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Weekly Briefing №114 | A Blockchain Cure for Baldness and Spotify’s “Weird” Listing Plans

22 Nov 2020 6 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Welcome to 2018 and bone-chilling cold that seems to have frozen everything but financial innovation. Here’s what warmed us up this week: Blockchain hype Spotify’s disruptive/odd listing plans Frank, Wealthfront and MoneyLion raise; Amazon’s HQ2’s t...

Weekly Briefing №113 | It’s Raining Predictions

21 Nov 2020 2 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Welcome to The FR’s final edition in 2017. We’re closing out the year with our roundup of some of the great predictions we came across. We wish you a happy new year and a financially and spiritually prosperous 2018. Under our New Year’s Eve umbrella...

Weekly Briefing №111 | It’s a Wonderful Life for Consumer Fintech Start-Ups; Quantopian’s CEO Speaks to The FR

18 Nov 2020 6 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Welcome to The FR’s final “live” edition in 2017. Over the next two weeks, we’ll be featuring our roundup of financially related movies, books and podcasts to take in over the holidays. We’ll also be sending out our annual predictions issue. In the m...

Weekly Briefing №110 | The Beast of Bitcoin’s Bubble Burden, Reimagining Life Insurance, AI’s Good Week

17 Nov 2020 6 minute read 0 comments FinRev

December 9th is World Techno Day and Gingerbread Decorating Day. Whether you’re dancing or eating, we invite you to enjoy the sweet sounds on this week’s turntable: Can the Bitcoin bubble just pop already? The time has come to reimagine life insuran...

Weekly Briefing №109 | A December to Remember: Zenefits’ CEO, Is Smart Beta Smart or Cheap? Earth’s Most Powerful Millennial

16 Nov 2020 6 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Happy December. We’re ringing in the last month of the year with a fresh issue of The FR. This week: Zenefits boss Jay Fulcher sits down with The FR’s Gregg Schoenberg Smart beta ETFs could be tricky, but they’re getting cheaper The world’s most pow...

Weekly Briefing №108 | Interview Special Edition

9 Nov 2020 5 minute read 0 comments FinRev

In between eating your leftovers and watching football games, we invite you to check out two recent interviews conducted by The FR’s Gregg Schoenberg. The first is with a highly respected Silicon Valley fintech and tech entrepreneur, Max Levchin. The...

Weekly Briefing №107 | Thanksgiving Week Morsels

8 Nov 2020 2 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, we are taking the week off from our usual format. In its place, we’re proud to re-feature some of the recent opinion pieces written for The FR. We are thankful that several of our accomplished subscribers have been...

Weekly Briefing №105 | Financial Innovation Moneyball, Amazon’s Healthcare Play, Insurance’s Quant Future

31 Oct 2020 6 minute read 0 comments FinRev

With a nod to the Houston Astros, we are delighted to present you with our take on the financial innovation news and notables of the week: Reframing the tech talent ‘problem’ in finance Amazon could dominate US healthcare What’s the deal between AIG...

Weekly Briefing №104 | Spooky Special Edition

30 Oct 2020 6 minute read 0 comments FinRev

In honor of Halloween, All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day and Día de los Muertos (our favorite), this issue is dedicated to ghosts and spirits. Our spooky stories include: Wonder Woman vs. AI omens One grisly sum-of-the-parts analysis of sell-side anal...

Weekly Briefing №103 | Decentralization, Medium-Rare With a Side of Lamb

30 Oct 2020 6 minute read 0 comments FinRev

Welcome to The FR. On our Oktoberfest menu for this week: The decentralization of everything More tech is needed to combat insider trading Jeff Bezos and his second chocolate factory Payments deals; America’s fintech artist; AI hype vs. reality Comi...