Top Fintech News Stories for December 8, 2020

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

  • Online lender SoFi explores deal to go public, report says – CNBC
  • Banks and fintechs talk partnerships in an increasingly digital world – FinLedger
  • Africa’s Mobile Money Boom – Forbes
  • Capital One halts buy-now-pay-later credit card transactions – Banking Dive
  • Webinar: AI & Biometrics: Unlocking the Power of Digital Transformation – LendIt Fintech
  • U.S. consumer credit growth slows as credit card balances shrink – American Banker
  • COVID-19, Open Banking, Brexit Expected to Have Major Impact on Fintech Sector in 2021: Survey – Crowdfund Insider
  • The new challenger banks: ‘A lot of these are going to fail’ – American Banker
  • Biden Administration Will ‘Ultimately Be Supportive’ of Crypto: Circle CEO – Coindesk
  • Study: SMEs using open banking more than ever  – AltFi

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