Top Fintech News Stories for June 2, 2021

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

  • SoFi Starts Trading on Nasdaq as a Public Company – LendAcademy
  • In The War Between Square, PayPal And Shopify, Banks Are Collateral Damage – Forbes
  • Interim OCC chief has full plate — but acknowledges limited authority – American Banker
  • BNPL Fintech Affirm Reveals Consumer Behavior, Shopping Trends, and Preferences for Pay Over Time Options – CrowdFund Insider
  • Kushki, an Ecuador-based fintech, raises $86M to build financial infrastructure in LatAm – TechCrunch
  • Is BBVA’s shutdown of Simple a bad sign for bank-fintech mergers? – American Banker
  • Banking Must Use Real-Time Insight to Improve Customer Experiences – The Financial Brand
  • Where banks are eyeing profits in the green economy – American Banker
  • Should central banks worry about facebook’s Diem and Alibaba’s Alipay? – Finextra

  • 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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