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The Impact of the US Election on Fintech, Goldman’s Bet on BaaS, China Halts Ant Group’s Mega IPO

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Hey fintechers,
How is it going? Has the US election stressed you out? You are not alone. That was pretty intense!
Here we cover China halting Ant Group’s record breaking IPO, the impact of the election on finance and fintech, the Visa - Plaid merger, a few new interesting funding rounds, plus much more.
As you may have noticed, I changed a bit the format by adding more images and I would love hearing what you think. Feel free to hit reply. I promise that I will read every email 😊
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Until next week, take care!

This Week in Fintech
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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.
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