Weekly Briefing No. 44 | A Fintech Opportunity in the EpiPen Fiasco?

Weekly Briefing No. 44 | A Fintech Opportunity in the EpiPen Fiasco?

As the summer winds fade, we look back at Mylan Labs’ EpiPen fiasco and ponder a possible fintech opportunity. We also take note of Apple’s nasty battle with Aussie banks, the resilience of some fallen unicorns, an ETF issuer’s reinvention as a fintech company, a blockchain non-problem and the end of a tech-bank celebrity marriage. Finally, we highlight Snagajob, a gig economy standout.

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Weekly Briefing No. 39 | Want a Fintech Career Reinvention? Go Surfing.

Weekly Briefing No. 39 | Want a Fintech Career Reinvention? Go Surfing.

Surfing is a great metaphor for financial services career reinvention. We discuss why and also look at AirBnb’s lesson for fintech, Steve Cohen’s investment in Quantopian, Fidelity’s new roboadvisor offering, the latest payments news and Silicon Valley’s mortgage mania. Finally, we take note of IKove, a start-up nursery.

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Weekly Briefing No. 12 | Wall Street’s Short-Termism Fuels Fintech Piñata Party.

Weekly Briefing No. 12 | Wall Street’s Short-Termism Fuels Fintech Piñata Party.

Welcome to our 12th addition of The FR. This week, we look at the connection between Wall Street’s short-term thinking and the rise of fintech, Ethereum’s challenge to Bitcoin, SoFi’s upcoming Super Bowl campaign and the business model behind TransferWise. We also take note of the two heavyweights who have joined Betterment’s retirement committee and OpenDoor Labs, a real estate start-up....

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