Top Fintech News Stories for June 15, 2021

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

  • Kabbage Adds Digital Checking to Platform – CrowdFund Insider
  • VCs boost investment in Black- and Latinx-owned fintechs – American Banker
  • When Will Amazon Offer A Checking Account? – Forbes
  • The Lend Academy P2P Forum is Now Being Run by deBanked – LendAcademy
  • Chime Leads U.S. Neobanks With Aspiration and Current on Its Heels – The Financial Brand
  • On approval from OCC, payments platform Adyen lands bank charter – finLedger
  • Goldman Sachs just tapped Stephen Scherr’s chief of staff to serve as CFO of its consumer business. Read the full memo announcing the promotion. – Business Insider
  • Why a high-cost consumer lender is buying a tiny Utah bank – American Banker
  • The drive to be a digital-native bank – The Finanser
  • Bitcoin Republic – Forbes

  • 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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