It was Groundhog Day at the SEC this week as once again they rejected a bitcoin ETF. Venmo is coming to Amazon checkouts, Robinhood had a data breach and the fintech earnings season hit its peak this week. Here are what I consider to be the top ten fintech news stories of the past week.
Q3 Fintech Earnings Week: a Wild Ride from LendIt Fintech News – Earnings, yes we have earnings. This past week was the peak of earnings season for fintech and our own Kevin Travers has the rundown on the 12 fintech companies that reported this week.
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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.