Top Fintech News Stories for July 29, 2021

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

  • China lays down challenge to the west on crypto – Financial Times
  • Mobile Banking Adoption In The United States Has Skyrocketed (But So Have Fraud Concerns) – Forbes
  • Figure Completes $200M Series D – CrowdFund Insider
  • Boom. LendingClub Reports Strong Results, Boosts Guidance, Shares Rise Dramatically [u] – CrowdFund Insider
  • Behalf scores $100 million in debt and equity for B2B BNPL – Finextra
  • Starling among most switched-to UK banks for 4th quarter running – altfi
  • Robinhood Prices Shares at $38, Shares Expected to Trade on July 29th – CrowdFund Insider
  • Acorns automatically jacks-up fees on subscribers paying $1 per month – Tearsheet
  • Stablecoin meeting’s focus finally comes to light – Banking Dive
  • The point of sale isn’t just changing — it could disappear – 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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