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Transact365 founder: Mentorship is a powerful tool to improve tech diversity

Transact365 founder

Sophie Flynn is the co-founder and CFO of Transact365, a global payments company supporting fintech, retail and digital entertainment businesses.

Launched in 2017, Transact365’s services include bank accounts, open banking and card payments.

The London-headquartered company has expanded to Asia with offices in Singapore and is regulated by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority.

Flynn, a former professional footballer, is also the co-founder of Transact365’s sister company, Nucleus365.

In this week’s Founder in Five Q&A, Flynn explains how mentorship can play an important role in improving tech diversity, shares advice for first-time founders and explains why she believes AI is “incredibly misunderstood”.

1. What advice would you give to a first-time founder?

Sophie Flynn: Try not to always follow the status quo. By doing this, you actively challenge and change the industries you enter....