Top travel tech startups. Blockchain investment trends. Food deliver startups.
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Here are this week's top briefs.

Oscar Strategy Teardown: How the Health Insurer Is Beginning To Hedge Against Obamacare
Oscar has tried to disrupt health insurance with a focus on customer experience and technology, but success has been mixed. As the company changes tack, what does the future of a next-gen US health insurer look like?

The Global Fintech Report Q3 2017
A comprehensive, data-driven look at global financial technology investment trends, top deals, active investors, and corporate activity.

Mapped: Top Travel Tech Startups Around The Globe
While China takes just 8% of global travel tech deal share, the country accounts for over a quarter of funding to the travel tech industry since 2013.

Blockchain Investment Trends In Review
A data-driven deep dive on the evolution of the blockchain landscape — and how VCs, token sales, and consortia are shaping its future.

Do Ex-Startup Founders Make The Best Venture Capitalists?
We crunched the data to see if there was a correlation between prior entrepreneurial experience — which we defined as having founded or co-founded a company — and VCs’ placement on the CB Insights 100 rankings.

An Uncertain Future: New Entrants In The Food Delivery Space Decline As Existing Startups Struggle
Albertsons' acquisition of Plated and Sprig's shutdown highlight existing challenges in food delivery and in the wider grocery retail space, which include heightened competition, fewer fundings, increased M&A activity, and more.

Canada Venture Capital Q3 2017

PricewaterhouseCoopers and CB Insights' Q3 2017 Canadian MoneyTree report highlights the latest trends in venture capital funding in Canada.

How Tencent and Ant Financial Are Rushing Into China’s Insurance Industry
With China's online insurance sales set to hit $145B by 2021, Ant Financial, Tencent, and other leading internet giants want in on the prize.

Robo-Advisor Teardown: How Betterment And Wealthfront Stack Up
Betterment and Wealthfront are the robos to watch in the battle against incumbents. See how their strategies stack up now and get insight into where they're headed next.

Infographic: Google’s Biggest Acquisitions
As Google nears 200 M&A deals since its YouTube acquisition back in 2006, we visualize the tech giant's top acquisitions.

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