Hi Fintech futurists -- In the long take this week, I look at how spending $8 billion can either buy you $3 billion of revenue from Ingenico, or the pr…
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Hi Fintech futurists -- In the long take this week, I reflect on ConsenSys acquiring a broker/dealer focused on municipal bonds, and why we believe tha…
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Hi Fintech futurists -- In the long take this week, I discuss Citi's roboadvisor launch and why it took the firm 12 years to get to the party. We break…
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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 Fo…
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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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Hi Fintech futurists -- In the long take this week, I look at the similarities between the NYSE building out direct listing products to augment or repl…
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