The big news this week was around IPOs as two of the largest digital banks inched their way closer to a public listing. Stripe has a big new partnership with Klarna, the DOJ is investigating Visa, and Mastercard cardholders will soon be able to pay with Crypto. Here are what I consider to be the top ten fintech news stories of the past week.
Nubank files to go public from TechCrunch – The world’s largest digital bank, with more than 40 million users, has filed to go public in both the U.S. and Brazil. It is a confidential filing so we have no details yet but it could come before the end of the year.
Fintech earnings begin before Halloween from LendIt Fintech News – In our new Friday column we summarize the earnings from public fintech companies during the week. This week we cover Enova, Robinhood and LendingClub.
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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.