Top Fintech News Stories for June 18, 2021

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

  • Goldman Sachs ramps up bitcoin trading in new partnership with Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital – CNBC
  • Iron Finance’s Titan Token Falls to Near Zero in DeFi Panic Selling – coindesk
  • Unit raises $51M in Accel-led Series B to grow its banking-as-a-service platform – TechCrunch
  • Inside the New Cross River Bank Venture Arm – LendAcademy
  • Raisin touches down in the US with first partner bank – altfi
  • Neobank Better Financial aims to cushion financial shocks for gig workers – Banking Dive
  • Verizon builds challenger bank for children – American Banker
  • Ex-JPMorgan Chase Exec Has A Plan To Narrow Racial Wealth Gap In Every Major U.S. City – Forbes
  • Digital Pound: Bank of England Updates on CBDC Progress – CrowdFund Insider
  • SEC v. Ripple: Implications of Ripple’s Fair Notice Defense – CrowdFund Insider

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