Fintech

Forge Stock: A Secondary Market for Startups

Another day, another reason to avoid special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs). This time it’s the Reddit “day traders” wreaking havoc on companies like Spire Global. An increase in stock price volatility equals an increase in risk. Or at least that’s what they teach you in Finance 101. Therefore it’s critically important to only invest in […]

Remitly Stock: A Challenger to Western Union?

Sundays in Hong Kong are a sight to behold. Public spaces like Victoria Park are overwhelmed with tens of thousands of domestic helpers, mainly women from Indonesia and the Philippines. They arrive in Hong Kong in droves to work as housemaids for the wealthy. With their lodging and meals paid for, most the money they […]

Feedzai Fraud Detection Platform Uses AI, Biometrics

If you’re preparing to withdraw money at an ATM in a foreign country, take a good look at where you insert your card. Go ahead, grab it and give it a little shake. The plastic case your card goes into is sometimes replaced by a phony case which captures your pin and card info while […]

Toast Stock: A Pure Play on U.S. Restaurant Receipts

Long before Anthony Bourdain became a household name, he was a cult figure among restaurant workers everywhere because of his first work – his magnum Opus One – Kitchen Confidential. Finally, someone adequately captured what happens behind those swinging doors. The illegals in the dish pit, the convicts in the kitchen, the pervasive drug use […]

Why is Upstart’s Stock Price Soaring?

Competent investors act with conviction. They don’t second guess their decisions when a stock price starts falling. Well actually, everyone does, but competent investors recognize the fear for what it is and manage that emotion. A subscriber recently said, “I like that you don’t sell beaten down stocks.” If our thesis hasn’t changed, why would […]

Protect Your Portfolio When the U.S. Dollar Collapses

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Robinhood Stock – An Expensive Free Trading App

Whenever some financial services provider starts talking about “democratizing financial services for all,” that’s often a red flag. In many cases, they’re pissing on your leg and telling you it’s raining. Robinhood might be the epitome of a fintech that says one thing and does another. The company may be named after a fictional character […]

Metromile Stock: A Pay-Per-Mile InsurTech Play

Everything is moving towards personalization. Precision medicine, on-demand manufacturing, and the new credit score are all good examples of how technology is allowing for a better product-market fit across many industries and use cases. Today, we’re going to talk about how big data can improve the auto insurance experience for consumers. In past articles, we […]

10 Financial Technology Companies to Watch

So far, most applications of blockchain technology have been solutions looking for problems. That’s not to say there haven’t been some really exciting use cases like Othera or Data Gumbo. It’s just that so much garbage has been created alongside these gems of hope. ICOs, NFTs, and speculative cryptocurrencies in general, have created a tremendous […]

LegalZoom Stock: Investing in Small Business Growth

Everyone’s a wantrepreneur. They have some great idea in their head that they’ll tell you if you’ll promise not to tell anyone. These are the sort of folks who would ask a venture capital firm to sign a non-disclosure agreement (amateur hour move). Then there are those who take a few more steps. They design […]