Top Fintech News Stories for October 5, 2021

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

  • Facebook down, and so was its digital payments site Novi – LendIt Fintech News
  • US Bank launches bitcoin custody service as institutions race to cater to crypto demand – CNBC
  • Investors bet on tech behind buy now/pay later, open banking – American Banker
  • Where CFPB will focus fair-lending probes under new chief – American Banker
  • Modern Connectivity: From Antiquated to Advanced Financial Account Aggregation – The Financial Brand
  • Two House Representatives Introduce Micro-Offerings Legislation to Help Smaller Firms Raise Needed Funding – CrowdFund Insider
  • Postal banking pilot brings check cashing, bill pay in 4 areas – Banking Dive
  • NFTs: Digital Scarcity Is Being Redefined by Non-Fungible Tokens, Kraken Intelligence Reports – CrowdFund Insider
  • Stablecoin issuers say they’re unafraid of regulation – American Banker
  • Zuora updates its platform with ‘unified monetization’ – TearSheet

John has been in the communications industry since graduating from Creative Communications at Red River College in Winnipeg in 1992.

He launched one of Canada's first digital-only local news sites called Winnipeg First in 2007, which led to a long stint as a digital editor with the Winnipeg Free Press. A similar gig followed at the Edmonton Journal.

In 2012 he joined Bankless Times as the managing editor, later becoming president and CEO. He and the other co-founders of Bankless Media Inc. completed their sale and exit in August of 2021.

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