Top Fintech News Stories for August 9, 2021

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

  • Brex withdraws applications for industrial bank – American Banker
  • USDC Builder Circle Says It Wants to Become a National Crypto Bank – Coindesk
  • White House Aligns with Limited Crypto Amendment. Will Digital Asset Innovation be Doomed? – CrowdFund Insider
  • Podcast 309: Assaf Wand of Hippo – LendAcademy
  • Plaid settles class-action lawsuit for $58 million – American Banker
  • Former OCC Comptroller Brian Brooks Departs Binance.US CEO Position – CrowdFund Insider
  • Atom Bank delivers first operating profit after £3bn in mortgage lending – Altfi
  • API Links FinTechs To Fed Payment Rails –
  • Bank of America Grabbing 1 in 3 Gen Zs and Millennials with Mobile – The Financial Brand
  • AT&T’s Cricket Wireless strikes partnership with Acorns to bring investing to its subscribers – TearSheet

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