Klarna adding one million new customers each month from FinLedger – Speaking of frenzies, buy now pay later continues to remain the hottest area of fintech with Klarna adding a million customers a month in the U.S. since October and with a Superbowl ad to boot.
PayPal Earnings Paint A Picture Of The Connected Economy from PYMNTS – PayPal reported earnings this week and provides insight into the latest fintech trends. Love this quote from CEO Dan Schulman, “Today’s digital reality is rapidly accelerating the need for a digital wallet that encompasses payments, financial services and shopping”.
Cadre Announces New $400 Million Fund from The Motley Fool – Real estate platform Cadre has announced it is launching a $400 million fund with low investor minimums and a focus on working with underrepresented operators.
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.