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Finovate Podcast Episode 24: Theo Lau, Unconventional Ventures

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Fostering an inclusive ecosystem, (the lack of) women in fintech, and the advantages of embracing diversity

Theo Lau, Unconventional Ventures

Theo is a public speaker, writer, and advisor, who work seeks to spark innovation in the public and private sectors for the benefits of the forgotten demographics and to create a more inclusive society. She is the founder of Unconventional Ventures, which focuses on developing and growing an ecosystem of financial institutions, corporations, startups, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, and accelerators to better address the unmet needs of consumers, with keen interests in women and minority founders. As part of her work, she regularly mentors and advises startups in both financial services and healthcare/caregiving space. Theo ranked No. 1 Women in Finance by Onalytica, was named one of 44 "2017 Innovators to Watch" by Bank Innovation, along with being top FinTech, AI, and Digital Transformation Infuencers, and LinkedIn Top Voices for Economy and Finance.

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