FT Transform

A new Financial Times series exploring the way technology is changing industry and society

Supported by Deloitte

Venture capital investors still view women as a riskier bet than men

Schemes for those returning from career breaks can help unearth fresh talent and boost diversity

Female developers describe covert forms of sexism as ‘death by a thousand cuts’

A former journalist describes how her liberal arts degree opened doors into the sector

Early exposure gives young women the confidence to pursue roles in the sector

Immersive tech will fail to resonate with female audiences if they are absent from the creative process

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Authorities fear that not compensating financial victims risks social unrest

The legal side, rather than technology, proves the problem for central bank pilot

Platforms once out to change ‘the entire system’ move away from ‘tech’ — and risk

Fragmented US rules landscape has put off many early-stage companies

The JPMorgan-led Interbank Information Network is starting to work at scale

Discrepancies in profit figures cited by world’s largest crypto mining hardware maker

David Hijirida becomes CEO at BBVA-backed fintech

Company has developed cloud-based core banking platform

Jack Ma’s payments platform steps up drive to build global brand

Wealth manager introduces financial advisers to give clients phone support

Blockchain promises big returns for $16tn industry but revenues remain elusive

The technology can slash transaction times in the $4.6tn-a-year market

Vijay Shekhar Sharma has built Paytm into a $10bn digital payments pioneer

SEC says WB21’s ‘solution’ was designed to disguise clients’ identities

Data sharing between financial institutions and tech companies puts consumers at risk

Mobile bond provides insight into how to reduce dependence on foreign investment

Big firms respond to new products but there is a lack of consensus on rules

SEBA aims to have banking licence in Switzerland by mid-2019

Bitcoin, the original and most valuable crypto, has plummeted from $19,000 to $6,000-$8,000