Top Fintech News Stories for August 11, 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
  • Zilch Expanding into the US by Acquiring NepFin – LendAcademy
  • Hackers return $260 mln to cryptocurrency platform after massive theft – Reuters
  • Laplanche’s Upgrade Hits $3.3 Billion Valuation With New Funding – Bloomberg
  • PitchIt Podcast #15: Adam Moelis of Yotta – LendAcademy
  • Home Finance Platform Lower Has Funded Billions in Home Loans & Wants to go Global – CrowdFund Insider
  • How Kabbage is helping American Express connect with small merchants – American Banker
  • Arkose Labs Unveils $1 Million Warranty – CrowdFund Insider
  • Venmo lets credit cardholders buy crypto with cashback – Finextra
  • Digital Identity Is A National Security Issue – Forbes
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