Top Fintech Europe News Stories for August 16, 2021

Here are the most read news stories from our daily newsletter today:

  • Chime Raises $750 Million At $25 Billion Valuation: Is The Challenger Bank Really Worth That Much? – Forbes
  • Top 10 Fintech News Stories for the Week Ending August 14, 2021 – LendAcademy
  • Future Fintech forms new subsidiary to expand business in Europe – Retail Banker International
  • US Bank signs deal to acquire fintech firm Bento Technologies – Retail Banker International
  • Starling and Monzo Are the Only Digital Banks in the Top 10 in SRM Europe’s Customer Loyalty Report – The Fintech Times
  • FinTech Wales engages investor network to drive funding for next generation of Welsh fintech start-ups – Innovate Finance
  • Podcast 310: Thejo Kote of Airbase – LendAcademy
  • Argentine fintech Ualá lands $350M at a $2.45B valuation in SoftBank, Tencent-led round – TechCrunch
  • Mambu wins new digital banking deals in Colombia and Vietnam – Fintech Futures
  • National Garden Scheme leads the digitalisation of charity, in partnership with SumUp – Fintech Finance News

  • 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.

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