Keep Calm and Carry On, or Panic and Hold On?
Post Covid there is global inflation, energy prices are rocketing, there is a war in Ukraine, interest rates are rising sharply, there are technical recessions, climate change imperatives, equities corrections and so much more. Yet, we are only eight months into 2022……visit MyINSEAD to book
Join us to hear from Michael Kent and Ricky Knox, Co-founders of Azimo following their recent multi-million dollar exit from the fintech money transfer company. Acquired by Papaya earlier this year, Azimo has regulatory approval to operate in more than 160 countries and includes instant payroll payment and other remittance services……visit MyINSEAD to book
With the increasing focus by individuals and corporations on climate change and ESG related activities, it can be hard to know which sources to trust to provide reliable and accurate information. Bad actors, be they state sponsored or lobbyists for special interest groups, can skew the debate by using deliberately misleading data or junk science. Increasingly, climate change is being used as a proxy in the culture wars……visit MyINSEAD to book
This month we’re meeting at M Victoria with its remarkably stylish interiors and well mixed cocktails. We’ve reserved a space in the grand bar area for the evening. Do join us to welcome the recently graduated MBA 22J promotion to London and to meet old friends!……visit MyINSEAD to book
Healthtech is experiencing an unprecedented period of innovation and growth which is in turn driving exceptional opportunities for commercial and social impact. At the same time, there is an inertia within the large and complex, payer-provider system in the UK that can deter and frustrate the entrepreneurial drive in the sector. What are some of the lessons that we can learn from those who have been able to address these challenges to enable successful innovation?…..visit MyINSEAD to book
Covent Garden is a showcase for innovation in retail and leisure. Hosting an enviable mix of flagship stores, new retail concepts, performance arts and hospitality, it is a world away from its 17th century retail origins where London’s first coffee houses, illegal gin taverns and the bustling traders’ market were rife with inequality, prejudice, crime and corruption. Its evolution into a world class retail destination is due to an imaginative vision, careful curation and astute investment by landlords Capital & Counties……visit MyINSEAD to book
Over the last three years, the pandemic and other global shocks have posed unprecedented challenges for universities. As campuses shuttered around the globe, emergency response teams jumped into action by implementing “remote and hybrid teaching” stopgaps to keep, at the peak of the global challenges, more than 1.6 billion students learning……visit MyINSEAD to book
Real estate is the world’s largest asset classes and is more valuable than all stocks/shares and securitised debt/bonds combined. Residential property comprises almost three quarters of global real estate’s value and is the world’s largest asset class in its own right. Rent collection from the Private Residential Sector remained resilient throughout the pandemic demonstrating the counter-cyclicality appeal of the segment. The pandemic accelerated a tremendous shift to home working and hybrid modes of working and travelling……visit MyINSEAD to book
The annual alumni dinner has long been a fixture in the alumni calendar in Scotland and is an event not to be missed! This year we will be dining in the board room of a prestigious modern building with stunning views of Edinburgh Castle…….visit MyINSEAD to book
Following on from a rapid post-pandemic recovery, the world economy is fraught with uncertainty and volatility driven by inflation, energy crisis and escalating inequality. The UK economy appears to be particularly precarious. Fortuitously for us, UK INSEAD alumni, Professor Antonio Fatás will be briefly visiting London to serve as an expert at a policy forum to advise on The Future of Digital Money and Payments. Antonio has generously agreed to address us on “The World Economy: what lies ahead?” as well as field a few questions on the governance of Digital Currencies.