Top Fintech News Stories for September 21, 2020

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

  • Finicity inks data API deal with Charles Schwab – FinLedger
  • Cloud-Based ClearBank Teams Up With J.P. Morgan to Launch Multi-Currency Bank Accounts Through API – Crowdfund Insider
  • Chime is now worth $14.5 billion, surging past Robinhood as the most valuable U.S. consumer fintech – CNBC.com
  • Is an Algorithm Less Racist Than a Loan Officer? – The New York Times
  • Money-laundering report alleges banks profited by aiding criminals – American Banker
  • Brazilian Open Banking Platform Quanto Raises $15 Million Though Series A Led By Bradesco & Itaú Unibanco – Crowdfund Insider
  • Le Third Scheme – Forbes
  • Gen Z Says They’re Eager to Use Big Techs for Banking – But Will They? – The Financial Brand
  • Open Banking provider TrueLayer raises $25m in extra funding – AltFi
  • How Does Kraken’s New Crypto Bank Work? – CoinDesk

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