Unit21 CEO Trisha Kothari On Building From First Principles

Hey everyone! Some great posts this week that I’m excited to share: first up is a fantastic piece from Unit21 cofounder & CEO Trisha Kothari!  Trisha posted on LinkedIn shortly after the FTX blowup, saying how, in the grand scheme of things, fintech and crypto were still in the really early innings and how investors…

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Another damn data article…but without the bullshit

“Data Is the New Oil of the Digital Economy” – Wired, 2007  “The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data” – The Economist, 2017 “​​Data Is The New Oil — And That’s A Good Thing” – Forbes, 2019  Almost every year, there seems to be another article about how data is the…

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The innovation leadership trap

While Derek spoke, Janet became annoyed. He told her about a new CRM he wanted the team to adopt. He didn’t say it, but she knew it was her responsibility to onboard and train the team, and then make time to answer questions as the team started using this new tool. Her neck turned red…

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$700 Billion in Revenue? Serve Women.

There are about 700 billion reasons why we want gender equity in fintech.  The annual revenue opportunity left on the table by not serving women with financial services at the same level as men are estimated to be around $700 billion.  And to put that money into context, it is nearly double the size of Elon Musk’s silly little net worth.  “I just cannot fathom…

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