Top Fintech News Stories for August 16, 2021

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

  • Fintech just saw an earnings bonanza, as Coinbase and Upstart report over 11-fold revenue growth – CNBC
  • Citi builds a digital ‘Bridge’ between SMEs and local banks – finLedger
  • Zilch Expanding into the US by Acquiring NepFin – LendAcademy
  • Buffett-backed Nubank hires investment banks to lead IPO – source – Reuters
  • Stablecoins and the Future of Money – Harvard Business Review
  • Chime raises $750 million, earns big jump in valuation as another fintech moves closer to IPO – CNBC
  • The infrastructure bill is a coming-of-age moment for crypto – Fortune
  • Green Fintech Startup Aspiration Said in Interprivate SPAC Talks – Bloomberg
  • Buffett-backed Nubank is said to plan $2 billion Nasdaq IPO – American Banker
  • U.S. Bancorp to acquire B2B payments provider Bento – American Banker

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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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