • Ed Westwick teams up with Shares to champion new era of social investing -53:20

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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, Ross Gallagher, Benjamin Ensor, and Kate Moody - 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: Alex Zivoder, Gaia Lamperti, Jason Mikula, and Luigi Pace.