680. News: Apple and PayPal call a truce – but who wins?

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680. News: Apple and PayPal call a truce – but who wins?

Kate Moody and Benjamin Ensor are joined by some great guests to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days, including: PayPal and Apple call a truce, Stripe and others make tough layoffs, and Glastonbury festival ticket issues. All this and more on today's show!

Our expert hosts, Kate Moody 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:

  • Alex Johnson, Creator, Fintech Takes
  • Sophie Winwood, Principal, Anthemis

With soundclips from:

  • Kristin Sadler, Head of Impact, Quona Capital

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

  • PayPal, Apple reach truce and will accept each other’s products - 3:20
  • Stripe cuts 14% of its workforce, CEO says they ‘overhired for the world we’re in’ - 14:45
  • Quona Capital sinking $332M into startups focused on financial inclusion - 25:15
  • Santander to block UK transfers to crypto exchanges in 2023 - 36:00
  • Black-owned fintech company launches free grant search platform - 46:40
  • Twitter files paperwork to enter payments business - 48:45
  • 11:FS and Griffin join forces to bring the power of embedded finance to UK businesses - 50:20
  • Glastonbury Festival ticket sales hit by technical issue - 51:20

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, 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 Johnson, Kristin Sadler, and Sophie Winwood.