Weekly Briefing No. 78 | The race to zero commissions and New York’s fintech week

Weekly Briefing No. 78 | The race to zero commissions and New York’s fintech week

This week was officially deemed “fintech week” in New York. However, we think every week in New York should be financial innovation week. Here’s what’s caught our attention: Robinhood is no myth, Enterprise fintech on fire in the Big Apple, New issue mania is back, White papers from Morgan Stanley, Oliver Wyman and Accenture, OCC’s fintech charter isn’t a done deal, Company of Note:  eSignatureGuarantee (Bringing unsexy back).

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Weekly Briefing No. 77 | Nothing But Podcasts: Spring Break Week Special

Weekly Briefing No. 77 | Nothing But Podcasts: Spring Break Week Special

We’re on an extended Spring Break this week, but as promised, we didn’t want to leave you high and dry. If you are on Spring Break or could just use a break from our article heavy format, we invite you to listen to the selection of podcasts that we’ve been gathering. Next week, we’ll be back in the saddle with a regular edition.

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Weekly Briefing No. 76 | FinTech Sandbox Special Edition

Weekly Briefing No. 76 | FinTech Sandbox Special Edition

Even financial revolutionists need a break now again. As such, we are taking a respite from our current format to bring you a special edition (our 76th no less) to highlight FinTech Sandbox. The FR is proud to be a sponsor of its upcoming Demo Day on April 20th that will take place at Fidelity’s office in Boston. In the meantime, here’s what’s on our Sam Adams tap: FinTech Sandbox: Who are these Beantowners?, A follow-up with John Fawcett, Quantopian’s chief and FinTech Sandbox executive board member, The new revolutionaries

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Weekly Briefing No. 75 | A Coming Resurgence of Active Management?

Weekly Briefing No. 75 | A Coming Resurgence of Active Management?

Robin Williams once said that Spring is nature’s way of saying, “Let’s party.” We like that approach, so come and have some fun with us as we examine the week in financial innovation: AlphaSense’s Jack Kokko paints a brightening picture for active managers, Jamie Dimon’s new fintech laden missive, Voice vs. finger biometrics, fintech financings, the rise of Tor, Fintech M&A two-ways, community banks are innovating too, Company of Note: Income&

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