446. Insights: Digital Payments Innovation: Is this the end of cash?

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Sarah Kocianski is joined by some great guests to talk about the development of digital payments and the global shift towards cashless payment solutions.

Sarah Kocianski is joined by a fantastic panel of guests to discuss digital payments innovation the global shift away from cash. Here to discuss the matter are:

  • Jennifer Duncan - Vice President of Global Government Innovation at Mastercard
  • Chirag Patel - Global Head of Payments at Santander
  • Mario Shiliashki - CEO of Payments at PayU

Even before the pandemic, the use of cash was on the decline. Countries like the UK and Sweden were already heading towards cashless futures, and the current pandemic has only accelerated the global shift away from cash and move towards digital payments solutions. Whilst the jury is still out on whether cash is truly a transmitter of the virus, on this week's Insights show we dive into the various ways digital payments have been advancing across the world and the wider implications that come along with it. What will a move to a cashless society mean for financial inclusion? What are the potential repercussions in terms of data and privacy? And what are the risks when big tech enters the payments and personal finance markets?

Tune in to hear the discussion around these questions and much more!


Fintech Insider by 11:FS is a podcast dedicated to all things fintech, banking, technology and financial services. Hosted by a rotation of 11:FS experts including David Brear, Simon Taylor, Jason Bates, Leda Glyptis and Sarah Kocianski and joined by a range of brilliant guests, we cover the latest global news, bring you interviews from industry experts or take a deep dive into subject matters such as APIs, AI or digital banking.

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Special Guests: Chirag Patel, Jennifer Duncan , and Mario Shiliashki.

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