Top Fintech News Stories for May 20, 2021

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

  • Bitcoin Falls as Much as 30% as Investors Sour on Cryptocurrencies – The Wall Street Journal
  • Is MoneyLion building the first open U.S. bank? – American Banker
  • Goldman bets on UK anti-money laundering start-up – The Financial Times
  • Pipe, “NASDAQ for revenue,” reaches $2B valuation with $250M investment – finLedger
  • Payment technology company DailyPay nabs $500M capital – finLedger
  • ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Impact on Consumer Credit Behavior Expanding Fast – The Financial Brand
  • Private credit fintech Finitive secures investment – Finextra
  • Klarna eyes up London for upcoming IPO – Altfi
  • Post office, Fed checking accounts won’t solve underbanking, trade groups say – BankingDive
  • Bank regulators grilled on climate efforts, ILCs, ‘true lenders’ – American Banker

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