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Ridgeway & Prospect is an investment partnership with a niche in public and privately held companies. We focus on market research, data collection, reporting and visualization. Ridgeway & Prospect introduced a new channel in which investors and clients can gain an advantage in the market, by providing thorough company and market analysis both qualitative and quantitative.

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Why Payments-as-a-Service is the first choice for FIs

Article | February 11, 2020

The pace of change within the global payment’s technology space is still at full speed with no sign of slowing down. While traditional incumbents have until recently taken comfort in their size and decades of dominance, new digital-only challenger banks are ramping up and making a huge impact on the global financial landscape.

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Could Google Acquire Tesla For $250 Billion?

Article | February 10, 2020

In the following analysis, we take a look at why Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) could be an attractive acquisition target for Google (NASDAQ:GOOG). We break down our analysis into three parts: what Tesla would stand to gain, what Google would stand to gain, and a scenario where Tesla’s value could rise to $1.5 trillion aided by a deal with Google.

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FinTech in Post-Covid 19 World

Article | April 7, 2020

FinTech industry has 2008 crisis to thank for its tectonic rise. A number of ingredients (e.g. cheap funding, mistrust for banks, availability of ex banking talent, etc) came together that turned last recession into a platform for the launch of a wave of FinTech innovations. Since FinTech was almost born out of the last crisis, it is only natural to wonder how Corona Virus-induced crisis will reshape FinTech.

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How Fintech Startups Are Disrupting the Payments Industry

Article | February 21, 2020

Long in the past, transfers of value took place between royalty, merchants and commoners who all used gold, silver, cattle and other physical commodities to thrive and survive. That ended in 1971 when the U.S. dollar and other world fiat systems fully detached from the gold standard and embraced floating exchange rates. Over the past 50 years, financial institutions built payment systems that are partially obsolescing in the wake of fintech disruptions like virtual currencies, distributed ledgers and decentralized protocols.

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Ridgeway & Prospect

Ridgeway & Prospect is an investment partnership with a niche in public and privately held companies. We focus on market research, data collection, reporting and visualization. Ridgeway & Prospect introduced a new channel in which investors and clients can gain an advantage in the market, by providing thorough company and market analysis both qualitative and quantitative.

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