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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Weekly Briefing No. 14 | Before You Bet The Farm On Blockchain Tech…

Weekly Briefing No. 14 | Before You Bet The Farm On Blockchain Tech…

Welcome to our 14th edition of The FR*. This week, we hear from a blockchain skeptic, a harsh critic of European tech and someone who thinks Google will have a tough time cracking insurance. We also feature KPMG’s take on roboadvisors and take note of FinVR, an augmented reality fintech start-up. Thank you for joining us.  

*Actually, it’s our 13th edition, but we’re superstitious like that. 

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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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