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Sunday
Apr092017

As one of few senior women in technology, Janice Diner pays it forward

(reprint from the Financial Post written by Suzanne Wintrob, Special to Financial Post | February 17, 2017) Years ago, if someone had told Janice Diner that one day she would be ringing the bell for the start of trading at the London Stock Exchange and posing for a group photo in front of 10 Downing Street, the unassuming Montreal native would likely have rolled her eyes and let out her signature boisterous laugh.

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Wednesday
Nov302016

Filling Innovation ‘Hole,’ Horizn Onboards Everyone, Not Just You-Know-Who

As printed in Banking Innovation OCTOBER 6, 2016 BY NANCY MILLER Janice Diner is not your typical startup founder. She hasn’t sought venture capital funding; she doesn’t do beta and she isn’t pitching to millennials, the demographic du décennie. On going forward without backers, the CEO of Horizn says: “We never do anything for free. We get paid for what we do.”

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Monday
Oct172016

Fintech: Friend or Foe?

I have been travelling a good part of 2016 and have had the opportunity to hear many speakers and industry experts ponder this question. One of the most interesting answers I have seen to date on this question is a LinkedIn post by Sabrina Del Prete, Digital Transformation Director at Williams & Glyn /RBS. Digital transformation in banking – is it a mission impossible?

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Monday
Feb292016

Going Against the Grain

Reprint from Betakit, February 4th 2016 For Horizn CEO Janice Diner, the secret to making profit isn’t having the perfect product right away — it’s being able to successfully work with the target market to build that product.

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Saturday
May242014

What are we going to tell our daughters

I never had to talk about being a “female” creative director in the adverting business. Now I find I always seem to have to talk about being a female CEO in tech, much to my surprise overall. Having spent the last few years in the tech space as CEO of a revenue generating software company, I am constantly shocked by the appalling lack of woman in the room. In every tech room in the last 3 years whether it’s a conference, a speaker event or a VC meeting, there are simply almost no woman in the room.

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