Go fast alone or go far together, so goes the old saying. In FinTech, we see time and again the most successful companies partner to grow, profit and expand. But the question is how to do it best.
For older companies, collaboration is a new muscle to be developed. For startups and younger firms, collaboration is a requirement for faster growth and the path to profitability.
That's why we've launched our Collaboration Investigation, to explore what makes for effective partnerships and how to build the coalition to win. Stay tuned for more expert interviews, academic perspectives and real-life case studies.
A big part of my collaboration investigation is learning from people I respect. Joel Yarbrough, VP of Asia Pacific for Rapyd, sat down with me to unpack what makes collaboration hard, why cultural nuance is vital and why time, networks and customer engagement are keys to successful collaboration.
It’s a truism of our industry
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Moving to an ecosystem of partners
Three dimensions to understand how to collaborate better
Or, why you should acquire partners as aggressively as you acquire customers.
Collaboration on the time axis