Weekly Briefing No. 113 | It’s Raining Predictions

Weekly Briefing No. 113 | It’s Raining Predictions

Welcome to The FR’s final edition in 2017. We’re closing out the year with our roundup of some of the great predictions we came across. We wish you a happy new year and a financially and spiritually prosperous 2018. Under our New Year’s Eve umbrella this week: The FR’s Gregg Schoenberg; LinkedIn’s Chip Cutter & Laura Lorenzetti Soper; PwC’s Henri Arslanian; FICO’s TJ Horan; Bloomberg’s Julie Verhage, Selina Wang & Jennifer Surane; Social Leverage’s Howard Lindzon; ITL’s Roger Peverelli & Reggy De Feniks

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Weekly Briefing No. 95 | Going One-on-One With Fintech’s Big Dogs

Weekly Briefing No. 95 | Going One-on-One With Fintech’s Big Dogs

Several of the nation’s leading financial innovators and entrepreneurs have spoken in depth to The FR’s Gregg Schoenberg this year. We’ve got more to come in the fall, but until then, we’ve cherry-picked some of the highlights of those conversations. Here’s what we learned from the top dogs at firms

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Weekly Briefing No. 93 | An Insurtech Rising Star, Marketplace Lending Rebound? Bitcoin vs. Gold

Weekly Briefing No. 93 | An Insurtech Rising Star, Marketplace Lending Rebound? Bitcoin vs. Gold

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: Privitar

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Weekly Briefing No. 74 | Mnuchin’s Genius, Funding Circle’s Mo, Bloomberg and Le Cirque

Weekly Briefing No. 74 | Mnuchin’s Genius, Funding Circle’s Mo, Bloomberg and Le Cirque

A very happy March 32nd, which is otherwise known as April Fool’s Day. In between your pranks, we invite you to stay foolish and stay hungry with us by considering our highlights of the week. They include: The brilliance of Secretary Mnuchin, a faux flat-earthed, The FR’s exclusive conversation with Funding Circle’s Sam Hodges, Le Cirque and Bloomberg show their age, The rise of financial plumbing and “reinsure tech”, Bot-hype and the “dark web”, Company of Note: Elsen

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Weekly Briefing No. 51 | The Origin of the Financial Species

Weekly Briefing No. 51 | The Origin of the Financial Species

This week, we look to Charles Darwin to help us determine whether financial incumbents will join the ranks of the extinct. Also on the docket: The SEC’s growing interest in Silicon Valley’s practices, prospects for a cashless US future, BofA Merrill’s nod to the gig economy, recent insights from an Insurance tech conference, fintech’s coming quantum computing craze and a career reinvention inspirer from...

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Weekly Briefing No. 42 | Nothing But Podcasts: Vacation Week Special

Weekly Briefing No. 42 | Nothing But Podcasts: Vacation Week Special

Big Data, prize-linked savings accounts, Pokémon, Chaos Monkeys and an InsuranceTech-loving Caribou made our podcast list for this week. Whether you had a vacation, are on one now or are planning to go on one, we hope you’ll enjoy these features.

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Weekly Briefing No. 19 | SoFi: The First Bulge Bracket Fintech Firm.

Weekly Briefing No. 19 | SoFi: The First Bulge Bracket Fintech Firm.

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.

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