Top Fintech News Stories for January 26, 2021

Here are the top news stories from our daily newsletter today:

  • Roostify Raises $32M Series C For Home Lending Amid Hot Real Estate Market – Crunchbase News
  • Digital Banking: US based Current Says it Helped Consumers Save Over $100 Million in Overdraft Fees – Crowdfund Insider
  • Aite Group anticipates bank charter application surge – FinLedger
  • What’s in store for challenger banks in 2021? – Banking Dive
  • Banks turn employees into social media envoys – American Banker
  • DV01 Launches Auto Benchmark Datasets to Provide Investors With Transparency on Automotive Asset-Backed Securities – Crowdfund Insider
  • Will Device Biometric Identity Verification Become A De Facto Form Of Payment Acceptance? – Forbes
  • Mastercard hikes fees 500%, could open banking come to the rescue? – AltFi
  • Harvard, Yale, Brown Endowments Have Been Buying Bitcoin for at Least a Year: Sources – CoinDesk
  • German FinTech N26 Eyes IPO With Hiring Of New CFO – PYMNTS

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