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.
Squashing the Market with Bill Ullman from Apple Podcasts – I thoroughly enjoyed sitting down with Bill Ullman in New York recently to record this latest edition of his podcast, talking fintech trends and more.
The New Payday Lender Looks a Lot Like the Old Payday Lender by The Atlantic – I think the author in this article has some misguided opinions around earned wage access (it is not payday lending) but this is clearly an argument that is not going away. So the industry will need to address these objections.
OCC files appeal in fintech charter case by American Banker – No surprise here but the saga of the OCC Fintech Charter is far from over. The OCC is appealing the decision that they do not have authority to create such a charter.
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.