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This young litigation finance startup just secured $100 million to chase cases it thinks will win

This young litigation finance startup just secured $100 million to chase cases it thinks...

If you haven’t heard much about litigation finance, that may change soon. The practice dates back decades, though it’s been picking up momentum since 2006, when Credit Suisse Securities founded a litigation risk strategies unit that it later spun off. What is litigation finance? In a nutshell, the idea is to fund plaintiffs and law…
Should You Finance a Used Car If You Can Pay Cash? – Jalopnik

Should You Finance a Used Car If You Can Pay Cash? – Jalopnik

Photo: APAs Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing when you can get a deal on the new 2020 Chevrolet Corvette, saving on the destination fee and whether it’s worth…
Embedded finance, or why fintech mega VC rounds have become so common

Embedded finance, or why fintech mega VC rounds have become so common

How dozens of fintech companies finally found the formula for profits Another day, another monster fintech venture round. This morning, it was personalized banking app MoneyLion, which raised $100 million at a near unicorn valuation. Last week, it was N26, which raised another $170 million on top of its $300 million round earlier this year.…
Google finance head joins Postmates board ahead of anticipated IPO

Google finance head joins Postmates board ahead of anticipated IPO

Google’s vice president of finance, has joined Postmates’ board of directors, the latest sign that the on-demand food delivery startup is prepping to take the company public. Postmates announced Friday that Kristin Reinke, vice president of Finance at Google, will join the San Francisco startup as an independent director. Reinke has been with Google since…
Possible Finance lands $10.5 million to provide consumers softer, kinder short-term loans

Possible Finance lands $10.5 million to provide consumers softer, kinder short-term loans

It’s easy to be skeptical of lending companies of every stripe. They uniformly rely on customers who don’t have enough money to cover their bills and are willing to pay interest on money borrowed in exchange for capital they can spend sooner — sometimes immediately. Unfortunately, those consumers with the worst credit, or no credit…

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The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is … Fearing Fear...

As an academic psychologist, I often answer questions from reporters on things about which I know little, from Bitcoin to public school overcrowding to the mindset of a mass murderer. So I have experience with getting things wrong publicly, as several experts in my field have done in their opining on the present coronavirus crisis.…

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