A variety of fintech news this week with FTX reportedly raising $1 billion, Stash announcing they have built their own core, bidding for Voyager assets, Nasdaq launching crypto custody, Adyen partnering with Cash App and more.
In this episode we talk with The Chief Transformation and Operations Officer at Arvest Bank, Laura Merling, as she discusses how to do digital transformation right, why it is about more than technology and what it takes to get everyone on board.
No summer doldrums for fintech news as this was a very busy news week. We had Plaid teaming up with Wise, problems at Marcus, another crypto platform in trouble, Figure has a new "banking in a box" product, the CFPB fines Digit and more.
The OCC is concerned about bank-fintech partnerships, Revolut looks to take on PayPal, Binance is making stablecoin moves, Coinbase is suing the U.S. Treasury and more.
It seems like SBF is in the news every week lately, as is Goldman Sachs. Also making news this week we have Ramp getting into BNPL and blockchain making inroads on Wall Street. Here are what I consider to be the top ten fintech news stories of the past week.
This week we had the Fed finalizing guidelines for access to its payment systems, a look at the Visa-Mastercard duopoly, projections on what an Apple checking account might look like, Affirm CEO wishing for a recession, fintech lenders with higher borrowing costs and more.
In this episode we talk with Brock Blake, CEO, and Denada Ramnishta, Chief Growth Officer, of Lendio as they discuss small business lending and how banks have really upped their game since the pandemic