Weekly Briefing No. 17 | J.P. Morgan Won't be Out-Finteched by Anyone.

Weekly Briefing No. 17 | J.P. Morgan Won't be Out-Finteched by Anyone.

Last Thursday, buyout impresario J.C. Flowers made news by predicting that a majority of fintech start-ups won’t survive long-term. Really? Do a majority of start-ups in any sector work out? If you think so, then we’d like to sell you the bridge we see from our Brooklyn office…. Here’s our weekly round-up on the ambitious souls — at big firms and start-ups — who accept the risks and press forward with efforts to revolutionize financial services (because it needs to happen).  

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Weekly Briefing No. 16 | McKinsey Pens a "Love Letter" to a Fintech Crush.

Weekly Briefing No. 16 | McKinsey Pens a "Love Letter" to a Fintech Crush.

Welcome to the weekend. In this edition, we reveal McKinsey’s new fintech fixation and ask if European banks are bringing a butter knife to a sword fight. We also take the temperature of Bitcoin, evaluate an InsuranceTech fantasy deal and note the dawn of the Reg A+ era.

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Weekly Briefing No. 10 | Will Blockchain Be The New China?

Weekly Briefing No. 10 | Will Blockchain Be The New China?

Welcome to our 10th addition of The FR. This week, we ask if the blockchain is the new China and if banks will press forward on fintech if their stock prices continue to take a beating. “Painless” savings apps, Blackrock’s robo-deal, PayPal’s new board member and fintech personnel additions are among the other topics we cover.

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