Short Takes: India battle for Fintech (WhatsApp lending, WeChat banned), OnDeck acquired for $90MM, OCC lets US banks custody crypto

Hi Fintech Architects --

Welcome back to the subscribers-only letter! Here are the top updates hitting our radar:

  1. WhatsApp to pilot projects to deliver credit, insurance and pension to users in India (link here) and Tencent’s WeChat cuts off service in India amid the country’s ban on Chinese apps (link here)

  2. Samsung, SoFi and Mastercard launch the mobile-f…

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