Company Culture

Women in FinTech: Julie Watts [Interview]

By Elliot Burr on October 11, 2017

Welcome to the first blog in a series on women leaders at Kurtosys, covering their experiences in the Financial Services and Technology industries. Today we meet with Julie Watts, Director of Business Operations. Having spent over 4 years…

Kurtosys’ Iron Man: An Interview with Kyle Lotz

By Elliot Burr on August 7, 2017

Kyle Lotz is a Project Manager based in our Cape Town office. Starting in 2016, Kyle underwent a serious training regime, determined to turn his life around, and committed to taking part in South Africa’s Ironman…

Kurtosys at the Crease: An Interview with Alessandro Bonora

By Elliot Burr on December 7, 2016

Alessandro Bonora is Kurtosys’ Head of Design based in Cape Town, South Africa. He has simultaneously represented his home country as part of Italy’s national cricket team. Having just taken part in the 2016 ICC World…

1x1s: The Importance of Employee Feedback

By Scott Gellman on December 5, 2016

Early in life, I was determined to lead an organization. Reflecting back, I didn’t understand the role of leadership, and truth be told, I am still evolving as a leader myself.  I have found that there…

Our South Africa Expansion: 6 to 60 and Beyond

By Scott Gellman on September 14, 2016
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Over the past 18 months, we have grown our South African operation tenfold, and we have a clear plan to expand it even further.  After just returning from our Cape Town office, I realize how ambitious…

From Internship to Career: Why I Returned to Kurtosys

By James Smith on October 5, 2015

Choosing your first job out of university is both a huge challenge and decision. Having previous experience from an internship is helpful, but choosing your first long-term employment, without the safety net of going back to finish your…

How Kurtosys Did it: Unifying a Global Company

By Scott Gellman on September 1, 2015

In 2009, Kurtosys acquired Fundworks Global Ltd. The acquisition broadened our geographic footprint and expanded our product line. In addition, we were fortunate enough to inherit some incredibly talented people as part of that deal. As…

A Lesson About Company Culture from True University 2015

By Joe Brown on August 18, 2015

In June, several of my colleagues and I headed out to Silicon Valley for the annual True University conference. This is an amazing event put on each year by our major investor, @TrueVentures. It features two…

How Financial Transparency Can Improve Company Culture

By Scott Gellman on July 9, 2015

I have heard of many technology companies taking different approaches to sharing financial information with their employees. Throughout my career, I have worked at organizations that share no information, some that share limited information, and others,…

Financial Reporting: Our Path to Recurring Gross Margin Improvement

By Scott Gellman on June 23, 2015

Many successful early stage companies focus all of their time and effort on product adoption and monetization. Ultimately, it is the right thing to do. After all, if you don’t have a minimally viable product or…

Kurtosys Teams Up with Sanshil Foundation

By Scott Gellman on May 13, 2015
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In April 2015, some members of the US team traveled to our office in Gurgaon to kick off our plans to give back to the community by contributing our time to The Sanshil Foundation. The Sanshil Foundation…

Being Part of a Team: My Life as a Kurtosys Intern

By Pete Chitvicheankul on May 8, 2015

Meet Pete – a Kurtosys intern in the engineering department. Learn what it was like for him to go from a relaxed university schedule to a dynamic and challenging professional environment. When I first decided to…