When it comes to venture funding, the grass is (sometimes) greener in the other sector. The transportation sector enjoyed VC spotlight throughout 2016, while the fintech sector was left in the shadow, according to Global Innovation Investment Report release by Crunchbase. Overall, global VC grew 19% year over year, reachingRead More
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What’s so great about fantasy football? Is it building a dream team, competing with friends and reveling in their humiliation, or simply checking out your team maniacally all day while you’re supposed to be working? Now picture all that fun and schadenfreude, but for the stock market. Copper Street, launchedRead More
By now, crowdfunding is just another investment tool — like any other, it has its benefits and disadvantages as a source of capital. But the concept of allowing for individual investors of all experience levels has proven its worth, especially as fintech integrates with other industries: like the art world,Read More
The newest Pulse of Fintech report by KPMG and CB Insights shows that investment in VC-backed fintech companies and startups fell nearly 50% across the globe, with U.S. investment specifically down 26% from same quarter results last year. The number of deals is also down for the quarter, with mega-round activityRead More
Yes, that Ashton Kutcher. Now, before you get all “what the heck is he talking about” on me, let me explain. Ashton Kutcher, the movie and TV star and Twitter phenom with 13.2 million followers, appears to have some real vision when it comes to financial services. Kutcher has investedRead More