Top Fintech News Stories for May 6, 2021

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

  • Galaxy Digital to Buy BitGo in Crypto Sector’s First $1 Billion Deal – The Wall Street Journal
  • $2.2B Bitso Becomes First Crypto Unicorn in Latin America – CoinDesk
  • Chime has agreed to stop using the word ‘bank’ after a California regulator pushed back – TechCrunch
  • FIS Teams With NYDIG To Allow Bitcoin Purchases From Bank Accounts – PYMNTS.com
  • A glimpse inside Truist and its bank tech strategy – finLedger
  • How Ally uses AI to approve auto loans – American Banker
  • Fly Now Pay Later raises further £10 million in Series A funding – FinExtra
  • Federal Reserve Opens Consultation on Access to the Payments System – CrowdFund Insider
  • Most Powerful Women in Banking: Next 2021 – American Banker
  • Grayscale Becomes Official Digital Currency Asset Management Partner of the New York Giants – CrowdFund Insider

  • 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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