During the week I share the latest marketplace lending and fintech news on Twitter as it happens. Then every Saturday I take the most interesting news items and blog posts from the past week and share them here.
Aussie wants to reinvent banking from The Australian Business Review – It is not just the European digital banks that are coming to the US. Aussie fintech startup Douugh is coming and already has a few thousand users on their US waiting list.
German challenger bank N26’s plan to win over Americans from American Banker – After a two month beta N26 has opened for everyone. Penny Crosman visits their New York office to chat with the CEO and find out how they will stand out from an increasingly crowded digital banking field.
Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of LendIt Fintech, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech. Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series. Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.