Top Fintech News Stories for April 16, 2021

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

  • Brian Brooks defends fintech charter to House Financial Services Committee – Cointelegraph
  • Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Google … Coinbase? – The Finanser
  • Legendary investor Ron Conway tells us Coinbase is the new Google. Here’s what that means for the next wave of startup founders – Insider
  • Payroll data sharing startup Wage raises $5M Seed round – finLedger
  • Circle Adds Facebook Diem Vet to Bring its Stablecoin into Mainstream – American Banker
  • Why Do Consumers Love Fintechs? – The Financial Brand
  • Fintechs Need Strong Consumer Protections, Diversity, Inclusion Asserts Key Congressman – Forbes
  • Cullen/Frost Creates Program to Reduce Overdraft Charges – American Banker
  • Coinbase’s Direct Listing Alters the Landscape for Fintech and Crypto Startups – TechCrunch
  • Big Bank CEOs Called Testify Before Congress in May – American Banker

  • 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. 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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