Top Fintech News Stories for January 18, 2021

Here are the top news stories from our daily newsletter today:

  • Back in startup mode: Plaid’s Head of UK on how pulling the plug on Visa’s $5.3bn takeover deal will help Plaid in Europe – AltFi
  • Walmart’s Fintech Deal Threatens a Much Deeper Banking Incursion – The Financial Brand
  • Podcast 281: Sean De Clercq of Kickfurther – LendIt Fintech News
  • The 5 Hottest Technologies In Banking For 2021 – Forbes
  • Figure Lending lands $100M funding facility – Finledger
  • Katie Porter off House banking panel: Report – American Banker
  • Real-time CX Measurement Helps Financial Institutions Shift on the Fly – The Financial Brand
  • Digital Banking: Fintech Challengers in the US Grew Customer Base by Nearly 40%, UK Digital-Only Banks Report Growth as Well – Crowdfund Insider
  • Jamie Dimon is scared sh*tless of FinTech – The Finanser
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