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Go Beyond Disruption

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Stay ahead of the accounting & finance curve with weekly insights on emerging technology, human intelligence and digital transformation. AICPA & CIMA's global community helps you leverage disruption today to prepare your profession for tomorrow. The Association of International Certified Profession… read more

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Blockchains, Cryptocurrencies and Remittances with Maxine Ryan, COO of BitSpark (Hong Kong, China).

 "Have grit and persevere, no matter WHAT happens, because you are so intrigued and attached to an idea.”

March's special Women's History Month content series continues. Mballa Mendouga (AICPA & CIMA, Durham, USA) talks to a Hong Kong-born tech disruptor who dropped out of University in her early 20s to launch a multi-million dollar startup called BitSpark. Based in Hong Kong, Bitspark is a remittance platform operating out of Hong Kong which uses blockchain for users to send cash overseas faster at lower exchange rates. It's expanding in traditionally unbanked populations and markets, and also operates a virtual platform for crypto-currency and Bitcoin trading.

  

WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH:

Throughout March we'll feature a special selection of interviews with women who've become movers and shakers in the accounting, finance and business professional sphere. There'll be episodes every Wednesday as usual, with 'Friday Focus' episodes for some extra weekend inspiration.

 

OUR GUEST

Maxine Ryan's passion is freedom of financial services for people. In 2014, she co-founded Bitspark, the world's first cash in, cash out blockchain money transfer platformfor Money Transfer Operators which helps business owners send money better via cryptocurrency solutions world wide. She often speaks at tech and finance events, appears on Bloomberg Live and was selected for Forbes 2018 "30 Under 30". Follow her on Twitter via @MaxieRyan and @BitsparksLtd

 

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GLOBAL VOICES. Interviews with our international experts are recorded by different members of the AICPA & CIMA team from our offices around the world. While the sound quality may vary, the insights will always be consistently useful.

TAKE IT FURTHER. Find related CPD/CPE resources at the AICPA Store and the CGMA Store.

STAY CONNECTED.  Follow Maxine on Twitter via @MaxieRyan and @BitsparksLtd

PERMISSIONS. ©2018 Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA). All rights reserved.

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