785. News: After Dark: Monzo's £1 investments, solving financial inclusion, and is cash still king?

Episode 974 · September 25th, 2023 · 46 mins 37 secs

About this Episode

Our expert hosts, David Brear and Ross Gallagher, are joined by some great guests to talk about the most notable fintech, financial services and banking news from the past week.

This episode is a live recording from our After Dark event. If you want to join us for a future recording, you can find out more here.

This week's guests include:

  • Veronica Glab, Head of Engagement at Innovate Finance
  • Sara Castelhano, Co-Head of Payments and Commerce Solutions for EMEA at JP Morgan

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

  • Monzo are set to launch a new £1 investment service to its customers
  • India have hit their financial inclusion targets 41 years ahead of target
  • Cash payments are up in the UK for the first time in a decade
  • Is the Metaverse dead?

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