858. Focus: The biggest payment trends in Europe right now

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858. Focus: The biggest payment trends in Europe right now

In season two of Fintech Insider Focus, in collaboration with Visa, our expert hosts, 11:FS' Benjamin Ensor alongside Visa's Matthieu Altwegg, Vice President, Head of Product and Solutions for UK & Ireland, shine a light on fintech in different parts of the world.

In this half of the series we are looking closer at Europe, and in each episode we will explore a particular country or region within Europe to explore each topic in more detail.

On today’s episode we want to start with a look at the bigger picture, and discuss some of the biggest payments trends sweeping across the continent - AI, account to account (A2A) and digital wallets - and consider how they are shaping the way we pay.

This week's guests include

  • Siamac Rezaiezadeh, VP Product Marketing & Insights at GoCardless
  • Alex Rivas-Gale, Head of Product, Europe at Clearbank

Highlights from this episode:

  • The biggest payment trend of the last 3 years
  • AI
  • Account to account payments
  • Digital wallets
  • The payments landscape in 5 years' time


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