Archive for Category: Fintech

Jan 18, 2018

The Fintech Finance 40: Ken Marlin

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For the fifth year in a row, Institutional Investor has named Ken Marlin as one of the most influential people in fintech finance. Marlin wrote in his 2016 book, The Marine Corps Way to Win on Wall Street, that “successful deals come about as a result of disciplined planning, preparation, and execution — not luck,” and he considers that a guiding principle of Marlin & Associates, the New York–based boutique investment bank he formed in 2002. He reflects, however, on how chance occurrences caused him to change a plan that would have put him on the 106th floor of the…

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Dec 19, 2017

The Fintech M&A Revolution Continues. Our December 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 December Fintech Market Update. As 2017 comes to a close it is sometimes useful to reflect on the many evolutionary – and sometimes revolutionary – changes going on in the Fintech world. Clearly, there is a land rush going on for mind and market share. It’s everywhere – in sectors such as wealth management, insurance, commercial banking, business and retail lending, capital…

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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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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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Sep 18, 2017

Cashless Is Here: Some People Just Don’t Know It Yet. Our September 2017 Fintech Market Update

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Dear Clients and Friends, Please click here for our September 2017 Fintech Market Update. Our latest Fintech m&a report can be found here – and it highlights m&a trends and transactions in the seven segments of the Fintech world that we follow, and sometimes lead. One of those trends is the rapid elimination of physical money in all segments – around the world: Banking, Capital Markets, Insurance, Retail as well as B2B Commerce and so many others. It’s happening at a pace few predicted a few short years ago, and in places few would have imagined: Brazil, China, India, Sweden, South…

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