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Connecting you with the leaders, ideas, and companies that are reinventing global financial services. Our guests are the top FinTech founders, executives, investors, and thinkers from across the world. Follow us for more FinTech content including videos, blogs, and analysis: Twitter https://twitter.com/whartonfintech LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/wharton-fintech-club Medium https://medium.com/wharton-fintech Instagram https://www.instagram.com/whartonfintech/ Website whartonfinte ...
 
The story is one of only two novels by Wharton to be set in New England. The novel details the sexual awakening of its protagonist, Charity Royall, and shares many plot similarities with Wharton's better known novel, Ethan Frome. Only moderately well-received when originally published, Summer has had a resurgence in critical popularity since the 1960's. (Summary by Wikipedia)
 
Edith Wharton's 1913 novel is a devastating critique of American upward mobility, told through the journey of Undine Spragg from fictional Midwestern Apex City to New York to Paris. Undine is determined to acquire money and position through marriage, even if it means multiple divorces. - Summary by Elizabeth Klett
 
Edith Wharton became the first woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction with this 1920 novel about Old New York society. Newland Archer is wealthy, well-bred, and engaged to the beautiful May Welland. But he finds himself drawn to May's cousin Ellen Olenska, who has been living in Europe and who has returned following a scandalous separation from her husband. (Introduction by Elizabeth Klett) Proof listened by Stav Nisser & Betty M.
 
The House of Mirth (1905), by Edith Wharton, is a novel about New York socialite Lily Bart attempting to secure a husband and a place in rich society. It is one of the first novels of manners in American literature, and one of the first to openly explore how American Victorian society offered little social mobility for women. (Summary from Wikipedia).
 
Stephen Glennard's career is falling apart and he desperately needs money so that he may marry his beautiful fiancee. He happens upon an advertisement in a London magazine promising the prospect of financial gain. Glennard was once pursued by Margaret Aubyn, a famous and recently deceased author, and he still has her passionate love letters to him. Glennard removes his name from the letters and sells them, making him a fortune and building a marriage based on the betrayal of another. (Summar ...
 
Edith Wharton's 1907 novella explores the milieu of Americans living abroad in Paris. New Yorker John Durham travels to Paris to woo an old flame, Fanny Frisbee, now the Marquis de Malrive. Fanny is separated from her husband and wants to marry John and return to America, but she doubts whether her Catholic husband will grant her a divorce. When John meets Fanny's sister-in-law, the enigmatic Madame de Treymes, he hopes she may be able to help them in their quest for happiness. (Introduction ...
 
Wharton's 1917 novella Summer, like her more famous work Ethan Frome, is set in a very small rural New England town. Charity Royall longs to escape the claustrophobic confines of North Dormer and the inappropriate advances of her guardian Mr. Royall, who adopted her as a child from the nearby Mountain community. Hope arrives in the form of city boy Lucius Harney, who has come to research the architecture of the region; but will his presence in Charity's life mean her salvation - or her undoi ...
 
The House of Mirth tells the story of Lily Bart, a woman who is torn between her desire for luxurious living and a relationship based on mutual respect and love. She sabotages all her possible opportunities for a wealthy marriage, loses the esteem of her social circle, and dies young, poor, and alone. - Summary by Wikipedia
 
American writer Edith Wharton is known for her novels of manners set in old New York; yet much of her adult life was spent in France. She lived in Paris throughout World War I and was heavily involved in refugee work. Her 1918 novella The Marne dramatizes the events of the war as seen through the eyes of 15-year-old Troy Belknap, an American boy who longs to join up and save his beloved France. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)
 
strategy+business Media, a unit of the global strategy and technology consulting firm Booz Allen Hamilton, publishes a quarterly magazine, Web site (www.strategy-business.com), books, and, in conjunction with Knowledge@Wharton, this series of podcasts. The s+b/K@W podcasts draw on the insights of experts at Booz Allen and the Wharton School to bridge the gap between theory and practice in contemporary global business.
 
