Weekly Briefing No. 170 | Record Fintech Deals, Insuring Driverless Cars, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 170 | Record Fintech Deals, Insuring Driverless Cars, and More

Welcome to The FR. Always written by people, never robots. In this edition: Halcyon Days for Fintech Deals; How Do You Insure an Autonomous Vehicle?; The Downside of Direct Banks; Investment Advisors Embrace Technology; The Rise of “Africa’s Amazon”

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Weekly Briefing No. 15 | Unfrozen Caveman Financial Advisor is Here.

Weekly Briefing No. 15 | Unfrozen Caveman Financial Advisor is Here.

If the dizzying markets are making you blue, cheer up — there’s a bull market in fintech. Unfortunately, there’s also a booming market in fintech bull.  We try to sniff out the difference, and this week our efforts lead us to a fintech charm offensive by banks and Microsoft, a zinger from Zenefits, a financial caveman from the pre-robo era, and a company poised to capitalize on the current global credit turmoil.

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