Top Fintech News Stories for July 1, 2021

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

  • American Express partners with fintech firms to help customers find mortgages – CNBC
  • Robinhood Agrees to Pay $70 Million to Settle Regulatory Investigation – The Wall Street Journal
  • Daylight raises millions to build a digital banking platform ‘designed for and by’ the LGBTQ+ community – TechCrunch
  • Four Trends In Fintech And How They’re Modernizing The Consumer Experience – Forbes
  • Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance Report: Total Global Alternative Finance Volume Increases, If You Remove China – CrowdFund Insider
  • OpenInvest says it will keep its ‘magic’ after sale to JPMorgan Chase – American Banker
  • LendInvest Expected to Raise £300 Million in Initial Public Offering – CrowdFund Insider
  • European central banks cut out consumers to fast-track digital currency – American Banker
  • Traders lend out cryptocurrencies in quest for huge returns – The Financial Times
  • ‘Every e-commerce platform will become a fintech’: Amazon aggregator Thrasio acquires capital-as-a-service startup Yardline – Tearsheet

  • 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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