725. News: Has Apple missed the Buy Now Pay Later boom?
Crowdcube and Octopus Investments opening up retail investments, Apple Pay Later is finally launching, and Twitter changes logo to Dogecoin cryptocurrency image – Ross Gallagher is joined by some great guests, from Crowdcube, Fintech Business Weekly, and The Fintech Times, to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days.
Our expert host, Ross Gallagher, is joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week.
We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:
- Crowdcube and Octopus Investments are opening up retail investments in a new partnership - 5:20
- Apple Pay Later is finally launching - 16:35
- Investing app Acorns acquires kid-focused fintech GoHenry to expand in Europe - 28:50
- The Meltdown of a Gay Bank: What went wrong when an LGBTQ+ start-up set out to disrupt finance - 41:15
- Twitter changes logo to Dogecoin cryptocurrency image in apparent late April fool’s day gag - 43:00
This week's guests include:
- Jason Mikula, Publisher, Fintech Business Weekly
- Jonathan Keeling, Chief Growth Officer, Crowdcube
- Polly Jean Harrison, Features Editor, The Fintech Times
With soundclips from:
- Louise Hill, Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer, GoHenry
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Special Guests: Jason Mikula, Jonathan Keeling, Louise Hill, and Polly Jean Harrison.
- Crowdcube and Octopus Investments are opening up retail investments in a new partnership
- Apple Pay Later is finally launching
- Investing app Acorns acquires kid-focused fintech GoHenry to expand in Europe
- The Meltdown of a Gay Bank: What went wrong when an LGBTQ+ start-up set out to disrupt finance.
- Twitter changes logo to Dogecoin cryptocurrency image in apparent late April fool’s day gag