On today's episode, we discuss why the West's answer to super apps is finally taking shape, why cryptocurrency sells out as governments buy in, and what kinds of new revenue sources digital brokers are hunting for. We then talk about how JPMorgan Chase is planning on spending its increased yearly technology budget and what will be largely responsible for driving fintech funding to new heights. Tune in to the discussion with eMarketer principal analyst Eleni Digalaki and vice president of content and head of financial services at Insider Intelligence Daniel Van Dyke.
Google’s plan to deprecate third-party cookies is opposed by Germany’s largest publishers: The fight illustrates the tension between the overlapping priorities of antitrust concerns and privacy protections.
The fintech will launch a credit card next month that lets users earn an average yield of 6.04% on purchases—but costs $750 a year.
Opportunities will abound this year, too, due to diminishing cash use and the enormous latent demand for fintech services.
UK launch of Tink’s income tool is well-timed: The open-banking provider’s Income Check offering could gain traction due to the FCA’s upcoming repeal of the 90-day re-authentication mandate.
An IPO could offer Chime a wealth of possibilities: Going public could help the US neobank fund new business lines. The timing is key as challengers’ differentiation from incumbents keeps eroding.