Top Fintech News Stories for September 21, 2021

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

  • Trouble in pay-radise: Surveys show rising BNPL default rates – LendIt Fintech News
  • Hong Kong Fintech Startup Airwallex Valued At $4 Billion In Latest Funding Round – Forbes
  • Coinbase Won’t Offer Lending Product Questioned by SEC – The Wall Street Journal
  • JP Morgan’s neobank Chase goes live – Altfi
  • Two Successful Fintechs Partner: Marqeta Powers Figure Pay + BNPL – CrowdFund Insider
  • Joining Chase and Wells Fargo, TD Bank joins Akoya financial data network – TearSheet
  • Kathryn Petralia, Co-Founder of Kabbage Discusses Amex Acquisition: “We are coming from a position of strength” – CrowdFund Insider
  • Amazon, Square streamline payments as their push into banking ramps up – American Banker
  • Synctera, which pairs community banks with fintechs, signs on Plaid, Feedzai and Finix alongside card launch – finLedger
  • Conversational AI Could Make Financial Info More Accessible, Understandable, Commonwealth Report Reveals – 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.