379. News: Is Goldman Sachs going mass market?

Episode 554 · December 2nd, 2019 · 1 hr 3 mins

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, Simon Taylor and David Brear are joined by some returning guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week. This week's guests include:

  • Olly Betts - Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer at OpenWrks
  • Aman Kohli - Chief Technology Officer Banking and Capital Markets, DXC Technology
  • Isabel Woodford - Fintech Journalist, Sifted

Together, they cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:

  • Plaid expands further across Europe (02:24) - and we also hear from Plaid's Head of UK, Keith Grose, to tell us more.
  • Goldman Sachs may be acquiring E-Trade or merging with US Bank (12:29)
  • Westpac chief quits amid money laundering scandal (21:36)
  • India’s Paytm raises $1 billion (30:40)
  • Nationwide opens API sandbox for mortgage industry (37:28)
  • Revolut launches GBP direct debits (44:17)
  • Brazilian fintech says it’s the world’s first LGBT+ bank (50:26)
  • RBS’s Bo moo-ves into the market (54:11)

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