Is the age of cross-selling doomed? We ask that question in the wake of the Wells Fargo scandal and look to fintech start-ups for answers. Also this week: the coming disruption in auto insurance, a sage’s assessment of marketplace lending, equity research on the chopping block and blockchain as a salve for reference-data madness.Read More
This week we look at bank-fintech partnerships, a critique of Google Analytics and what’s on the mind of Bloomberg’s head of venture investing. Also on tap: MiFID II, circuit breaker silliness, a big law firm accepting Bitcoin, money-market rule changes and The Scotcoin Project.
Editor’s note: The FR will be on vacation next week. In its place, we will distribute a list of curated podcasts that touch on financial innovation. We hope you find them informative and useful. See you in two weeks.