Top Fintech News Stories for July 22, 2021

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

  • Visa makes another big bet on fintech, buying UK payments start-up Currencycloud – CNBC
  • Fintech OppFi goes public as CEO looks to alleviate America’s emergency savings drought – CNBC
  • Starling Banks’s 2021 results see 600% jump in revenues and 8 months of profitability – Altfi
  • Marcus Mocks Traditional Banks in New Advertising Campaign – The Financial Brand
  • Upgrade launches a credit card with bitcoin rewards – TechCrunch
  • Why Apple Pay + Buy Now Pay Later Will Drive Banks to Google Plex – The Financial Brand
  • 52 New Digital Banks Added to The Financial Brand’s Neobank Tracker – The Financial Brand
  • i80 Group has quietly committed $1B in credit to the fintech and proptech worlds – TechCrunch
  • Why investors are pouring money into AML startups – American Banker
  • Midwest BankCentre shows how community banks can compete with new players – Tearsheet
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