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Will computers win in the investing game? Or, will humans win out, given the fact that we created the
 
November 15 · Issue #6 · View online
Tearsheet Weekly Newsletter
Will computers win in the investing game? Or, will humans win out, given the fact that we created the algos? The answer, like so many things in life, is that both are probably right. 
The symbiosis of computers that invest and the humans that program them isn’t dissimilar to the same dynamic playing out in fintech. The tension between incumbent financial institutions and startups trying to disrupt them is a good one. It puts creative pressure on larger FIs that find it harder to innovate competitively given their size. 
But ultimately, it will the combination of startup (newbies) and standingup (incumbents) that effects the biggest change in the market as incumbents, who own the customers, partner up with the new guys on the block, who offer what today’s customers desire.

Tradestreaming Podcast
Stockpile’s Avi Lele hopes to get investors excited about stocks again
The Incumbents
Robo-Advisors Squeeze Advisor Profits, Not Fees
Silicon Valley Bank Names New COO and Digital Chief
Infographic: The Evolving Bank Branch
Why Every Financial Institution Needs a Digital Champion Now
Santander signs global PFM deal with Meniga
The Startups: Who's shaking things up
Funding Circle’s Sam Hodges explains how tech gives SMBs access to much-needed cash
PayPal and Lending Club Prove Fintech Is Ready to Sit With Banks at the Grown-Ups' Table
Mighty Is A Funding Platform For Personal Injury Lawsuits
Openfolio is building a social trading network that works
P2P Lending Is Profitable, Even In A Recession
I (Shall Happily) Accept the 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics on Behalf of Bitcoin creator, Satoshi Nakamoto
Startups raising + investors investing
Fintech investor, Pascal Bouvier on where there’s big money to be made in fintech
The 2015 Fintech Finance 35: The Financiers Who Place the Bets
CircleUp Banks $30 Million to Help Investors Find Top Food Startups
Peer-to-Peer Marketplace Peerspace Secures $5M Series A
Bessemer Backs Consumer Lending Startup, Bread
Rakuten establishes $100 million fintech fund
Roostify Garners $500,000 in Funding from Wells Fargo Accelerator
Anthemis Group Announces North American Expansion
Robo-advisor MoneyFarm raises EUR16M for UK launch
NCR Gets $820M from Blackstone to Accelerate Transformation
Tools of the trade
Computers vs. Humans: Who wins the investment game?
New financial products
Quick Blog on Apple, P2P, and Clusters
Narrative Science launches Quill for anti-money laundering
A Future Where Virtual Reality and Finance Converge
The Next Fintech Boom: Resource Maximization
Financial Ecosystems: Where's the action at?
Moscow Hosts First International Bank-Sponsored FinTech Cluster
NYC’s FinTech Innovation Lab Exposes FinTech Startups To Wall Street
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