Articles by Elliot Burr

Kurtosys Spotlight: Robin Stevens, the FCA and PSD2, Mark Polson podcast

By Elliot Burr on August 23, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features Aviva’s Robin Stevens, active investing habits, our podcast with the lang cat’s Mark Polson, open banking, PSD2 updates, and transatlantic fantasy football/stock-picking. Digital Leader Spotlight: Robin Stevens, Global Head…

Connecting the Dots – Mark Polson [Podcast]

By Elliot Burr on August 21, 2019
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In this latest edition of our Connecting the Dots podcast, we chat with the lang cat’s founder and principal Mark Polson. With the lang cat name shrouded in humorous mystery, Mark explains how his background and…

Kurtosys Spotlight: Plastic-free investing, Madeline Delianides, DMFS

By Elliot Burr on August 16, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features Voya IM’s Madeline Delianides, plastic-free investing, sales and marketing technology, Brexit on fintech updates, DMFS Midwest and Chris Skinner’s future for banking. Digital Leader Spotlight: Madeline Delianides, VP Marketing…

Kurtosys Spotlight: Simon Mott, robo-advisor comparisons, Sibos 2019

By Elliot Burr on August 9, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features HANetf’s Simon Mott, customer-centricity, a teenager’s perspective of robo-advice, diversity measures, Sibos 2019, and the return of (financial) Fantasy Premier League. Digital Leader Spotlight: Simon Mott, Director of Marketing…

29 fascinating statistics about hedge funds

By Elliot Burr on August 5, 2019
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With hedge funds gathering plenty of attention in financial news the past couple of years, looking at 2018’s dismal number of closures and their slight revitalisation in 2019, we’ve decided to compile a short list of…

Kurtosys Spotlight: Cheryle Dobbs, megatrends, Womenomics

By Elliot Burr on August 2, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features a report on current megatrends, PineBridge’s Cheryle Dobbs, how different generations invest, Ben Phillips’ podcast series, acquisition news and a 20 year reflection on Womenomics. Digital Leader Spotlight: Cheryle…

Kurtosys Spotlight: Liz Waldron, political reactions, Launch with GS

By Elliot Burr on July 26, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features our new infographic, an interview with Robeco, a podcast with Liz Waldron from Vanguard UK, reactions to current politics, Goldman Sachs’ new initiative and France’s advancing crypto regulations. Digital…

Connecting the Dots – Liz Waldron [Podcast]

By Elliot Burr on July 25, 2019
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In the latest episode of our Connecting the Dots podcast, we chat with Liz Waldron, Head of Digital and Marketing Services, Europe at Vanguard. Liz touches on her early career during the ‘tech boom and bust’,…

Highest Earning US Hedge Fund Managers 2019 [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Elliot Burr on July 24, 2019
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As we have mentioned a fair few times, there’s been large coverage of hedge funds’ decline in the media. We looked into the financial state of UK hedge managers in an infographic recently, and whilst 2018…

Kurtosys Spotlight: Cari Fleming Haxell, CASCAID event, moon economics

By Elliot Burr on July 19, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features a digital roadmap e-book, Cari Fleming Haxell from HSBC, our podcast with ETF expert Nerina Visser, charitable events, Revolut’s potential big hire and the economic implications of the moon…

Highest Earning UK Hedge Fund Managers 2019 [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Elliot Burr on July 15, 2019
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The hedge fund industry hasn’t had the best time worldwide in the last few years. 2016, for instance, saw the closure of 530 hedge funds, and even last year they experienced a shaky time. There was…

Kurtosys Spotlight: Tina Cracknell, Investment 20/20, ESG risk

By Elliot Burr on July 12, 2019
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This week’s edition of Kurtosys Spotlight features Tina Cracknell, alternative data, ESG risk, our interview with Generali Investment’s Giovanni Ricciolio, a CX event, Investment 20/20 and a bank’s noteworthy marketing efforts. Digital Leader Spotlight: Tina Cracknell…