In this talk, Diana tells us her secret to becoming a successful founder, which is finding balance. She tells us about the realities of bootstrapping, and how she applied the Japanese concept of Ikigai (which means life’s purpose) to her entrepreneurial journey.
Diana Paredes is the CEO and Co-founder of Suade, a software platform that enables financial institutions to understand and deliver their regulatory requirements. Prior to founding Suade, Diana had a successful career in investment banking, covering all asset classes at Barclays and Merrill Lynch, across sales, trading & structuring. Whilst working in the industry, she saw an opportunity to innovate and launch her current Fintech/Regtech startup. She believes that a data-driven approach to regulation is the key to preventing the next financial crisis.