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

Industry News

5/4/2021 Global Fintech Funding Explodes During First Quarter of 2021 (FinancialBrand)

5/10/2021 Visa Partners With Fintech Startup Tala To Drive Crypto Adoption In Emerging Markets (Forbes)

5/10/2021 Will banks survive the transition to a new monetary system? (The Economist)

5/11/2021 Why the Pandemic is pushing postgrads to peer-to-peer lending (MonJa) 

5/13/2021 GPay Teams With Western Union, Wise To Take P2P Global (Pymnts)

5/17/2021 Given the rising popularity of digital payments, will fintech stocks be worth investing in? (Entrepreneur)

5/18/2021 FDIC asks industry for input about digital assets (AmerBanker)

5/18/2021 Alchemy Partners with Flinks on Account Verification for Banks and Fintechs (CrowdFundInside)

5/19/2021 Klarna eyes up London for upcoming IPO (AltFiNews)

5/20/2021 3 Trends Changing The Business Of Payments (Forbes)

5/20/2021 Assetz veteran joins fintech payments firm (p2pfinancenews)

5/21/2021 Fintech billionaires invade The Times Rich List 2021 (AltFiNews)

5/24/2021 Zopa hopes to turn banking industry on its head with new ad campaign (AltFiNews)

5/25/2021 SoftBank invests $250m in new fintech unicorn Zeta (AltFiNews)

5/25/2021 Everyone Has an Opinion on Crypto Today (LendAcademy)

5/26/2021 P2P Lending Platform Mintos Reports Reaching Nearly 400,000 Registered Users (CrowdfundInsider)

5/26/2021 Klarna chooses Madrid for new tech hub (AltFiNews)

5/27/2021 Is Apple Going Crypto? (CrowdFundInsider)

5/27/2021 Visa expands fintech curation program to U.S. (AmericanBanker) 

5/28/2021 Why U.S. is getting on board with global standard for payments (AmericanBanker)


Platform News

5/12/2021 Revolut promotes VP of finance Mikko Salovaara to CFO role (AltFiNews)

5/12/2021 LendingClub Chooses Alto as Their New IRA Provider (LendAcademy)

5/19/2021 Funding Circle surges as it makes strong start to 2021(Proactive_UK)

5/21/2021 Funding Circle board reshuffle gets underway (p2pfinancenews)

5/24/2021 New performance data from the Prosper Portfolio for April 2021 (ProsperLoans)

5/28/2021 Funding Circle and Atom Bank team up for £300m lending partnership (AltFiNews)

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