Episode 55: Innovation and Tech Zoom In: EdTech

A new week of Breaking Banks Europe, this time with a discussion around the facilitation of knowledge through the usage of technology – commonly known as EdTech. Paolo Sironi leads this 3-part interview with 3 different initiatives that are bringing education to new standards, by using the digital space as a way for new literacy and inclusion methods.
We welcome Aape Pohjavirta – Founder and President of Funzi, that brings us his innovative way of transforming “how the world learns”, with their unique platform for bringing optimized courses to users globally; Matthew Jones (VP Content Acquisition & Strategy) tells us the story and mission of Perlego (dubbed “Spotify for textbooks”) – a subscription-based digital online library focusing on the delivery of academic, professional and non-fiction eBooks; and Jessica White (Senior Consultant) from EDUvation, a consultant focused on supporting the implementation of ideas and the development and expansion of EdTech start-ups.

More about our speakers:
Matthew Jones: 
Perlego: https://www.perlego.com/

Aape Pohjavirta: 
Funzi: https://www.funzi.fi/

Jessica White:
Eduvation: https://eduvation.de/en/

IBM FinTech Strategy and Author
About the Author
Paolo is one of the most respected voices in the FinTech industry globally, providing business expertise and strategic thinking to a network of executives among banks, insurers, startups and investment firms. Celebrated author on quantitative finance, digital transformation and economics theory, he explores the biological underpinnings of financial markets and how to bolster with technology and business innovation the global economy’s immune system in today’s volatile times.