Top Fintech Europe News Stories for Oct. 15, 2021

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

  • Bank reports 60 percent more loan approvals by using alternative data – LendIt Fintech News
  • New custom fintech stock market ticker launches – LendIt Fintech News
  • Tech spend down at JPMorgan Chase with shift to cloud – Bank Automation News
  • Wells Fargo, Bank of America and US Bancorp show growth in digital platforms – Bank Automation News
  • Nigerian neobank Sparkle secures seed funding to bolster operations – Retail Banker International
  • London-based fintech firm SumUp acquires Fivestars for €273M, to expand US operations – Silicon Canals
  • EXCLUSIVE: ‘Buy Now Pay Later.’ Are the schemes by Monzo and Curve just the next Wonga waiting to happen? – FF News
  • Global Processing Services raises over US$300 million to accelerate technology development and global growth – Innovate Finance
  • Consumers use fintech more than social media accounts – P2P Finance News
  • Swedish fintech startup Juni raises €44.8M in Series A extension round; plans to hire 120 employees in 12 months – Silicon Canals

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