Floor NFTs

Floor NFTs is a young company led by Chris Madden. Chris has a background in both Fintech and Martech. Being an early employee at Venmo, he spent two years researching how social + money work together. Currently the Co-founder of Button, he works in Fintech by day, and crypto by night. Chris is also on… Continue reading Floor NFTs

Protocol Movements (Alts to ETH)

I’ve recently been going down a rabbit hole on protocols. Many Layer 1’s were released and grew, beginning in January 2021. It has almost been 11 months since Ethereum held over 96% of TVL. That has changed (the market grew) and is now 64% (picture below). Other L1s are a mixed bag with differing utility,… Continue reading Protocol Movements (Alts to ETH)

Tectonic Shifts In Fintech

Below are some quick thoughts. Several earlier fintech companies found success, with younger adults being solid customers. Today, we see newer companies target teens and kids through several gifting platforms that have closed rounds the past few quarters (i.e., UNest). This is good, but it will be difficult for those companies to scale over time… Continue reading Tectonic Shifts In Fintech

B2B Card Platforms

Recently talking to a founder, he had mentioned the poor experience he and his company had when they began looking for banking products. That made me want to do a quick deep dive. You'll find hyperlinks sprinkled throughout this quick post - do click on those if you'd like to learn more. Companies normally start… Continue reading B2B Card Platforms

The Continued Shift in Financial Advisor Technology

This post is a continuation from my original in 2019. I’ll quickly cover my initial hypothesis and provide any updates, then move into what I believe may be coming down the pipeline in this exciting space. If you haven’t read the initial post, it may be worth quickly pursuing that first. VC investments have hit… Continue reading The Continued Shift in Financial Advisor Technology

WTH is a TAMP

The TAMP is back in vogue (it never really went out, to be fair). A TAMP is a Turnkey Asset Management Program.  The official term is loose, and no 'one size fits all' approach pegs all business models together. There are multiple types of TAMPs: from least to most sophisticated are (1) mutual fund wrap… Continue reading WTH is a TAMP

Charlie and ComplyAdvantage – Financial Crime Edition

Hope to see you during this week’s convo with Charlie of ComplyAdvantage where we talk about financial crime and his platform which aids in combating it. Joined by hosts Vaibhav / Cokie / Yann / Jane 👏 https://lnkd.in/e9GPED6 #fintech #technology #cybersecurity #privacy #cybercrime #api #aml #banking

FinTech Fridays

I'm super excited to share the fun experiment that myself, Yann, Jane, Vaibhav, and Cokie have been building. Welcome to fintechfridays.com 🚀When covid happened, all our chances to interact were destroyed. But the creation of Clubhouse allowed for us to still connect, so we did it ourselves and created a forum to have low-key chats… Continue reading FinTech Fridays

Zach & Dmitry of HMBradley

Don’t miss out on this week’s #FinTech #Friday convo w/ Zach & Dmitry of HMBradley - were we’ll talk about rewarding responsible financial behavior alongside Cokie/ Yann/ Vaibhav/ Jane and the Fintech Friday crew!This Friday, Jan 22nd at 11:00 AM EST on clubhouse. Join us! https://www.joinclubhouse.com/event/4ME0nvxk