In the crazy world of fintech this past week was relatively quiet on the news front. No earth shattering announcements but still plenty of interesting developments. We have PayPal exploring stock trading, the SEC looking at payment for order flow, crypto banks looking to access the Fed payments system and more. Here are what I consider to be the top news stories in fintech this 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.