American novelist Edith Wharton was living in Paris when World War I broke out in 1914. She obtained permission to visit sites behind the lines, including hospitals, ravaged villages, and trenches. Fighting France records her travels along the front in 1914 and 1915, and celebrates the indomitable spirit of the French people. (Summary by Elizabeth Klett)
 
In the new podcast series Philadelphia Fed on Wharton Business Radio, economists and other experts from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia discuss their research and provide insights into trends and issues affecting consumers, businesses, and the U.S. economy. Philadelphia Fed on Wharton Business Radio features highlights from interviews originally airing on SiriusXM 132, Business Radio powered by the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Want to receive future episodes? Su ...
 
The Decoration of Houses, a manual of interior design written by Edith Wharton with architect Ogden Codman, was first published in 1897. In the book, the authors denounced Victorian-style interior decoration and interior design, especially those rooms that were decorated with heavy window curtains, Victorian bric-a-brac and overstuffed furniture. They argued that such rooms emphasized upholstery at the expense of proper space planning and architectural design and were, therefore, uncomfortab ...
 
THE PAUL WHARTON SHOW is a weekly lifestyle, entertainment and pop culture radio show hosted by Paul Wharton featuring celebrity guests and Influencers in discussion on the world’s latest hot topics. The show, which broadcasts an original episode every Friday during the popular “drive time” at 6pm on SiriusXM Channel 141, and two additional encore broadcasts throughout the week, is the perfect way to end your work week and get ready for the weekend with entertaining and insightful conversati ...
 
In an era before the advent of electric lights, telephones or motor vehicles, there exists a small cluster of aristocratic "old revolutionary stock" families that rule New York's social life. Under the rules of this society, "being things" is better than "doing things" and reputation and outward appearances come at the exclusion of everything else. In this Gilded Age, when America’s expansion and increased industrialism produce a group of newly wealthy robber barons and financiers, the patie ...
 
A short story classified under the American Gothic genre, the piece depicts an eerie set of events following the distressing occurrences within the Boyne household, as their dream relocation takes a drastic turn. Wharton cleverly weaves together Gothic themes including horror, retribution, and despair to create a dynamic plot which is additionally aided by the use of foreshadowing, an uncanny setting, and the reflective voice of its character. Divided into five parts, Afterward introduces ne ...
 
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What happens after you hit “buy” on that $300 order of Shopify stock (worth over $1,100 as of the day of the episode)?Fractional trading has become one of the hottest product features in Fintech, democratizing access to expensive shares (AMZN, BRK-A, CMG, etc.) to everyday investors. In addition, they allow more precise and comfortable investing an…
 
In light of Parler's antitrust lawsuit against Amazon, Herb Hovenkamp, Professor of Business Ethics & Legal Studies at the Wharton School and antitrust expert, talks about the actions of social media and tech platforms in terms of shutting down commentary from President Trump and his administration last week following the U.S. Capitol siege, and wh…
 
In this episode of the Pulse Podcast, we interview Sid Viswanathan, Co-Founder and President of Truepill. Starting with its pharmacy-driven APIs and since moving into telehealth and at-home lab diagnostics, Truepill has been building healthcare infrastructure for the modern (and future) world. This infrastructure is already working behind the scene…
 
Miguel Armaza interviews Kathleen Utecht, Managing Partner at Core Innovation Capital, a venture capital firm, with offices in Los Angeles and San Francisco, investing in high-growth financial technology companies that can unlock upward mobility for everyday Americans. Kat holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Babson College and an MBA from The Wharton Sc…
 
Miguel Armaza sits down with Laura González-Estéfani, Founder and CEO of The Venture City, a global accelerator and venture capital fund of emerging ecosystems specialized in growth with the mission to help entrepreneurs from all over the world. Prior to Venture City, Laura spent many years at Facebook, eBay, Siemens, and Ogilvy Group.We talked abo…
 
Miguel Armaza sits down with Dan Henry, CEO of Green Dot (NYSE: GDOT), a 20-year-old company focused on making modern banking and money movement accessible for everyone. Green Dot also recently launched Go2Bank a digital bank for Americans living paycheck to paycheck.Green Dot is far from being Dan’s first rodeo. In fact, this is the third publicly…
 
What do you think of when you hear “stock trading”? For most of us in 2020, we thought of YOLO Calls, Tesla Bulls, Robinhood, Wall Street Bets, and Day Trading. Going back to earlier days, you might think of men in suits on the phone, scrambling to buy & sell stocks.The culture of the market needs to change. Enter Public.Com, the stock investing ap…
 
