Top Fintech News Stories for May 12, 2021

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

  • Ebay takes on banks and PayPal with loans to businesses – The Financial Times
  • Senate Votes to Halt True Lender Rule – CrowdFund Insider
  • Why TransUnion led blockchain fintech Spring Labs’ $30M Series B – TechCrunch
  • PitchIt Podcast #4: Zhen Wang of Cheese – LendAcademy
  • Greenwashing the system: which banks are worst? – The Finanser
  • Report: Consumers are wary about using open banking – finLedger
  • Visa invests in Remitly – Finextra
  • FDIC seeks feedback on banks’ crypto plans – American Banker
  • Big banks on defense after Fed sides with retailers on debit swipe fees – American Banker

  • 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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