Weekly Briefing No. 95 | Going One-on-One With Fintech’s Big Dogs

Weekly Briefing No. 95 | Going One-on-One With Fintech’s Big Dogs

Several of the nation’s leading financial innovators and entrepreneurs have spoken in depth to The FR’s Gregg Schoenberg this year. We’ve got more to come in the fall, but until then, we’ve cherry-picked some of the highlights of those conversations. Here’s what we learned from the top dogs at firms

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Weekly Briefing No. 40 | What’s In Your Safety Net?

Weekly Briefing No. 40 | What’s In Your Safety Net?

A parachute-less fall from 25,000 feet, Bitcoin’s price volatility and the potential of a national charter for marketplace lending hit our radar this week. We also look into what some hedgies are doing fresh off a Jersey-style slap in the face, UBS’s comparison of Italian and US banks, tech’s publicly traded ascendency and health care insurance data collection. Finally, we highlight Brave Software, a start-up trying to boost micropayments.

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Weekly Briefing No. 17 | J.P. Morgan Won't be Out-Finteched by Anyone.

Weekly Briefing No. 17 | J.P. Morgan Won't be Out-Finteched by Anyone.

Last Thursday, buyout impresario J.C. Flowers made news by predicting that a majority of fintech start-ups won’t survive long-term. Really? Do a majority of start-ups in any sector work out? If you think so, then we’d like to sell you the bridge we see from our Brooklyn office…. Here’s our weekly round-up on the ambitious souls — at big firms and start-ups — who accept the risks and press forward with efforts to revolutionize financial services (because it needs to happen).  

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Weekly Briefing No. 11 | Is Wall Street Destined For Planet Of The Robots?

Weekly Briefing No. 11 | Is Wall Street Destined For Planet Of The Robots?

Welcome to our 11th addition of The FR. This week, we discuss the coming of the robots to financial services and the Bitcoin civil war. We also take a look at “stack fallacy,” Max Levchin’s Affirm, IEX, Cornell’s tech-infused MBA and the little digital bank on the prairie. 

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