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.
JPMorgan Chase in talks to launch digital bank in UK by Financial Times – There was other big news this weekend beyond the Intuit/Credit Karma deal. JPMorgan Chase announced they are looking to open a digital bank in the UK (I hope they have learned something from their Finn experiment here).
Alpha (fundraising) and Omega (exits) by Fintech Junkie – It is always interesting to read the Frank Rotman’s Fintech Junkie, particularly with his latest post, that shares some details about QED Investors series A in Credit Karma ten years ago.
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.