This week, we’re coming at you with lots of good stuff. Here’s what you’ll find below: PolicyGenius’ Jennifer Fitzgerald discusses her company’s journey; Marketplace lending benchmarks posted better Q2 results. Does it matter? Should Bitcoin be a safe haven alternative to gold? Low volatility isn’t the chief bogeyman of Wall Street’s labor malaise. No fintech vacation for the Milken Institute's white paper machine or M&A; Comings and Goings: Jon Butler, Heather Tuason and Jeff Kelisky; Company of Note: PrivitarRead More
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.Read More
March Madness, Easter and Brexit chatter may be on your mind, but we’re still keeping an eye on financial innovation for you. This past week was especially notable as Palantir, Credit Suisse, Accenture, Bridgewater, a payments hackathon, a blockchain accelerator and a “Nashville problem” caught our attention.Read More
The Ides of March arrive Tuesday next, and dangerous events may causeth a stir. But there’s a revolution in the air and much fintech shall occur. So be as constant as the northern star, while thou reviewest the week that was. From SoFi to insurance, BBVA to blockchain, many a thing doth caused a buzz.Read More
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.Read More
Welcome to our 14th edition of The FR*. This week, we hear from a blockchain skeptic, a harsh critic of European tech and someone who thinks Google will have a tough time cracking insurance. We also feature KPMG’s take on roboadvisors and take note of FinVR, an augmented reality fintech start-up. Thank you for joining us.
*Actually, it’s our 13th edition, but we’re superstitious like that.Read More
Banking CEO dons fintech hat. It’s one thing when Blythe Masters leaves JPMorgan Chase or Hans Morris decamps from Visa to forge a new path in fintech. But it’s even more interesting when the captain of a financial ship abandons the helm and takes a job below deck...Read More