No summer doldrums for fintech news as this was a very busy news week. We had Plaid teaming up with Wise, problems at Marcus, another crypto platform in trouble, Figure has a new "banking in a box" product, the CFPB fines Digit and more.
This past week saw good news from Coinbase, bad news from Robinhood, JPMorgan is getting intro travel, the CFTC would regulate crypto in proposed new legislation, Equifax had another screwup and more.
N26 is launching soon in Brazil. We talk with CEO Eduardo Prota to find out how N26 will stand out in the competitive digital banking industry there
Making news this week was Affirm partnering with Stripe, an OpenSea executive getting charged with insider trading, Binance Labs closing a new fund, Ripple and FTX on the hunt for acquisitions, Nav teaming up with Marcus and more.
We have a special episode this week: our Fintech Nexus 2022 preview show. The first order of business, LendIt Fintech is now Fintech Nexus.
In this episode we talk with Brock Blake, CEO, and Denada Ramnishta, Chief Growth Officer, of Lendio as they discuss small business lending and how banks have really upped their game since the pandemic
More bad news this week as many of the stories we have been following for the past month came to a head
With the rise of fintech Brazil has seen a more competitive banking system with the largest banks losing market share
Making news this week was FTX expanding into stock trading, Plaid getting into identity verification, Klarna raising money at a lower valuation, Nubank adds 5.7 million new customers in Q1, Robinhood launching self-custodial wallets and more.