Top Fintech News Stories for September 27, 2021

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

  • Cryptocurrency exchanges scramble to drop Chinese users after Beijing’s ban – Reuters
  • In Crypto ‘Arms Race’ For Mass Adoption, Companies Ink Sports Sponsorships Worth Hundreds Of Millions – Forbes
  • Robinhood, Revolut and PayPal play business-model musical chairs – Banking Dive
  • Podcast 316: Shri Santhanam of Experian – LendIt Fintech News
  • Credit-Hungry Americans Like BNPL, Cards (and Whatever’s Next) – The Financial Brand
  • New bank with multiracial focus gets off to fast start – American Banker
  • Marcus Has Reached $100 Billion in Deposits – deBanked
  • Thailand’s fintech startup Ascend Money lands $150M at a $1.5B valuation – TechCrunch
  • Aspire raises $158M Series B to build a full-stack “financial operating system” for Southeast Asian businesses – TechCrunch
  • BankThink Banks’ consumer-friendly moves validate challenger model – American Banker
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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.