752. Insights: How does Big Tech shake up the payments industry?

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752. Insights: How does Big Tech shake up the payments industry?

David M. Brear is joined by some great guests, from Clearbank, Mastercard, and Thredd, to discuss the relationship between Silicon Valley giants and the payments space.

Our expert hosts, David M. Brear, is joined by some great guests to ask "How does Big Tech shake up the payments industry?"

This week's guests include:

  • Alexandra Rivas-Gale, International Payments Product Lead, Clearbank
  • Jim McCarthy, EVP of Product & Sales, Thredd
  • Jorn Lambert, Chief Digital Officer, Mastercard

It’s often said that, with every new feature launch, Apple can wipe out 100+ startups trying to do the same thing. But actually the relationship between financial services and Big Tech is way more complicated than that!

Between partnerships, acquisitions, back-end processes, and public fallouts - there’s a lot of ways these two industries cross over and influence each other.

In this show, we’ve put together a panel of amazing experts to discuss: how the relationship has developed to date, the challenges in that relationship, and what the future looks like for Big Tech and the payments industry.

This episode is sponsored by Thredd

Global Processing Services (GPS), the payments platform trusted by the leading issuers to process billions of transactions a year, has changed their name to Thredd. Why Thredd? Thredd, because their tailored payment processing solutions are the thread that connects payments innovators of the future. Thredd, because they are true partners, becoming part of the fabric of your business as it grows. And Thredd because it just feels right. Find out more at Thredd.com.

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: Alexandra Rivas-Gale, Jim McCarthy, and Jorn Lambert.