Top Fintech News Stories for August 24, 2021

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

  • Ramp raises $300M at a $3.9B valuation, makes its first acquisition – TechCrunch
  • The Coming Rise In Collaborative Investing And The Anti-Robinhoods – Forbes
  • Facebook Announces New Cryptocurrency Payment Product – LendIt Fintech
  • More Banks Eye Rent-a-Charter Business Model for Fintechs & Neobanks – The Financial Brand
  • African fintech OPay valued at $2B in SoftBank Vision Fund 2-led $400M funding – TechCrunch
  • The Cash Advance of the Student Loan Industry Agrees to Be Treated Like a Loan – deBanked
  • JPMorgan Chase glitch let customers see other users’ data – Banking Dive
  • Coinbase, Circle to move all USDC reserves into cash, Treasurys – American Banker
  • On The Road To Cloud, Banks Still Have Far To Go – Forbes
  • Happy Ending as Poly Network Receives All Funds Back, Including Bug Bounty – CrowdFund Insider

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.

LendIt Fintech conducts three conferences a year for the leading fintech markets of the USA, Europe, and Latin America. LendIt also provides cutting-edge content all year long via audio, video, and written channels.

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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