J.P. Morgan

  • J.P. Morgan, OnDeck And The Future of Alternative Lending Crunch Network

    J.P. Morgan, OnDeck And The Future of Alternative Lending

    Earlier this month, J.P. Morgan announced a strategic partnership with OnDeck Capital to originate, underwrite, and distribute loans targeted specifically at small businesses. As evidenced by a 28% single-day spike in OnDeck’s share price, this announcement clearly is a big deal to one of the leading FinTech companies today, and has major implications for the future of alternative lending. Read More

  • Three Men Indicted In U.S. Over Last Year’s Massive J.P. Morgan Hack

    Three Men Indicted In U.S. Over Last Year’s Massive J.P. Morgan Hack

    Three men were charged in a 23-count indictment in connection with the 2014 hacking of J.P. Morgan Chase and multiple other financial institutions. Gery Shalon and Ziv Orenstein were first arrested in Israel in July. The third man, Joshua Samuel Aaron, is a U.S. citizen who attended school in Florida and then lived in Tel Aviv and Moscow. Read More

  • Enterprise SaaS Marketplace AppDirect Raises $140M Series E Round Led By J.P. Morgan

    Enterprise SaaS Marketplace AppDirect Raises $140M Series E Round Led By J.P. Morgan

    AppDirect makes it easier for enterprises to buy cloud services from the likes of Box, Google, Symantec and others (and serves as a kind of referral service for these businesses). The company today announced that it has raised a $140 million funding round led by J.P. Morgan. All of the company’s existing institutional investors, including Foundry Group, iNovia Capital, Mithril… Read More

  • Netflix Streaming Is The Gateway Drug To Internet TV

    Nobody likes cable TV, although we all pay exorbitant sums for it to be piped into our homes. That is why the idea of being able to cut that cord (and related bill) and replace it with a variety of streaming video services from the Internet is so appealing. So far, however, you can’t quite yet replace what you watch on cable with Internet TV. But that day will one day come, and… Read More