Top Fintech News Stories for October 9, 2020

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

  • Bank of America takes on payday lenders – American Banker
  • U.S. API Platform Bloom Credit Secures $13 Million Through Latest Funding Round Led By Allegis NL – Crowdfund Insider
  • Max Levchin’s lending start-up Affirm confidentially files to go public – CNBC
  • U.S.-Based Online Lending Platform VIVA Finance Secures $2.3 Million Through Latest Seed Round Led By Acumen Fund – Crowdfund Insider
  • ESG Investing Will Not Grow Successfully Without Global Data Standards And Regulations, Says OECD – Forbes
  • Ripple Enters Lending With XRP Credit Lines to Fund Global Payments – CoinDesk
  • New digital bank for the rich Monument secures restricted UK banking licence – AltFi
  • Diginex: The First Crypto And Digital Asset Exchange To Go Public In The U.S. – The Future Is Here – Forbes
  • End of an era: LendingClub to drop P2P platform – American Banker
  • A ‘platform built by us and for us’: Black leaders start neobank – American Banker

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