Articles by Elliot Burr

The Fintech World Series: United Kingdom

By Elliot Burr on August 30, 2018
UK fintech

Fintech is exploding. It is a global industry, striving to change the future of finance. …And the future is now. At Kurtosys, we’ve set out to cover exactly what’s happening in the financial industry the world…

AMMF #49: AI fund collab, Open Banking news, Winnie the Pooh investors

By Elliot Burr on August 24, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you an AI fund collaboration, Bob Ross’ content marketing tips, future finserv successes, and Winnie the Pooh investors. Movers & Shakers Andrea Gerardi Is now…

AMMF #48: Crypto hedge fund, wacky ETFs return, relocation news

By Elliot Burr on August 17, 2018
17-Aug-18-Roundup-FI

Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you the rise of crypto hedge funds, MiFID II woes, a celebrity rogue trader’s latest outing, and the newfound validity of wacky ETFs. Movers &…

AMMF #47: Women in ETFs, regulatory breaches, ‘Fintech Apocalypse’

By Elliot Burr on August 10, 2018
9-Aug-Roundup-FI

Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you a collaborative fund suite, Women in ETFs, Tesla turmoil, and the role of a child’s sandbox in a ‘Fintech Apocalypse’. Movers & Shakers Holger…

AMMF #46: Zero-fee funds, megatrends of the future, MacCoins

By Elliot Burr on August 3, 2018
3-Aug-Roundup-FI

Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you a fund-themed musical medley, future trends in investments, MacCoins, robots, and the entrance of zero-fee funds. Movers & Shakers Cristian Balteo Is now ➜…

AMMF #45: Bitcoin ETF hype, MiFID II continues, Peter Gabriel

By Elliot Burr on July 27, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you multiple fund partnerships, Gina Miller vs the FCA, Bitcoin ETF possibilities, and Peter Gabriel on blockchain. Movers & Shakers Vincent Forestier Is now ➜…

AMMF #44: Frontier markets, crypto-versity, DJ D-Sol’s mix

By Elliot Burr on July 20, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you a frontier markets fund launch, furthered steps for Women in Finance, crypto-university, and a mix from GSAM’s new CEO, DJ D-Sol. Movers & Shakers…

How financial services tapped into the World Cup

By Elliot Burr on July 17, 2018
World-Cup-2018

Oh, what a glorious year. The 2018 World Cup, first met with some skepticism, has been one of the competition’s most memorable tournaments for years, and for many reasons. Champions of Brazil’s 2014 effort Germany –…

AMMF #43: Arion Banki website, Alibaba vs Tencent, AC Milan

By Elliot Burr on July 13, 2018
13-July-Roundup-FI

Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you a Silicon Valley-worthy bank website, Alibaba vs Tencent, a sustainable investment focus, and asset management at AC Milan. Movers & Shakers Daniel D’Souza Is…

How financial services firms embraced Pride

By Elliot Burr on July 11, 2018
Pride-2018

Last week saw 2018’s addition of the burgeoningly popular Pride festival in the UK: a celebration of diversity, inclusion and acceptance focusing on (but not limited to) the global LGBT+ community. In London, partying on the…

AMMF #42: Digital advisor clone, UK sandbox, the ETF Starting XI

By Elliot Burr on July 6, 2018
6-July-Roundup-FI

Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you new funds in China, a digital clone, the UK sandbox’s latest recruits, and an ETF starting XI. Movers & Shakers Melanie Aimer Is now…

AMMF #41: Canadian mutual funds, fintech friends, Nile Rodgers

By Elliot Burr on June 29, 2018
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Welcome to our asset management marketing focus This week’s round up brings you low-cost mutual funds in Canada, a fintech friendship, relocation news, and a fund backed by Nile Rodgers. Movers & Shakers Stephan Koschmieder Is now…