Post Tagged with: "New York City"

The Ultimate Innovation Killer: Limited Bank Charters

The Ultimate Innovation Killer: Limited Bank Charters

by May 6, 2013 at 10:19 am 1 comment

In New York City, a taxi medallion — that is, the right to own a taxi in the Big Apple — costs $917,000. In 2003, a medallion would set a hack back around $200,000. Why the steep price increase? Supply and demand. There are around 8.5 million people living in NewRead More

Finovate Fall 2012 Best of Show Winners

Finovate Fall 2012 Best of Show Winners

by September 17, 2012 at 11:08 am 0 comments

Another Finovate conference is in the books. The Best of Show winners included MoneyDesktop, one of the companies on my watch list for accelerating the convergence of high tech and high touch, and one that should have been on my list, but had elude…