Top Fintech News Stories for March 4, 2021

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

  • Income verification is white-hot right now, and Plaid wants in – TechCrunch
  • Challenger bank helps customers erase carbon footprints – American Banker
  • The MLA and OLPI Merge to Form the American Fintech Council – LendIt Fintech News
  • The Fed needs to close backdoor to its payment rails – American Banker
  • Inside Marqeta’s plans to grow its ‘card-as-a-service’ offering – Banking Dive
  • Payments and rewards innovator finds tailwind with SMBs – FinLedger
  • Burned Banksy NFT Sets Art And Crypto Worlds Alight – Forbes
  • Lex Greensill and the British establishment – Financial Times
  • Cathie Wood says digital wallets will ‘gut’ traditional banks – and expects bitcoin to rise by as much as $400,000 – Business Insider
  • Brendan Carroll from Chicago’s Victory Park Capital Says Banks and Fintechs Can Operate Effectively in New Business Environment – Crowdfund Insider
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    Peter Renton is the chairman and co-founder of Fintech Nexus, the world’s largest digital media 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.