Top Fintech News Stories for June 29, 2021

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

  • JPMorgan is buying an ESG investing platform in bank’s third fintech acquisition of the past year – CNBC
  • Zopa is setting its sights on a 2022 IPO – altfi
  • TD Bank introduces no overdraft-fee account, revises overdraft policy – Banking Dive
  • Philippines’ payment app PayMaya owner raises $167 million – finLedger
  • How Western Union is fighting back against fintech startups – TechCrunch
  • Bill pay—even when digital—proves bumpy, survey finds – American Banker
  • Walmart’s Money Card Is Now A Checking Account: Does It Matter? – Forbes
  • Do We Need Challenger Banks? Do We Need Banks? – Forbes
  • Visa tests tech that turns smartphones into point-of-sale terminals – American Banker
  • Bank execs predict branch model will be dead within 5 years – Finextra

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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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