Top Fintech News Stories for July 20, 2021

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

  • Fintech keeps minting billionaires as Robinhood co-founders prepare for massive IPO – CNBC
  • UK fintech sector hits multibillion-pound peak of investor interest – The Guardian
  • Bitcoin drops back below $30,000, heads toward new low for the year – CNBC
  • BlockFi Receives Cease and Desist Order From New Jersey Attorney General – Coindesk
  • Blend’s $360 Million IPO Shows That Fintechs Are Ready to Challenge The Financial Status Quo – LendAcademy
  • Colombian on-demand delivery startup Rappi raises ‘over’ $500M at a $5.25B valuation – TechCrunch
  • How three SoFi alums built a community of investors in fintech startups – finLedger
  • Cambridge Savings Bank launches digital bank to expand national reach – Banking Dive
  • Wise sees revenue soar in 2021 –altfi
  • Robinhood Files Updated S-1 in Advance of IPO, Seeks to Raise to Raise $2.5 Billion – CrowdFund Insider

  • 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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