Top Fintech News Stories for October 1, 2021

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

  • Fintech firm Upgrade is getting into buy now, pay later with short-term installment loans – CNBC
  • Senate confirms Chopra as CFPB chief in party-line vote – American Banker
  • Nahmii aims to push Layer 2 solutions into commercial viability – LendAcademy
  • 4 credit unions launch neobank aimed at LMI users – Banking Dive
  • Will Regulators ‘De-Bank’ Neos, Cryptos & Fintechs? – The Financial Brand
  • Fed won’t ban private stablecoins, Powell says – American Banker
  • Credit Card Crypto Crime Climbing: Report – CrowdFund Insider
  • Square Partners With TikTok To Capture The Creator Economy – Forbes
  • Everybody is Doing it: Affirm to Add Crypto Option for Consumers – CrowdFund Insider
  • Chase and 10x Banking reveal partnership – Altfi
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    John has been in communications since graduating from Creative Communications at Red River College Polytechnic in Winnipeg in 1992. He launched one of Canada's first digital-only local news sites called Winnipeg First in 2007, which led to digital editor postings with the Winnipeg Free Press and Edmonton Journal. In 2012 he joined Bankless Times as managing editor, later becoming president and CEO. He and the Bankless Media co-founders completed a sale and exit in August 2021.