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Category Archives: Hedge Fund Technology

Can Dovu.io’s Blockchain-backed solution be the next Uber?

by David Drake Starting on the 1st of October of this year, Uber’s license to operate in London has been revoked. The Transport for London (TfL), an authority that regulates private hire and taxi vehicles made the announcement earlier this month. TfL attributed its decision to revoke Uber’s license to the way the company obtains medical certificates, reports criminal offences […]

Marketing Risk Versus Investment Risk: A Manager’s Perspective

Hedge Fund managers risk millions, if not billions, of dollars every day. To better the world? Hardly. It is a business, and like any other business, they are out for profits. If we were ruling out altruistic motivations, which more often than not we can, logic would dictate that a manager would optimize risk to maximize the profitability of the […]

The CoinAgenda in Barcelona: All about Digital Money, Cryptocurrencies, and ICO

by David Drake The CoinAgenda Europe conference held at the World Trade Center in Barcelona, Spain from July 16 to 18, 2017 brought together over 200 attendees from North America and Europe to discuss bitcoin and digital currency. The conference organized by Michael Terpin, founder of CoinAgenda, is the first held in Europe exclusively for bitcoin investors to discuss the […]

How LAToken is Turning your Illiquid Assets into Cash using  Digital Tokens

By David Drake Hedge Funds looking at opportunities There are a lot of developments in the initial token offerings globally.  Some of them are pursuing existing businesses for existing clients, such as this company that I started advising. There’s a lot of flurry and news about cryptocurrency and tokenization but it’s very simply explained that it removes middlemen and automates […]

What is Your Security Attitude? Hedge Funds + Private Equity Firms Take Note

If there’s one thing we’ve learned over the years when it comes to cyber security, it’s that there’s a whole lot more to creating a secure investment firm than robust technology. Before identifying infrastructure components and implementing operational policies, a firm must first be clear on what its attitude is toward security. This attitude will filter through the company from the […]

Why VCs are gearing towards online investing

by David Drake The rewards of a prosperous investment can be easily spoiled by a number of factors. So, prior to funding a certain project, venture capitalists spend a certain amount of time appraising the available proposals, as well as looking for key ingredient for success. They consider several decisive agents, such as management, the size of the market and […]

Showtime’s ‘Billions’ Airs a Lesson in Laptop Security

By: Mary Beth Hamilton, Vice President of Marketing, Eze Castle Integration I just finished Season 1 of Showtime’s ‘Billions’ and can’t resist calling out the horrible IT security on a key character’s laptop. ‘Billions’ centers on a multi-billion dollar CT hedge fund and federal prosecutors looking to take them down for financial crimes. [Spoiler Alert] As season 1 nears an […]

5 Industries that 3D Printing Disrupts most

by David Drake Have you found a technology that cuts across almost  all sectors – transportation,  education, pharmaceuticals, food, medicine, biotechnology, manufacturing, security and more?  Surprisingly, two printing technologies – 3D and 4D  – do intersect with different industries. With 3D printing, you can manufacture a car, construct a house, make packaging materials, design and craft jewelries and objects, prepare […]

Six Myths about Hedge Fund Cybersecurity

This article was written by Eze Castle Integration, a Cisco Solution Partner. The cybersecurity threat landscape constantly evolves, leaving behind significant operational and reputational harm for financial services firms. Cyber-attacks such as those impacting LinkedIn, Talk-Talk, Yahoo and Sony have forced cybersecurity into the limelight via news making headlines, enough to fill any business with trepidation. We hear and see […]

Private Equity IT Priorities and CTO Role Explored in Eze Castle Integration 2016 Private Equity CTO Survey

At Eze Castle Integration we just published our 2016 Private Equity CTO Survey, which looks at four key areas: Business priorities, Cybersecurity, Outsourcing trends and the Evolution of the private equity CTO. Here are some of the top-line findings from the 101 person survey or download the full results HERE. Private Equity IT Business Priorities When asked to identify the top drivers […]