Top Fintech News Stories for February 4, 2021

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

  • Fintech start-up Payoneer to go public via SPAC led by Bancorp founder Betsy Cohen – CNBC
  • Klarna adding one million new customers each month – FinLedger
  • SPACs Become the Go To Listing Vehicle for Fintech Companies – LendIt Fintech News
  • Robinhood forges ahead with Super Bowl debut despite GameStop uproar – Banking Dive
  • Why Bank + Fintech Partnerships Are Going Nowhere – The Financial Brand
  • Fair, a neobank and financial services platform, raises $20 million – FinLedger
  • China’s Central Bank Is Partnering With SWIFT on a New Joint Venture – CoinDesk
  • Goldman Sachs partner Adam Dell has stepped down from his role as one of the leaders on Marcus as the bank prepares for a massive transformation in its consumer business – Business Insider
  • Buy now, pay later: New payment options go mainstream during the pandemic – The Washington Post
  • Bezos May Be Stepping Down, But Amazon Banking Ambitions Remain – The Financial Brand

  • 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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