Top Fintech News Stories for June 21, 2021

Here are the most read news stories from our daily newsletter today:

  • $5.5 billion fintech firm Revolut’s losses mounted in 2020 but crypto gave it a big boost – CNBC
  • China Says Banks Must Block Crypto Transactions; Market Falls – Coindesk
  • Podcast 303: Steve Muszynski of Splash Financial – LendAcademy
  • Digital lending platform Splash raises $44.3 million Series B – finLedger
  • OCC, states declare cease-fire in fintech charter case. Will it hold? – American Banker
  • You’d Be Crazy To Spend Your Bitcoin, Ethereum, Or Dogecoin With Coinbase’s Debit Card – Forbes
  • Payments cards, credit monitoring: What’s next for installment lenders – American Banker
  • Sterling Bancorp’s AI assistant tackles half of customer calls – American Banker
  • Legacy Financial Institutions Losing The Battle For Consumer Trust – The Financial Brand
  • Dutch Banking Challenger Bunq to Acquire €160M in Capital at €1.65B Valuation, Deal Includes SME Lending Platform Purchase – CrowdFund Insider

Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of LendIt Fintech, the world’s first and largest digital media and events company focused on fintech.

LendIt Fintech conducts three conferences a year for the leading fintech markets of the USA, Europe, and Latin America. LendIt also provides cutting-edge content all year long via audio, video, and written channels.

Peter has been writing about fintech since 2010 and he is the author and creator of the Fintech One-on-One Podcast, the first and longest-running fintech interview series.

Peter has been interviewed by the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The New York Times, CNBC, CNN, Fortune, NPR, Fox Business News, the Financial Times, and dozens of other publications.

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Stephen Mark
Jun. 23, 2021 3:05 am

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