Top Fintech News Stories for August 3, 2021

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

  • Rapyd raises $300M on $8.75B valuation as fintech-as-a-service continues to boom – TechCrunch
  • CEO Reveals Plans for LendingClub’s Unique Fintech+Bank Model – The Financial Brand
  • Why Square Acquired Afterpay For $29 Billion: Merchant And CashApp User Acquisition – Forbes
  • Inside MoneyLion’s quest to become a financial ‘super app’ – Banking Dive
  • UK Fintech Capital On Tap to Offer Small Business Credit Card in US Markets, After Acquiring $100M Credit Facility – CrowdFund Insider
  • California community bank’s bet on crypto pays off – American Banker
  • Jake Chervinsky, General Counsel at Compound Finance, Shares Insights on Newly Proposed Infrastructure Bill – CrowdFund Insider
  • Santander Consumer USA works with AutoFi on digital motor finance – Finextra
  • Revolut opens US-Mexico remittance corridor – Finextra
  • ‘Lots of music involved, too!’: A day in the life of Chidi Achara, CCO of Stash – Tearsheet

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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