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The MAIN PANEL on TECH DISRUPTS THE UNBANKED — and Underbanked!
MEET THE PANELISTS
1. Esther Dyson, Founder, Wellville & acclaimed Angel Investor
2. Scott Mattingley-Scott, IBM Quantum Ambassador Leader EMEA & AP and Principal
3. Amy Young, Industry Digital Strategist, Microsoft
4. Frank La Vigne, Data & Digital Tech Architect & Evangelist, Microsoft
5. Kathryn Garcia, New York City Mayoral Candidate / NYC Sanitation Dept. Commissioner
Disrupting Finance. The Unbanked and Underbanked in NYC
11% or 350,000 people in New York City are Unbanked (have no bank account) a further 22% or 700,000 people are Underbanked.
This lack of access to financial services for the most vulnerable encourages a cycle of poverty.
What are the reasons for being Unbanked or Underbanked, How can this be solved and What our our institutions doing right now?
“Bank transfers, e-wallets, cash-based payments, and other local payment methods have previously been called alternative payment methods. But they are no longer the alternative; they are the norm for most of the world.” - James Booth, Finance Monthly
What other answers are out there?
Moderator: Oliver Christie, Futurist & AI Strategist
MC: Sep DiMeglio, Premier Developer Consultant, Microsoft
Jeffrey Paul, Ziotag: advanced deep-tagging.
Fireside Chat to follow one week later on April 14. Please send in your questions beforehand directly to the organizer on this Meetup page or to:
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Apr 7,[masked]:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Topic: FinTech: Tech Disrupts The Unbanked Main Panel
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** Thanks to Microsoft Reactor #MSFTReactor
** Thanks to Ramona Wright
** Thanks to Esther Dyson
** Thanks to Scott Moss
Giveaways During the Webinar:
** Thanks to Upflex (passes to global work spaces)
** Thanks to Rebecca Costa (futurist books!)