Hi Fintech futurists -- In the long take this week, I examine the rising relevance of Central Bank Digital Currencies. We look at the World Economic Forum policy guide to understand different versions of CBDCs and their relative systemic scale, and the ConsenSys technical archit…
Hi Fintech futurists -- In the long take this week, I dig deeply into the $5.3 billion acquisition of data aggregator Plaid by $500 billion payments ne…
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Hi Fintech futurists -- In the long take this week, I try out a contrarian point of view on personal finance chatbots. Trim, a savings chatbot, just wi…
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Hi Fintech futurists -- In the long take this week, I continue on the thread from last week to show how weird and interesting the banking industry has …
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Hi Fintech futurists -- In the long take this week, let's make a collective decision to see the glass as half-full. While physical banking (7,000 US br…
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Hi Fintech futurists -- In the long take this week, I revisit decentralized finance, providing both an overview and 2019 update. The meat of the writin…
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Hi Fintech futurists -- In the long take this week, I look at why unicorn valuations can be destructive for the Fintech industry. While some companies …
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Hi Fintech futurists -- In the long take this week, I look at some of the recent Fintech bundling news that boggle the mind. Neobank Chime just raised …
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