Weekly Briefing No. 49 | Fintech Collaboration is Today’s King. Got a Back-up Plan?

Weekly Briefing No. 49 | Fintech Collaboration is Today’s King. Got a Back-up Plan?

A halcyon age of collaboration between incumbents and start-ups is here. Should you jump on? We raise that question and feature our recent interview with Money.Net’s Morgan Downey. Also this week: AQR’s Cliff Asness defends index investing from those who believe it’s worse than Marxism, the frayed social contract between banks and millennials, Uber’s ubiquity, a new OnDemand insurance...

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Weekly Briefing No. 10 | Will Blockchain Be The New China?

Weekly Briefing No. 10 | Will Blockchain Be The New China?

Welcome to our 10th addition of The FR. This week, we ask if the blockchain is the new China and if banks will press forward on fintech if their stock prices continue to take a beating. “Painless” savings apps, Blackrock’s robo-deal, PayPal’s new board member and fintech personnel additions are among the other topics we cover.

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