‘Well, actually…” Now ‘on Demand’!

Thank you all for taking the time to listen to our webcast yesterday 'Well, actually...Navigating the future of our industry in the age of #MeToo' We share some stories, we had some laughs, we defined 'manbassador' and we 'a-hem' shamed some trolls. 😉 Listen again here! 

Banks need to see fintech as a mindset

Banks need to see fintech as a mindset - My Nets Payments Interview With the updated Payment Services Directive (PSD2) just around the corner, and the similar UK directive by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) forcing the largest banks to open up their platforms for new entrants, change is inevitable. To embrace the opportunities... Continue Reading →

How to be a successful Manbassador

So I am sitting on a stage in Abu Dhabi last month with two investors and one member of the Singaporean regulatory authority. We were on a panel talking about FinTech trends, innovation and hubs. Our moderator was a super cute chap from CNBC who pronouced ICOs 'icos'. (He was adorable). I was asked my... Continue Reading →

The Innovation Re-Education Centre

I attend a lot of conferences. (you know I do). Many years ago (well four years ago) the braver FinTech-y conferences would invite speakers from the 'innovation world'. Gurus and thought leaders and (my favourite job title of all time) futurists, would venture onto the stage to give a talk or sit on a panel.... Continue Reading →

FinTech Abu Dhabi 2017 Highlights

The inaugural FinTech Abu Dhabi event was held on 22 and 23 October 2017. This strategic platform allowed financial institutions, FinTech start-ups and participants, investors, regulatory agencies and the business community to network, collaborate and exchange knowledge in FinTech developments in Abu Dhabi, the wider Middle East, Africa and South Asia (MEASA) region and on... Continue Reading →

The food that shows us ourselves

I spoke at a conference in Beirut earlier this year, ArabNet. To be honest, half the reason I said yes to this event was because I wanted to see Beirut. For those of you under 30, when I was a teenager the Lebanese capital was tantamount to Afghanistan. The old war is behind them now,... Continue Reading →

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