Archive for July, 2016

Crowdsourcingcommunity

Crowd Sourcing Community

Crowd sourcing community: it sounds rather redundant. It actually is redundant, since a community is comprised of myriad people, ideas, philosophies, and actions – and it comes from the crowd that has gathered for a particular purpose. These days crowd sourcing has taken on a new meaning, a monetary one, where the ubiquitous crowd finances endeavours of all sorts: from projects, to art installations, to record and book publications, to movies, to tech. You name…

Tasnia Huque FTL

Tasnia Huque

Venture Investment Associate at Cue Ball Capital Boston, Massachusetts @tasniahuque | LinkedIn Profile You grew up in Bangladesh.  How did this experience shape your view of financial services? It did not. I didn’t internalize what “financial services” meant until I got to the United States. My parents and relatives are all in core science academia, so I did not have internal family dinners grooming me on that topic either. But I was curious about how…

FinovateAsia & Femtech

FinovateAsia & FemTech

FemTechLeaders is proud to be partnering with FinovateAsia 2016!  On November 8th, the Fintech world will gather in Hong Kong for this one-day showcase of the latest and greatest financial and banking technology innovations from leading established companies and hot young startups.  FinovateAsia 2016 will feature Finovate’s signature demo-only format with dozens of companies receiving just 7 minutes on stage to demo their newest innovations to the entire audience. Networking sessions will follow the demos, giving…

Deep Dive- Brexit & Fintech

Leda Glyptis of Sapient: Diving Deeper into Brexit’s Impact on Fintech

In the wake of the Brexit vote to Leave, we asked London based FemTechLeaders to share their thoughts on the impact the results of the referendum will have on Fintech and Banking. Leda shared her initial thoughts with us just after the vote. After the subsequent weeks of speculation and the change in government leadership, we asked her to expand on her insights, explain her rationale, and share her opinions on why Brexit will have a…

Louise Brexit

Dr. Louise Beaumont of GLI Finance Limited on Brexit’s impact on the future of Fintech

In the wake of the Brexit vote to Leave, we asked London based FemTechLeaders to share their thoughts on the impact the results of the referendum will have on Fintech and Banking. This ongoing series includes extended interviews from those featured in American Banker, amongst others.  Dr. Louise Beaumont, Head of Public Affairs & Marketing, GLI Finance Limited  London, England @LouiseHBeaumont | LinkedIn Profile What do you think the short term and long term consequences for…

Sophie Brexit

Sophie Guibaud of Fidor on Brexit’s impact on the future of Fintech

In the wake of the Brexit vote to Leave, we asked London based FemTechLeaders to share their thoughts on the impact the results of the referendum will have on Fintech and Banking. This ongoing series includes extended interviews from those featured in American Banker, amongst others. Sophie Guibaud, Vice President European Expansion at FIDOR Bank London, England @SophieGuibaud  |  LinkedIn Profile What do you think the short term and long term consequences for Fintech will be in the UK…

Guste Brexit

Guste Sadaunykaite of TransferGo on Brexit’s impact on the future of Fintech

In the wake of the Brexit vote to Leave, we asked London based FemTechLeaders to share their thoughts on the impact the results of the referendum will have on Fintech and Banking. This ongoing series includes extended interviews from those featured in American Banker, amongst others.   Guste Sadaunykaite, Head of Brand and Communications at TransferGo London, England @Guste_FlaGeolet  |  LinkedIn Profile What do you think the short term and long term consequences for Fintech will be in…

Nubank

Cristina Junqueira

Co-Founder and VP of Branding and Business Development at Nubank Brasil São Paulo, Brazil @nubankbrasil  |  LinkedIn Profile Your early love was writing; in fact, you wanted to be a journalist.  Do you still have this passion for writing? I do! Throughout the years I have always found some way to keep writing something. When I was in high school and college, for example, it was the school papers to which I regularly contributed. I…

Emma Brexit

Emma Lindley of Innovate Identity on Brexit’s impact on the future of Fintech

In the wake of the Brexit vote to Leave, we asked London based FemTechLeaders to share their thoughts on the impact the results of the referendum will have on Fintech and Banking. This ongoing series includes extended interviews from those featured in American Banker, amongst others.  Emma Lindley, Founder at Innovate Identity London, England @EmLindley  |  LinkedIn Profile What do you think the short term and long term consequences for Fintech will be in the UK after…

Louise B

Dr. Louise Beaumont

Head of Public Affairs & Marketing, GLI Finance London, United Kingdom @LouiseHBeaumont | LinkedIn Profile You’ve had quite a career, from consulting at Capgemini, to running your own consultancy, to co-founding AltFi provider Platform Black, now to running Public Affairs and Marketing at institutional investor GLI Finance. What was it like as a young woman coming up through the ranks in your early career? Perplexing. There was no one at Capgemini that looked like me. It was…