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Monday, October 22 • 10:20am - 10:40am
Guns, Drugs & Heels: Societal Change & Fintech

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Today, high school students can unleash a national debate on gun control, legalized marijuana is emerging as an industry and women around the globe are marching for gender equality. What can fintech and banking learn from this to move their businesses and regulatory processes into the 21st century? Regulation and policy are no longer back-room discussions with little public involvement. Both marijuana and fintech have recent industry disruption and tech-forward solutions delivering an age-old product to a new-age customer. Diverse workforces are more productive. In this provocative presentation, Kabbage co-founder Kathryn Petralia explores how the surprising ways the fintech revolution is impacted by societal change.

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Kathryn Petralia

President & Co-Founder, Kabbage
Technology has played a role in Kathryn Petralia’s life since her parents gave her a TRS-80 computer at age nine. When Rob Frohwein shared his idea for Kabbage with Kathryn, she immediately saw the value in using technology to reexamine lending. They founded Kabbage to automate... Read More →

Monday October 22, 2018 10:20am - 10:40am
The Avant-Garde at Expo Hall, Level 2