Weekly Briefing No. 181 | Real-Time Payments at Federal-Reserve Speed

Weekly Briefing No. 181 | Real-Time Payments at Federal-Reserve Speed

Welcome to The FR, where “slow and steady” isn’t in style. In this edition: Real-Time Payments Coming…at Federal-Reserve Speed; Do Lending Algorithms Discriminate? Investors Still Love Big Tech.

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Weekly Briefing No. 177 | Humans and Robots Working Together, Google’s Government Woes, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 177 | Humans and Robots Working Together, Google’s Government Woes, and More

Welcome to The FR, where people and machines live in harmony. In this edition: From Human to Robo-Advisers — and Back Again; Google’s Government Woes, AI and Analytics in Asset Management; Banks Embrace Blockchain; Fintechs Hock Their Wares at Money 20/20

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Weekly Briefing No. 171 | 5 Fintechs to Watch, the Rideshare Arms Race, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 171 | 5 Fintechs to Watch, the Rideshare Arms Race, and More

Welcome to The FR. All of our influencers are organic. In this edition: 5 to Watch at This Year’s FinTech Innovation Lab New York; The Rideshare Arms Race; Credit Cards Look to Social Media Influencers; B2B Tech Is Hot; Healthtech Benefits from Big Tech Scandals

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Weekly Briefing No. 145 | Amazon, Credit Karma, Crypto Insurance Coverage, Muni Bond Fintech

Weekly Briefing No. 145 | Amazon, Credit Karma, Crypto Insurance Coverage, Muni Bond Fintech

Welcome to The FR. Here’s what’s in our deck this week: Your minimum shouldn’t be an opportunity; Credit Karma; Square; Blockchain in real estate & fromage; Aon’s crypto coverage; Big Apple on Campus; Guardian Life’s CEO Deanna Mulligan on AI; The anti-cannabis movement; Leon Lederman; SeedInvest, Ziprecruiter, Coolfire, Cover & Brex; Reason Foundation’s Marc Joffe; Outvest’s David Barse;

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Weekly Briefing No. 144 | Hello, October: Betterment’s Jon Stein, China’s Social Credit System, Mega Private Rounds and Austria’s Blockchain Bond

Weekly Briefing No. 144 | Hello, October: Betterment’s Jon Stein, China’s Social Credit System, Mega Private Rounds and Austria’s Blockchain Bond

Welcome to The FR. Here’s what’s on tap as we enter October. Our new conversation with Betterment’s Jon Stein; Private mega-rounds; Avant; DNA tests & life insurance; Elon Musk; Veem; StrongBlock and Circle; Austria: Mozart, Tortes, PEZ and blockchain bonds; China’s Social Credit System; Basis Technology’s AI handbook; Daniel Arbess of Xerion Investments; Michael Ovitz on redefining an industry

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Weekly Briefing No. 143 | Show Me the Alpha

Weekly Briefing No. 143 | Show Me the Alpha

Welcome to The FR. Here’s what’s in store for this week: Aperture Investors; Nucleus195; Margrethe Vestager; Divido; JUMO; Cleo; AlphaNetworks; Ui Path; MJ Freeway; CME’s Terry Duffy, Crypto-telenova week; Airbnb; Tradeshift’s Christian Lanng; Crowdfunding & cancer quackery; Sultan Meghji on China’s quantum edge; Jackson Hole & path dependency

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Weekly Briefing No. 142 | Roman Times, Digital Mobs & Fintechnia

Weekly Briefing No. 142 | Roman Times, Digital Mobs & Fintechnia

Greetings, friends and Romans. Here’s what’s in our amphora this week:Timeless money insights from Como, Italy; “Crowdthreatening” Sen. Susan Collins; Umpqua; Chain; Bloom Credit; Q4; RapidRatings; Facet Wealth; Georgia’s fintech academy; IEX; Cold boot attacks; JP Morgan & Goldman Sachs;, Airbnb; Skyline.ai; Credit Karma; Coinbio; Shel Kaphan; Amazon

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Weekly Briefing No. 141 | Start-ups in Search of Rock Star Status.

Weekly Briefing No. 141 | Start-ups in Search of Rock Star Status.

We’re back from our hiatus and ready to rock. Here’s what’s in store this week: Financings: Yoco, Monese, Alaia & Wellth; Robinhood; Varo Money; Citi’s new credit fintech play; Crypto drama; The word “fintech”; Tick sizes; Funding Circle; Gilligan’s Island; Fintech baseball; Posts from Caribou Honig, Philip Kessler & Sam Biddle; Should bankers earn more than garbage men, teachers?

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Weekly Briefing No. 140 | Back That Fintech Financing Truck Up

Weekly Briefing No. 140 | Back That Fintech Financing Truck Up

We invite you to drink in our final edition before our hiatus. Here’s what’s basking on our summer beach chair this week: Fintech start-ups are loading up on cash; Our one-on-one with Groundfloor’s Brian Dally; Exobot, LevelUp; Edmit; FFiT; Earnings; Amazon and asset management; Coinbase’s new PAC; Picasso’s lawn mowing; Jamie Dimon; Coindesk’s blockchain report; Paul McCartney vs. AI

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Weekly Briefing No. 139 | Figure’s Mike Cagney Goes All In on Blockchain and Celebrity Fintech FOMO Financings

Weekly Briefing No. 139 | Figure’s Mike Cagney Goes All In on Blockchain and Celebrity Fintech FOMO Financings

This weekend, we invite you to turn on, tune in and drop your other activities to check out this week’s FR. Our Summer of Love edition includes: The FR’s one-on-one with Figure’s Mike Cagney; Financing News: Shock the Monkey; CFPB’s new fintech sandbox; TaskRabbit & Uber ; Evolutionary Programming; WhatsApp’s payments woes; Opinion: Retirement 2.0; Guccifer 2.0 & Bitcoin; Trove: Vitalik Buterin; PwC’s AI white paper; Can economists and humanists be friends?

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