Weekly Briefing No. 48 | Can Fintech Bridge the Partisan Divide?

Weekly Briefing No. 48 | Can Fintech Bridge the Partisan Divide?

Can fintech bring together a divided Washington? We explore that question, look at the closing of Perry Capital and consider a clicks-and-mortar future for retail banks. Also hitting our screen this week: evolving marketplace lending models, a powerhouse insurance troika, Venmo in the crosshairs, MIT’s fintech seduction in Germany and an AI spoof of the venture capital industry. Finally, we are highlighting OneTitle, a title insurance start-up that...

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Weekly Briefing #07: Is it Christmas time or April Fool's Day?

Weekly Briefing #07: Is it Christmas time or April Fool's Day?

A Christmas-time pitch from Point Digital Finance left us wondering what time of year it is. For potential borrowers with significant equity in their homes but a credit score below 620, the company is offering an alternative to home equity loans...

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