patricio robles

Patricio Robles

About Patricio Robles

Patricio Robles is a tech reporter and has been writing about technology, digital marketing and startups at Econsultancy since January 2009.

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B&H turns new sales tax challenges into a fintech opportunity

Many online retailers in the US were dealt a blow when the Supreme Court ruled in South Dakota v. Wayfair that states had the right to force retailers to collect sales tax on purchases to customers in their states even when retailers do not have a physical presence there.

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How Lemonade disrupted the insurance industry and built a multi-billion dollar business

Lemonade, an insurance upstart that offers homeowners and renters insurance policies in 23 US states, recently raised $300m in a funding round that reportedly valued the four year-old company at more than $2bn. Here’s how the fintech insurer successfully broke into an industry dominated by powerful, entrenched firms. A radically different – and efficient – […]