Ep218 – Robots Have Feelings, Too
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February 27, 2017
In this episode Bill Gates wants a robot tax to compensate for job losses; Liverpool launches its own local currency; Atom Bank hires will.i.am as a banking consultant; and more. Guests Alessandro Hatami, Managing Partner at The Pacemakers Andra Sonea, Fellow at the Anthemis Group News this week Business Insider – Will.i.am is reportedly doing a deal with app-only bank Atom that could see the singer invest – Link NYTimes – Silicon Valley tried to upend banks. Now it works with them. – Link FT – The trouble with ‘free’ banking for challenger lenders – Link Finextra – RBS to become fintech fund and high street outlet for challenger banks under HMT remedy – Link Standard Digital – Banks take on M-Pesa with own money transfer service – Link Bloomberg – Facebook Messenger now lets you send money with Transferwise – Link PSFK – Liverpool receives its own digital currency – Link Engadget – Bill Gates wants a robot tax to compensate for job losses – Link Forbes – Why Ant Financial’s $200M investment In Kakao could…