Top Fintech News Stories for May 7, 2021

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

  • When central banks issue digital money – The Economist
  • Cash App Is King at Square – The Wall Street Journal
  • Highlights from LendIt Fintech USA 2021 – LendAcademy
  • Remitly eyes IPO at $5bn valuation – Reuters – Finextra
  • After crackdown on Chime, Green Dot trumpets bank status – American Banker
  • Noah Breslow Has Left OnDeck – deBanked
  • As fintechs develop ‘super apps,’ are banks partners or rivals? – American Banker
  • How much product room will fintech giants leave for startups? – TechCrunch
  • GameStopped Hearing Part III: What’s Next for Policymakers? – CrowdFund Insider
  • Revolut Debuts Withdrawals In Bitcoin –

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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