Sitemap - 2020 - Fintech Radar

Issue #36: Why It’s So Hard To Make The Bear Case For Stripe, Why Klarna Is Throwing Elbows In Australia And Why Banks Are Being Booted Out Of Schools

Issue #35: What People Get Wrong About BNPL, The Rebirth Of Google Pay And Affirm Drops Their S-1

Issue #34: The Curious Case Of PFM Apps, Google Pay Runs Into Issues In India And The Battle To Be China's Top Fintech Platform Heats Up

Break Down #3: Fintech Trends From Q3 2020

Issue #33: Visa Volcanos, WhatsApp Gets On The UPI And Ant's IPO Gets Iced

Issue #32: Embedded Fintech In All The Right Places, GS Makes Moves Into BaaS, And Shopify Partners With TikTok On Social Commerce

Issue #31: Afterpay To Offer Savings Accounts, Benefits Management Platforms As The Next Embedded Fintech Vertical And JP Morgan Wants To Take Square On

Issue #30: Another Unicorn Is Born In India, Stripe Drops $200m in Africa To Buy Paystack And Why Apple Hasn't Replicated Alipay's Success

Issue #29: Headless Fintech, Why Every Company Wants To Take SWIFT On And Some Podcast Recommendations You'll Thank Me For

Current: Doing It Differently

Issue #28: Banks ❤️ Mainframes, Airwallex Adds $40m To Their Series D, Open Banking In The UK Hits A New Milestone and What's Next For Marcus?

Issue #27: Greenlight Gets The Bag, FinCEN Leaks Like A Sieve And A Real "Narrative Violation" In Fintech

Issue #26: Chime's Valuation Hits $14.5b, Kraken Becomes A SPDI And McKinsey Thinks Fintechs Are Facing An "Existential Crisis" 😬

Issue #25: MSCHF In Fintech, CSX From Credit Suisse And Aussie Banks Launch Some Strange New Credit Cards

Issue #24: Robinhood Under Fire, The Fintech 250 And A Great Heuristic For Lending Businesses

Issue #23: FINIX Bags Another $30m From Investors, Ant Financial Releases Their Prospectus And The Origin Story You Need To Read

Break Down #2: A Deep Dive Into The Cash App's Growth Machine

Issue #22: Robinhood Raises Yet Another Round, JPMorgan Plans Finn 2.0 In The UK And A Look Back At An OG Embedded Fintech Company

Issue #21: AmEx Is Looking At Buying Kabbage, Coinbase And Square Are Getting Into Microloans And It's Been A Tough Week For UK Challenger Banks

Break Down #1: A Break Down Of Fintech In Q2 2020

Issue #20: Some Tay Tay Fintech Memes, More Embedded Fintech Stuff And Blockchain School For Everyone

Issue #19: Affirm Could Be Listing Soon, Monzo Sees Losses Double And It's A Copernican Revolution In Banking

Issue #18: #FintechTwitter, Big Fintech SPAC Energy And Shopify Signs An Exclusive Deal With Affirm

Issue #17: Here Comes The GPT-3 Hype Train, Robinhood Puts More Money In The Bank And Monzo Plus Launches

Issue #16: Fintech Listings, Web Browser Opera Acquires A Challenger Bank And What Banning Chinese Super Apps Could Mean For Fintech

Issue #15: Data Is Becoming The New Salt, Unit Economics In Lending And ASX Delays DLT Implementation By A Year

Issue #14: RIP Wirecard, Checkout Gets The Bag And Wave Hunting In Fintech

Issue #13: Another Fintech Unicorn Is Born, Bloomberg For Gen-Z And WTF Is Going On With Wirecard?

Issue #12: Amazon And GS Hook Up, Lemonade Files To Go Public And Investing In The Zeitgeist

Lemonade S-1 Teardown 🍋

Issue #11: Pitching A Neobank GTM Strategy, Varro Raises $240m, Zip Acquires Quadpay And The Sudden Rise of CoF

Issue #10: Why Payments Companies Are Hot Right Now, Marqeta Raises $150m And VCs Weigh In On Which Companies Will Thrive Post-Lockdown

Issue #9: Shopify Launches All The Fintech Things, Brex Gets The Bag And UK Challenger Banks Get A UX Review

Issue #8: OnlyFans Is Pushing Fintech Forward, Amazon Is A Vendor - Not A Techfin And Let's Talk 'Platforms'

Oh you’re “closely following the FinTech space”? Name every startup. Go...

Issue #7: Robinhood Gets The Bag, Euro Challenger Banks Struggle In The US And It's Time To Understand Moats

Issue #6: Bye Bó, Tencent Takes A Stake In Afterpay And Stash Gets The Bag.

Issue #5: SoFi Goes Shopping In Hong Kong, Monzo Applies For A US Banking License And Regional Banks In The US Hustle To Help Dish Out PPP Loans

Issue #4: More Monster Rounds Announced, Banks (And Tech Companies) Continue To Go Fintech And Invisible Banking Becomes Another Buzzword

Issue #3: SoFi Goes Shopping, 86400 Gets The Bag And MAS Makes It Rain Money

SoFi Acquires Galileo For $1.2bn. But Why?

Where is YC making its bets in fintech?

Issue #2: Animal Crossing, Vertical Neo Banks And MS Excel Becomes A Fintech Platform.

Issue #1 - Big financing rounds, telcos buying fintechs and challenger banks continuing their global march.