Financial Services

On today's episode, we discuss the different types of cryptocurrency, the significance of paying with it, and what's most likely to drive adoption. "In Other News," we talk about the most significant short- and- long-term changes of the fintech bubble bursting and how neobanks plan to actually make some money. Tune in to the discussion with our analysts Grace Broadbent and David Morris.

Musk says he’d consider turning Twitter into a super app with a strong payments focus and pointed to WeChat as a “good model.”

GoParrot helps restaurants set up and manage online ordering and payments and can strengthen the Square for Restaurants suite.

ESG ratings lack the consistency and timeliness to inform research, according to a unit of Goldman Sachs.

The program lets customers use facial and fingerprint biometrics to pay for purchases in-store—but they’re not sold on the tech yet.

Inefficiency and environmental impacts make Bitcoin unfit as a payments network, per Sam Bankman-Fried. We think CBDCs pose better chances.

After doubling its transaction volume in its fiscal Q3, Affirm wants to focus on turning a profit.

The new offering connects online shoppers with in-store retail associates and can help attract merchants to Klarna.