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Fintech Information Roundup for the Week of October 2, 2023

Fintech Information Roundup for the Week of October 2, 2023


The Fintech Nexus 5 is our new fast-paced information present recorded each Thursday afternoon to deliver you the highest 5 fintech information tales of the week.

Right here is that this week’s episode:

The highest 5 information tales this week:

  1. Why Visa is investing in synthetic intelligence startups from American Banker – The AI race continues with Visa throwing their hat within the ring saying a brand new $100 million fund for funding in AI startups. The main funds community has most likely the world’s largest dataset in relation to funds they usually have already got an current ecosystem of accelerators and incubators for fintech startups. This new fund makes it clear they need to keep on the forefront in relation to AI.
  2. Lengthy Take: Is Apple Pockets’s Open Banking integration a fintech extinction occasion? from Fintech Blueprint – The Apple story was our lead story final week however Lex Sokolin supplies an epic lengthy take bringing his inimitable type and distinctive insights into this transfer by Apple. You’ll examine sharks, ATMs, iPhones, neural implants, banking-as-a-service and extra. It’s should learn for anybody involved in open banking.
  3. FTX Staff Discovered Alameda’s Secret Backdoor Months Earlier than Collapse from The Wall Avenue Journal – The trial of Sam Bankman-Fried started in New York Metropolis this week and already we now have seen some stunning new revelations. It seems that SBF’s enterprise arm, Alameda Finance, was allowed a backdoor into FTX’s system that allowed Alameda to siphon off as a lot as $65 billion from FTX. This was hardcoded into FTX’s programs and when an government introduced it to management’s consideration she was fired.
  4. Monzo Picks Money App Vet Conor Walsh for US CEO from PYMNTS – Main UK digital financial institution Monzo has not given up on the US market. We discovered this week of the appointment of a brand new chief for his or her US enterprise. Conor Walsh was Head of Product at Money App for a number of years and is now taking up the large problem of constructing Monzo stand out within the aggressive US digital banking market.
  5. WhatsApp in-chat funds launching in India from Fintech Blueprint – The world’s hottest messaging app, WhatsApp, is bringing in-chat funds to the world’s most populous nation, India. Customers there’ll be capable to pay throughout the app by way of their debit or bank card or by way of the ever present digital fee technique, UPI. WhatsApp has already rolled out this characteristic in each Singapore and Brazil.

  • Peter Renton

    Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of Fintech Nexus, the world’s first and largest digital media and occasions firm targeted on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he’s the writer and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the primary and longest-running fintech interview sequence. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Avenue Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Instances, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Enterprise Information, the Monetary Instances, and dozens of different publications.



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