Top Fintech News Stories for August 18, 2021

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

  • Study Blames Fintech for Bad Data in the PPP Program – LendIt Fintech
  • LendIt Fintech Expanding News and Editorial Coverage – LendIt Fintech
  • PitchIt Podcast #16: Trent Bigelow of Abound – LendIt Fintech
  • Plaid ups Series D funding funnel from JPMorgan and Amex – finLedger
  • Visa challenges Mastercard, others with BNPL rollout – finLedger
  • Revolut is Making Millionaires of Early Employees: Report – CrowdFund Insider
  • Personal finance fintech Albert rolls out checking account – American Banker
  • Debit Cards Dethroned Credit Cards – Here’s Why That’s Likely to Stick – The Financial Brand
  • Fintech Brex Purchases Israeli API Platfrom Weav – CrowdFund Insider
  • Mexican fintech expanding into U.S. to finance cross-border trade – 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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