FILED UNDER: Institutional Asset Management, Marketing

On Branding for Venture Capital & Private Equity Firms


Leaders of private equity and venture capital firms increasingly see a need for marketing. A large majority say, when surveyed, that having a strong brand is important for their firm. This is particularly true in today’s investment environment, when competition … READ MORE

FILED UNDER: FinTech, Institutional Asset Management

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the 3D FinTech Challenge


Every week seems to bring the announcement of another accelerator for financial technology startups. But I was particularly interested to read that French software company Dassault Systemes will sponsor a FinTech accelerator in London later this year. Called the 3D FinTech … READ MORE

FILED UNDER: Institutional Asset Management, Startups

Q&A with coFounder of Amerigo Capital Analytics


Named for the famed Italian explorer who also lent his name to two continents, Amerigo Capital Analytics is a French start-up developing analytic tools and models to help institutional investors understand and evaluate US mortgage real-estate investment trusts (mREITS). A … READ MORE

FILED UNDER: FinTech, Institutional Asset Management, Startups

Interview with Sarah Biller of Capital Market Exchange


Capital Market Exchange (CMX) was founded in 2010, in the wake of the financial crisis. CMX provides fixed income credit analysts, portfolio managers, and bond traders with predictive analytics and sentiment analysis – that is, a unique perspective on factors … READ MORE