Top Fintech News Stories for November 19, 2020

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

  • Google moves into Venmo and bank territory with checking accounts and updated payment app – CNBC
  • Affirm’s IPO paperwork shows Peloton sales are a crucial part of the buy now, pay later fintech’s business — and losing that partnership would ‘materially and adversely’ impact it – Business Insider
  • LendIt Fintech LatAm 2020 Preview – Lend Academy
  • Affirm drops S-1, revealing sharply rising revenue on a narrower net loss – FinLedger
  • Challenger bank Bella to promote pay-it-forward mentality – American Banker
  • Deloitte’s Technology Fast 500 Rankings is Peppered with Fintechs – Crowdfund Insider
  • New Freddie Mac Partnership Will Mean ‘Tens Of Thousands Of New Mortgages Per Year For People Of Color,’ Says Zest AI CEO – Forbes
  • Chase Bank Enters Buy Now, Pay Later Market with Flexible Payment Plan Options for Purchases Over $100 – Crowdfund Insider
  • Mobile emerges as top preference for bank customers – American Banker
  • Mastercard’s Start Path program adds 10 fintechs – FinLedger

 

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