Active v. Passive in Investment Fintech

Two distinct streams have surfaced in fintech: passive and active investment. Betterment is the posterchild for passive investment, just recently booking $70 million of venture funding and has continued to enhance its services bankinnovation.net/2017/07/betterm…he-human-touch/. But the active investment strategy for investors is long from dead in fintech. We talked with Pierce Crosby of StockTwits, which is firmly in the active camp, about trends in investment fintech, as well as StockTwits’s future plans. Crosby has been with StockTwits since 2014, where he runs partnerships and business development. He is also an INV Fintech mentor. Previously, he was the Head of Research for Reuters.

Two distinct streams have surfaced in fintech: passive and active investment. Betterment is the posterchild for passive investment, just recently booking $70 million of venture funding and has continued to enhance its services bankinnovation.net/2017/07/betterm…he-human-touch/. But the active investment strategy for investors is long from dead in fintech. We talked with Pierce Crosby of StockTwits, which is firmly in the active camp, about trends in investment fintech, as well as StockTwits’s future plans. Crosby has been with StockTwits since 2014, where he runs partnerships and business development. He is also an INV Fintech mentor. Previously, he was the Head of Research for Reuters.
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