Robert Hackett, Fortune

Robert Hackett

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Center Township, IN, United States

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Recent:
  • Fortune
Past:
  • Nautilus
  • Yahoo Finance
  • Entrepreneur

Recent articles by Robert:

Meet the Humble CEO Who Wants to Build the Biggest Cybersecurity Company Ever—Data Sheet

Cybereason CEO Lior Div just raised another $200 million to expand his firm. → Read More

What CEOs, Bankers, and Tech Execs Think About a Coming Recession

CEOs, bankers, and tech execs discussed the possibility of a recession on the sidelines of the Fortune's inaugural Brainstorm Finance conference. → Read More

Look Out Crypto Land, Here Comes the IRS—The Ledger

Where finance and technology intersect. → Read More

Exclusive: Comcast-Championed Home Insurer Hippo Hits $1 Billion ‘Unicorn’ Valuation

This is the second-ever investment by legendary investor Mary Meeker's Bond Capital. → Read More

Should Companies Bolster Their Cybersecurity by 'Hacking Back?'

American business leaders are thinking about how best to defend themselves against cyber attacks. → Read More

High-Yield Savings: Startup Betterment Promotes Industry-Besting 2.69% Interest

Fintech startup Betterment debuts a high-yield savings account with 2.69% annual percentage yield (APY) interest on deposited funds. → Read More

Financial Data Privacy? Consumers 'Could Care Less'—The Ledger

Where finance and technology intersect. → Read More

“Alarms Went off in the Spacecraft.” How IBM Computer Whizzes Saved Apollo 11

An IBM engineer recalls how one man saved an almost-aborted Apollo 11 moon mission on the feat's 50th anniversary. → Read More

China's Goal? To Become the World's Dominant Superpower, FBI Boss Warns

FBI cyber overseer Amy Hess tells Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference attendees that the bureau wants to hold China accountable for hacking American companies. → Read More

Lime Exec: Scooters, Bikes, and Ride-Sharing Will Boost Real Estate Values

The former Uber executive says that decluttering streets of cars could make people's real estate property more valuable. → Read More

About Fletcher: How Spotify ‘Playlisting’ Turned an Unknown Into a Star

Fletcher, the pop singer known for her viral 2015 Spotify single "War Paint," says "discovery and playlisting are everything" for a new artist. → Read More

The Computer Maverick Who Modeled the Evolution of Life

In 1953, at the dawn of modern computing, Nils Aall Barricelli played God. Clutching a deck of playing cards in one hand and a stack… → Read More

Exclusive: Visa Pours Millions into Cryptocurrency Startup Anchorage

Visa is co-leading a $40 million venture capital funding round in Anchorage, a cryptocurrency custody startup that, like Visa, is a founding member of Facebook Libra project. → Read More

Can Blockchain Build a Better Bank? Experts Weigh In

Here's what a selection of entrepreneurs and executives had to say about cryptocurrency technology and regulation on a roundtable at Fortune's inaugural Brainstorm Finance conference in Montauk, N.Y. → Read More

Fintech Trends 2020: Project Libra, Amazon Banking, Millennials

The top fintech and cryptocurrency trends for 2020—from Facebook's Project Libra to rising millennial net worths—as predicted by executives from Amazon, Bank of America, Citi and others at Fortune Brainstorm Finance. → Read More

Disrupting the Dollar, Gold vs Bitcoin, Marvelous Montauk—The Ledger

At Fortune's Brainstorm Finance summit executives asked whether new tech, notably cryptocurrency, will end the dominance of the U.S. dollar. → Read More

Exclusive: Wells Fargo-Favored Mortgage Master Blend Raises $130 Million

The fintech startup is darn close to achieving "unicorn" status. → Read More

Exclusive: Wells Fargo-Favored Mortgage Master Blend Raises $130 Million

Blend, a fintech startup that handles mortgage applications for Wells Fargo, US Bank, and others, raises $130 million in venture capital. → Read More

Disrupting the Dollar, Gold vs Bitcoin, Marvelous Montauk—The Ledger

At Fortune's Brainstorm Finance summit executives asked whether new tech, notably cryptocurrency, will end the dominance of the U.S. dollar. → Read More

'It's Just Lazy': Current's CEO Lashes Out at Facebook's Calibra for Its Similar Logo

Calibra, a Facebook unit creating a digital wallet for the Libra cryptocurrency, has a logo that looks like that of fintech startup Current. → Read More