There were at least 35 financing events resulting in more than $540 million in capital raised by Boston-area FinTech startups in 2019 — significantly more than any previous year except 2018 when Cambridge Mobile Telematics raised $500 million (all from Softbank) on … READ MORECOMMENTS [ ]
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“I’m not even sure what I want, but that’s not the point – it’s that I want it now.”
“Whenever the old gives way to the new, everybody with vested interests in the old starts crying that the world will stop. There aren’t many people with vested interests in the new.”
“The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.”
“All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then success is sure.”
How are AllianceBernstein employees feeling about that move to Tennessee today?
Rocket Internet's VC arm is laying off 80% of support staff: https://bit.ly/3xQRjy6 I'm guessing the Samwer brothers noticed some U.S. VC firms laying off 40%.
"Now you must wake up
All dreams must end
Take off your makeup, the party's over
It's all over, my friend"
The AWS Fintech Accelerator is an online, equity-free program for pre-seed - Series A fintech startups in the UK and Ireland. The application period is open. https://bit.ly/39N1mMz
We're hiring a full time legal consultant to join our team at the Strategic Litigation Project for 6 months.
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