Banks are from Jupiter / Startups are from Mercury

A while ago I read a promo for a webcast that read something along the lines of ‘Our industry experts will talk through best practice to enable successful bank startup partnerships.’ I read that line several times ‘best practice to enable successful … partnerships’ and I thought to myself…  Liar liar, PANTS ON FIRE!!!   Anyone who claims to know... 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 →

It’s about power, stupid

Last year in Oslo I met an awesome young female entrepreneur. She impressed me and we kept in contact with each other over social media. I had dinner with her last week in Copenhagen. She had just left the company she helped found (Investor issues - Stay tuned for a series I am writing with... Continue Reading →

What is journalism?

I took some time off from writing the beginning of July. But that didn't mean I stopped thinking. I have quite a few blogs planned for the coming weeks. But one thing I have been thinking about is journalism. (Really, I have been thinking about journalism ever since I was named editor-in-chief of the Tanglewood... Continue Reading →

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