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Square Becomes a Bank and Goes Shopping

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This week we look at Square becoming a bank and acquiring Tidal, Nouriel Roubini takes on what he considers another asset bubble, the latest innovation in online payments, where top US banks are placing their bets in fintech, plus much more.
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This Week in Fintech
Sifted: Paypal tops European payment downloads - https://sifted.eu/articles/paypal-tops-european-downloads/
Sifted: Paypal tops European payment downloads - https://sifted.eu/articles/paypal-tops-european-downloads/
Funding, Merger & Acquisitions
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Square is acquiring a majority ownership stake in TIDAL through a new joint venture, with the original artists becoming the second largest group of shareholders, and JAY-Z joining the Square board. Why would a music streaming company and a financial services company join forces?!
Something More for You to Read
Techstars Startup Digest Fintech is curated by:
Alessandro Ravanetti Alessandro Ravanetti - Fintech writer, copywriter & content strategist. Working in the fintech industry since 2011, previously as a founder and now as a consultant. Independent expert with the European Commission and SXSW advisory board member.
alessandro.ravanetti@startupdigestmail.com
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