117: Money Talks #27 | Big Valuations | Stripe | Bitcoin Scarcity | The Next Frontier of Money | Rundles
In this special year-end Money Talks segment, Eoin Fitzgerald and Pete Townsend wax lyrical on big valuations in the 'Fintech Year in Review', Stripe and the next stage of B2B financial services, the long-term economic impact of bitcoin, optimism for the next frontier of money...and of course, the Rundle!
This episode of MoneyNeverSleeps is sponsored by PAT Fintech, the training partner that demystifies fintech and digital finance for financial services professionals.
STORIES WE COVERED:
Big Valuations and the Fintech Year in Review
Tesla’s market cap tops the 9 largest automakers combined - CNBC - 14-Dec-20
2020: The year that shook fintech - Sifted - 30-Dec-20
Big Ideas Fintech Will Tackle in 2021 - a16z fintech team - Dec-20
Neobank numbers worldwide approach 300 - Finextra - 22-Dec-20
WhatsApp to rollout insurance and pension products on its platform in India soon – The Economic Times – 16-Dec-20
Stripe and the next stage of B2B financial services
Stripe Treasury and embedding banking services via API into businesses’ operational platforms - Silicon Republic, 4-Dec-20
Packy McCormick’s reference to the Stratechery podcast and Stripe as the Platform of Platforms – Ben Thompson - 3-Dec-20
Is an awakening to Bitcoin scarcity driving the price rise or is it the money-printing effect?
Bitcoin Soars Above $23,000 as More Wall Street Firms Pile In [and heads for $30K]– Bloomberg - 17-Dec-20
Bitcoin Braced For Near-Trillion Dollar Stimulus Bill And Fresh Fed Firepower - Forbes - 15-Dec-20
Bitcoin Is More Than a Hedge Against Inflation – It’s a Hedge Against ‘Crazy’ - Crypto Long & Short/Coindesk (Noelle Acheson) - 20-Dec-20
More on the infamous Rundle (recurring revenue bundle)
Getting Subscription Bundles Right for Minimum Churn - PYMNTS.com - 22-Dec-20
After Covid: How firms can make the most of their post-pandemic opportunities - Irish Times - 17-Dec-20
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