291. News: My relationship is contactless

Episode 455 · January 28th, 2019 · 1 hr 11 mins

About this Episode

Our hosts David, Jason and Sarah are joined by Daniel Macklin, Co-founder of So-Fi, board member and Angel Investor, Daniel Lowther, Head of FinTech at CCgroup and Freddy Kelly CEO of Credit Kudos.

First up, Snoop Dogg Invests In Klarna, Sweden's $2.5 Billion Unicorn 02:49

We've also got a great cutaway from Aoife Houlihan, VP Communications and Public Policy at Klarna to tell us more about the partnership 11:16

Square launches debit card for businesses 15:04

Google hit with £44m GDPR fine over ads 20:10

Alipay awarded e-money licence in Luxembourg 25:25

11:FS AMA with a question on if the big 4 Australian banks are more engaging than Monzo 39:30

Aussie digital bank Xinja makes crowdfunding move 45:11

Aussie digital bank Volt wins banking licence 48:30

Lloyds to cut costs with Thought Machine platform move 54:20

And Finally, Church of England: Contactless collection payments trialled 1:03:38

All this and so much more on today's episode of Fintech Insider!

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This week's episode was produced by Laura Watkins and edited by Alex Woodhouse.

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