Here are some of the top stories and trends of April 2023 for marketplace lending investors and industry watchers:

Industry News
4/3/2023 Micro-investing fintech Acorns has acquired child and teen-focused digital banking startup GoHenry to fuel an expansion into Europe (CNBC)

4/3/2023 US digital lender Presta raises $3.3m to fund expansion (p2pfinancenews) 

4/4/2023 Could a digital dollar make stablecoins more stable? (AmerBanker)

4/5/2023 Dutch neobank Bunq applies for US banking license (AltFiNews) 

4/6/2023 In global shift to open finance can the UK remain a leader? (FintechNexus) 

4/10/2023 Demand for embedded finance grows as it continues to become online norm (FintechNexus) 

4/11/2023 Neobanks: 10% now use app-only bank as main account (AltFiNews) 

4/12/2023 UPago expands in LatAm to consolidate its recurring payment platform (FintechNexus)

4/14/2023 How the SVB collapse helps DeFi (FintechNexus) 

4/14/2023 Neobank Revolut Introduces Joint Accounts, Group Chats Across Europe (CrowdFundInside) 

4/17/2023 SBA finalizes rule to open flagship 7(a) program to fintechs (AmerBanker) 

4/17/2023 Apple launches 4.15% savings account with Goldman Sachs (AltFiNews) 

4/18/2023 Ryan Reynolds becomes investor in Nuvei fintech company (FoxBusiness)

4/18/2023 After he sold his company for over $1 billion, Ryan Reynolds’ investing spree continues with a fintech company that has ties to Binance and DraftKings (YahooFinance) 

4/19/2023 Banks that have launched digital-only brands (AmerBanker) 

4/19/2023 What stricter rules mean for P2P cashback deals (p2pfinancenews) 

4/20/2023 How OpenAI’s ChatGPT is Revolutionizing FinTech Industry? (analyticsinme)

4/21/2023 5 Nontraditional Ways To Build Your Wealth (Nasdaq) 

4/21/2023 Apple Makes More Fintech Moves With High-Yield Savings Account From Goldman Sachs (Forbes) 

4/24/2023 It Takes Less than One Minute to Set Up an Apple Savings Account (CrowdfundInside) 

4/24/2023 Meet the women taking on the gender finance gap (AltFiNews) 

4/25/2023 Is Apple’s Partnership With Goldman The Future Of Banking? (Forbes) 

4/26/2023 FCA suggests P2P could challenge centuries-old banking model (p2pfinancenews) 

4/27/2023 What’s Likely to Brew in Fintech Market in 2023? (Fintech_weekly) 

Platform News
4/4/2023 SoFi pounces on fintech mortgage lender amid housing downturn (AltFiNews)

4/5/2023 Mintos sees investments climb in March (p2pfinancenews) 

4/13/2023 Starling Bank teams up with the National Trust in a three-year deal (AltFiNews) 

4/13/2023 Monzo joins forces with Plaid to open access for US customers (AltFiNews) 

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