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Who will the winners be in the future of fintech? 0

Who will the winners be in the future of fintech?

Nik Milanovic Contributor Nik Milanovic is a fintech and financial inclusion enthusiast, with a decade of work across mobile payments, online lending, credit and microfinance. More posts by this contributor Libra’s critics are missing...

Just because it’s legal, it doesn’t mean it’s right 0

Just because it’s legal, it doesn’t mean it’s right

Polina Arsentyeva Contributor Polina Arsentyeva, a former commercial litigator, is a data privacy attorney who counsels fintech and startup clients on how to innovate using data in a transparent and privacy-forward way. Companies often...

Negotiate for ‘better’ stock in equity-funded acquisitions 0

Negotiate for ‘better’ stock in equity-funded acquisitions

Timothy R. Bowers Contributor Andrew P. Dixon Contributor For many founders, building and selling a successful venture-backed company for cash is the ultimate goal. However, the reality is that some companies will instead receive...

The unbrandening 0

The unbrandening

Josh Gross is the managing partner at digital product studio Planetary and its child company, Regular, the low-cost, high quality studio for small businesses. Do you remember as a kid going to the grocery...

Universal Acceptance is the first-mover advantage that may be worth billions 0

Universal Acceptance is the first-mover advantage that may be worth billions

Smart global companies — and companies with global aspirations — are taking action to eliminate a major blind spot Chris Mondini Contributor Chris Mondini is VP of Stakeholder Engagement North America and Global Business...

Is a direct listing the right choice for your company? 0

Is a direct listing the right choice for your company?

Ran Ben-Tzur is a corporate partner at Fenwick & West. Ran’s issuer-side initial public offerings include Facebook, Fitbit, Upwork, Zuora and Peloton Interactive. Jamie Evans is the co-chair of Fenwick & West’s Capital Markets...