Top Fintech News Stories for July 19, 2021

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

  • Serena Williams invests in rent-reporting fintech Esusu – CNBC
  • Crypto Experts in Demand as Countries Launch Digital Currencies – The Wall Street Journal
  • Podcast 307: Aaron Klein of the Brookings Institution – LendAcademy
  • For Most Banks, the ‘Do It All’ Days Are Over: Here Are Their Options – The Financial Brand
  • Morty announces $25 million Series B funding – finLedger
  • Banks are becoming bitcoin banks whether they like it or not – The Finanser
  • Blend Labs Hits A Nearly $4 Billion Valuation As It Makes Its NYSE Debut – Forbes
  • Fintech, crypto firms boost NBA marketing spending as banks cut back – American Banker
  • BankThink Fintechs shouldn’t give up on national bank charters – American Banker
  • How fast-growing neobank Novo met its customer service challenge – American Banker

  • 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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