Top Fintech News Stories for September 7, 2021

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

  • Build lasting customer relationships from the start. – Zendesk
  • Sequoia Heritage, Stripe and others invest $200M in African fintech Wave at $1.7B valuation – TechCrunch
  • August was a big month for buy now pay later: What’s next? – LendIt Fintech News
  • Podcast 313: David Tuyo of University Credit Union – LendIt Fintech News
  • What’s Next for Plaid’s Complex Relationship With Financial Institutions? – The Financial Brand
  • Walgreens Wades into Consumer Banking Melee with ‘Scarlet’ Account – The Financial Brand
  • Revolut set to take on Klarna with its own BNPL offering – Altfi
  • UK’s Digital Bank Starling Now Claims 2.4M Open Accts, 400K Business Accts, £4B in Deposits – CrowdFund Insider
  • They’re Not Smart And They’re Not Contracts – Forbes
  • SEC Charges BitConnect With $2B Crypto Fraud – deBanked

  • 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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