Company Culture

Kurtosys’ Country Hopper: An Interview with Paulo Rasteiro

By Elliot Burr on November 22, 2017
Cape Town-and-London

Paulo Rasteiro works at Kurtosys as our Data Solutions Manager. Currently in our London office, Paulo is a South African national who recently relocated from our sunny Cape Town office to the (less sunny) UK. We…

Women in FinTech: Johannah Coffey [Interview]

By Elliot Burr on October 30, 2017
Women-in-Finance

Welcome to our interview series with women leaders at Kurtosys, covering their experiences in the Financial Services and Technology industries. Today we meet with Johannah Coffey, our Head of Customer Success based in New York. Having worked in…

Women in FinTech: Nikki Leske [Interview]

By Elliot Burr on October 19, 2017
Women-in-Finance

Welcome to our interview series with women leaders at Kurtosys, covering their experiences in the Financial Services and Technology industries. Today we meet with Nikki Leske, our People Operations Manager. Nikki has previously worked within the asset management…

Women in FinTech: Julie Watts [Interview]

By Elliot Burr on October 11, 2017
Women-in-Finance

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
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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
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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
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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
kurtosys cape town expansion

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
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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
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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
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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,…