Dara Tarkowski

  I'm Dara Tarkowski. Innovator, entrepreneur, attorney and podcast host. I am FinTech and RegTech enthusiast passionate about responsible innovation and exploring the intersection of law, technology and highly regulated industry. I'm the Managing Partner at Actuate Law, Chief Innovation Strategist at quointec, and the Host of the Tech on Reg podcast, recently named one of the top 10 RegTech podcasts. I was also named to the 2019 Women in FinTech powerlist by Innovate Finance.

   



16 Stories by Dara Tarkowski

California’s Department of Business Oversight Gets an Innovation Makeover

Absolute Resolutions Corporations President Mark Nieman and Actuate Law’s Lauren Valenzuela discuss CA’s new Department of Financial Protection and Innovation. The California Department of...
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The Revolution Will Be Optimized: Welcome to the World of Web 3

James Perillo of Figment.io talks about the impending Web 3 revolution, including its implications for users, companies and regulators. Web 1.0 was the first...
0 6 min read

Fintech Diversity Radar: Tracking Gender Equity Industry-Wide (and Globally)

Fintech influencer and Findexable advisory board member Angela Yore talks about gender equity in the industry as well as the new Fintech Diversity Radar...
3 5 min read

Sex, Tech and Money: The Rise (and Future) of Sextech

Healthy Pleasure Group CEO and venture capitalist Dominnique Karetsos discusses what’s new and what’s next in sextech. Sex is a universal fact of life,...
1 6 min read

AI Regulation: A European Approach to the Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Renowned technology strategist Clara Durodié discusses the European Union’s proposed new ethics regulations on artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The ethics of artificial intelligence have...
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Mining for Opportunity: A New Way to Invest in Crypto

Dara and Randy Rivera of FinTEx talk to Jimmy Odom, co-founder of Bit Capital Group, to discuss crypto markets and Qualified Opportunity Zones. 2021...
3 5 min read

Whats so nifty about NFTs?

What the F Is an NFT? A Blockchain Expert Breaks It Down Blockchain expert Lamont Black and Dara Tarkowski discuss non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and...
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Fintech After GameStop: How Will the Robinhood Trading Debacle Affect Regulation?

Financial Health Network’s Jennifer Tescher and securities litigator Carl Volz discuss the GameStop short squeeze and the implication for fintech regulation. The now-infamous GameStop...
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Patent Trolls: From Under the Bridge to a Courtroom Near You

Michael Switzer, partner and chair of the intellectual property practice at Actuate Law, discusses patent “trolls” and their effect on the fintech industry. “Patent...
0 6 min read

Can Synthetic Data Solve Our Data Bias and Privacy Problems?

Nicolai Baldin, founder and CEO of Synthesized.io, talks about the future of sharing data and the power of synthetic data. Synthetic data is a...
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2021 Crypto Markets: Economic Prospects and Regulatory Hurdles

Co-founder and CEO of CMT Digital Colleen Sullivan retraces the events of 2020 in cryptocurrency markets and regulation and what’s to come in 2021...
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2020’s Regulatory Impacts & Our Innovation and Regulation Wishlist for 2021

Joann Barefoot of Alliance for Innovative Regulation and Jason Henrichs of Alloy Labs Alliance join Dara Tarkowski to discuss innovation and regulation in 2020...
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