Ep 25- Ethereum classic trading halted, Square getting into payments, DLT will be boring in 2019 and more!

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Ethereum classic trading halted by Coinbase

Square pushing into in-app payment processing

German mobile bank N26 joins Europe’s unicorn club with $2.7 billion valuation

PayPal Quietly Took Over the Checkout Button

In 2019, blockchains will start to become boring

Ep 24- Robinhood does a faceplant, how to invest in fintech, year end wish lists, and more!

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Robinhood delays money market account rollout

Robinhood Gets Almost Half Its Revenue in Controversial Bargain With High-Speed Traders

Square is Yahoo Finance’s 2018 Company of the Year

B-Social raises £3.2M seed round to begin building a ‘social’ bank

Ep 23- Barclays debuts spend blocker, Crypto layoffs, UBS uses Microsoft cloud, and more!

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Crypto Market Crash Leaving Bankrupt Startups in its Wake

 

Layoffs Become the Latest Thing in Cryptocurrency

 

Barclays debuts spend blocker for vulnerable customers

 

Microsoft is UBS’ cloud provider of choice, validating a Swizz gamble for MS

 

2019 Fintech Trends

 

Marriott Hacking Exposes Data of Up to 500 Million Guests

 

Bitcoin-Friendly Cash App Tops PayPal in Google Play Store

 

Valued at over $1.2 billion, Toss is Korea’s first fintech unicorn

Ep 22 – 8 trends in fintech, 4 trends in IRAs, SEC launches finhub, and more!

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8 Trends That Will Reshape The FinTech Landscape In 2019

4 Major Fintech Trends In The Self-Directed IRA Industry

SEC Launches New Strategic Hub for Innovation and Financial Technology

Blockchain study finds 0.00% success rate and vendors don’t call back when asked for evidence

SEC Informs DJ Khaled That He Has Played Himself

AriseBank CEO faces 120 years in jail for million-dollar scam

How One Stubborn Banker Exposed a $200 Billion Russian Money-Laundering Scandal

Episode 21 – Satis Group COO Shala Burroughs

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What Bear Markets Look Like

What Bear Markets Look Like

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Bitcoin bull Tom Lee stands by his reduced year-end $15,000 target despite nose-diving prices
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/20/fundstrat-tom-lee-stands-by-15000-dollar-year-end-bitcoin-target-as-prices-sink.html

Beijing to Judge Every Resident Based on Behavior by End of 2020
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-11-21/beijing-to-judge-every-resident-based-on-behavior-by-end-of-2020

Ohio ‘rolls out the red carpet’ for blockchain businesses by accepting bitcoin this tax season
https://www.cnbc.com/2018/11/29/ohio-rolls-out-the-red-carpet-for-blockchain-businesses-by-accepting-bitcoin-this-tax-season.html

Ep 20-Israeli blockchain projects, Struggles at SoFi, Mobile user financial problems and more!

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Israeli Projects Raised Over $600 Million via ICOs as of Q3 2018

People who use mobile fintech apps tend to make worse financial decisions

SoFi struggles with rising rates

Squaring Venture Capital Valuations With Reality

A Whirlwind Fintech Romance Heads for Divorce

Ep 19- China crackdown on P2P, Silicon Valley goes to China, Cap One, Payments deep dive, and more!

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China’s P2P lenders say regulation will cause industry collapse

Police lock down Beijing’s financial district to thwart protests

Capital One’s “tech transformation”

Silicon Valley stunned by China’s tech culture

CryptoKitties Developer Receives $15 Mln in Financing Round Led by Rockefeller Venture Arm

SMS Phishing + Cardless ATM = Profit

Ep 18- Wrapped cryptos, Berkshire Hathaway invests in fintech, IBM aims for the cloud, and more!

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BitGo, Crypto Startups To Put Bitcoin (BTC) On Ethereum Blockchain

IBM Thinks Really Different with Red Hat

Warren Buffett’s Firm Invests Millions in Fintech

Bitcoin Could Theoretically Put Paris Climate Goals Out of Reach

JPMorgan to Build a Silicon Valley Campus for 1,000 Employees

Ep 17- IBM creates open banking initiative, Tron coin, Umpqua, and more!

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The Next Tech Talent Shortage: Quantum Computing Researchers

Umpqua Sells Digital Banking Innovation Unit to Fintech

Tron (TRX) is Better than Ethereum (ETH), and BitTorrent Will Make It Even Better; Justin Sun Says

Crypto Startup That Lets You ‘Short’ Ethereum Raises $10 Million

Payments app Zelle is gaining ground on heavyweight PayPal as fintech apps battle for a piece of a $167 billion market

Ep 16- Fidelity delves into bitcoin, Accenture thinks the sky is falling (or is it?), and Etherium grants $3M to startups

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Fidelity Says It Will Trade Bitcoin for Hedge Funds

Billionaire Mike Novogratz’ Crypto Fund is Fidelity’s First Custodian Client

Ethereum Foundation Awards Nearly $3 Million in Startup Grants

Ethereum’s Constantinople Hard Fork is Being Delayed Until 2019

Banks’ Revenue Growth at Risk Due to Unprecedented Competitive Pressure Resulting from Digital Disruption

Beyond North Star Gazing

Star Shifting

Which Fintech Startup Holds The Key To Argentina’s Future?

North Korean Hacking Group Lazarus Stole $571 Million in Cryptos: Report