In this episode, Sam Maule, Americas MD, digs into the impact COVID-19 is having, this time specifcally on US small businesses; the options they have from banks, lenders and the government; and the ways that fintechs are trying to help.
One of the hardest hit of the economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic are small businesses and the self employed, and at the time of recording in the US, the stimulus funding had already been syndicated out.
To dig into the implications of this alongside Sam, this week's guests include:
- Jane Barratt, Chief Advocacy Officer, MX
- John Pitts, Policy Lead, Plaid
- Jill Castilla, CEO, Citizens Bank of Edmond
Our panel also have a crack at giving some future predictions for how the current crisis could change US SMB financing long term, even after the impact of pandemic subsides.
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The COVID-19 pandemic has created an immediate financial and operational crisis, permanently reshaping the financial services industry. This change must be swift and unavoidable - check out our research report to find out more: Info.11fs.com/covid19
Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. Hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates, Leda Glyptis and Sarah Kocianski and joined by a range of brilliant guests, we cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.
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