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Off the Common: A Fintech Podcast, Episode 10, DOJ Probes Fintech

May 14, 2021

In the milestone Episode 10 of Off The Comment: A Fintech Podcasts, BackBay Communications fintech team members Will Hernandez and Tylor Tourville discuss open banking confusion with consumers; why the DOJ is investigating fintechs; and a fintech smear campaign involving a wealth advisory firm. In the PR Corner, we chat about obstacles in the pitching process to media.


0:00: Cold Open (Celebrating Episode 10)

6:00: Open banking confusion (Reference article, Rebecca Ayers, Finledger)

15:01: DOJ investigates Kabbage and others (Reference article, Koh Qing and Pete Schroeder, Reuters)

24:33: Fintech smear campaign (Reference article, Sam Steinberger, Wealth

38:41: PR Corner (How we pitch the media)

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