Top Fintech News Stories for January 6, 2021

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

  • Expense management firm Divvy raises $165m – Finextra
  • CFPB well positioned to oversee fintechs, task force says – American Banker
  • Affirm targets up to $38 per share in IPO, pushing its valuation above $9B – TechCrunch
  • New York leads states’ push to overturn OCC’s ‘rent-a-bank’ rule – American Banker
  • How Mexico’s Central Bank Plans To Move Payments To Digital – PYMNTS
  • Where VCs are investing in 2021 – AltFi
  • Remitter USA Inc. announces Larry Chiavaro as new CEO – PR Newswire
  • What banks can earn, and learn, from underbanked customers – FinLedger
  • Why this tech vet left a superregional to join Quontic Bank – American Banker
  • Square’s Dorsey hits out at FinCen crypto rulemaking proposal – Finextra
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