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Fintech Takes

Fintech Takes offers insightful analysis on fintech trends, along with a heaping pile of pop culture references and copious footnotes, every Monday and Thursday. Courtesy of industry analyst and habitual question asker — Alex Johnson.

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Three Years of Takes

226,929. That’s the number of words I’ve written in this newsletter since I started it, just over three years ago….

The Great Convergence Continues

3 Fintech News Stories #1: The Great Convergence Continues  What happened? Product roadmaps continue to converge in the corporate card…

10 Observations from Finovate

Over the last 15 years or so, I have observed a phenomenon that I like to call the fintech event…

Stacking the Curriculum

3 Fintech News Stories #1: A Rocketship for Credit Unions?  What happened? An interesting partnership was announced (and didn’t get…

Does the OCC Know What BaaS is?

Last month, I joked on Twitter about the challenges that fintech companies were going to start facing trying to get…

Marketers’ Dark Arts

3 Fintech News Stories #1: Marketers’ Dark Arts What happened? Credit Karma got in some trouble with the FTC: The…

The CFPB’s Capraesque Obsession with Relationship Banking

Our story starts in Great Falls, Montana. And like most stories originating from Great Falls, this one is confusing and…

Steal From the Rich and Live Off the Interest

3 Fintech News Stories #1: Steal From the Rich and Live Off the Interest What happened? Robinhood is starting to…

Potential Winners and Losers in a Rising Rate Environment

This happened about a month ago: The Federal Reserve continued a sprint to reverse its easy-money policies by approving another…

Quietly Hedging

3 Fintech News Stories #1: Where Will Corporate Banking Go Next?   What happened? Rho announced the addition of expense management…

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