Good morning and welcome to Insider Finance. I’m Dan DeFrancesco, and here’s what’s on the agenda today:
- Goldman Sachs has tapped a former Stripe exec to lead its direct-to-consumer business.
- UK-based digital bank Monzo is wrapping up another extension on its most recent fundraising round.
- Bitcoin is in the spotlight once again. We spoke to experts about how to get a job trading and investing digital currency.
We are also looking for nominations for upcoming list of top equity research analysts under 35. Find out more about the list, and how to nominate someone here.
The shakeup within Goldman Sachs’ consumer division continues with the announcement of a new hire and a promotion.
Swati Bhatia, a former Stripe exec, was nabbed to lead Goldman’s direct-to-consumer business while David Stark, a partner at the bank, will now lead larger partnerships for the consumer bank. We’ve got the full memo of the announcement.
Challenger bank Monzo is close to raising another extension for its June funding round. Read more here.
Nearly a dozen S&P 500 board members worked at the same Big Four accounting firm that audits their company. Check out this cool graphic mapping out the various ties. See more here.
If you watched Klarna’s Super Bowl commercial but are still confused on what buy now, pay later is, we’ve got you covered. Get the full rundown here.
With Tesla’s recent disclosure about its investment in Bitcoin, cryptocurrency is once again on the rise. We spoke to experts in the field about how to get hired for jobs involving digital currency. Find out more here.