This week in embedded finance

2/19/2021

  • Check is building embedded payroll, powered via headless API, so that other apps can seamlessly bundle payroll services with the rest of their offering.

  • Fast is now offering free chargeback protection as a part of their zero fraud guarantee. This seems huge for small businesses. The chargeback dispute process is confusing, opaque, and seemingly random.

  • Swedish furniture maker Ikea has acquired a stake in Ikano Bank to offer a full suite of banking services.