Archive for Author: Ken Marlin

Nov 27, 2017

Will AI Take My Job? Our November 2017 Enterprise Data and Analytics M&A Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, The report found here covers m&a trends, values and deals in the four sectors of Enterprise Data and Analytics that we follow, and sometimes lead. Please find our November Enterprise Data and Analytics Update here. Stephen Hawking, the world renowned physicist, was recently quoted as being “quite concerned” that artificial intelligence could soon replace humans – completely. He called to mind some of the fears portrayed in the movie “Blade Runner” (one of my favorites). It’s a scary concept. An article by McKinsey last year was a bit less apocalyptic – but it did list 800…

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Nov 15, 2017

Is Capital Markets Tech the Forgotten Stepchild of Fintech? Our November 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 November Fintech Market Update. There is a revolution going on in many areas of Fintech. It’s obvious to anyone who uses their smart phone for banking, uses Alipay, PayPal, or Venmo to make online payments; uses ApplePay or LevelUp for mobile purchases; knows about crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin and Etherium; or about Kabbage, OnDeck or others doing business lending; or about our client, BillingTree, for managing b2b…

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Nov 7, 2017

Tax Policy, Gridlock, and Infotech. Our November 2017 Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Our latest report is found here. It contains an update on the m&a deals, values, and trends in the dozen+ segments of the information technology industry that we follow and sometimes lead. This week the news is filled with conflicting reports about the purported benefits and drawbacks of the GOP proposal to reform the US income tax code. Predictably, people who may benefit tend to like the proposal (e.g. banks, large multi-nationals, and many in the top 10%); and those who could be harmed denigrate it (e.g. the housing industry and people in high-tax states). Many middle-income Americans are confused;…

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Nov 2, 2017

The “First Mover Disadvantage”- Ken Marlin with Tabb Forum’s Terry Roche.

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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 Part III of the interview can be found here. (Parts I and II were listed earlier this month and can be found here and here.) In Part III of the Interview, Terry and Ken talk about new technology models in Capital Markets and the “first mover” disadvantage. For more on the Tabb Group FinTech Festival please click here. For some of our…

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Oct 20, 2017

Tabb Group’s FinTech Festival

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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 Part II of the interview is here. (Last week we posted a link to Part I.  It can be found here.) As you’ll see, In Part II of the interview, Terry and Ken talk about the effort by several industry participant to create industry wide utilities as well as the aspiring role in FinTech by nontraditional players. For more on the Tabb Group FinTech…

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