656. News: Can Klarna become a Super App?

Episode 840 · August 22nd, 2022 · 57 mins 2 secs

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, David M. Brear and Nicole Perry, 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:

  • Jenny Miller, Head of US Product, Wise
  • Evgenii Kondratev, Product Director, Klarna

With soundclips from:

  • Bruno DIniz, Co-founder, Spiralem

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

  • Wise partnership with Plaid gives customers access to 6000 US apps - 5:35
  • Klarna strives for Super App status by helping UK customers track all online orders in one place - 14:00
  • QED makes its first African investment, backing Nigerian fintech TeamApt - 28:35
  • Brazil's central bank chief predicts end of credit cards - 37:30
  • NatWest's Payit hits £1bn processed - 48:05
  • UK fintech Griffin lands £12.5m in latest funding round - 49:45
  • WeWork co-founder lines up $350 million A16Z investment for a new billion-dollar real estate venture - 51:10

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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