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Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I’m Dan DeFrancesco, and here’s what’s on the agenda today:
- Take an inside look at BlackRock’s small but powerful consulting arm.
- These 10 fintechs cater to Black, Latinx, and LGBT+ communities.
- Deutsche Bank has notched early wins with its Google Cloud partnership, and it’s leading the bank to rethink vendor relationships.
- Billionaire Mike Novogratz explains why Wall Street is about to go all-in on crypto.
Inside BlackRock’s powerful consulting arm: How a tiny business advising world powers helped shape and propel the most influential money manager
BlackRock’s advisory arm might not make a huge impact to the firm’s bottom line at first glance, but the discrete, small team holds immense value to the world’s largest money manager.
10 fintechs transforming how Black, Latinx, immigrant, and LGBT+ communities bank, invest, and borrow
A new breed of financial startups is on the rise. Many seek to reach customers based on their membership within specific communities — from Black Americans to Muslim investors to those who identify as LGBT+ — who have long been underserved by mainstream financial institutions.
Deutsche Bank’s top tech exec details early wins from Google Cloud partnership and why it signals a shift in how Wall Street deals with vendors
Deutsche Bank is developing new tech in native cloud environments thanks to a Google Cloud partnership. Read more about their collaboration and early successes.
Bank of America’s top information security expert highlights how a focus on neurodiversity has helped recruiting, collaboration, and communication across the firm
Bank of America CISO Craig Froelich takes us inside the neurodiversity hiring push he’s at the helm of, and how it benefits the entire bank. Learn more here.
Billionaire and former hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz explains why institutional adoption of crypto is set to ‘explode’
At an event last week, Novogratz explained what’s slowing down institutions from investing in crypto. Here’s what he said.
6 pitch decks that fintechs looking to disrupt banking, wealth management, and cybersecurity used to raise millions
Insider has been tracking the next wave of hot new startups that are blending finance and tech. Check out these pitch decks to see how fintech founders sold their vision.
Citi CEO Jane Fraser said “there is no silver bullet,” but mapped out ways the bank plans to make strides with its US retail bank. Here’s what else she said.
Two Sigma has hired Google’s Carter Clark Page as its new head of data engineering. Here’s what else we know.
RBC has poached a senior credit analyst from UBS for its growing junk bond and distressed trading desk
Srihari Rajagopalan is joining RBC after eight years at UBS, sources told Insider. Here what we know.
Breanne Madigan joins TradeBlock as CEO. Credit asset manager Eagle Point appoints Nate Morse as head corporate trader. Check out all the top people moves across Wall Street.