Weekly Briefing No. 120 | Fintech Confronts College Tuition and Politics; “Lemonading” Healthcare Insurance

Welcome to our 120th edition. Here’s what caught our eye this week: Youth, fintech and the college tuition crisis; Vote on financial innovation and tech in 2018 and 2020; “Lemonading” healthcare insurance; Assault weapons and Wall Street; Online lending’s “good” week; The GPU craze; JP Morgan’s crypto 180; blockchain financings; Campus of Note: Cornell Tech

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Weekly Briefing No. 47 | Cross-Selling Gone Wild

Weekly Briefing No. 47 | Cross-Selling Gone Wild

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.

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Weekly Briefing No. 27 | Your Margin is My Blockchain Opportunity

Weekly Briefing No. 27 | Your Margin is My Blockchain Opportunity

Will blockchain tech consortia stay in place long term? We ask that question and feature an inspirational horse race this week. We also cover insurance brokerage, the “real” Satoshi Nakamoto, online lending’s pain and GreenKey. A very happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there.

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Weekly Briefing #06: Banking CEO dons fintech hat.

Weekly Briefing #06: Banking CEO dons fintech hat.

Banking CEO dons fintech hat. It’s one thing when Blythe Masters leaves JPMorgan Chase or Hans Morris decamps from Visa to forge a new path in fintech. But it’s even more interesting when the captain of a financial ship abandons the helm and takes a job below deck...

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