Technology

Technology is Changing the Playing Field (and the Players)

By Dan Sondhelm on March 13, 2019
Tech-playing-field

The unalterable trends transforming the asset management industry are forcing firms to question their business models with many scrambling to maintain relevance in an evolving value chain. At the core of the disruption is technological advancement,…

The top 8 fund factsheet production frustrations, and how to eradicate them

By Garth Alistoun on January 14, 2019

If you’re a fund marketer, chances are you’ll have had your fair share of fund fact sheet disasters — days where everything went wrong, the numbers didn’t add up, everyone wanted to amend their copy — the…

Thoughts from Miton on Content, Technology & Fund Factsheets

By Sam Shaw on December 6, 2018
Miton-FI

Miton has been through several years of evolution including the disposal of a sister firm, the acquisition of Darwin to bolster its multi-asset offering, seven fund launches in as many years, while coping with several senior…

Financial marketers, don’t fear your AI friends

By Elliot Burr on December 3, 2018
Ai-friend

Are there any practical uses for artificial intelligence in finance? Naysayers all over the world-wide-web will say that AI is just a fad; a continued blab at the expense of optimists that are excited by the…

Why asset managers need to start thinking about voice search

By Luke Hinchliffe on November 26, 2018
asset-managers-voice-search

Unless you’ve been offline for the last year or so, you will be aware of the rise of voice-based search and seen at least one voice-based gadget in someone’s kitchen. You may already be a seasoned…

BlackRock’s Michael Gruener on Thematic Investing, Active-vs-Passive & Embracing Tech

By Sam Shaw on November 20, 2018
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BlackRock head of EMEA retail Michael Gruener believes the ‘active-vs-passive’ debate is now outdated, with both approaches deserving their place in investment portfolios. Speaking to Kurtosys, he foresees the proliferation of thematic investing, describes how embracing…

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…

‘No company without technology’: Jupiter’s Paul Kay on data science

By Sam Shaw on June 27, 2018
Data-Science-Jupiter

Paul Kay, Jupiter’s head of technology, reveals some lessons from his previous roles in the banking sector, lays out his ambitions for improving the group’s capabilities in data science and admits his bias in believing technology…

The Fintech World Series: Portugal

By Elliot Burr on June 18, 2018
Portugal-FI

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…

What’s in your marketing tech stack?

By Luke Hinchliffe on April 25, 2018
What’s in your marketing tech stack

Have you ever stopped to consider how much marketing technology you are currently using at work? We are now so immersed in technology to facilitate our daily work, we rarely stop to look at the whole…

The Fintech World Series: Japan

By Elliot Burr on April 18, 2018
Japan-FWS-FI

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…

Apple Asset Management? It probably will happen

By Robin Powell on March 19, 2018
Apple-Asset-Management

I’m not an Apple obsessive. I don’t queue outside the Apple Store at 5am to buy the latest iPhone, and I’m sorry, but £160 for a pair of ear plugs is daylight robbery. But I love…

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