Top Fintech News Stories for March 19, 2021

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

  • CEO Of Fintech Lender Upstart Now A Billionaire After Shares Soar 89% In One Day – Forbes
  • Chinese economy: Beijing’s war on the credit boom – The Financial Times
  • Federal Reserve’s Powell Says CBDCs ‘Need to Coexist With Cash’ – Coindesk
  • New TomoCredit Mastercard does not require FICO or credit inquiry – FinLedger
  • What’s driving nonbanks to buy banks? Cheap deposits – American Banker
  • David Cameron lobbied for Greensill access to Covid loan schemes – The Financial Times
  • Crypto, ESG and office returns: Banks show when they would — and would not — rather be first – Banking Dive
  • Blend to acquire Title365 for $500 million – Finextra
  • Fireblocks raises $133m to bring crypto to banks – Finextra
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