Ep 40- T-Mobile Money, unicorn blitzscaling, and influencers want you to get a credit card

In this week’s show, we discuss T-Mobile’s (and seemingly everyone else’s) entry into consumer checking accounts, credit card partnerships with influencers, and Silicon Valley groupthink.

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T-Mobile Introduces a Checking Account Money

https://www.t-mobilemoney.com/en/home.html

Unicorn Blitzscaling Reveals SV Groupthink

https://www.economist.com/briefing/2019/04/17/the-wave-of-unicorn-ipos-reveals-silicon-valleys-groupthink

Influencers and credit cards

https://www.wsj.com/articles/credit-card-issuers-boost-spending-on-social-media-ads-11556011801

Masayoshi Son lost $130 million in bad bet on bitcoin

https://www.marketwatch.com/story/softbank-founder-masayoshi-son-reportedly-lost-130-million-on-bitcoin-bet-2019-04-23

Carl Icahn sold Lyft stake before IPO

https://www.cnbc.com/2019/04/03/carl-icahn-sold-lyft-stake-ahead-of-ipo.html

Will John McAfee unmask Bitcoin creator?

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-04-23/john-mcafee-vows-to-unmask-crypto-s-satoshi-nakamoto-within-days

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