CFA Institute Live Webinars Presentation Recorded 06 Jun 2019
Practitioners' Insights: Assessing Emerging Technology Businesses
Technology businesses have completely changed the way in which we interact with each other and with the environment. The biggest listed companies of the world are now technology driven. Some of these businesses are not making money. There is a possibility that some of these businesses may perhaps never make money. Nonetheless, technology driven companies have redefined the way we are living our lives. Analyzing emerging technology businesses is not easy. There are no fixed set of rules nor do we have proven templates. This webinar will provide insights on assessing emerging technology businesses and provide the following learning outcomes:
- Understanding emerging technology businesses
- Understanding business plans and business models
This is the archived version of a live webinar that took place on 06 June 2019.
About the Speaker(s)
Probir Roy is a serial entrepreneur and the founder and director of PayMate, a leading provider of business to business (B2B) digital payment solutions. PayMate has raised over INR1.4 billion in funding and has significantly grown its business in in the last five years. Today, PayMate processes USD5 billion of digital payments for small and large businesses annually. Its enterprise platform is the go-to solution for VISA Inc in 92 countries. It is the first Indian-owned financial technology company to go global. Mr. Roy has over 20 years of experience in senior positions in the United Nations, government of India, and multinational organizations. He also holds independent directorships in public, private, and non-profit organizations.
Shreenivas Kunte, CFA, CIPM, is a director of continuing education and advocacy at CFA Institute. In this role, Mr. Kunte contributes to thought leadership in the investment profession. He writes on investing topics in leading publications and represents CFA Institute at conferences and forums. Mr. Kunte serves as an external research scholar at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. Previously, he worked as the country trading strategist for Citi in Tokyo, Japan. He holds a degree in computer engineering from the University of Mumbai.