During the week I share the latest marketplace lending and fintech news on Twitter as it happens. Then every Saturday I take the most interesting news items and blog posts from the past week and share them here.
Best Fintechs to Work For from American Banker – Great new list out from American Banker: The Best Fintech Companies to Work For. Congrats to everyone who made the list.
Credit-Card Losses Surge at Small Banks from The Wall Street Journal – It is interesting that credit card delinquencies at small banks have risen sharply while at larger banks they have remained relatively steady.
The stepladder of inclusion from The Finanser – Looking at the steps the unbanked in Africa can go through from excluded to fully included in the financial system.
Next Up for Amazon: Checking Accounts from The Wall Street Journal – The latest foray from Amazon into fintech may be offering checking accounts to millennials. No, they are not applying for a banking license, looks like they intend to partner with a large bank on this initiative.
Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of Fintech Nexus, the world’s largest digital media 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.