627. Insights: How payroll data became the holy grail

Episode 809 · May 13th, 2022 · 41 mins 7 secs

About this Episode

Our expert host, Simon Taylor, is joined by some great guests to ask: 'How did payroll data become the new gold rush?'

Payroll data has become the topic of much hype over the last few years – from projected market values of over $10bn, to being referred to as the ‘holy grail of fintech’.

So why are people so excited about something which has been in front of us the whole time? And in the midst of ‘The Great Resignation’, will this gold rush last?

This week's guest include:

  • Ahmed Siddiqui, Head of Product, Branch
  • Lindsay Davis, Head of Markets, Atomic
  • Andrew Brown, Founder and CEO, Check

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Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. It’s hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David M. Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates and Gwera Kiwana, as well as 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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