483. News: Google gets into banking - but how will customers react?

Episode 660 · November 30th, 2020 · 1 hr 7 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:

  • Daniel Lanyon - Editor in Chief, Altfi
  • Shaun Puckrin - Chief Product Officer, GPS

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

  • Google moves into Venmo and bank territory with checking accounts and updated payment app
  • Starling hits profitability for the first time
  • Daylight launches LGBT+ digital banking platform
  • JPMorgan pushes ahead with UK digital bank plans
  • From a UK challenger to a US one: Current snags $131 million in Series C funding
  • The Queen expresses interest in blockchain technology

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