Newsletter #102 - Disruption Forum on Fintech, the 5G Revolution, and a Fighter Pilot’s Advice on Running a Business

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Radek Zaleski

Oct 19, 2018 • 5 min read

Welcome to this very fintech-focused issue of our newsletter! Make sure to keep an eye out for Disruption Forum, London Fintech Edition, which takes place on 23 October 2018. Stay tuned, because we’ll be sharing many valuable insights on our social media during and after the event.

You might also be interested in Tomek’s illuminating interview with the Head of Level39, touching upon topics like building fintech products that will be invaluable to people in their daily life. Happy reading!

"Fintech? We Are Topping the League", Says Head of Level39, One of the Best Tech Community in the World

Tomek had the opportunity to sit down and have a chat with Ben Brabyn, Head of Level39, about the rise of fintech startups, and the direction the financial market is taking in 2018 and beyond. Want to know Level39’s perspective on Brexit, the collaboration between banks and fintech companies, and cybersecurity? Read more here

The 5G Revolution is Coming. Here's Everything You Need to Know

What is 5G? It’s new technology for wireless networks with the potential to improve their speed and coverage. We’re talking somewhere between 10 and 100 times faster than what a regular mobile network can currently deliver. Find out how it works, when to expect it, and how to prepare for it. Read more

How to Prepare Your Team for Any Situation, According to a Former Air Force Fighter Pilot

While running a company might not be a matter of life or death most of the time, it’s still a high-stakes enterprise that often requires operating under pressure. And who could have better advice on that sort of work than an Air Force pilot? Find out what his four pieces of advice for entrepreneurs are. Read more

Please Don’t Be “the Uber” of Anything

There was a time when pitching your business idea as “the Uber for [insert target audience]” seemed like a viable way to build and communicate a strategy. But reimagining and re-framing a well-known concept or brand might do your company more harm than good. Read more

How U.K. Entrepreneurs Can Learn to Ditch the British 'Stiff Upper Lip' to Successfully Publicize Their Businesses

Even if you’re not from the UK, you might find yourself hesitant to blow your own horn or show too much enthusiasm for your own ideas. Talking about yourself can be difficult if you worry that others might perceive you as a megalomaniac or just get bored. But in order for your business to succeed, a lot of people need to know about it. Read more

How to Create a Fintech Product that People Will Use Daily - Learn from Revolut, Monese, Lloyds, Starling Bank and More at Disruption Forum

Remember the date: 23 October 2018. We’re going to meet many fintech enthusiasts and learn from our wonderful speakers during the London fintech edition of Netguru’s Disruption Forum. We’ll be talking about consumers’ changing financial habits, innovative fintech products and the recipe for success on the financial market. We will be sharing many valuable insights during and after the event. Stay tuned!

The 5G revolution is certainly an exciting prospect! How much change it brings to our daily lives remains to be seen. I hope you enjoyed the advice on preparing your team for work under pressure, publicising your business effectively, and using the right language to convey your message to the world. Let me know what you think!

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