Millennials are already driving rapid change in the financial services industry and the role those services play in how they digitally deliver products.
As Madeleine Albright once said and Taylor Swift once quoted, there’s a special place in hell reserved for women who don’t help other women. The startup world has taken this on board perhaps better than any other space over the last few years, with movement after movement launching to help women get their start.
In the words of Benjamin Franklin, a small leak will sink a big ship. The 20c change from the $4 we hand over for a coffee every morning can add up over time but, thinking them useless and wanting to get rid of heavy coins, most of us routinely waste our change.
Most media outlets were focused on the Tendr’s unusual, yet strategic, move to incorporate the swipe-to-like motion popularised by dating app Tinder. Perhaps what’s more interesting is the startup’s potential to become a major data player in the world of equity crowdfunding.
The newly launched AWI (Australian Wealth Investments Limited) today announced they will be investing $1 million dollars into Australian financial services startups, through the newly established AWI Ventures Accelerator Program.
I love some of the things happening in the education sector right now; it seems that there is a growing consensus within Generation Y that, on the whole, traditional education never really gave us a well-rounded view of the real world and as such many of us have fallen prey to some harsh life lessons when it comes to work, money and … well, life.