It is a good time to be a fast growing fintech company. We have big funding rounds and record valuations from many of the leaders in fintech in another jam-packed week for news. Here are what I consider to be the top 10 most important fintech news stories of the past week.
Brian Brooks joins blockchain company Spring Labs from American Banker – While the headline is a little misleading – Brian Brooks is joining the board of Spring Labs, not taking a full time job – we have all been wondering where the former OCC head will land next.
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.