Iantoons


Cartoon: Relief

The survivors from the ‘mass start-up extinction’ event might still not be ready to invest for growth.

Cartoon: Spring fever

The market appears to be investing in anything that moves with the letters “AI” in it.

Cartoon: Hold, please…

AI tech is reducing the likelihood that any of us will soon talk to a live customer support agent.

Cartoon: Thawing

A new cartoon illustrating how hopes of the end of the crypto winter are starting to become real.

Cartoon: Pyrrhic victory

A new cartoon illustrating what’s next for Bitcoin following the approval of spot Bitcoin ETFs in the US.

Cartoon: Feeling the weight

A new cartoon illustrating how start-ups with previously high valuations are finding it hard to get acquired.

Cartoon: Gravity

A new cartoon illustrating Apple’s growing impact on the financial services industry.

Cartoon: Augustus Gloop

A new cartoon illustrating the predicament of many fintech and blockchain firms that entered the VC business.

Cartoon: Are we ready?

AI/ML is advancing at pace, but we might not have all the unintended consequences worked out yet.

Cartoon: Rules of the road

A new cartoon illustrating the enforcement approach that US regulators are taking with the crypto industry.

Cartoon: Curmudgeon

A new cartoon illustrating the arbitrary approach to crypto regulation in the United States.

Cartoon: Timing

A new cartoon illustrating how getting market timing and positioning right is key to success.

Cartoon: Pivot

A new cartoon illustrating how consumer fintechs are having to constantly pivot to find product market fit.

Cartoon: Hype cycle

A new cartoon illustrating the growing hype surrounding generative AI.

Cartoon: What recession?

A new cartoon illustrating how private market valuations have been impacted in the current environment.

Cartoon: À la carte

A new cartoon illustrating how the drop in VC money may result in new fintech start-ups being acquired.

Cartoon: Rebrand

A new cartoon illustrating how NFTs are quickly evolving to new use cases.

Cartoon: Sandwich making

A new cartoon illustrating the consolidation and M&A process that the fintech market is starting in earnest.

Cartoon: Slow cooking

This new cartoon illustrates how start-ups shifting to venture debt as a model to raise cash are storing up trouble.

Cartoon: Fear gauge

A new cartoon illustrating how uncertainty in the stock market is making companies hesitant about going public.

Cartoon: All in

This new cartoon by Ian Foley illustrates the potential large bets many companies are now placing on AI.

Cartoon: Rodeo

A new cartoon by Ian Foley illustrating why fintechs should view risk management as a core competency.

Cartoon: Swimming naked

A new cartoon illustrating how the shift in the market will reveal which crypto unicorns can deliver.

Cartoon: Untethered

A new cartoon illustrating the potential economic risks surrounding asset-backed stablecoins.

Cartoon: Market dilemma

A new cartoon illustrating how venture firms are reacting to the changing macro environment.

Cartoon: Free solo

A new cartoon illustrating the difference in expectations between a start-up entrepreneur and a VC firm.

Cartoon: Valuation

A new cartoon illustrating the disconnect between public and private market valuations.

Cartoon: The Pied Piper

A new cartoon illustrating the pull of the current crypto and blockchain industry to draw in talent and capital.

Cartoon: Landfill

This new cartoon illustrates how the excess of cash is diminishing the ‘Valley of Death’ for many start-ups.