Weekly Briefing No. 73 | Goldman’s Robo Ambitions and Populism vs. the Wisdom of the Decentralized Crowd

Weekly Briefing No. 73 | Goldman’s Robo Ambitions and Populism vs. the Wisdom of the Decentralized Crowd

Last week, the equity market started to shiver and a big hedge fund announced that it’s closing. Still, the financial innovation world remains constructive. Here’s the (mostly positive) excitement of the past week: Goldman’s latest move into “massage”, Populism, decentralized prediction markets and Ray Dalio, Correlations in an era of shrinking equity supply, China’s life insurance market keeps surging, a terminator for start-ups, Company of Note: TellusLabs, Spark: Career lessons from David Rockefeller

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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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