Interviews with Leaders in Fintech

Interviews with Leaders in Fintech


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

Does financial regulation always play catch up to the fast moving world of fintech and web3? Does regulation hinder or help cultivate innovation?

Dr Iwa Salami, Reader in Financial Law and Regulation, co-director at the Centre of Fintech at the Royal Docks School of Business and Law at University of East London joins Work in Fintech to discuss these topics as well as talk about her career and the state of financial regulation in fintech and web3. Iwa’s research areas include:

– Mobile payments, crowd-funding;
– Crypto-assets, stablecoins, decentralised finance (DeFi), Non-fungible tokens (NFTs), the metaverse, Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

Dr Salami is keen to supervise potential PhD students interested in researching any of the areas listed above or other related aspects of fintech regulation.

Learn more about the Centre of Fintech and their BSc, MSc and MBA courses on fintech, blockchain and AI here

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