The next wave of fintech failures. How to “own your story” while working for a leader like Elon Musk. A regulatory crackdown on artificial intelligence. And the impact of bad press on leading female founders. Here are some of the topics covered by speakers at The Information’s Women in Technology, Media and Finance Conference in Napa Valley, California, on Thursday.
Jackie Reses, CEO of venture capital-backed Lead Bank, which provides financial services to fintechs and other businesses, said she expects more failures and sell-offs among fintech startups. A former Tesla executive, Valerie Capers Workman, described her criticism, then defense, of Tesla’s corporate culture. And “GirlBoss” author Sofia Amoruso said she fears more founders will “make big changes” for fear of a media backlash. Read below to find out more.