Women in FinTech – How they built their platform and are beating the statistics

To celebrate this years’ Women in FinTech day held internationally on Thursday, 15th August, Phoebe Aspinall of Transform Finance highlights numerous achievements for women in the industry to date…

Raiha Buchanan and Sarah Kok debuted the first episode of their podcast series, which aims to achieve a higher gender balance in FinTech in Sweden and internationally, after a successful launch event on May 13th in Stockholm. The Women in Fintech Network (WIFTN) podcast was created to shine a light on the lack of gender diversity amongst the FinTech community, and to give other female FinTech professionals a platform of support.

The first episode, “How Did You Get into FinTech?” centred around the need for more female representation in the community, with shared ambitions for the future, as well as ways in which more diversity can be obtained in such a male-dominant field. Since the initial launch, Raiha and Sarah have welcomed the likes of Anna Maj, Fintech leader at PWC; Su Yin Ong of Nordea and award winning Laura Oliva of eKuota. read more…