Weekly Briefing No. 90 | VanGamazon, An IPO Market Rant and AI Battles

Weekly Briefing No. 90 | VanGamazon, An IPO Market Rant and AI Battles

This week, the heat in fintech and innovation was matched only by the sweltering temperatures in New York. Here’s what raised our mercury levels: Vanguard’s succession; The IPO market needs fixing; Elon Musk’s warning through a hypothetical trade; Generational product labeling; Robos get SRI religion; FICO fabulousness? Comings and Goings: Transferwise’s Taavet Hinrikus; Company of Note: Silvernest

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Weekly Briefing No. 53 | Financial Disruptors Have Already Won the Election

Weekly Briefing No. 53 | Financial Disruptors Have Already Won the Election

Ah, November. What could be better than the Cubs, Guy Fawkes Night, Thanksgiving and the conclusion of an interminable election season? This week we look at what November 8th means for financial services disruption, as well as noting developments at Bitcoin, Square, Vanguard, Sam Adams, Facebook and Boxed, which is taking market share from the mighty Amazon.

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Weekly Briefing #05: Meet the $40 billion Wall Street revenue killer: John Bogle.

Weekly Briefing #05: Meet the $40 billion Wall Street revenue killer: John Bogle.

Meet the $40 billion Wall Street revenue killer: John Bogle. Who’d want to buy a no-brain mutual fund that merely matches the market? That’s the dismissive question Wall Street lobbed at Vanguard for years. Now it’s the Valley Forge, Pa.-based fund giant — and its founder, John Bogle — who are getting the last laugh.

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