Tagged: women changing finance

Visa Confirms Appointment of Dr. Saeeda Jaffar As Group Country Manager, SVP for GCC Region

Visa (NYSE: V) has confirmed the appointment of Dr. Saeeda Jaffar as Group Country Manager, and SVP for its operations across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) region. Dr. Jaffar will reportedly be joining the digital payments leader to manage and oversee its presence in six… Read More

EstateGuru Board Member Gabriella Kindert Shares Why She Became Interested in Debt Markets

Gabriella Kindert, who is considered an expert in private debt markets and has reportedly managed billions (currently serving as a Board member at EstateGuru), says that she encourages investors to check out different lending platforms. In a recent interview, Kindert talked about  how they should… Read More

Billionaire Hedge Fund Manager Paul Tudor Jones Recommends 5% Bitcoin Allocation but CoinShares Suggests Only 4%

Meltem Demirors, the Chief Strategy Officer at CoinShares, one of the largest digital asset managers in the world, notes that billionaire hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones recommends a 5% allocation to Bitcoin (BTC) as an “effective portfolio diversifier.” 1/ paul tudor jones suggests a… Read More

Equity Crowdfunding Platform Ata Plus in Malaysia Appoints Karen Puah as COO

Ata Plus, an equity crowdfunding platform and Recognized Market Operator (RMO) that has been registered with the Securities Commission Malaysia, recently revealed that it has appointed Karen Puah to serve as its Chief Operating Officer. Ata Plus is a blockchain enhanced Equity Crowdfunding online platform,… Read More

Leeds based Yorkshire Energy Explains Why they Needed Reliable Recurring Payments Service from GoCardless

UK-based payments platform GoCardless notes that Yorkshire Energy CEO Anne Faulder, who has a background in executive roles in local and central government (and the NHS), understands how building a “strong culture” around shared values is “vital” for any business that wants to “make a… Read More

Founder of NFT Project DIGITALAX Explains how Web 3.0 Is Enabling Digital Fashion and a Metaverse with Mod Culture

We recently caught up with Emma-Jane MacKinnon-Lee, Founder of DIGITALAX, an NFT-based digital fashion project. Last month, DIGITALAX teamed up with Polygon, formerly Matic Network, to issue “a hybrid digital and physical fashion line.” The collaboration is focused around the idea of non-fungible tokens (NFTs)… Read More

LendInvest Head of Lending Operations Lauren Eaton Reveals what New, 100% Online Short-Term Loan Broker Portal Will Offer

LendInvest, a property finance Fintech, notes that embedding technology throughout their lending process has been “key to making your deals complete quicker and more efficiently.” During the past few months, LendInvest has been working on bringing its clients a broker portal that will see the… Read More

Pakistani Fintech SadaPay Shares How they Creatively Designed Payment Cards, Company Appoints New Head of Legal

Pakistani online payments Fintech SadaPay notes that it’s been well over three months now since they began rolling out their numberless debit cards. The SadaPay team points out that the designs “perfectly” fit their vertical debit cards. The company’s management noted that they wanted to… Read More

Fintech Wealthfront Appoints Entrepreneur Jaleh Bisharat to its Board of Directors

California-based Fintech company Wealthfront revealed on Wednesday (May 12, 2021) that marketing executive and entrepreneur Jaleh Bisharat has joined the firm’s Board of Directors. According to a release shared with CI, Bisharat has over 30 years of experience working as a marketing executive at major… Read More

Fintech Finastra’s Fusion Cloud Core Banking Helps Firms Quickly Deploy Digital-First Banks, Company Exec Explains

The Coronavirus crisis has accelerated digital transformation across the world, including the APAC region, which has resulted in many bank branch closures. There’s also been a significant increase in retail banking activities that’s supported by all-digital challenger banks. These virtual banks are digital-first and are… Read More

Digital Commerce Investor Clearbanc Rebrands to Clearco, Company Announces $100M in New Series C Equity Funding

Clearbanc, a leading digital commerce investor and the company “revolutionizing the way founders grow their businesses,” revealed on Tuesday (April 20, 2021) that it will be rebranding. The company also announced a $100 million in new Series C equity funding to support its ongoing growth… Read More

Digital Assets: Anchorage GC Georgia Quinn Shares Why Receiving a National Bank Charter is Key

Back in January of this year, Anchorage, a top crypto platform for institutions, announced that the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) had conditionally approved  Anchorage Trust Company, a South Dakota chartered trust company, to become Anchorage Digital Bank, National Association. Thus, Anchorage… Read More

Elaine Sun, Compliance Director of Digital Assets Firm Huobi Technology, Discusses Importance of Proper Regulations for Crypto

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Elaine Sun, Compliance Director of digital assets firm Huobi Technology, recently noted that the traditional financial infrastructure and the idea or concept of money are “changing before our eyes.” Sun adds that the concept of “store of value” has mostly been associated or tied to… Read More

Rashelle Salimi from Wealth Management Tech Platform Addepar Discusses Key Industry Trends with Women Fintech Execs

Wealth management tech platform Addepar published a blog post on March 31, 2021, noting that it was Women’s History Month, when they look forward to celebrating the impressive accomplishments of women in “every avenue of business, government and our communities.” At Addepar, they feel privileged… Read More

Funderbeam CEO Kaidi Ruusalepp Shares Insight into Pan-European Online Capital Formation and Secondary Trading

Funderbeam is a global funding and trading platform for private companies that reports over €30 million in funding raised and more than 60,000 trades on their secondary marketplace.  The Fintech notes that it holds multiple financial licenses including authorised and regulated by the Estonian Financial… Read More

CEO Christin Friedrich CEO Discusses Pivot at Innovestment, Pan-European Crowdfunding Changes & Challenges in Germany

Christin Friedrich is CEO and majority shareholder of Innovestment, an alternative financing platform founded in 2012 that is focused on the long-term sustainable impact for SMEs based in Germany. She is also chairwoman of the board of the European Crowdfunding Network (ECN), the association that… Read More

Digital Assets Firm Gemini Reports that $1 Billion in Loans have been Originated via Gemini Earn

US-based digital assets firm Gemini reports that their clients are now “collectively earning interest” on over $1 billion worth of loans that have been originated via Gemini Earn. The company reveals that they’ve reached this milestone just 2 months after the introduction of Gemini Earn… Read More

CEO of British Patient Capital Laments Lack of Tech Firm Listings on Exchanges

Judith Hartley, CEO of British Patient Capital, believes the UK can do better in providing access to capital for younger tech firms. More specifically, as firms grow there is a need to facilitate funding sufficient to take a company to a point that it may… Read More

Women Entrepreneurs Reveal how they Launched Small Businesses During Pandemic, Supported by Digital Payments with PayPal

The Research and Insights team at PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) notes that when the COVID-19 pandemic began, Jennifer Vaughan started noticing a visible change in her business’s customer base. Usually, Jennifer’s “high-end” paper store, Mulberry Paper and More, had been appealing to professional artists. However, Jennifer… Read More

Meltem Demirors from CoinShares Explains why their Company Invested in Bitcoin Mining Firm MintGreen

Meltem Demirors, Chief Strategy Officer at European digital asset manager CoinShares, recently revealed that she’s excited to share that CoinShares Ventures has made a strategic  investment in MintGreen, a CleanTech firm that uses Bitcoin or BTC mining to monetize heat generation. Demirors explains that MintGreen… Read More

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