Shorting The Future? - Issue #429 August 17th, 2023

header image

Certainly, the actions of influential figures like Michael Burry have stirred conversations in the financial sector. Such strategic decisions compel us to reflect upon our own investment choices and the evolving landscape of finance. Notably, despite the inherent complexities, the fintech realm continues to experience unprecedented growth. Regions such as Southeast Asia are emerging as hubs for innovative fintech enterprises, while the Middle East witnesses a significant transition towards digital banking. Moreover, if you've come across the term 'Web3' and pondered its implications, it's poised to revolutionize online transactions and much more. Admittedly, the journey is laden with challenges, but the potential opportunities are vast. Let's delve deeper into the transformative world of fintech and understand its broader implications.

Discover the fintech space with FinTech Weekly: read about the top fintech news and events!

Top Stories

Top Events

Podcasts and Videos

    Adam Brotman discusses Starbucks' latest Web3 project, Odyssey, highlighting the potential of Web3 in enhancing loyalty programs and fostering community growth. Having served as Starbucks' chief digital officer and co-CEO at J.Crew, Brotman shares insights with Tareq Nazlawy on the future of digital initiatives.


    This leadership role offers a unique blend of managerial responsibilities and hands-on individual contributions.

    This role is all about collaborating across disciplines to test hypotheses and make a difference to customers. As a product backend engineer you’ll work in a squad alongside product managers, marketers, user researchers, designers, mobile engineers, web engineers, data analysts, business analysts, writers and more!

    We’re looking for a driven, analytically-minded professional to join the Product Analytics team. The team is responsible for the research, reporting and experimentation necessary to build outstanding consumer-facing products.

    Exciting opportunities await in the dynamic world of fintech! Explore all of FintechWeekly's current job listings. Whether you're an industry veteran or a budding professional, our curated selection has something for everyone.




    Web3 technology, the next internet evolution, emphasizes decentralized networks, blockchain integration, and user-centric values like privacy and data ownership. Contrasting the centralized nature of current Web2 platforms, which often compromise user data, Web3 offers a decentralized approach, granting users more control over their digital identities. Web3 applications (dApps) leverage blockchain's distributed ledger, ensuring secure, transparent, and immutable interactions without intermediaries.