Top Fintech News Stories for October 20, 2020

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

  • COVID Has Given Traditional Banks the Upper Hand: Are They Blowing It? – The Financial Brand
  • TransUnion announces partnership with FinLocker to give consumers and lenders more access to data – FinLedger
  • Decentralized Finance (DeFi) –The Future of Finance? – JD Supra
  • The Lending Boom Conundrum – AltFi
  • Westpac brings Afterpay on as first digital ‘bank-as-a-service’ platform partner – ZD Net
  • What fintechs can learn from Alipay’s success – FinLedger
  • Revolut Will Pursue Bank Charter in California – Crowdfund Insider
  • Household Access to Banks Improved But Could Be Driven Lower by Covid-19, FDIC Says – The Wall Street Journal
  • Can CDFIs help their communities while keeping investors satisfied? – American Banker
  • Innovate Finance boss urges government to use fintechs more in loan schemes – Peer2Peer Finance News

  • 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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