Forget the ingredients touted as necessary to make a little girl in the age-old nursery rhyme, What Are Little Boys Made Of? To be a woman business leader, you need to have more than a pinch of resilience and a dash of tenacity. This is because although the country has made big strides when it comes to inclusivity, there’s still work to do before true equality is reached. Take the recent 2019 MYOB Women In Tech Report, which found nearly half of the industry’s women leaders have personally experienced gender bias during their career, just a quarter of local technology businesses have equal representation in their leadership teams and only one in ten tech businesses work to actively address discrimination. Katie Byrne talks candidly to Banqer’s Kendall Flutey about carving her career path, overcoming personal challenges and finding grit.
Talking about money with your kids should be an easy thing to do. Right? After all, as adults it’s a fact of life we deal with every day. Truth is, money conversations are some of the toughest to tackle for many parents. But there are ways to make it easier.
As part of the New Zealand Innovation Council’s new video series, Innovation Heroes - Show and Tell, which focuses on eight specific elements required to achieve successful business growth, some of Aotearoa’s best-known innovators share their stories of innovation and inspiration. This time we hear from Jessica Venning-Bryan from Flick Electric Co., Kendall Flutey from Banqer, and Dr. Bruce Davey from ARANZ Medical.
Despite the country's outward appearance of affluence and wealth, in reality, New Zealand is a nation of debt which sits on a half a trillion-dollar debt bomb with a growing chunk of it belonging to ordinary households.
Teaching kids about money seems to fall into a grey area between parents and school educators, with both assuming the responsibility will be carried out by the other. International growth lead at Banqer, Simon Brown, discusses what can be done to make the next generation more financially savvy.
In the latest edition of our series asking some of Aotearoa's best-known businesspeople and visionaries to take a step back and offer their insights on how the past year has gone and how the future might unfold, we chat with Banqer's Kendall Flutey.
As money becomes increasingly invisible, teaching financial literacy skills to kids is becoming increasingly difficult. But fintech/edutech startup Banqer is hoping to provide a solution in the form of software – and Kiwibank is helping to speed up that process.
Idealog featured Kendall Flutey, the co-founder of financial capability tool, Banqer, in the emerging talent section of the last issue. Since then, Kiwibank has given more backing to the tool and, through its sponsorship, is paying to put it into 1000 classrooms. Here's how she got to this point.