Weekly Briefing No. 179 | The End of Bank Fees, Facebook Gets Into Crypto, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 179 | The End of Bank Fees, Facebook Gets Into Crypto, and More

Welcome to The FR, where we’re carefully plotting our IPO. In this edition: The End of Bank Fees? Crypto’s Facebook Bump; Tech for the UHNW Client; The Return of Big Bank Mergers; The Downside of a Cashless Society.

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Weekly Briefing No. 176 | Another Fintech Takeover, the Rise of Proptech, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 176 |  Another Fintech Takeover, the Rise of Proptech, and More

Welcome to The FR, where you’re always secure against outside threats. In this edition: Global Payments Takes Over TSYS; The Rise of Proptech; How Secure Are Financial Apps? Connecting the Global Fintech World

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Weekly Briefing No. 170 | Record Fintech Deals, Insuring Driverless Cars, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 170 | Record Fintech Deals, Insuring Driverless Cars, and More

Welcome to The FR. Always written by people, never robots. In this edition: Halcyon Days for Fintech Deals; How Do You Insure an Autonomous Vehicle?; The Downside of Direct Banks; Investment Advisors Embrace Technology; The Rise of “Africa’s Amazon”

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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. 166 | Ireland’s Fintech Explosion, Another Record-Breaking M&A Deal, and More

Weekly Briefing No. 166 | Ireland’s Fintech Explosion, Another Record-Breaking M&A Deal, and More

Welcome to The FR. Ní lia duine ná barúil. In this edition: When Irish (Fintech) Eyes Are Smilin’ Fintech M&A Continues at a Rapid Pace; The Seamy Underbelly of Selling Cybersecurity Tech; March Madness—In Payments; Muni Quants

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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 #04: Relax M&A bankers, you aren't going to be Uberized just yet.

Weekly Briefing #04: Relax M&A bankers, you aren't going to be Uberized just yet.

Relax M&A bankers, you aren’t going to be Uberized just yet. This Bloomberg article tore through bankers' inboxes on Thursday. And while we think Axial is an interesting platform to connect “small” buyers and sellers of businesses, it's not Tinder, which is geared towards, how shall we say it, short-term transactions...

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