FinTech Newscast

FinTech Newscast


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Ep 54- Global fintech investment plummets, Shenzen as a Bay Area alternative, Don’t bet against big banks and more!
August 22, 2019

Click Subscribe to keep up to date on the world of fintech!  Reach us at info@fintechnewscast.com or at @fintechnewscast onTwitter. Article Links China to Boost Shenzhen’s Role in Greater Bay Area Innovation Nine reasons to bank on traditional banking ...

Ep 53- Joust, Investigation into payday advance startups, Coinbase attempted hack, and more!
August 16, 2019

Click Subscribe to keep up to date on the world of fintech!   Reach us at info@fintechnewscast.com or at @fintechnewscast onTwitter. Article Links Joust raises $2.6 million seed round for the nation’s first banking platform for freelancers State Regula...

Ep 52- A macro look at fintech, how blockchain lost its luster, and more!
August 09, 2019

https://www.cbinsights.com/reports/CB-Insights_Blockchain-In-Review.pdf https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/06/swedish-payments-firm-klarna-hits-5point5-billion-dollar-valuation.html https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-02/indonesia-cracks-whip-on-...

Ep 51- The Chinese miracle of MYBank, Capital One breach, and more!
August 02, 2019

Click Subscribe to keep up to date on the world of fintech!   Reach us at info@fintechnewscast.com or at @fintechnewscast onTwitter Article Links Jack Ma’s Online Bank Is Leading a Quiet Revolution in Chinese Lending https://fortune.

Ep 50 – AssureHedge CEO Barry McCarthy
July 27, 2019

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Ep 49 – Goldman Goes Retail and Facebook Goes to Washington
July 20, 2019

Click Subscribe to keep up to date on the world of fintech!  Reach us at info@fintechnewscast.com or at @fintechnewscast onTwitter. Article Links Goldman Sachs is fueling Lendable’s platform with $249 million https://www.businessinsider.

Ep 48 – French taxes, the IMF fintech trends, proptech, and more!
July 13, 2019

Click Subscribe to keep up to date on the world of fintech! Reach us at info@fintechnewscast.com or at @fintechnewscast onTwitter. Article Links U.S. Begins Inquiry Into French Digital Services Tax That May End in Tariffs https://www.nytimes.

Ep 47 – Design at Wells Fargo with Aaron Petrik
July 05, 2019

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Ep 46- The not-so-shady world of shadow banking, and will Libra upend the world financial system?
June 21, 2019

This week, the gang discusses shadow banking. What is it? Is it nefarious? And of course, Facebook’s Libra made quite a splash this week. What gives? Please send us comments or topic suggestions at info@fintechnewscast.com

Ep 45 – Amazon’s new card, a twist to crypto funding and more!
June 14, 2019

Fintech platform Synapse raises $33M to build ‘the AWS of banking’ https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/07/synapse-raises-33m/ Crypto Startups Are Raising Money Again, With a Twist https://www.wsj.com/articles/crypto-startups-are-raising-money-again-with-a-...