Fintech Junkie, Founder, Consultant, Analyst

Zack Miller has been growing investment businesses for the past decade. He's held senior leadership positions and consulted to some of the top next-generation finance sites including Seeking Alpha, Lending Club, LearnVest, Wall Street Survivor, Covestor, and SigFig. Zack began his career in ... more

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What Is An Initial Coin Offering?
Initial coin offerings could be a new way to raise funds for public and private companies – if they're all running on decentralized ledgers.
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The State Of Fintech Funding, In Five Charts
Total global funding to fintech companies fell to 47.2 percent to $24.7 billion in 2016 from $46.7 billion the year before, according to KPMG’s quarterly fintech funding report, The Pulse of Fintech, which came out in February 23.
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Citi Ventures And RRE Invest $11 Million In Clarity Money
Citi Ventures and venture capital firm RRE Ventures made a major Series B investment in Clarity Money.
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How Citi’s Latest Cybersecurity Bet Veers From The Usual Model
Financial technology trends come and go but three are here to stay: Everyone has a mobile phone, large businesses are moving their data to cloud systems — and threats to cybersecurity are evolving with and around both behaviors.
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Startups Welcome New Government Charter For Financial Tech Firms
The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency is moving forward on allowing financial tech firms to apply for banking licenses. Some industry watchers worry OCC's requirements give an advantage to well-established firms over early-stage companies.
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Hi 5! The Top Five Fintech Stories We’re Following Today, February 6, 2017
Between tailgating at a pre-game party or watching the Super Bowl itself, you may not have had time to really dig into the week’s top news. As the halo burns off the big game weekend, regain focus by feasting on the best of our weekly coverage.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AGYS Agilysys Inc.
ATU Actuant Corporation
BDE Clarus Corporation
C Citigroup Inc.
COSI Cosi Inc.
GILT Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd.
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
NTSC National Technical Systems Inc.
SPY SPDR S&P 500
WEN Wendy's Company, The

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Work Experience

Head of Investor Community/Partnerships
OurCrowd LLC.
October 2012 - Present (7 years 4 months)
OurCrowd is finally a better way to invest in startups. For accredited investors only, OurCrowd puts control back in the hands of venture and angel investors. We identify the most interesting startups and provide individual investors the opportunity to choose which deals they participate in. Start building complete angel portfolios of startups with investments as small as $10k.
Freelance Business Grower
Zack Miller Fintech Freelancing
January 2012 - Present (8 years 1 month)
Content strategy/development: Strategize and produce content that converts. Includes whitepapers, webinars, ad copy, and blogging. Business development: Create partnerships with market leaders that take startups to a whole other level in their businesses Content analytics: Like Mint.com pioneered through its content strategy, work with clients to mine data, create compelling marketing stories, infographics
Head of Business Development
Covestor
March 2011 - March 2012 (1 year 1 month)
Responsible for all business development activities, third party partnerships, and international expansion.
Managing Director
Lighthouse Capital
April 2009 - June 2012 (3 years 3 months)
Full-service boutique investment house providing services to international investors.
Vice President, Investments
Profile Investments
May 2007 - March 2009 (1 year 11 months)
High-level planning, investment strategies, and services for an international clientele.
VP, Business Development
Seeking Alpha
March 2006 - May 2007 (1 year 3 months)
Sealed, signed, and delivered partnerships with all the major financial content sites: Yahoo Finance, Wall Street Journal, Barrons, Reuters, Google Finance, and AOL Money.

Education

Kellogg School of Management/Recanati School of Business at Tel Aviv University
MBA
2002 / 2003
Specialty in High Tech Management
Harvard University
BA
1992 / 1996
Economics

Publications

TradeStream Your Way to Profits: Building a Killer Portfolio in the Age of Social Media
ZackMiller
Wiley
06/21/2014
An innovative guide to using social networking for successful investing There is no doubt that the emergence of social media has taken over the Internet landscape. The remarkable growth of Facebook and Twitter has forced everyone-including investors-to take notice. This book explains how to use social marketing to pick and evaluate stocks. Author Zack Miller embodies the nexus between asset management, equity research, and new Internet distribution technologies. As an asset manager, he writes extensively about the changes and opportunities in online finance for investors, financial advisors, and investor relations professionals-and with this new book, he'll show you how to use social media to profit like the pros.
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Tradestreaming is a community of investors learning directly from experts. Through reviews, tools, tips, and technologies we help investors make investment decisions.