Miguel Armaza sits down with Andrew Lerner, Managing Partner of IA Capital Group, a New York-based private investment firm and manager of the Inter-Atlantic funds, that’s dedicated to partnering with innovative entrepreneurs in venture and growth capital across InsurTech and FinTech.Andy has been at the company since 1995 and is responsible for the…
 
In this replay of our top podcast of 2020, Joseph Westphal, former U.S. Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and Inaugural Chang Sun Term Professor at Penn's Lauder Institute, discusses his perspective on the process that occurred leading up to last January's strike against Iran, and the state of U.S. relations with the Middle East over the last few years. S…
 
Miguel Armaza sits down with Dave Unsworth and Kerri Golden from Information Venture Partners, a Canadian Venture Capital firm that primarily invests in early-stage North American B2B FinTech and enterprise software.We talk about:- Dave and Kerri’s transition from operators to investors- IVP’s relationship with the Royal Bank of Canada- Fundraising…
 
In this episode, we interview Andrew Dudum, the Founder & CEO of Hims & Hers. Hims & Hers is a digital health company focused on destigmatizing health and wellness conditions while making it easier for everyone to access quality care. Since launching in November 2017, Hims & Hers has raised approximately $260MM in funding from investors including O…
 
Miguel Armaza sits down with Noah Kerner, CEO of Acorns, a mobile savings and investment platform that has raised hundreds of millions of dollars from PayPal, Bain Capital Ventures, DST Global, NBC, Comcast, Greycroft as well as a long list of Hollywood celebrities including The Rock and Jennifer Lopez.Originally from New York City’s East Village, …
 
As 2020 comes to a close, we bring you a special episode featuring our hosts, Miguel Armaza and Ryan Zauk.You will finally get to hear from the hosts themselves as they share:- Some of the major trends they've seen after interviewing over 100 FinTech leaders.- Some funny anecdotes & growing pains.- The hyper-growth of Wharton FinTech.- Tips on turn…
 
"The most contrarian take I have is that there is value in working with consumers in debt."Here are a few stats for you:- The average US household as of November pays almost 9% of its income to debt- Total household debt reached $14.35 trillion this fall per the New York Fed- The average person in debt owes money to 4 different lendersThe current p…
 
Miguel Armaza sits down with Rohit Arora, CEO and Co-Founder of Biz2Credit, a New York based company that offers financing, research, and educational resources to small businesses. Rohit and his brother founded Biz2Credit in 2008 and in the last 13 yrs the firm has arranged $2B in funding and registered over 200,000 clients. They have also raised o…
 
Katherine Klein, Wharton Professor of Management and Vice-Dean of the Wharton Social Impact Initiative, talks about NASDAQ's recent announcement requiring board diversity, why it's important to reinforce diversity throughout the company overall, and why companies have been historically resistant to change in this area. See acast.com/privacy for pri…
 
On today’s episode, Ryan Zauk sits down with Kathryn Van Nuys, Head of Business Development for AWS FinTech. Kathryn was just named one of the Top 50 Women in FinTech by NYC FinTech Women, highlighted as one of the top network builders in the industry.Most of us know AWS as the cloud storage and computing behemoth, generating over $35B in revenue a…
 
In this episode, my guest is Santiago Suarez, Co-Founder & CEO of Addi, the leading POS financing platform in Latin America, backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Foundation, Monashees, Quona, and Village Global.Prior to returning to his native Colombia to launch Addi, Santiago started his career in finance in New York City at JP Morgan, and later moved t…
 
Miguel Armaza sits down with Jan Bellens, Global Head of EY’s Banking & Capital Markets Group. In his role, Jan counsels banks in defining their strategies and supports their implementation with investments, acquisitions, and ambitious organic growth initiatives around the world. He has been supporting banks for the last two decades and has worked …
 
Andrew Zimmern, Founder & CEO of Passport Hospitality, returns to Wharton Business Daily to talk to Dan Loney about why he says the restaurant industry is falling apart nine months into the pandemic, and what must be done to save the industry. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.…
 
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