Team CN&CO love financial services (among other things) and we enjoy reading about what’s happening in various quarters of the industry. Here are our favourite fin-blog picks of the week:

Yusuf’s pick:

Why you should be banking in the cloud
Cloud banking could be the future of banking – Don’t get left behind.

Colin’s pick:

Bright future for entrepreneurship in fintech
A lack of financial knowledge is one of the major stumbling blocks for young fintech entrepreneurs. Mentorship and education can help to overcome this barrier.

Rob’s pick:

Musk Says Tesla’s New Autopilot Could Have Saved Driver’s Life
A fresh version of Autopilot software that Tesla Motors Inc. unveiled Sunday emphasizes radar over cameras to guide semi-autonomous cars and potentially could have saved the life of a driver in May, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said.

Gianluca’s pick:

Connected cars shift insurance gear
“Tech-savvy car insurance is about developing consumer-centric solutions for the connected mobility era.”

Neo’s pick:

#DataMustFall to air views in parliament
The #DataMustFall campaign has taken social media by storm. The youth, led by radio personality, Tbo Touch, has given cellphone networks in South Africa a 30-day ultimatum (29 today) to drop data prices. Next week, Parliament will hear Tbo Touch out. I’m anxious to learn the outcome.


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