Top Fintech News Stories for May 11, 2021

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

  • Mortgage Startup Better to Go Public in SPAC Merger – The Wall Street Journal
  • Banking App Lili Raises $55 Million To Help Freelancers Tackle Expenses, Access Credit – Forbes
  • New OCC head signals focus on climate risks, ‘technological change’ – American Banker
  • DOJ reportedly investigating Kabbage, fintech lenders, over PPP loans – Banking Dive
  • Storefront lender OneMain pushes further into digital – American Banker
  • Your Money Or Your Life? – Forbes
  • Credit-Card Debt Keeps Falling. Banks Are On Edge. – The Wall Street Journal
  • Banking startup Fair announces public launch after raising $20M from the communities it serves – Finledger
  • MakerDAO and Aave Integrated DeFi Protocol Centrifuge’s Token Sale to Launch on CoinList – CrowdFund Insider
  • What is stopping banks from transitioning to the cloud? – Finextra

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