Top Fintech News Stories for May 27, 2021

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

  • Visa: Putting $105 Billion Of FinTech Investment To Work For Banks –
  • PayPal Wants To Be A Super App – Forbes
  • BankThink Crypto is the future. More banks, regulators need to embrace it. – American Banker
  • Bank CEOs grilled by Senate on pandemic response, ‘woke capitalism’ – American Banker
  • Fico says latest fraud model helps identify 50% more scam transactions – Finextra
  • African fintech OPay is reportedly raising $400M at over $1.5B valuation – TechCrunch
  • Fintechs attack cross-border business payments as banks, legacy players rush to innovate – BankingDive
  • Numerous Late Stage, Outsized VC Deals in Q1 in the US Boosted Average Pre-Money Valuations to Record Highs: Report – CrowdFund Insider
  • Overcoming Application Abandonment and Revenue Growth Challenges With AI Co-browsing – finLedger

  • 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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