The trend of fintech companies going public is becoming a flood. Several fintechs announced this week intentions to go public alongside many that have already signaled their intentions. Here are what I consider to be the top 10 most important fintech news stories of the past week.
PayPal Wants To Be A Super App from Forbes – Ron Shevlin gives his opinion of PayPal CEO Dan Schulman’s plans to make PayPal a super app similar to what exists in China, arguing that the US will not embrace super apps and they should focus on building out their merchant platform.
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.