Weekly Briefing No. 123 | Goldman’s DJ Leader, Spotify’s UnIPO and LendUp’s Two-on-One

Weekly Briefing No. 123 | Goldman’s DJ Leader, Spotify’s UnIPO and LendUp’s Two-on-One

Welcome to our 123rd edition. We urge you to wear green today, but not be green. Perhaps our features below can help: DJ David Solomon rises at Goldman; Spotify’s UnIPO; Our two-on-one with LendUp’s Sasha Orloff and Jotaka Eaddy; Deals: Kroll, Mosaic and FIGO; L.L. Bean’s blockchain flop; YC’s brain start-up; Larry Kudlow’s new role; John Oliver slams Bitcoin; Regulatory capture; Social Security numbers; Comings & Goings: Alex Lopatine, Syed Fazli and Bernardo Martinez

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Weekly Briefing No. 11 | Is Wall Street Destined For Planet Of The Robots?

Weekly Briefing No. 11 | Is Wall Street Destined For Planet Of The Robots?

Welcome to our 11th addition of The FR. This week, we discuss the coming of the robots to financial services and the Bitcoin civil war. We also take a look at “stack fallacy,” Max Levchin’s Affirm, IEX, Cornell’s tech-infused MBA and the little digital bank on the prairie. 

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Weekly Briefing #04: Relax M&A bankers, you aren't going to be Uberized just yet.

Weekly Briefing #04: Relax M&A bankers, you aren't going to be Uberized just yet.

Relax M&A bankers, you aren’t going to be Uberized just yet. This Bloomberg article tore through bankers' inboxes on Thursday. And while we think Axial is an interesting platform to connect “small” buyers and sellers of businesses, it's not Tinder, which is geared towards, how shall we say it, short-term transactions...

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