Top Fintech Stories for February 8, 2021

Here are the top news stories from our daily newsletter today:

  • Tesla buys $1.5 billion in bitcoin, plans to accept it as payment – CNBC
  • Varo Bank Launches Across the U.S. With Massive Marketing Blitz – The Financial Brand
  • Big banks, Big Tech face off over swipe fees – American Banker
  • Podcast 284: Ram Palaniappan of Earnin – LendIt Fintech News
  • Enova Pleased With The OnDeck Acquisition, Looking to Divest ODX, OnDeck Canada, OnDeck Australia – deBanked
  • Payments Platform Adyen Reveals that Buy Now Pay Later or BNPL Is Fastest-Growing Payment Alternative in N. America – Crowdfund Insider
  • Immigrant-focused fintechs offer lessons for banks – American Banker
  • Get the transition to green financing right – American Banker
  • Fintech investor eyes big opportunity in B2B Enterprise SaaS – FinLedger
  • Innovation Waves Will Power The Future Of Fintech. How Will You Stay Ahead? – Forbes

  • 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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