1: S2 Ep1: Is Robinhood Going Off The Rails?

Alex Johnson
Alex Johnson
February 1, 2023

Kicking off season 2 Alex and co-host Jason Mikula get straight into the Fintech news making waves.

From Revolut’s latest super-premium offer, what’s really behind Capital One’s layoffs, and why Robinhood is basically a drunk college kid.

All the fintech news and searing analysis from two of the sharpest minds in the business.

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00:00 Intro

01:33 The Revolut Rollout

03:33 But What’s The Point?

06:50 The Non-Reality Playbook

09:35 Throwing Spaghetti At The Wall

15:48 Meet The Chief Sleuthing Officer

17:59 Chime’s Thoughtful Growth Strategy

24:08 The Pro Innovation Approach

26:40 An Outrageously Popular Newsletter

34:19 Robinhood As A College Kid

Alex Johnson
Alex Johnson