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.
Will QR codes wipe out cash and cards? from The Finanser – We know that something is going to replace cash eventually. Chris Skinner argues that it may well be the QR Code, it is already firmly embedded as the primary payment method in China.
Fintech enters the dictionary from Finextra – After using the term for years it is good to know that “fintech” is now officially a word thanks to its inclusion in the latest Merriam-Webster dictionary.
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.