Top Fintech Europe News Stories for August 4, 2021

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

  • The First All-Fintech Megadeal: Square is Buying Afterpay – LendAcademy
  • HSBC launches VC investment strategy to tap into lucrative fintech pool – altfi
  • Rapyd raises $300m in Series E funding round – Fintech Futures
  • HSBC Asset Management creates specialist fintech investment arm – Finextra
  • UK BNPL Payl8r raises £40m in debt financing from Conister Bank – Fintech Futures
  • Yaydoo secures $20M, aims to simplify B2B collections, payments – TechCrunch
  • UK-based Element Ventures launches new €109.4M fund to back “founders building tomorrow’s financial technology” – Silicon Canals
  • Capital on Tap secures $100m credit facility to help realise its American dream – altfi
  • Dutch fintech Facevalue launches new Pan-European online factoring solution for SMEs – Silicon Canals
  • Crypto Platform Matrixport Becomes Unicorn With $1B Valuation – PYMNTS.com

  • 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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