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Dinner for you
In NYC for LendIt next month? If you’re a senior strategy, M&A or investment professional in financial services or a fintech VC/PE investor, we’ve got spots left at our dinner on March 6. Request an invite.
From Walmart and Domino’s in India to local communities in Massachusetts, startups are working with large and small businesses and home owners to use solar solutions to generate electricity on site and reduce the cost of monthly electricity bills. We analyzed the distribution of investments into solar startups and how that distribution has shifted since 2012.
It will also include a fintech expansion card pack.
Cuz who doesn’t want to make jokes about fintech?
If you’re a terrible tech person, be there and you’ll get a printed version of the game.
Mu ha ha ha ha
See The Blurb for an old Charlie Rose video featuring an interview with Jeff Bezos. Besides Bezos’ amazing laugh, what is phenomenal is his focus on the customer and his clarity of thought. It’s worth a listen.
The flows of funds from active to passive funds in US equities is incredibly stark as the graphic below illustrates.