Blockchain is coming for banks. Walmart's healthcare ambitions. Top cybersecurity startups.
Whitney Houston was wrong
After reading the below headline from CNBC, I no longer believe the children are our future.
Also, we really don’t need experts to know this move is beyond stupid, right?
Would you like that in 10s or Bitcoin?
The Reserve Bank of India has announced that the banks it oversees will no longer be allowed to work with cryptocurrency exchanges. Crypto-backlash from banks is not uncommon — so what do they have to be afraid of?
Many of the disciples of Saint Elon took exception to Tuesday’s newsletter on Tesla’s bankruptcy. More on this next week after all the haterade is done trickling in.
Whenever people write in saying they’re upset with us or that they find a particular analysis facile or unfair, I respond asking if they want me to unsubscribe them.
We know we’re not for everyone. It’s all good.
To my unsubscribe request, about 50% never respond. 30% tell me to F off, and 20% respond with something like the below.
Note: I love the 20%.
I’m also hopeful we can turn things around.
The city of Atlanta is still recovering two weeks after the cyberattack that hit many computers at City Hall.
In response to the growing threat of cyberattacks, startups across the US are working to boost cybersecurity systems. We rounded up the top private cybersecurity company in each state. Check them out here.
Less work, more money
A number of startups are emerging to help blockchain companies and investors navigate increasingly popular ICOs.
CoinList, for example, is a platform focused on structuring legally compliant ICOs. It has helped blockchain companies such as Filecoin raise $850M+.
Now investment banks are trying to bring the focus on using automation to lessen the fundraising workload into the public market.