There has hardly been a financial technology market so bitterly contested. In the payments sector, sudden collapses or even a gradual fading into the background characterise the history of hundreds of companies.
Yet some firms have a different story to tell, marked by highly sustained growth. So why are there such extremes?
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Soul music has always been about the most heartfelt, powerful art sung by immensely talented vocalists who have an ability to cut right through any moment. Somehow so many of these songs can not only bring up strong, specific memories, but they also have an ability to suddenly pause time. Our lives have literally been lived along to so much here.
Whether they’re working at the frontiers of computer science or on the unforgiving battlegrounds of enterprise competitiveness, we know there are already some truly incredible women doing remarkable things in tech.
But it’s no secret either that there remains a striking imbalance in terms of gender diversity ratios across the industry as a whole.
companies use hedge accounting to offset significant risks from commercial or financial exposures. The new standard on financial instrument accounting under IFRS 9 will transform how they do so.
Given the continued volatility of commodity prices, interest rates and foreign currency exchange, well calculated hedging is increasingly applied to day-to-day financial management. But the accounting for it will remain complex and not without inconvenience, an audience of treasury executives has heard.
For women in tech, there are myriad potential routes to success, but there is one correct path to take – being yourself.
That’s according to Ellen Chisa, who is VP of Product forLola, a startup whose app delivers instant mobile access to human experts who share advice on making the most out of visits to specific locations.
A selection of my writing.