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Online Lending Monthly News. Here are some of the top stories and trends of June 2021 for online lending investors and industry watchers.

Industry News

6/2/2021 Payments Take Center Stage Of Bank-FinTech Collaboration (pymnts) 

6/2/2021 Which fintechs are offering government-backed Recovery Loans? (AltFiNews)

6/3/2021 YieldStreet Secures $100M via Series C, as Alternative Investments Heat Up (Crowdfund Insider) 

6/4/2021 Google Advertising Policy Opens Doors To Wider Bitcoin Community (Forbes)

6/7/2021 MonJa’s Digital Banking and Lending Monthly Roundup| May 2021 (MonJa)

6/8/2021 Lending and financing technology companies to watch in 2021 (Business Insider)

6/8/2021 The Future Of Payments: Fintech 50 2021 (Forbes)

6/9/2021 A new fintech unicorn: Scalable Capital raises $180m from Tencent (AltFi News) 

6/9/2021 The Most Innovative Fintech Companies in 2021 (Forbes)

6/10/2021 Massachusetts is latest state vying to become fintech hub (AmerBanker)

6/10/2021 LendInvest Adds Fintech Law Firm Juno to BTL Panel (Crowdfund Insider)

6/11/2021 Klarna gets SoftBank Vision Fund backing along with a new $45.6bn price tag (AltFiNews)

6/11/2021 Marqeta’s CEO: From Digital Card Issuance (At Scale) To IPO … And What’s Next  (pymnts)

6/14/2021 Inside State Street’s new digital asset unit (AmerBanker) 

6/14/2021 Line Introduces Virtual Bank Platform via Partnership with PT Bank KEB Hana Indonesia (Crowdfund Insider)

6/15/2021 Investors Clamor for a Bigger Piece of Payments Company Stripe (WSJ)

6/15/2021 Banking Must Digitally Transform Consumer Lending (Financial Brand) 

6/16/2021 European P2P Lending Platform Mintos Reports that Investors with a Long-Term Investment Strategy Earn More Consistently (Crowdfund Insider) 

6/16/2021 How will neobank account holders stack up in the next 5 years? (FinancialBrand) 

6/17/2021 Crytocurrency ownership is on the rise (p2pfinancenews) 

6/18/2021 JPMorgan Buys Nutmeg to Bolster Digital Banking Push in U.K. (WSJ)

6/21/2021 Morgan Stanley backs blockchain with investment in Securitize (AmerBanker) 

6/22/2021 $5.5 billion fintech firm Revolut’s losses mounted in 2020 but crypto gave it a big boost (CNBC)

6/23/2021 QED Investors Leads $30 Million Series B in Brazilian Fintech Solfácil (Crowdfund Insider) 

6/23/2021 The Top 11 Fintech Disruptors of 2021 (FinancialBrand)

6/24/2021 Cross River buys lending fintech, exec says ‘more to come’ (AmerBanker)

6/24/2021 Visa acquires European open banking platform Tink (p2pfinancenews)

6/25/2021 Top Venture Capital Firm Andreessen Horowitz Triples Down On Crypto With New $2.2 Billion Fund (Forbes)

6/25/2021 Community banks rush to meet customer demand for bitcoin (AmerBanker)

6/28/2021 Banking-as-a-service to make sizeable dent on financial services in next year, says Finastra (AltFiNews)

6/29/2021 Where is small business lending heading next? (AltFiNews)

6/29/2021 Tom Brady And Gisele Bündchen Partner With FTX In A Bid To Drive Crypto Adoption (Forbes) 


Platform News

6/1/2021 SoFi Trades on Nasdaq Following SPAC Deal (Crowdfund Insider) 

6/3/2021 Revolut adds Clear Books to its roster as it continues to expand business banking (AltFiNews)

6/4/2021 SoFi Starts Trading on Nasdaq as a Public Company (LendAcademy) 

6/17/2021 JPMorgan Chase is buying Nutmeg ahead of neo bank launch (AltFiNews) 

6/18/2021 Prosper Reports that 78% of Originations Rated AA-B in May 2021, with $13K Avg Loan Size (Crowdfund Insider) 

6/21/2021 Revolut sees revenues soar as customer numbers jump by nearly half in lockdown boost (AltFiNews)

6/28/2021 Zopa gets set for IPO and buy-now-pay-later products (p2pfinancenews)

6/30/2021 Zopa is setting its sights on a 2022 IPO (AltFiNews)

6/30/2021 Deutsche Bank reenters Germany’s payments market after long hiatus (AmerBanker)

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