Weekly Briefing No. 47 | Cross-Selling Gone Wild

Weekly Briefing No. 47 | Cross-Selling Gone Wild

Is the age of cross-selling doomed? We ask that question in the wake of the Wells Fargo scandal and look to fintech start-ups for answers. Also this week: the coming disruption in auto insurance, a sage’s assessment of marketplace lending, equity research on the chopping block and blockchain as a salve for reference-data madness.

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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. 22 | This fintech CEO is no Zoolander.

Weekly Briefing No. 22 | This fintech CEO is no Zoolander.

This week, we discuss Betterment’s fundraising, Citi’s new fintech report and the importance of innovation culture within a bank. Auto insurance, Title III of the JOBS Act, Ethereum, EMV and Gradifi also get a look.

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