Fintech News Issue #172 June 21st, 2018

How often do you use PayPal? A lot. How frequently do small businesses use PayPal? All the time! What's more? The Amazonisation of Banking and MIT's proposal for a more stable financial system. Enjoy! – Michael and the FinTech Weekly team

Top Stories

    As fintech firms and tech giants expand their digital financial services offerings, are traditional banking organizations losing their status as the primary financial institution (PFI)?

    Last week, our good friend Dave Birch posted a great blog about the Amazonisation of Banking, most of which I agreed with. So I asked Dave if I could repost it here and he said “yes, of course”. Thanks Dave. Enjoy!

    Our current banking systems lack accountability and transparency. The Financial Depression of 2008 could have been discovered and prevented only if our banks were more transparent.

FinTech Articles

Podcasts & Videos

    Solving the Last Mile
    via Breaking Banks

    The last mile of any distribution network is always the least efficient, and it is no different for financial services. This week JP Nicols and Jason Henrichs talk about the ways that fintech can help, and the hard work that still remains, with guests Michelle Tinsley, Founder of Tinsley Retail Insights and Mike Laven, CEO of Currencycloud.

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