As the first online payment platform, PayPal has always focused on innovation to drive growth. It is how it grew from a small startup in 1998 to helping 2 million active account holders and service more than 200 market globally today. With an emphasis on collaboration, PayPal works with various actors in the fintech ecosystem, including industry groups and SMEs, government bodies, startups and universities.
PayPal has made big advances in promoting gender equality in their workforce and particularly, in senior positions. According to the Diversity & Inclusion report which was released by PayPal last October, 43% of their employees are female, and they have seen a 20% year-on-year increase in women at the vice president position and above.
由于人才需求带来行业内更多的性别平等，金融科技对中国的女性领导力和创新产生了重大影响。 来自全球领先的国际性管理咨询公司Oliver Wyman的一份报告发现，在中国排名前20位的金融科技公司中，50％拥有女性创始人、CEO或高级经理。这也促成了可以从不同角度解决复杂问题的更多样化的团队。对于中国金融科技而言，这意味着该行业能够更好地解决复杂问题，例如随着监管环境的演变而逐渐浮现的合规性和风险管理问题。
Fintech has had a significant impact on women leadership and innovation in China as the demand for talent has led to greater gender equality in the industry. A report from Oliver Wyman found that of the top 20 fintech companies in China, 50 percent had women founders, CEOS or senior managers. This, in turn, has led to more diverse teams that can attack complex problems from different angles. For Chinese fintech, it means that the industry is better able to solve complex issues, such as compliance and risk management, a problem that looms as the regulatory landscape evolves.
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