Top Fintech News Stories for February 3, 2021

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

  • What Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos stepping down means for fintech – Finextra
  • Stephanie Cohen is a rising star at Goldman Sachs. A dozen insiders reveal her role in a massive tech transformation at the Wall Street bank — and what success could mean. – Business Insider
  • LoanDepot Expected to IPO This Week Raising Over $300 Million – Crowdfund Insider
  • Do Fintechs Scare You As Much As They Do These CEOs? – The Financial Brand
  • A Big Year for Decentralized Identity and Infrastructure – CoinDesk
  • Bill Me Later Co-Founders Launch Deep Lake Capital SPAC For FinTech Deals – PYMNTS
  • PPP loans reach $72.7 billion in new round with big lenders – American Banker
  • Divvy Homes snags $110 million Series C funding – FinLedger
  • Marketplace Lender SocietyOne Tops $1 Billion in Lending – Crowdfund Insider
  • Fintech Cadre Launches $400M Fund Targeting Individual Investors And Will Back Underrepresented Real Estate Operators – Forbes

  • 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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