Top Fintech News Stories for April 9, 2021

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

  • PayPal is building a ‘super app.’ Should banks be worried? –American Banker
  • Afterpay teams up with Adyen to offer alternative payments – finLedger
  • Walmart’s trademark filing may offer clues to fintech startup – Banking Dive
  • Credit Cards Seek a Role in Preventing Buy Now Pay Later Defaults – American Banker
  • Bitcoin is Dead, Long Live Bitcoin! – The Finanser
  • Ramp raises $115M in new funding, reaches $1.6B valuation – finLedger
  • Blockchain may change equities trading for good – Financial Times
  • Crypto trading on Robinhood spiked to 9.5M customers in first quarter – TechCrunch
  • Why Empathetic Banking Will Define Success In The Post-COVID World – Forbes
  • Betterment Launches Checking Account for Shared Finances – American Banker

  • 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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