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. 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. 91 | ICO Growing Pains, Biblical Doom or Frictionless Doritos Buying? Too Big to Fintech?

Weekly Briefing No. 91 | ICO Growing Pains,  Biblical Doom or Frictionless Doritos Buying? Too Big to Fintech?

Next week, please be on the lookout for our recommendations on the best books to read, podcasts to hear and videos to watch about fintech. This week, please see our (highly opinionated) round-up of recent events in financial innovation. The SEC’s ICO crackdown: a good thing; Is RFID tech a sign of the “end times”?; Goldman’s lending push continues; Old and new ways to catch market cheats; AI trash-talking; Payments investments and M&A sizzles; Comings and Goings: Scott Blumstein and Jimmy Levin; Company of Note: SixThirty

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