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Hear from industry leaders about what is fintech and web3, how to get into it and how to make a mark in the fastest growing sector in the world. Work in Fintech Founder Matt Cheung teams up with Founder Members to interview fintech and web3 founders, CEOs and CTOs about what you can do to gain an edge in fintech and web3. Essential listening for any student, young professional or curious person looking to secure a role in fintech, web3, banking or finance. #fintech #web3

Interviews with Leaders in Fintech & Web3 Work in Fintech

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Hear from industry leaders about what is fintech and web3, how to get into it and how to make a mark in the fastest growing sector in the world. Work in Fintech Founder Matt Cheung teams up with Founder Members to interview fintech and web3 founders, CEOs and CTOs about what you can do to gain an edge in fintech and web3. Essential listening for any student, young professional or curious person looking to secure a role in fintech, web3, banking or finance. #fintech #web3

    William Entriken, Lead Author of ERC-721 - NFT Standard, Talks to NFT Prodigy Benyamin Ahmed

    William Entriken, Lead Author of ERC-721 - NFT Standard, Talks to NFT Prodigy Benyamin Ahmed

    William Entriken is the lead author of ERC-721, the document that started NFTs as we know them, and changed the digital world.

    ERC-721 was made famous by CryptoKitties and it is the non-fungible token (“NFT”) standard that powers other blockchain platforms such as Decentraland and OpenSea. William is a blockchain developer who continually contributes to the Ethereum open source project. William’s main focuses are on language design and interoperability and his other interests include corporate development and security research.

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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Serial Fintech Entrepreneur Felicia Meyerowitz Singh > Skills & Mindset You Need To Build High Growth Fintech Companies

    Serial Fintech Entrepreneur Felicia Meyerowitz Singh > Skills & Mindset You Need To Build High Growth Fintech Companies

    Felicia Meyerowitz Singh is a serial entrepreneur passionate about fintech, wealthtech, innovation and digital change. Her achievements include:

    - Founder and CEO of Akoni Hub, a UK wealthtech platform, where she recently exited
    - Co-founder of Hive Founders, a global network of female entrepreneurs, supporting founders at any stage
    - Managing Director of strategic relationships at leading wealthtech firm FNZ
    - Fintech mentor for the UK Department of International Trade
    - MBA from London Business School

    She talks about:

    - How entrepreneurs need grit, determination and perseverance
    - How to use talent, energy and experience to build high growth companies
    - Having a bias for action by spotting gaps in the market and solving for them

    Felicia is a true fintech warrior.

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    • 29 min
    Metaverse Veteran Doug Thompson Talks About Opportunities in the Metaverse and How You Can Get Started

    Metaverse Veteran Doug Thompson Talks About Opportunities in the Metaverse and How You Can Get Started

    Doug Thompson has been working in and around the metaverse for the last 15 years.

    Doug is a serial entrepreneur running a metaverse strategy agency, co-founder of a NFT project called Echocore and is involved in DAOs such as the Open Meta DAO.

    He is a digital nomad and a true expert in all things related to the metaverse. His newsletter Out of Scope is a must read.

    Hear Doug's thoughts on:
    - How gaming is the onramp to the metaverse
    - What is the definition of The Metaverse
    - How big is the metaverse opportunity
    - What and where are the metaverse jobs
    - DAOs and NFTs
    - How to get started in the metaverse
     
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    • 36 min
    From professional opera singing to a career in coaching: Elena Armijo discusses her career and DEI initiatives

    From professional opera singing to a career in coaching: Elena Armijo discusses her career and DEI initiatives

    Elena Armijo joins Work in Fintech to discuss her career, DEI initiatives and sense of belonging within organisations.

    Elena has been in coaching for 8 years now. Previously, she was a professional opera singer and she has recently launched a new platform called C-Suite Collective which encourages DEI initiatives and helps companies create culture from the inside out.

    Hear Elena's thoughts on:
    - The value of diversity and inclusion
    - The C-Suite Collective platform
    - Are DEI initiatives worth it?
    - Challenges in implementing DEI initiatives 
    - Best practices within DEI
    - What is your definition of belonging
    - Future of C-Suite Collective
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    • 22 min
    First Female Editor of the The Banker, Joy Macknight, in 95 Years talks about fintech and what it takes to become a female leader

    First Female Editor of the The Banker, Joy Macknight, in 95 Years talks about fintech and what it takes to become a female leader

    Joy Macknight is first woman to lead The Banker, a Financial Times publication, in its 95-year history.

    She is uniquely positioned with a front-row seat of banking, technology and fintech by interviewing CEOs, CFOs and founders about the transformative change and disruption brought on by innovations in fintech and a fundamental generational shift in preferences for managing money.

    Hear her perspective on fintech based on 6 years of interviews from the hugely successful TechTalk series where she has met most of the world's fintech leaders. Joy also talks about diversity and inclusion in finance and fintech, how the fintech opportunity has evolved and what young people should do to start a career in fintech.

    She joined The Banker in August 2015 as transaction banking and technology editor, which still remain her passion. She was previously Features Editor at Profit & Loss, an FX and derivatives publication and events company. Before that Joy was editorial director of Treasury Today following a period as editor of gtnews.com.  She has also worked on Banking Technology, Computer Weekly, and IBM Computer Today. Joy holds a BSc from the University of Victoria, Canada.

    Joy is interviewed by Work in Fintech co-founder Matt Cheung and Work in Fintech member Yasmine Karimi.

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    Chapters:

    0:34
    Joy Macknight and The Banker introduction
    3:40
    What is your definition of fintech
    7:42
    How fintech and the ecosystem has evolved over the last six years
    9:21
    How the fintech opportunity has grown from London and beyond
    11:52
    Why is DeFi, crypto and web3 important
    14:55
    Should traditional finance be afraid of DeFi
    23:05
    Diversity and inclusion in finance and fintech

    • 34 min
    Fintech & Web3 Career Advice from Simon Vans-Colina who was on the Founding team of Monzo, CTO and co-founder of Fronted, Founder of TreeDAO and now working at BigPay

    Fintech & Web3 Career Advice from Simon Vans-Colina who was on the Founding team of Monzo, CTO and co-founder of Fronted, Founder of TreeDAO and now working at BigPay

    Simon Vans-Colina has been at the forefront of fintech for over 20 years.

    He started coding at 11, he found working at a bank boring , he was on the founding team of Monzo (the UK neobank unicorn), he is CTO and co-founder of Fronted, Founder of TreeDAO and is now moving to Singapore to join BigPay. He loves defi and web3.

    Hear Simons thoughts on:
    - Startups and why you need to be a generalist
    - How the lines of fintech are blurring
    - The massive opportunity in fintech, web3 and the metaverse
    - DAOs and NFTs
    - How to pick your 'elevator'
    - What skills you should acquire to stand out
     
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    • 35 min

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