770. News: PayPal launches stablecoin and Apple $10 billion rocks the banking world

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770. News: PayPal launches stablecoin and Apple $10 billion rocks the banking world

PayPal launches stablecoin, Apple announces $10 billion in deposits, and Drake launches Shopify mansion – Kate Moody and Ross Gallagher are joined by some great guests, from Fiat Republic and Knot API, to talk about the most interesting stories in financial services over the last 7 days.


Our expert hosts, Kate Moody and Ross Gallagher, are 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:

  • PayPal launches stablecoin backed by the US dollar
  • Knot API raises $10M from Amex, Plaid amid deposit war
  • Finance industry needs to be 'more accessible' for those who didn’t go to university
  • Apple Card’s Savings account reaches over $10B in deposits
  • Pockit app raises $10m to bring financial stability to underserved communities
  • Drake's collab with Shopify is a messy virtual mansion stocked with exclusive merch curated and designed by the rap star

This week's guests include:

  • Adam Bialy, Founder & CEO, Fiat Republic
  • Rory O’Reilly, CEO and Co-Founder, Knot

With soundclips from:

  • Virraj Jatania, Co-Founder and CEO, Pockit

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