Top Fintech News Stories for September 29, 2021

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

  • Coinbase dives deeper into banking by letting users deposit paychecks into their accounts – CNBC
  • Tom Brady, Tiger Woods join growing surge of NFTs – LendIt Fintech News
  • PitchIt Podcast #21: Martin Sokk and Mihkel Aamer of Lightyear – LendIt Fintech News
  • Upgrade Identified as Fastest Growing Card in US, Founder Renaud Laplanche Comments on Evolving Fintech Ecosystem – CrowdFund Insider
  • Payfare Teams With Stride Bank on Real-Time Payments for Gig Workers –
  • SEC Commissioner Peirce Says Commission Should Consider Expanding Definition of Accredited Investor, Improve Crowdfunding Exemptions – CrowdFund Insider
  • Both Banks & Fintechs Blow It With Financial Wellness… What’s Wrong? – The Financial Brand
  • Younger Generations Warming to Social Media Payment Apps: GoCardless – CrowdFund Insider
  • Cyber insurance Coalition raises $205 million to combat growing threats – finLedger
  • BIS: CBDC and DLT combo outperforms correspondent banking system – Finextra
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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.