502. News: Are Elon Musk and Tesla driving bitcoin mainstream?

Episode 679 · February 15th, 2021 · 1 hr 1 min

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, Simon Taylor and Kate Moody 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:

  • Rhian Lewis - Author of the Cryptocurrency Revolution & Co-developer of altcoin portfolio tracker CountMyCrypto
  • Nicolas Weng Kan - CEO of Yolt and Yolt Technology Services

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

  • Tesla says it has bought $1.5 billion worth of bitcoin
  • Yolt brings Open Banking to mortgage lending
  • Monzo on course to raise a further £50 million
  • Klarna opens first bank account; eyes $500 million fund raise
  • Anonymous fintech start-up Millions raises $3 million and gives away cash on Twitter

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