Top Fintech News Stories for August 12, 2021

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

  • Green Fintech Startup Aspiration Said in Interprivate SPAC Talks – Bloomberg
  • How China’s Digital Currency Could Challenge the Almighty Dollar – Time
  • Most of Stolen Funds From Poly Network Hack Have Now Been Returned – Coindesk
  • Innovation and Sheer Marketing Muscle Power Credit Card Battle – The Financial Brand
  • JPMorgan Piloting Real-Time Payment Service –
  • Fannie Mae to include rent payments in underwriting – American Banker
  • Fintech Funding Report: Nearly $100 Billion Invested Across 2,456 Financial Technology focused Deals in H1’21 – CrowdFund Insider
  • Canada: Paybright by Affirm Now Live on Apple for Pay Over Time at No Interest Fee – CrowdFund Insider
  • Revolut readies for U.S. growth with marketing push, product expansions – Banking Dive
  • Ally Financial To Offer Home Insurance Through Hippo –

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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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