730. News: Is Apple a fintech now?

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730. News: Is Apple a fintech now?

Apple launches savings account, JROC lays out Open Banking roadmap, and Game of Thrones stars challenge big banks over fossil fuel links – Ross Gallagher and Benjamin Ensor are joined by some great guests, from Yonder and Open Finance Association, to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days.

Our expert hosts, Ross Gallagher 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:

  • Nilixa Devlukia, Chair, Open Finance Association
  • Tim Chong, Co-Founder and CEO, Yonder

With soundclips from:

  • Alvaro Castillo, Innovation Manager, Caixabank

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

  • Apple launches high-yield savings account with Goldman in payments push 6:57
  • Open banking boost as UK regulators vow to support innovation and consumer protection 20:12
  • Credit card challenger Yonder scores £62.5m Series A 36:15
  • CaixaBank rolls out metaverse initiative to promote sustainability 49:45
  • Actor Ryan Reynolds adds payments company Nuvei to portfolio of business interests 58:08
  • Game of Thrones stars challenge big banks over fossil fuel links 1:00:40

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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, 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: Alvaro Castillo, Nilixa Devlukia, and Tim Chong.