This week was mostly about Coinbase. The leading crypto exchange went public via a direct listing and provided a seminal moment in the history of crypto. And we had lots of big news from the big banks. Here are what I consider to be the top 10 most important fintech news stories of the past week.
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.