Oct 16, 2017

Consolidation and Collaboration: Our October 2017 Fintech M&A Report

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our latest Fintech m&a report can be found here. It highlights m&a trends and transactions in the seven segments of the Fintech world that we follow, and sometimes lead. Please click here for our October 2017 Fintech M&A Report. The Money20/20 conference is around the corner – October 22nd – 25th. As last year, we’ll have a strong presence at the show as will more than 500 exhibitors. Over the next five years, most of those exhibitors will be acquired, or themselves acquire, or raise capital – or fail. All but the last are tasks that…

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Oct 9, 2017

Will the Europeans Kill Europe? Our October Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our report found here contains an update on m&a deals, values, and trends in the dozen+ segments of the information technology industry that we follow, and sometimes lead. As you will see, many recent transactions are cross-border. We care because about half of our transactions involve non-US companies. Last week, buried in the news about the mass killing in Las Vegas, the plight of those affected by hurricanes, Russian hacks of the US Election, the future of DACA, and possible changes to US tax law, was news that the European Commission has ordered Luxembourg to recapture €250mm…

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Oct 3, 2017

The Democratization of FinTech

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Our Founder, Ken Marlin, is the keynote speaker at The Tabb Group’s FinTech festival being held at the New York Hilton on November 2. In advance of the forum, Tabb’s Terry Roche interviewed Ken. A link to video of the Part I of the interview can be found here. As you’ll see, in Part 1 of the interview, Terry and Ken discuss some of the biggest factors affecting the financial services world and what it takes to be a winner. For more on the Tabb Group FinTech Festival, please click here. For some of our other thoughts on Fintech, as well…

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Sep 29, 2017

What are data crunchers missing in healthcare? Our September 2017 HIT Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Please click here for our September HIT Market Update. There is a saying that “In God we trust… but all others must bring data”. We agree. Without data, we trust no one. And we want analytics too. But even that is not always enough because those who crunch data in healthcare sometimes cannot deliver contextual precision. Here are a few examples: Population health management systems are focusing on the wrong population – Data analytics companies strive to identify that segment of the population that consumes the most $$. The concept is logical – crafting tailor made…

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Sep 26, 2017

What do North Korean Missiles, AI and Big Data have in common? Our September 2017 Enterprise Data and Analytics Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Please find our September Enterprise Data & Analytics Update here. The report found here covers m&a trends, values and deals in the four segments of the Enterprise Data and Analytics sector that we follow and sometimes lead. New York is currently hosting the annual opening of the UN General Assembly. Heads of about 140 nations are in our town and security is tight near our office. Last Tuesday, President Trump opened the session by promising to “destroy” North Korea if that country doesn’t abandon its nuclear weapons program – which they have no plan to do.…

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