This is the second edition of our weekly digest with the latest news and trends in banking and fintech.
Open Banking - Yolt moves into B2B, Lunar Way raises €13m, and BNP Paribas Fortis launches account aggregator
Challenger banks - Starling raises £75m, Tandem credit card racks £100m in transactions and Meridian introduces Motusbank
Funding - Nav $45m, Rapyd $40m, Mojo £7m, Chainalysis $30m, and SendFriend $1.7m
Crypto - JPMorgan Chase Moves to Be First Big U.S. Bank With Its Own Cryptocurrency
M&A - Ellie Mae $3.7b, WorldFirst $700m, Solium Capital $900m, and Shoplo undisclosed
Interesting reads - Why the Pay Later API Standard Could be a Turning Point in Banks’ Digital Strategies, API strategy crucial for banks looking to meet GDPR rules, and Swift to open KYC Registry to corporates