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The new US Fintech Index: KFTX

The new US Fintech Index: KFTX

by August 17, 2016 at 2:00 am 2 comments

An investment bank and a stock exchange launched a US focused Fintech Index. A mirror Motif was created by the community on the retail platform of Motif Investing. This qualifies for Fintech in action. KBW investment and Nasdaq launched this US Fintech tracker (KFTX) in mid July, that includes 49Read More

London closes the funding loop by having a big Fintech IPO with Worldpay

by October 19, 2015 at 11:45 pm 3 comments

Worldpay had a successful IPO last week on the London Stock Exchange, valuing the business around $7 billion. This places Worldpay about #8 in the Daily Fintech Index (ahead of Lending Club). A few months ago we wrote that London needs a big IPO success to earn the right toRead More

Analyze Re – applying capital markets tech to reinsurance underwriting

Analyze Re – applying capital markets tech to reinsurance underwriting

by September 24, 2015 at 4:08 am 0 comments

By Rick Huckstep The $500bn reinsurance industry provides insurance for the insurers. In this market it is all about premiums and risk and the relationship between them, defined as the loss ratio. Like primary insurance, reinsurance is a mechanism for spreading risk. Reinsurers takes some portion of the risk assumed by the primary insurer in return…Read more Analyze Re – applying Cap Mkts tech to bring reinsurance underwriting into the 21st century

Yodlee exit from Daily Fintech Index at premium shows value investing not dead

by August 11, 2015 at 11:08 pm 0 comments

News: Yodlee has been acquired by Envestnet. We have covered Yodlee’s picks & shovels value proposition here. Look at the Daily Fintech Index to see why sharp eyed bargain hunters cast their ruler over Yodlee: $0.4bn market cap. This is far below the $2bn hurdle (below which you are inRead More

PayPal IPO and the coming consolidation in Daily Fintech Index

by July 16, 2015 at 11:49 pm 1 comment

You lose one, then you gain one. The Daily Fintech Index has lost Xoom (acquired July 7) and gained PayPal (who acquired XOOM) via their “IPO”. I put “IPO” in quotes because this is a spin off and searches for PayPal IPO bring up the original one in 2002. LendingClubRead More

Daily Fintech Index Now With 23 Companies

by July 8, 2015 at 1:07 am 0 comments

Last month we published the first version of the Daily Fintech Index. A few people suggested some additions, so here is the updated Index ranked by Market Cap: Company Market Cap Symbol Visa 166.7 V Mastercard 107.8 MA American Express 78.8 AXP Charles Schwab 42.7 SCHW TD Ameritrade 20.1 AMTDRead More

Announcing the Daily Fintech Index of publicly traded Fintech stocks

by June 9, 2015 at 1:30 am 0 comments

The Daily Fintech Index is a list of publicly traded Fintech companies ranked by total market cap and by revenue multiple. I include any company where revenue is mostly derived from Fintech. I include VC funded startups as well as companies from an earlier generation (no ageist bias here). I includeRead More

Insly – a global Software-as-a-Service insurance platform

by May 7, 2015 at 3:00 am 0 comments

By Rick Huckstep Since it’s inception in 1999, Salesforce.com has arguably been the poster child for Software as a Service (“SaaS”) and synonymous with the massive growth of cloud computing. Over the past decade, new players have followed suite and entered the SaaS market to provide alternative business solutions to enterprises of all shapes and…Read more Insly – a global Software as a Service insurance platform

Emergent Fintech Public Index

by March 11, 2015 at 3:23 am 1 comment

There are almost enough Emergent Fintech companies that are publicly traded to create an Index. Here is the Index ranked by Market Cap (MC): Company Symbol PSR TTM MC $m Fiserv FSV 3.7 18,500 Lending Club LC 35 7,400 Fair Isaac FICO 3.4 2,660 OnDeck ONDK 12.35 1,120 Xoom XOOMRead More