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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Weekly Briefing No. 15 | Unfrozen Caveman Financial Advisor is Here.

Weekly Briefing No. 15 | Unfrozen Caveman Financial Advisor is Here.

If the dizzying markets are making you blue, cheer up — there’s a bull market in fintech. Unfortunately, there’s also a booming market in fintech bull.  We try to sniff out the difference, and this week our efforts lead us to a fintech charm offensive by banks and Microsoft, a zinger from Zenefits, a financial caveman from the pre-robo era, and a company poised to capitalize on the current global credit turmoil.

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