Venture Capital / Fintech News Roundup

Bitcoin Price Tops $400

Bitcoin Price Tops $400

Venture Capital

New Apps and Services for Renters (NYT)

50 Most Innovative Companies (Fortune)

State of Startups in 2015 (First Round)

Beyond Disruption (Ben Thompson)

Macro perspective: The startup party is far from over! (Fabrice Grinda)

Bonobos raises another $55 million and aims for an IPO, all "in spite of being ecommerce" (Pando)

The Current State of Machine Intelligence (Medium)

How To Copy Netflix (Medium)

The High Stakes Race To Rid The World of Human Drivers (Atlantic)

Fintech

Banks Face Uber Moment (Telegraph)

Purse Raises $1mm for Secret Bitcoin Project (CoinDesk)

Small Retailers Need Disruptive Fintech To Reduce Working Capital Finance (Daily Fintech)

Deutsche Bank: Blockchain Will Go Mainstream in Next Decade (CoinDesk)

Recent Fintech Fundings (Finovate)

From The Vanguard Effect to the Robinhood and Blockchain Effect (Link)