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!
I’ve spent nothing on marketing!*
I did some media training with a group of startups from the Amsterdam branch of an accelerator last month. I did my talk, told my Finovate story (so many learnings!) and quoted George Orwell (as ya do). Then I sat down with the teams to do some one-on-ones. Inevitably, a phrase cropped up that I... Continue Reading →
Mirror, Mirror – What do I have to be complicit with today?
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 →
‘Well, actually…’ – Navigating the future of our industry in the age of #MeToo
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 →
History will side with the ‘disrupters’
In my time, I have curated and organised my fair share of events. Events with exhibition halls, conferences in foreign countries, small roundtables and webcasts. I know what it is like to piece together a wish list of favoured speakers and have to balance that with the spokespeople from sponsors that bought their way onto... Continue Reading →
Onalytica Elizabeth Lumley Interview
You can view the interview online here. Bio: Liz Lumley is a global specialist commentator on global financial technology or ‘FinTech’. She has spent over 20 years working in the financial technology space, most recently as Managing Director at Startupbootcamp FinTech London and as an editor at financial services and technology newswire, Finextra. In addition to... Continue Reading →
Compete or Collaborate? GERMANY AND THE UK
The Global Brainstorm 2017: FINTECH FUTURE- Whether to compete or collaborate in lieu of Brexit?
Mascots of the Internet – FinTech Insider Podcast
First up this week, the guys tackle the news that Revolut is into crypto! Can they break down the divide between old and new money? And is it dangerous that retail investors have such simple access to cryptocurrencies? And, hot on the heels of Revolut, Square has been running a trial on Cash App, a... Continue Reading →
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 →
FinTech Insider: Winefield
In our first all female episode, Sarah Kocianski takes the lead alongside Fiserv's Anna Bennett, Bud's Nina Mohanty, Girl Disrupted Liz Lumley and Innovate Finance's Sophie Winwood, to go through the top stories from the world of fintech and financial services in the last seven days. Kicking off with the US' first new payment system... Continue Reading →