A well known person in the FinTech space once commented that if you couldn’t dine out on FinTech every night – you weren’t doing FinTech right. From bank elevators, to the free beer at co-working spaces – it would be hard not to bump into someone who works at a fund or an accelerator, grinding... Continue Reading →
My very very strange year … of being myself
The very first full blog on this site 'Disruption Sucks' just days after myself and my entire team, and many other people, were made redundant from their jobs, I wrote: "When you get to the end of any road – whether you ran there or had the stop sign shoved in front of you –... 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 →
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 →
How to moderate like a Boss
If your panel is too large, fragmented and too long, you will lose your audience. A panel should be no more than four people, plus a moderator, and run no longer than 45 min.
So, as May comes to an end - let's take a break from the FinTech and the myriad of ways women are made to feel like they are intruders in world that was never designed for them - here is a bit of Friday Fun. Feel free to add yours.