Weekly Briefing No. 91 | ICO Growing Pains, Biblical Doom or Frictionless Doritos Buying? Too Big to Fintech?

Weekly Briefing No. 91 | ICO Growing Pains,  Biblical Doom or Frictionless Doritos Buying? Too Big to Fintech?

Next week, please be on the lookout for our recommendations on the best books to read, podcasts to hear and videos to watch about fintech. This week, please see our (highly opinionated) round-up of recent events in financial innovation. The SEC’s ICO crackdown: a good thing; Is RFID tech a sign of the “end times”?; Goldman’s lending push continues; Old and new ways to catch market cheats; AI trash-talking; Payments investments and M&A sizzles; Comings and Goings: Scott Blumstein and Jimmy Levin; Company of Note: SixThirty

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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. 89 | Global Macro Malaise, Litecoin’s Rise, Disrupting Connecticut

Weekly Briefing No. 89 | Global Macro Malaise, Litecoin’s Rise, Disrupting Connecticut

This week, summer sparks continue to fly on several fronts. Here are the ones that caught our attention: Global macro traders need to get a clue; Bitcoin’s civil unrest is Litecoin’s gain; Connecticut disrupted? AI fact vs. fiction; Payments emojis are no joke; United’s repo scheme; Company of Note: Everplans

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Weekly Briefing No. 88 | Reimagining Real Estate and Cryptocurrency Mining

Weekly Briefing No. 88 | Reimagining Real Estate and Cryptocurrency Mining

To ring in our 88th week, we’re featuring an exclusive CEO interview alongside our commentary on the most interesting financial innovation stories that hit our screen. Here’s what’s jumping: Fundrise’s outspoken Ben Miller brings a new vision to real estate investing; Cryptocurrency mining costs and politics; Auto sales vs. apps; Roboanalyst rising; Singapore cuts (another) fintech deal; JP Morgan goes window shopping; Tezos power couple breaks an ICO record; Company of Note: LifeYield

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