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Cash Cards for Kids, the FCA vs Lanistar, Another Bitcoin Bubble?

Hello fintechers, This week we cover the digital banks race to capture the next generation, the stran
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Hello fintechers,
This week we cover the digital banks race to capture the next generation, the strange story of Lanistar - a hyped new London fintech with big ambitions and €15m already raised - that is now in troubles with the financial regulator, Google plans for its Pay app, Bitcoin new price spike that is triggering fear of missing out once again, plus much more.
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This Week in Fintech
Cash Cards for Kids: Digital Banks Race To Capture the Next Generation
When John Hibbs’ daughter Xanthe received her first bank card in the mail, the six-year-old spent the next week Googling how to buy a horse.
Regulator Issues Warning on Hyped Fintech Lanistar

Google Redesigns Pay App, Opens Waitlist for Bank Accounts With Citi

Funding, Merger & Acquisitions
Square and Tencent Join €93m Raise in Italy's Satispay

African Fintech Startup Chipper Cash Raises $30m Backed by Jeff Bezos

Latvian Loan Investment Marketplace Mintos Crowdfunds €6m

Santander Acquires Wirecard Merchant Technology Assets in a €100m Deal

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Techstars Startup Digest Fintech is curated by:
Alessandro Ravanetti Alessandro Ravanetti - Freelance content writer and copywriter. Working in the fintech industry since 2011, I built and managed digital companies with distributed teams and international partners, gaining experience with both startups and large corporations. I am an independent expert with the European Commission, FundingBox and the Eureka Network, and an advisory board member of SXSW.
alessandro.ravanetti@startupdigestmail.com
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