768. News: Shopify and HSBC blur the lines between e-commerce and financial services

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Shopify launches credit card, HSBC and Tradeshift launch joint embedded finance venture, and Snoop gets acquired – Ross Gallagher and David Barton-Grimley are joined by some great guests to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days.

Our expert hosts, Ross Gallagher and David Barton-Grimley, 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:

  • Shehan Silva, Head of Digital Solutions, Global Trade and Receivables Finance, HSBC
  • Valentina Kristensen, Director of Growth & Communications, OakNorth Bank

With soundclips from:

  • Harris Irfan, CEO, Cordoba Capital Markets
  • Vikram Anreddy, Head of Product for Financial Services, Shopify

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

  • Shopify expands into credit cards as it pushes further into the fintech space
  • HSBC launches embedded finance venture with fintech Tradeshift
  • Global fintech funding drops 17% to $52.4bn in first half of 2023
  • Snoop snapped up by Vanquis
  • Banks accused of closing accounts belonging to British Muslims
  • Job applicant lists ‘balloon animals’ on his resume. So boss brings balloons to the job interview

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Special Guests: Harris Irfan, Shehan Silva, Valentina Kristensen, and Vikram Anreddy.