Weekly Briefing No. 172 | NYSE’s Bitcoin Bet, No More Fintech Competition, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 172 | NYSE’s Bitcoin Bet, No More Fintech Competition, and More

Welcome to The FR. We’re always seeking a reasonable rate of return. In this edition: Six to Watch at FinovateSpring; Crypto Creeps Closer to the Mainstream; RIP to Colorful Former Regulator Bart Chilton; Tesla; Looks to Conquer Insurtech; Could Blockchain Solve Brexit?

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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. 35 | US Fintechs Received an Early July 4th Gift

Weekly Briefing No. 35 | US Fintechs Received an Early July 4th Gift

Thanks to Brexit, U.S. fintech CEOs now have a lot more leverage. This week, we discuss why. We also ponder the financial implications of an app designed to fight parking tickets, Betterment as Big Brother, the rise of drones in P&C insurance and bitcoin’s progress (or lack thereof). Finally, we check out Quandl, a financial data provider, and look to Miguel de Cervantes for wisdom in these uncertain times.

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Weekly Briefing No. 31 | Fintech Collaboration Kumbaya Pays (For Now)

Weekly Briefing No. 31 | Fintech Collaboration Kumbaya Pays (For Now)

Tired of fintech partnership happy talk? So are we. This week, we’ll explain why, and also discuss the impact of a Brexit on UK fintech, PayPal’s new cryptocurrency filing, the world’s first DAO, job risks in an automated society and the challenge of cyber insurance. We are also highlighting SelfLender because a person’s credit history is a significant digital asset. Finally, if you work at big firm resistant to innovation, we urge you to contemplate Samuel Goldwyn’s pithy quote on being a “yes-man.”

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