Top Fintech News Stories for August 23, 2021

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

  • PayPal’s Dan Schulman on seizing the opportunities in digital payments – The Financial Times
  • Robinhood competitor creator DriveWealth raises $450 million funding round – finLedger
  • Podcast 311: Adena Hefets of Divvy Homes – LendIt Fintech
  • Open Banking Transforming Business Models Forever – Financial Brand
  • Financial Institutions Must Address ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Problem Now – Financial Brand
  • Will new credit building products work as promised? – American Banker
  • What about maybe? Banks, challengers and neobanks are failing customers … – The Finanser
  • PayPal launches crypto in the UK – Altfi
  • Nevada’s Sightline Payments Finalizes $244M Round, Becomes Fintech Unicorn with $1B+ Valuation – CrowdFund Insider
  • Locked Out of Acorns App, Users Fear Something Squirrely Is Afoot – finLedger

  • 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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