Top Fintech News Stories for August 19, 2021

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

  • Aspiration Aims To Go Public Before Year-End Via SPAC Merger – PYMNTS.com
  • Wells Fargo abandons plan to shut down personal credit lines – American Banker
  • Klarna Might Consider IPO As Soon As Next Year – PYMNTS.com
  • Fintech tops Inc. 5000 list – LendIt Fintech
  • How Square’s Afterpay deal plays into its SMB, consumer banking goals – Banking Dive
  • Payments In Chaos – Forbes
  • BankThink Go beyond rent payment history to promote homeownership – American Banker
  • Fiserv announces partnership with PayPal and Venmo – finLedger
  • The pandemic may be receding, but its effects on consumer banking aren’t – Tearsheet
  • In the Finverse, trading is just gaming in reality  – The Finanser

  • 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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