Top Fintech News Stories for August 30, 2021

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

  • Affirm shares soar on news of Amazon partnership for buy now, pay later – CNBC
  • Crypto Firms Want Fed Payment Systems Access—and Banks Are Resisting – The Wall Street Journal
  • Podcast 312: Dan Snyder of Lower – LendIt Fintech
  • Canadian Fintech Flinks Acquires $103M Investment from National Bank of Canada – CrowdFund Insider
  • Banco Inter Acquires FinTech Startup USEND – PYMNTS.com
  • Regulators urge banks to assess risk in teaming with fintechs – American Banker
  • Data hoards are bad for competition and for the economy. – Forbes
  • Credit unions enlist fintechs to vie with commercial, challenger banks – American Banker
  • How The Pandemic Changed Mobile Payments – Forbes
  • Zeal banks $13M to offer employers a ‘build your own’ payroll product infrastructure – TechCrunch

  • 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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