The Progressive Arc of Fintech

A few takeaways are from a session today with ODFintech1. We need to recognize that most everything is better delivered through software. No one wants to go into a StateFarm shop and ask about insurance. Walking into a Fidelity Investments personal investor location to deposit money and speak to an advisor is not where the… Continue reading The Progressive Arc of Fintech

FinTech Subscription Metrics (Acorns)

There is a lot of capital being poured into the consumer fintech space. And there seem to be an ever increasing number of larger scale unicorns who have yet to go public. More and more companies are waiting to ‘exit’ and the average time staying private has been increasing. This means that there are a… Continue reading FinTech Subscription Metrics (Acorns)

Fintech Friday’s lineup for June 🥊

June's lineup for FintechFriday is going to be great - chatting with all these amazing founders alongside Vaibhav, Jane, Cokie, and Yann🚀 June 4th: Alloy on all that is identity & APIs with Tommy, Charles, Laura, and Edwina. June 11th: Hummingbird on everything AML, compliance, and counter-terrorist financing investigations with Joe & Matthew. June 18th:… Continue reading Fintech Friday’s lineup for June 🥊

Be On Deck – Fintech fellowship

This June I’ll be joining beondeck’s fintech fellowship program. Super excited to see what it turns into. The program is eight weeks in length and focused around creating a community of professionals that can connect, nerd out over emerging business models, as well as the technical aspects. On Deck is creating a new way to… Continue reading Be On Deck – Fintech fellowship

WTH is a TAMP

My ramble of the week. Putting thoughts on paper.  The TAMP is back in vogue (it never really went out to be fair). A TAMP is a Turnkey Asset Management Program. The term always puzzles me because it sounds old, or perhaps even wet(?) - for example, DAMP: Dedicated Asset Management Program; or even CAMSP:… Continue reading WTH is a TAMP

Venture Capital & CVC Activity: Covid Review

Covid was deemed a national pandemic in the US on March 11th, 2020. Ten days ago as of this post. The gut reaction to many startups was visible. As in any business model under duress (especially startups) marketing stops, then recruiting slows or stops, followed by letting individuals go who may have already been planned… Continue reading Venture Capital & CVC Activity: Covid Review