Weekly Briefing No. 169 | Fintech Unicorns Gallop to London, Banks’ Digital Sale Fail, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 169 | Fintech Unicorns Gallop to London, Banks’ Digital Sale Fail, and More

Welcome to The FR. Hope you enjoy our new spring colors. In this edition: London Attracts Fintech Unicorns; Why Banks Fail at Digital Sales; Future of the Cashless Society; Minimum Wage and Megabanks; Aussies, AI, and Regulatory Compliance

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Weekly Briefing No. 168 | Big Banks Making Small Deals, Anthemis Dishes on Insuretech, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 168 | Big Banks Making Small Deals, Anthemis Dishes on Insuretech, and More

Welcome to The FR. Looking Forward, Ever Upward. In this edition: Why Are Big Banks Suddenly Interested in Small Deals?; The Robot Real Estate Broker; Examining Insuretech Investments; Buffett’s Bank Stocks Prediction; Diversity in Fintech

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Weekly Briefing No. 167 | Weighing In on the New Apple Card

Weekly Briefing No. 167 | Weighing In on the New Apple Card

Welcome to The FR. Our announcements are always a spectacle. In this edition: The New Apple Card Looks Pretty Clever; Robinhood Gets into the Media Biz; Canada’s Pension Fund on Long-Term Investing; Big Bank Take Lil’ Bank; Intel’s New AI Framework

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Weekly Briefing No. 166 | Ireland’s Fintech Explosion, Another Record-Breaking M&A Deal, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 166 | Ireland’s Fintech Explosion, Another Record-Breaking M&A Deal, and More

Welcome to The FR. Ní lia duine ná barúil. In this edition: When Irish (Fintech) Eyes Are Smilin’ Fintech M&A Continues at a Rapid Pace; The Seamy Underbelly of Selling Cybersecurity Tech; March Madness—In Payments; Muni Quants

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Weekly Briefing No. 162 | Stash’s co-founder on digital advice, trouble brewing for SoftBank, and more

Weekly Briefing No. 162 | Stash’s co-founder on digital advice, trouble brewing for SoftBank, and more

Welcome to The FR. We’ve always got your best interests at heart. In this edition: Stash’s Brandon Krieg on Digital Financial Advice; Trouble Brewing for SoftBank; Fintech and Classic Cars; Is Apple Plotting a Post-iPhone World? Point-Two-and-Twenty; Financial Exec Decamps for Fintech

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Weekly Briefing No. 161 | Ain’t no party like a fintech party; NYC HQ2 dies a premature death

Weekly Briefing No. 161 | Ain’t no party like a fintech party; NYC HQ2 dies a premature death

Welcome to The FR. Our pricing is always fair. In this edition: Top fintech conferences in Q2; HQ2’s brief New York stay; The NYSE sues the SEC; IBM’s AI debater; Ellie Mae goes private; The big Bitcoin bet

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Weekly Briefing No. 160 | Stripe learns an ugly lesson about U.S. politics

Weekly Briefing No. 160 | Stripe learns an ugly lesson about U.S. politics

Welcome to The FR, where we never accept suspect payments. In this edition: Stripe and the ugly side of U.S. politics; A conversation with Wall Street Horizon CEO Barry Star What do Jurassic Park and housing have in common? 50 ways to leave your lender; How dogs can help fight cancer

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