Fasanara Fintech Weekly

Indian BNPL, DeFi Tokens, Starling Bank Sees Strong SME Market Growth & Other News




Happy Friday!



In this edition:


  • Demystifying the Indian BNPL market

  • What are DeFi tokens?

  • Starling Bank reports strong growth in the SME lending market

  • EMEA to see increasing investment in DeFi in 2022: KPMG

  • Chelsea fans must be part of club’s new shareholder base, British fintech PrimaryBid demands.




 


Demystifying the Indian BNPL market.



A lot has been said about buy now, pay later (BNPL) in the last few years, especially since its explosion globally in 2021, which was the year of reckoning of sorts for the industry. While the term “BNPL” may seem like the new kid on the block, as a concept it is not something new.

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What are DeFi tokens?



Decentralized finance tokens provide crypto users with access to a number of bank-like services such as loans, lending and insurance.


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Starling Bank reports strong growth in the SME lending market.




Digital challenger bank Starling Bank has grown its market share in the SME banking space to 7.5% in just four years.

The mobile-only bank has increased its share of the number of SME accounts in the market reaching half that of mainstream rival, Barclays.


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EMEA to see increasing investment in DeFi in 2022: KPMG.



KPMG’s latest Pulse of Fintech report shows investment in fintech companies in Europe, Middle East and Africa touched $77.4bn across 1,859 deals in 2021.


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Chelsea fans must be part of club’s new shareholder base, British fintech PrimaryBid demands.



Ministers must ensure that fans are allowed to participate in the future ownership of Chelsea Football Club, the boss of a fast-growing tech company has urged in a letter seen by Sky News.


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