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Fintech
An SI Board Since December 2014
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Emcee:  Glenn Petersen Type:  Moderated
Fintech is new and innovative financial technology applications that are competing with traditional methods and incumbent institutions for the delivery of financial services. Financial services has long been seen as one of the business sectors most vulnerable to disruption by software because, like publishing, financial services are made up of information rather than concrete goods. In particular, mobile services and blockchains have the potential to significantly disrupt the incumbents and reduce costs for consumers. While financial institutions have historically been shielded by a wall of regulation, and managed to weather the dot-com boom without major upheaval, a new wave of startups are actively “disaggregating” global banks.

Fintech can often eliminate middlemen. Financial products and services that have historically been the realm of entrenched legacy institutions are migrating to mobile devices and software platforms, which allow customers to execute transactions effortlessly and on a peer-to-peer basis.

This board was originally created to discuss LendingClub Corp., the first peer-to-peer lender to complete an initial public offering.

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195Another fintech / SPAC deal: Founded in 2016, Pagaya joins a number of startupGlenn Petersen-last Wednesday
194Affirm shares soar more than 40% on news of Amazon partnership for buy now, pay Glenn Petersen-August 27
193Robinhood revenue doubles for second quarter, but shares fall after app warns trGlenn Petersen-August 18
192No surprise here: Robinhood surges as much as 81% in second day of wild tradingGlenn Petersen-August 4
191SQ was up 10.75% today. Square Agrees to Acquire Afterpay for $29 Billion in AlGlenn Petersen-August 2
190Robinhood Sold IPO Shares to More Than 300,000 of Its Customers Buyers represenGlenn Petersen-August 1
189Robinhood starts trading Thursday. Here’s everything investors need to know PUBGlenn Petersen1July 28
188Coming soon...the first meme IPO: Robinhood’s IPO roadshow answered questions IGlenn Petersen-July 25
187Robinhood is seeking a market valuation as high as $35 billion in upcoming IPO Glenn Petersen-July 19
186Tuesday should be an interesting day for DIDI. Beijing’s Blocking of Didi App SGlenn Petersen-July 5
185Robinhood vs Coinbase: The Coming Clash Robinhood's crypto ambitions mean iGlenn Petersen-July 5
184China’s Internet Regulator Finds Serious Problems With Didi China Unit’s App CySr K1July 4
183Robinhood Spreads the Wealth and Takes a Risk The retail broker can live up to Glenn Petersen-July 1
182SEC Delays Robinhood's IPO Plans Due to Crypto Business Robinhood has had tGlenn Petersen1June 25
181V hit ATH. Visa Buys Swedish Fintech Tink for More Than $2 Billion Tink would Sr K-June 24
180I suspect you are right. I think the minimum investment was 10K - that and the cThehammer-June 23
179I expect the Robinhood IPO to be red hot, not because of its intrinsic value, buGlenn Petersen-June 23
178I saw some of the crowdfunding sites were offering RH, I think as Reg D. I thougThehammer-June 21
177The most serious issue that could be causing the delay involves a core element Glenn Petersen-June 19
176IPOE closed at $20.15 on Friday. SOFI begins trading tomorrow. SoFi SPAC MergeGlenn Petersen1May 31
175IPO syndicates are strange animals. Some of it may depend on how well they move Thehammer-May 27
174Figs will only be allocating 1% of their IPO shares to the Robinhood customers. Glenn Petersen1May 27
173I was on a platform that did the same thing but the allocations were very small.Thehammer-May 26
172Robinhood will give retail investors access to IPO shares PUBLISHED THU, MAY 20Glenn Petersen-May 21
171We Found Joe Biden’s Secret Venmo. Here’s Why That’s A Privacy Nightmare For EveGlenn Petersen-May 14
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