Ep212 – News: Is FinTech Failing? Dodd-Frank. And Everything Goes Back to Cannabis.
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February 13, 2017
In this episode Is FinTech failing? We discuss this clickbait-y headline which made the rounds recently. We also talk to Lawrence Wintermeyer, CEO of Innovate Finance, to get insight on their latest report that says investment in UK FinTech startups dropped by 33.7% in 2016. Other news: WeChat to (see what we did there? James Lloyd, Asia-Pacific FinTech Leader at EY, about the 46 billion digital red packets WeChat users sent over Lunar New Year; and Anna Irrera, a journalist at Reuters, updates us on what’s happening with Dodd-Frank. News this week Tech City News – Investment in UK FinTech startups ‘drops by 33.7% in 2016′ – Link The 2016 VC FinTech Investment Landscape by Innovate Finance Innovate Finance’s Global Summit is April 10-11 in London. FinTech Insider will be recording there, and FinTech Insider listeners get a 30% discount if they register for tickets using the discount code FinTechInsider. Coin Telegraph – Switzerland Set to Ease Finance Regulations, Support Blockchain Innovation – Link Reuters…