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August 24, 2018
Fintech, Lending, and Real Estate Stuff
Facebook to banks: give us your data and we'll give you our users
Consumer Debt Now $13.29 Trillion. Mortgage Quality Strong, Late Payers Highest In Student Loans
NY Fed's consumer debt data tracker
Goldman Sachs reason for making subprime loans: it's a good way to predict next crisis
Goldman Sachs presentation showing future aspirations of their Marcus consumer banking and lending division
Goldman's Marcus poised to dominate
Who needs a down payment when you can trade in your old home instead. Opendoor profile.
Homebuying fintech Opendoor raises $325m, bringing total to $645 in equity and $1.5b in debt. Buying homes at $2.5b annual run rate
6 fintechs targeting seniors and their families
3 traits of digital forward banks
GreenSky raises $800m in IPO
Real Estate & Homeownership Stuff
6 Smart Ways To Build Home Equity - Julian Hebron on Zillow
Facebook partners with Home Advisor, Porch, and Handy to let users hire home services pros easy and fast
Facebook announcement on providing home services
9 startups focusing on shared housing, and how each is approaching the market
Hometap joins Unison and Point as latest shared equity home startup, co-owning your house with you.
Zillow's first deal as an iBuyer
Buying a home is less affordable than it's been in a decade
Marketing, Media & Entrepreneurial Stuff
How new startups help newsletter and email writers get rich. Newsletter infrastructure as a service.
How Vice was built on a lie. Lots of entrepreneurial lessons in here.
24 things I learned publishing 3 books in only 6 months
How to design your sales process in Hubspot CRM - good for marketers and small business owners
The categories of native advertising everyone needs to understand
24 essential learnings from native ad studios around the world
How to succeed with paid on Instagram
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