This week was primarily about crypto with so many big stories focusing on digital currencies. Square is quickly becoming a crypto trading platform as that becomes the biggest part of their business and stablecoins were in the news at PayPal and Visa. 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.