Top Fintech News Stories for July 23, 2021

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

  • India considering phased roll out of central bank digital currency – TechCrunch
  • Biggest Quarter Ever: Global Fintech Funding Booms in Q2 as Pandemic (Hopefully) Recedes – Crowdfund Insider
  • Neobank HMBradley shifts to invite-only, seeks more partner banks – Banking Dive
  • TALA’s Shivani Siroya on stablecoin regulation, financial literacy and Robinhood – CNBC
  • Zilch scoops $110m in debt and equity from Goldman Sachs and Daily Mail owner DMGT – Altfi
  • Former CFPB chief joins cryptocurrency surveillance firm – American Banker
  • How Tech Won the Pandemic and Now May Never Lose – NY Times
  • What Currencycloud adds to Visa’s diversification push – American Banker
  • Fifth Third closing dozens of branches to help pay for digital upgrades – American Banker
  • ‘Leveling the playing field’: Could rent reporting pave a path to greater financial inclusion? –Tearsheet

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