WIFTN Podcast

Each week we interview movers and shakers within the Fintech/Financial Services space. Our podcast is available on Spotify, iTunes, SoundCloud, or simply subscribe to our RSS feed here.


EP. 10
Elpida Tatidou

At only 25 years old, she is the founder & CEO of BANKI, a FinTech service that educates children on the value of money and how to handle it - something that we find fundamental both in the short and long-term! Elpida talks with excitement and passion about UX design and Banki. We have so much belief that this is going to be the next big thing for kids! It is a fun and interactive way to teach children the value of money.
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Ep. 9
Carolin Runnquist

From a bachelor degree in social work to becoming one of Sweden's leading experts in cybersecurity, Carolin Runnquist shares her career journey with us in this exciting podcast episode. She has been named IT Woman of the Year by Tieto (2018) and appointed one of Sweden's 101 Super talents by Veckans Affärer (2018), one of the most known Swedish financial magazine. Besides all of that, she even found time to write a book - called Leadership in Crisis - which will be released yet this year (Liber 2019). She is for sure a true role model, leader and inspiration in the area!

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Wanda Andersson

10 years ago, after finishing a Masters in English Literature, Wanda considered pursuing a life in Academia.Yet today, with almost 5 years in the Fintech industry, Wanda is now Key Account Manager at Bambora, one of the most celebrated payments success stories of recent years, and a strong advocate for diversity within Fintech.

Wanda is eloquent, passionate and generously shares her journey in this entertaining episode.

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Ep. 6 & 7
Aleksandra Gren

Aleksandra Gren has nearly 20 years of experience in the financial technology sector in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Today Aleks is the country manager for Fiserv Poland. Aleks is a truly inspirational speaker. What struck us most in our interview with Aleks was her passion for giving back and championing the cause of empowering people and careers through education. In 2018 Aleks was the winner of the Global Women Leaders Award from Goldman Sachs and Fortune Magazine. Aleks has a B.A. in International Relations from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and an M.Sc. in Policy Making from London School of Economics in London

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Ep. 5

Anna Maj

Anna Maj is quickly becoming a legend within the global Fintech space. Anna has over 20 years of Fintech/Financial Services experience, and has been included in numerous global top lists - including Top 100 Women in FinTech 2019 List (Lattice80, March 2019) and the 20 Most Influential Women in Payments (Cashless.pl, 2019). Today Anna is the Fintech leader at PWC, board member, ambassador for EWPN (a great initiative for European women in payments) and acts as a mentor. Not to mention, Anna holds an MBA and is finalising her PhD. This superhuman woman is definitely an inspiration for anyone looking at the Fintech scene.

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Anette Tånneryd

Ever wondered what it takes to become a board member? An angel investor? Curious to hear it from a person who has had a career ranging from entrepreneur, to Fortune 500 and back again?

Then don’t miss out this episode with Anette Tånneryd.

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Ep. 3

Su Yin Ong

In this episode we are joined by Su Yin Ong. Su Yin has over 10 years international experience within banking, and came to the area from a technical perspective. Today she works at one of the Nordic's largest banks, Nordea, focusing on M&A's and Partnerships.

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Ep. 2

Laura Oliva

In the second episode of the WiFT podcast, we are joined by Laura Oliva, Co-founder & Ceo at eKuota. Laura has over twenty years experience in Finance and recently won the 2019 Woman in Fintech award from Innexta. In the episode, Laura speaks about her inspiration, her experience and how it’s helped her develop her business, eKuota. She also shares insights about the Italian FinTech scene and what the future may hold.

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Raiha & Sarah

For us Fintech is more than a job, it's a passion that extends beyond technology. In this episode WIFTN co-hosts Raiha Buchanan and Sarah Kok share what WIFTN is and what they want to achieve with the network.

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