I never really considered myself much of a feminist until I left Wall Street. I did all the right things — such as put together gender-diverse teams — but feminism wasn’t deep in my bones. It wasn’t until I took some time off and had some space that I realized that the investing industry has been, frankly, “by men, for men” — and that has historically kept women from advancing and achieving their goals
Gambling is big business, and the rise of the internet over the past couple of decades has made online casinos one of the most popular pastimes among adults the world over. Like so many things, the mechanisms for online gambling are evolving faster than ever, in line with changing technologies. First came the mobile revolution, […]
Life is short, and it’s often not worth taking a chance on missing life’s most precious moments. If you are looking to safeguard these important moments, then SURE is for you. SURE, the company that has created episodic insurance, introduces instant mobile insurance that helps you insure a much needed vacation, your wedding, or just […]
While you may have heard about Bitcoin, you may not realize that this alternative form of payment could benefit your business. In first describing how this cryptocurrency works for payments, it’s very easy to get started with an account and integrate it into your accepted forms of payment. Bitcoin walks you through the very short […]
Finance may not be the most riveting subject, but it is still imperative to understand. With millennials showing less and less interest in financial education, finance and economics needs new packaging. The answer: CentSai. Centsai, the personal finance platform, makes financial education fun and easy to absorb through a variety of blog, games, articles, and video […]
Today we speak with Meredith Wood, VP of Content and Editor-in-Chief at Fundera, an online marketplace for small business loans. Prior to Fundera, Meredith was the CCO at Funding Gates, an all-in-one receivables platform. Meredith has a long history of serving as an advocate for women in business and tech. As the only female VP on Fundera’s leadership team, Meredith knows first-hand the importance of having women in leadership roles that can lead by example. Sitting at the intersection of two male dominated fields – tech and finance, Meredith is an active columnist for Yahoo!, Fox Business, the SBA, and a number of other publications and she is using this voice to make sure that women have a seat at the table.
Today we speak with Cynthia Loh, a General Manager of Betterment. After working for more than a decade at in big finance in NYC, she jumped right into the startup world Seeking growth opportunities beyond corporate, she networked herself into becoming the first executive hire in business development at ZocDoc.
The fact that paychecks are paid monthly is merely a formality and is not indicative of when we deserve the money we work for. The truth is, employees are a company’s greatest assets and they deserved to be paid at their request. While not every company understands this, DailyPay is making it their job to […]
As Bitcoin is on fire and traction continues to increase every day, there’s a massive push for official institutions that support and solidify the industry. These institutions serve as foundations and set the trends to paves the road for the future. One such company is LedgerX, the first firm that has applied to be a regulated bitcoin exchange […]
As a financial analyst it is impossible to follow every breaking news story as it happens, and you often have to trust that mainstream sources are doing a good enough job. But if you are not able to settle for ‘good enough’, and want curated breaking news that is comprehensive and accurate, you need Accern. […]
Finance and economics are disciplines that are often presented and taught as separate and distinct but in the real sense they are interrelated, and they inform as well as influence each other. It is often hard to tell the difference between the two. Both finance and economics are concerned with the study of money and […]