Ep256 – News: We’re Breaking Free

Episode 93 · May 30th, 2017 · 1 hr 8 mins

About this Episode

In this episode

David, Jason and Simon jump into the news accompanied by Richard Davies. This week borderless bank accounts, can your voice be secure and we make Simon talk Apple pay.

We also have interviews from Transferwise, Seedrs and Pensionbee to cover their big announcements this week.


News this week

  1. Techcrunch – TransferWise launches ‘Borderless’ account for businesses, sole traders and freelancers – Link
  2. BBC fools HSBC voice recognition security system – Link
  3. Apple Pay now supports higher value transactions at most UK contactless tills – Link
  4. American Banker – If banks wait for APIs to be mandated, it will be too late – Link
  5. British firm Seedrs plans a secondary market for crowd-funded shares – Link
  6. afr.com – How Pocketbook went from a Sydney spreadsheet to a fintech with 300,000 users Link
  7. PensionsBee partners with Revolut
  8. Crypto craziness! A story on it all going off!
  9. Reuters – BofA, HSBC, Intel, others invest $107 mln in blockchain startup R3 – Link

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