Fintech — an emerging term that describes technology that delivers financial services. Fintech was the subject of the latest Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) TechConnect live webcast. Viewers from around the globe tuned in to learn how their startups could benefit from fintech, in areas from receiving digital payments to managing financial accounts.
Brian Savitzky started his social enterprise, ítaca Perú, with the idea of creating a better society by educating a generation of leaders right in his hometown of Piura, Peru.
“Today knowledge is not power, but sharing knowledge is.” – Business.com
If you look at the most successful people in any field, you’ll almost always see someone incredibly talented in the art of self-promotion.
After you have launched your organization, one of the biggest challenges is attracting customers and clients. You may be offering a product or service that will change your community, your country or your world for the better, but the impact of your project or organization depends on people knowing about it.
Good advice can be found in many quarters. Advice can come from your boss, a senior colleague, or an expert in your professional field. Advice can also come from your peers, people who have similar but different experiences from you.
Remember that an informational interview is an opportunity to learn and grow your professional network.
Challenge yourself to foster relationships beyond the office and you might develop a productive relationship with a mentor who can help guide your career growth and professional development.
Angel Rich has created a smartphone app, Credit Stacker, that helps women teach themselves to become more financially savvy. And it has hit a nerve in Latin America, where women are using it to become more independent.
A good pitch can take you far in business, and for a few YLAI Professional Fellows it will take them all the way to India. Aarón Bendfeldt, Frank Solorzano and Maira Peres received capital investment in their companies and invitations to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India, after winning first, second and third place, … Read More »