I recently gave a presentation at a conference for an audience of women in financial services. I went through my journey to entrepreneurship and shared what I have learned along the way. I also spoke about the challenges of being on my own – without the corporate and administrative support that we take for granted;
Sometime in the spring of 1995, I attended my first ever industry event at the New York Hilton. FinTech, as a word, was barely used (outside of our little office in Soho). The trade show was filled with trading turrets and real-time market data vendors. There were panel sessions, keynotes address and several floors of exhibitors.