459. News: Paypal take on Klarna and Afterpay; Vipps and Visa team up & Chip’s new raise

Episode 636 · September 7th, 2020 · 1 hr 8 mins

About this Episode

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

  • Alex Latham - CMO at Chip
  • Daniel Lanyon - Editor in Chief at AltFi

We cover the following stories from the fintech and financial services space:

  • UK savings fintech Chip is raising a Series A round that will value it at more than $130 million (02:45)
  • PayPal introduces interest-free buy-now-pay-later product (22:12)
  • BBVA builds gender-neutral global chatbot (31:48)
  • Vipps & Visa announce partnership to enable mobile payments. We also hear from Eilin Schjetne, Partnership Lead Europe for Real Time Payments at Visa. (39:25)
  • Two Black-Led Banks Merge to Form a $1 Billion Lender (46:35)
  • Goldman Sachs Has Money. It Has Power. And Now It Has a Font (01:01:18)

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