Tearsheet Podcast: The Business of Finance
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Tearsheet is news, opinion, and analysis on the business of finance.
Candid conversations with senior executives, fintech entrepreneurs, investors, industry experts -- all weigh in on the trends impacting the industry and the disruptive impact technology is having on the business.
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Dr. Sean Wise: 'Customers are the real people validating fintech ideas'
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As Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and initial coin offerings push to new heights, top financial institutions and banks are rushing to figure out just what their future role will be around the blockchain.
Join Tearsheet on September 25th to explore these advances in distributed ledger technology and to hear firsthand from institutions pushing on the edge of finance. To see the agenda, speakers and to get more information about purchasing a ticket or sponsoring the event, click on the events tab on our website, http://www.tearsheet.co/events/hot-topic-bitcoin-and-blockchain
I've seen a lot of fintech startups. Some ideas — they're just meh, while others knock your socks off. What's the difference? What makes an idea worth pursuing while others should be put out to pasture. This week's guest on the Tearsheet podcast is Dr Sean Wise.
Sean is a university professor, bestselling author, international business speaker, and partner at Ryerson Futures, a seed stage venture capital fund and technology accelerator. He spent five seasons as a consultant for CBC on the mega hit venture reality show Dragons' Den* *before moving in front of the camera as the host of the Naked Entrepreneur, which airs on the Oprah Winfrey Network.
Sean joins us to talk about his new book, co-written with venture investor Brad Feld, called Startup Opportunities: Know When to Quit Your Day Job. We discuss how fintech entrepreneurs, investors and partners can size up ideas, partner, and grow the next generation of financial services.
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Date published: 2015-01-09