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Why do startups fail? The future of consumer banking.
Cornhole in one
Fraternity brothers of the world, rejoice! Cornhole is now a professional sport — and one devoted player wants to take it to the Olympics.
The tailgate favorite has its own league, the American Cornhole League, and has established a standardized set of rules. But to make a bid for the Olympics, the number of international leagues will need a pretty big boost.
Making a note in my calendar to revisit this in 2028.
AND NOW, THE RESEARCH
O say can you see
California boasts the top-funded fintech startup with SoFi ($2.5B), but states like North Carolina and Ohio are also homes to well-financed fintech unicorns.
We mapped out the most bankrolled fintech startups in the US. Check it out.
Growth strategies evolve so quickly that the most useful playbook is a collection of current “how-to” stories from growth-focused executives.
That’s exactly what we’ve got at The Collective (Dec 10-11, NYC). Join us to hear:
How to achieve international growth via M&A and partnerships (Match Group)
How to pursue long-term bets via strategic investing (Koch Disruptive Technologies)
How to align M&A efforts with internal innovation (Goldman Sachs)