Banker Turned Author Makes a Difference in the World

Banker Turned Author Makes a Difference in the World

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Are you a millennial looking to get financially savvy while also contributing positively to society? You need to read David Reiling’s new book Fintech 4 Good. Reiling is passionate about “showcasing ideas, companies [and] innovations that fascinate me,’ and writing, he says, gives him the ability to share information he thinks should be seen by others. As a successful banker and entrepreneur, Reiling saw his opportunity to use his platform— you guessed it— for good. Under Reiling’s leadership, Sunrise Banks became the first Minnesota bank certified as a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), the first Minnesota B Corp, the first Minnesota …

Bill Gates Praises This Finance Book as “Thrilling”

Bill Gates Praises This Finance Book as “Thrilling”

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When the founder of Microsoft recommends a book, it is likely a good idea to add it to your ever growing wish list. CNBC reports that billionaire, not-quite-playboy, philanthropist Bill Gates was hosted for a CNN interview and recommended Billion Dollar Whale, by Tom Wright and Bradley Hope. “It’s a sad story of corruption in international finance, but fascinating. As Bad Blood is to biotech, Billion Dollar Whale is to international finance,” Gates explains.   Image via Amazon John Carreyrou’s Bad Blood documents the rise and fall of Theranos, a blood-testing start-up valued at $9-billion before being exposed for fraud. …