Common-sense planning for uncommon times: Unlocking opportunities in challenging economic environments

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Thursday, May 18th, 18:00 BST

Payments and Ecommerce leaders in London, UK are invited to join this roundtable dinner on ‘Common-sense planning for uncommon times: Unlocking opportunities in an economic downturn’.

An expert moderator will guide the knowledge-sharing event, stimulating discussion between participants in a closed, confidential environment. Attendance is by invitation only and complimentary. 

Hosted by PayPal


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Common-sense planning for uncommon times: Unlocking opportunities in challenging economic environments

Enterprises face unique challenges in an unstable economic climate, but with common-sense planning, they can unlock opportunities and thrive in even the toughest of times. To succeed in the online space during uncertain times, companies must have a flexible and adaptable approach, engage in strategic thinking, and look for new and innovative ways to do business. 

This can include identifying new market opportunities, diversifying their revenue streams, and investing in technology and digital transformation to remain competitive and efficient.  Furthermore, companies must also be smart with their investments and spending while preserving core competencies. By embracing a sensible approach and taking advantage of online opportunities, large enterprises can not only survive but thrive during uncertain times.

  • What strategies can enterprises adopt in uncertain times to remain financially stable?
  • How can large enterprises take advantage of online opportunities and digital transformation to remain competitive and innovative during uncertain times?
  • What technologies are companies exploring to reduce long-term costs and drive outcomes?

M Threadneedle – Underground Room

Unit 2 & 3, 60 Threadneedle St, London EC2R 8HG, United Kingdom | Google Maps

The Ortus Club hosts knowledge-sharing discussions in the best private dining rooms in the world. These venues provide an elegant high-end atmosphere and impeccable table service.

Attended by:

Co-founder and COO, DLG Ecosystems at Direct Line Insurance
Chief Executive Officer at LookOUT Martime
Head of Partner Technology at Virgin
Head of Legal Retail and Life at Zurich Insurance
Higher Executive Officer at HMRC
Finance Director, UK & Africa at Travelex
Product Marketing Manager at Monzo Bank

For insight on this event, photos and guest interactions, see our post on LinkedIn.

6:00 PM: Arrival of guests
6:30 PM: Welcoming and opening address by The Ortus Club
6:35 PM: Short introduction by PayPal
6:40 PM: Discussion instigated by the moderator and continued by the group
7:40 PM: Discussion ends, mains are served
9:00 PM: Guests normally start leaving

Hosted by PayPal

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Fueled by a fundamental belief that having access to financial services creates opportunity, PayPal (NASDAQ: PYPL) is committed to democratizing financial services and empowering people and businesses to join and thrive in the global economy. Our open digital payments platform gives PayPal’s 325 million active account holders the confidence to connect and transact in new and powerful ways, whether they are online, on a mobile device, in an app, or in person. Through a combination of technological innovation and strategic partnerships, PayPal creates better ways to manage and move money, and offers choice and flexibility when sending payments, paying or getting paid. Available in more than 200 markets around the world, the PayPal platform, including Braintree, Venmo and Xoom, enables consumers and merchants to receive money in more than 100 currencies, withdraw funds in 56 currencies and hold balances in their PayPal accounts in 25 currencies. For more information on PayPal, visit For PayPal financial information, visit

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Thursday, May 18, 2023 18:00

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