Weekly Briefing No. 173 | Fintechs and FIs BFFs?, Investor–Insurtech Lovefest, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 173 | Fintechs and FIs BFFs?, Investor–Insurtech Lovefest, and More

Welcome to The FR. We’ll always be together. In this edition: Fintechs and Financial Institutions: Together Forever? Investor–Insurtech Lovefest; How Can Banks Innovate?; Buffett Shades the Uber IPO; Prison Life for Wall Streeters

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Weekly Briefing No. 168 | Big Banks Making Small Deals, Anthemis Dishes on Insuretech, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 168 | Big Banks Making Small Deals, Anthemis Dishes on Insuretech, and More

Welcome to The FR. Looking Forward, Ever Upward. In this edition: Why Are Big Banks Suddenly Interested in Small Deals?; The Robot Real Estate Broker; Examining Insuretech Investments; Buffett’s Bank Stocks Prediction; Diversity in Fintech

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Weekly Briefing No. 117 | Davos, Robinhood, Stripe, 50 Cent and Marchetti’s Constant

Weekly Briefing No. 117 | Davos, Robinhood, Stripe, 50 Cent and Marchetti’s Constant

Welcome to our 117th edition. On tap for this week: The World Technology and Economic Forum; Stripe bids adieu to Bitcoin; Robinhood says bonjour; Jimmie Lenz on ISAs; Amazon Go and air conditioning; Deals and investments; Long-term care insurance woes; Comings and Goings: SoFi’s new Krafty linebacker; Company of Note: 280 Markets

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Weekly Briefing No. 111 | It’s a Wonderful Life for Consumer Fintech Start-Ups; Quantopian’s CEO Speaks to The FR

Weekly Briefing No. 111 |  It’s a Wonderful Life for Consumer Fintech Start-Ups; Quantopian’s CEO Speaks to The FR

Welcome to The FR’s final “live” edition in 2017. Over the next two weeks, we’ll be featuring our roundup of financially related movies, books and podcasts to take in over the holidays. We’ll also be sending out our annual predictions issue. In the meantime, here’s what’s under our Festivus Pole this week: More fresh capital for consumer-facing fintech start-ups; The FR’s Gregg Schoenberg talks (again) with Quantopian’s John Fawcett; Should Bitcoin go to the moon? Are financial innovation labs worth it? Tax “reform”; Intel’s Biotech blockchain patent; MiFID II and Ethereum; Financial Journalist of Note: Penny Crosman

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Weekly Briefing No. 110 | The Beast of Bitcoin’s Bubble Burden, Reimagining Life Insurance, AI’s Good Week

Weekly Briefing No. 110 | The Beast of Bitcoin’s Bubble Burden, Reimagining Life Insurance, AI’s Good Week

December 9th is World Techno Day and Gingerbread Decorating Day. Whether you’re dancing or eating, we invite you to enjoy the sweet sounds on this week’s turntable: Can the Bitcoin bubble just pop already? The time has come to reimagine life insurance; A good week for AI, but for humans not so much; Debt collectors stink; Is innovation slowing?; A fintech IPO; Comings and Goings: New hires at Lyft, Perkins Coie and Balehu; Company of Note: Libra

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