Daily Fintech Newsletter | Apr. 7th

Hi!

In case you missed it, please see below today's most relevant fintech news.

  • I highly recommend you view this deep dive of the Australian Fintech Landscape by Alan Tsen and Oliver Kidd. According to their analysis, the market is shifting fast and all the usual global fintech trends are also at play in Australia. Link here.

  • Freetrade’s recent fundraise, which valued the company at £265m, has attracted over 600k customers to the low-cost trading app over the last 5 years. Crowdcube investors who injected a minimum of £18,750 in 2016 will now own shares worth £1m or more. Link here.

  • Nigerian banking and communication regulators intervened in a dispute that resulted in most Nigerian lenders cutting off MTN Nigeria from their banking platforms, making it impossible for millions of customers to buy credit for their phones. Link here.

  • Find out what are the risks and chances connected to BNPL in this exclusive Webinar hosted by Nethone. Link here

  • Online lender SoFi plans to offer its customers the ability to refinance auto loans through a partnership with MotoRefi. Link here.

  • Clubhouse launches payments so creators can make money. Link here.

  • Emil Kongelys, former Integration Team Lead at Finalto, has joined RegTech firm, Muinmos as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Link here

  • Cora, a São Paulo-based technology-enabled lender to small-and-medium-sized businesses, has raised $26.7 million in a Series A round led by Silicon Valley VC firm Ribbit Capital. Link here.

This ends my Daily Fintech Newsletter. Let me know if there are any questions or news/insights worth mentioning in the next newsletter. Until the next!

Regards,
Marcel van Oost
marcelvanoost.com

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