Top Fintech News Stories for February 17, 2021

Here are the top news stories from our daily newsletter today:

  • Buy Now, Pay Later Isn’t Winner Take All – The Wall Street Journal
  • How Apple Pay Helps ‘Cheat’ Banks Out Of $250 Billion In Payments – Forbes
  • Virtual control: the agenda behind China’s new digital currency – The Financial Times
  • Morgan Stanley creates bot that does junior analysts’ work — faster – American Banker
  • Is ‘Clubhouse’ The Next Social Media Platform for Financial Marketers? – The Financial Brand
  • SeedFi closes on $65M to help financially struggling Americans get ahead – TechCrunch
  • Here Comes the Virtual Real Estate Boom – CoinDesk
  • Venmo Credit Card Now Available to All Eligible App Users – NerdWallet
  • Old Guard vs. Vanguard: Banks, FinTechs, Big Tech Duke It Out Over Digital-First – PYMNTS
  • Podcast: How this bank’s digital brand is succeeding where others have failed – 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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