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Visa Plaid Deal Meltdown, Why Walmart is Creating a Fintech Startup, China to Nationalize Ant?

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This week we look at Visa and Plaid announcing mutual termination of their $5.3 billion merger agreement, at the reports from China indicating that the Chinese government may be working on a plan to nationalize Alibaba and the Ant Group, at the Walmart step into the fintech space with Ribbit Capital, and at a new wave of fintech mega-rounds. Plus much more.
Also worth to mention that last week this digest was included in an article on Tearsheet including a good selection of fintech newsletters. If interested to learn more, you can find the article at this link!
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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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