As the sun continues to shine over Great Britain this summer, we gathered together some of our favourite steering committee members to have a chin wag about our upcoming FinTECHTalents Festival this October. Listen to our special Tech and Talent in Tandem webcast now! Mitesh Soni, Senior Director, Innovation and Fintech at Finastra, Diana Biggs, Head of Digital Innovation... Continue Reading →
https://www.brighttalk.com/webcast/16079/327035?utm_content=buffera963a&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer We're very lucky to have 3 top FinTech influencers join us for this discussion on the importance of writing a good brief when working with influencers. Specificity vs flexibility – is it important to be very specific with an influencer about what you’d like them to do or should you accept it’s better to... Continue Reading →
I was honored to be invited to sit down with the awesome Julia Streets for her Divercity podcast a few weeks ago. She let me rabbit on and on (which you all know is my favourite thing). "Nine white guys at an event talking about blockchain does not make the industry any better." Please all... Continue Reading →
FinTech Insiders After Dark shows are always exciting and this one’s no different. In front of an amazing audience the panel kicks things off with Paypal’s new movements. M-Pesa wallet goes online thanks to a collaboration between Paypal and Safaricom. Meanwhile over in the USA, Paypal is making moves towards more traditional banking in a... Continue Reading →
The rise of the digital economy and emerging FinTech entrants to the UK market has has focused a spotlight on talent - mainly, how to attract and retain the right people, with the necessary digital skills to help build and grow the FinTech industry in Great Britain. Issues around Brexit, diversity and inclusion as well... Continue Reading →
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!
Oh, if DMs could talk! Well they do, our private and direct messages on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Slack etc...are anything but private. This age of social media depends on giving us a facade of privacy. The only thing keeping me from making public screen shots of direct messages from colleagues, allies, friends and frenemies is... Continue Reading →
A few weeks ago the Financial Times exposed the story regarding the treatment of women at a charitable fundraiser held at the tony Dorchester Hotel in London. The women at the party told tales of being groped, plied with alcohol and being propositioned for sex. Having spent over 20 years working in banking and technology,... Continue Reading →