16 January 2020

Greg Yee: Small Teams Allow For Flexibility

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When you are small, agile, and keep the focus of your company, you can test the market and implement the findings quicker. In this episode, we’re having a talk with Greg Yee, founder, and CTO at Capitect Inc, an innovative advisor technology platform. If you want to know more about the benefits of being a small company and what practices are special for a CTO in Fintech, this podcast is for you.

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0:13 Greg’s background. Work in Capitect
2:28 Regulations are a special concern for a Fintech CTO
4:07 The CTO evolution in a startup
7:17 Why small teams keep the company agile
10:17 Focus allows startups testing the market
13:39 How to choose the stack that won’t stale
15:52 About service-oriented, API-based backend
18:03 Refactoring, version control, and testing
22:39 The importance of keeping up with the cycle
25:11 Learn a little bit of everything
30:01 Automate everything you can!
33:55 A platform that helps advisors scale their service
37:40 Customer education is the biggest challenge
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