As Nick Clegg, former deputy prime minister of the UK, noted during a keynote at the Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS) in London, attitudes towards the dream of the internet are in danger of souring. The promise of tech driven progress has been tainted and, as the narrative goes, been scuppered by corporate interests, an engine
In and amongst numerous conversations around innovation and ecosystems across many panels at the Innovate Finance Global Summit (IFGS), the issue of tech talent was mentioned again and again. Great ideas, customer centricity, new business models, innovative tech are not driven by machines (yet) but by humans. Institutions (big and small) flagged the issue of
Technology has enabled and catalysed a new and improved range of financial services. Now is the time to explore how the art of the possible can be applied to meeting the challenges and needs of the non-millennial.
I recently came across a very thoughtful read by Citi Group titled “Women in the Economy II”. It is a follow up to a previous report, “Women in the Economy: Global Growth Generators” published in 2015. The report made the case for gender equity from an economic perspective and concluded that “significant but achievable reductions