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)

March’s FinTech Friday Schedule

Super excited for March and the upcoming convos alongside Jane, Yann, Cokie, and Vaibhav 🔥 March 5th (last week) we talked to Asya of First Boulevard. On unapologetic banking built for Black America. https://lnkd.in/dgFyz4h March 12th we’re talking to Billie & Rob of Daylight. On banking for LGBT+ people by LGBT+ people. https://lnkd.in/ei_D46u March 19th… Continue reading March’s FinTech Friday Schedule

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

Navigating Termsheets

Termsheets are (1) used by founders raising capital and (2) investors looking to deploy capital. Most all termsheets are different in some slight way (unless you're using a SAFE or KISS note), they usually require lawyers, and all are time-consuming where neither party usually gets 100% of what they want. For a founder, it's about obtaining capital without giving… Continue reading Navigating Termsheets

Black Swan

It seems like the VC/ startup community is blowing up over this "Black Swan" post by Sequoia. https://giphy.com/gifs/filmeditor-mean-girls-movie-3otPoLJJdKNEZQw9jy In reality, this is a pretty level headed memo. Especially if you put that against their RIP Good Times deck. The large points are: Ensure you're not running fat Prepare that your business model is about to… Continue reading Black Swan

The Shift In Financial Advisor Tech

There's an interesting startup -> scaleup company trend happening in the financial advisor (FA) space. With it we're going to start and see more pre-growth to growth stage companies becoming integrators and offering bespoke products that will be acquired early in their journey to growth. On the flip side, there will be less single product… Continue reading The Shift In Financial Advisor Tech