Top Fintech News Stories for January 29, 2021

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

  • Why Robinhood Had to Risk Infuriating Its Customers – The New York Times
  • Plaid Deposit Switch aims to simplify changing paycheck destinations – FinLedger
  • OCC halts controversial fair access rule – Banking Dive
  • The Second Certified Fintech Practitioner Course is Open – LendIt Fintech News
  • German Neobank N26 Mulling Takeover In FinTech Space – PYMNTS
  • BNPL player Scalapay raises $48m – Finextra
  • Payments In 2021: Five Trends Driving Industry Transformation – Forbes
  • Fintechs try to take the pain out of PPP applications – American Banker
  • US SEC Is Actively Looking at Stablecoins, and May Closely Examine Decentralized Finance or DeFi Platforms – Crowdfund Insider
  • JP Morgan Commits £500 Million to LendInvest and Future Loan Originations – Crowdfund Insider

  • 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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