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August 10, 2020  

Episode Six: Digital Assets and the New Financial Ecosystem with Paresh Daya

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If you’ve heard about Bitcoin, you’ve probably heard about blockchain. However, blockchain does not exist only to serve Bitcoin. It has other uses as well. Our guest for today explores the intricacies of blockchain and how it can fuel the digital world.

Paresh Daya, a fintech and blockchain entrepreneur takes us into a journey like no other. In this episode, he talks about his business, passion for building tech, and being part of developing a new digital ecosystem.

Just like other notable leaders, Paresh sees the need for SMEs and entrepreneurs to be at the forefront of innovation.  Making the most of the pandemic by innovating and enhancing relationships to get the upper hand are excellent tactics.

Paresh’s many years of experience proves that creating a new financial world is possible.  We are indeed welcoming a world where finance and technology work together to ensure excellent service for customers.


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August 3, 2020  

Episode Five: The Necessity for Innovation to Stay Ahead of the Crowd with Hugh Hessing

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Adapting to the limitations and demands of the pandemic is crucial for businesses to survive and thrive.

Imagine a crisis that forces employees to change the way they work. Despite initial fears caused by pressure and failure, this change can actually work. That’s what many company executives and leaders around the globe are finding out as they respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

In this episode, I sat down with Hugh Hessing to discuss how the corporate world is doing in the midst of the pandemic.  Hugh provides great insight into how corporations are coping and starting to emerge from COVID-19.

Take this journey with us as we delve into automation, working remotely, business restructuring, creating & enhancing products to meet consumers’ needs, the importance of tech in business operations, how innovation allows companies to get the upper hand & avoid lagging behind competitors, and the need for companies to be less invasive. 

And, tips for tech companies selling into corporates will be given.

The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated a change in work dynamics. It’s up to the leaders and employees to build resilience and pioneer the way forward.


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July 27, 2020  

Episode Four: Building Companies as a Passion and to have Real Impact with Thomas Pays

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For today’s episode, Thomas Pays, a passionate techpreneur and CEO of OZOW talks about his passion for tech and how digital adoption accelerates despite the pandemic.

Sit down and listen to Thomas talk about building businesses and their impacts to society. For him, the social impact of businesses is immense, which can lead to the empowerment of individuals and SMEs.

In addition, we speak about how shifting mindset propels innovation and helps the vulnerable. For instance, Thomas company’s OZOW, an innovative payment system helps get food and essential items to those who need them most.

Digital transformation is clearly where we’re heading. Adapting to new tech and realizing social impacts are what companies must do to pave the way to that.

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July 20, 2020  

Episode Three: Leading a Frontier Tech Company Across Two Continents with Terence Naidu & Jaishree Naidoo

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Without a doubt, technology has transformed many sectors. In today’s episode, you’ll discover how technology transformed two of the most important sectors― finance and medicine.

Enter Terence and Jaishree of Envisionit Deep AI, a company making waves in their respective industries. Listen to the passion this duo has for their businesses. Sit with us (albeit virtually) as we speak about the great positive impact’s tech can have on individuals and groups.

By letting us purchase with great confidence and ensuring that medical professionals make informed decisions through specialist information, those who need care are being attended to efficiently.

However, as Terence and Jaishree put it, being in frontier tech companies comes with challenges. Though eventually surpassable, these challenges are difficult. Given this, changing the mindset of users is crucial.

In addition, we talk about how digitization has accelerated after the COVID-19 outbreak, and how the barriers continue to break down, up to the point of relaxed regulation. Thanks to this, innovative products and services are being released to the public.

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July 13, 2020  

Episode Two: How Tech is Creating the Cashless Ecosystem of the Future with Nick Rowlinson

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With the novel coronavirus looming around, passing things from one to the other makes people nervous. Across the UK, Europe & the world, shops and restaurants are looking for ways to lower infection through use of cash. After all, keeping staff and customers safe should be the top priority.

As more businesses open after months of lockdown, going cashless is the safest way to go. To know what’s happening behind the scenes of setting up a cashless environment, I invited Nick Rowlinson, CFO of Wizzit Digital.

Get a peek of what’s really happening by listening to Nick talk about the unique offering of his company, Wizzit Digital. We dive into how the cashless ecosystem continuously amplifies itself amidst the pandemic, and the challenges that come with releasing it to the public.

Nick takes us on a trip down Wizzit Digital’s lane. This company turns phones into POS devices, which easily allows consumers and sellers complete sales transactions. This also offers an opportunity for SMEs to reduce operational costs and adapt to cashless ecosystems.  You’ll be delighted to learn about the deals the company made in Europe and Africa, which proves how important collaboration is when it comes to scaling.


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July 6, 2020  

Episode One: Pioneering the Evolution of Anti-Money Laundering Tech with Julian Dixon

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Have you ever wondered how companies come up with solutions to the world’s major problems? If your answer is yes, this podcast is for you. If your answer is no, this podcast is still useful. Get ready to be inspired and informed at the same time.

Today’s episode features Julian Dixon, the CEO of Napier. Julian shared his business journey and how he found an opportunity to create a company that solved FS regulatory problems.

Listen to us talk about how pioneering companies can make a reputation for themselves. Having good tech is just half of doing so. The other half? Credible stories and branding to back them up. Remember, it’s Bran’s story that made him king in the Game of Thrones finale.

As a leading tech company, Napier helps financial institutions become better at monitoring and detecting fraudulent activities. The company’s platform is efficient, scalable, configurable, and user-friendly. These outstanding features allowed Napier to acquire  various companies. It continues to grow, proving that tech is what companies need to solve problems and reach their goals.

On top of all that, we talked about the need for businesses to scale during the pandemic. Indeed, flexibility and versatility are the characteristics companies need to move forward.


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