What is the future of financial services? By channeling the spirit of Schrödinger’s cat, we must properly debate our industry’s purpose, we must showcase every issue and provide proper context. Is the industry losing sight of who we serve and our impact on society as we pursue profit? Have we lost something in the nuance between High Street and Wall Street and that of Main Street and real conversations happening around kitchen tables?
Sometimes it takes the mind of an economist to find that middle ground. In the inaugural interview of our Other 50 podcast, we make sure we get a little uncomfortable, in order to spark change and take off the blinders of blissful ignorance.
Venture Capital, Blockchain, Crypto, Fintech and AI
#Inclusion is the new #Innovation. Arun is a Venture capital investor, speaker and writer with particular interest in Fintech, Blockchain, Crypto and AI. He loves use cases with a strong emerging markets angle to them, serving the underserved and tapping the untapped.
Founder, Speaker, Writer, Startup Advisor
Theo is a speaker, writer, and advisor, whose work seeks to spark innovation to improve consumer financial well-being and health. She is the founder of Unconventional Ventures, which focuses on developing and growing an ecosystem of corporates, entrepreneurs, and VCs to better address the unmet needs of consumers, with keen interests in women and minority founders.
Writer, Speaker, Advisor on Banking & Technology
Bradley is Co-Founder of Unconventional Ventures, which connects founders to funders, provides mentorship to entrepreneurs, advisory to corporates, and broadens opportunities for diversity within the ecosystem. His belief is that anyone with great ideas should have a chance to succeed.
Ghela is a self-proclaimed Fintech fanatic, and Founder of FemTechGlobal™, a network dedicated to challenging the status quo, and improving the inclusiveness and diversity in Financial Services. FemTechGlobal™also sponsors the annual Women In Tech, Banking Technology Award.
Frequent keynote speaker and editorial contributor, Ghela focuses on how to fast-track internal innovation, focusing on the practical application and comercialisation of fintech/bank collaboration. She has a distinct preoccupation with modernizing legacy banking systems, disruptive business models, and facilitating banks’ emerging technology consumption.