Category Capital Markets

Ready for a change?

I’ve had a busy week this week attending a number of conferences in London and thought I’d share some insights on the topic of ‘preparing for change’. Tuesday – SWIFT Business Forum London: With 1,200 registered, the 900+ financial services attendees of this free one-day annual event covering all aspects of financial services seemed to […]

6 Things I Learned at FinTech Week

I recently attended the inaugural #FinTechWeek in the UK, and by all accounts it was a very successful launch! I went along to as much as I could, and followed along online for the parts I couldn’t get to, and here are my top six take-aways: The capital markets are still ripe for reinvention: Day one of FinTech […]

RE: Coding the Capital Markets

I went along to the CodeMesh Alternative Programming Conference today and though most of the talk of functional programming languages such as Clojure, Scala and F# went over my head, I did pick up on some interesting points from technology insiders in the capital markets around three areas: hiring talent; open source and R&D; and social/mobile technology. Hiring […]