Posts by davepulis

Embedded Finance: What it is and What it Means for the Fintech Industry

The fintech industry is always evolving. But one development in particular is generating significant buzz and market-wide revenue predictions to the tune of over $7 trillion in just 10 years. That development is embedded finance, and every fintech enterprise or company needs to know what this is and how it may affect the industry at large sooner…

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Cloud and complexity in IT

Companies are moving to the cloud for speed and agility. But many find they are not moving fast enough to reap the promised benefits. It’s an old story by now—cloud is the computing of the future. What has become evident in recent years, however, is cloud has established itself as the computing of the present—and…

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Diversity programs at top investment banks, and how to access them

Diversity is a big deal to investment banks when it comes to graduate recruiting. As an industry that has a reputation for being largely male, predominantly white and the home of the economically privileged, a lot of energy is channelled into ensuring that the analyst pool is as diverse as possible. If you fall into…

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Goldman Sachs gives staff a big pay rise

It’s not easy to get pay right when you’re Goldman Sachs. Pay too much and you’ll be lambasted by ‘vampire squid’-type accusations, particularly at a time when many non-banking households are struggling. Pay too little and you risk losing traders who fancy their chances at hedge funds and electronic trading firms.  Faced with this choice, Goldman seems to have decided to brave…

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Dubai Announces New Economic Aid, Bringing Total to $1.7 Billion

The government of Dubai announced a new set of economic incentives on Saturday, as the city continues to fight off the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. The new package, worth 1.5 billion dirhams ($408.4 million), was revealed through the Twitter account of the emirate’s Crown Prince Hamdan Bin Mohammed. The new stimulus will be aimed…

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‘The Enron of Germany’: Wirecard scandal casts a shadow on corporate governance

KEY POINTS The Wirecard accounting scandal has raised fresh questions about corporate governance, with some experts calling it the “Enron of Germany.” German financial regulator BaFin has come under fire for its handling of the situation, with the government now calling for regulatory reform. There are also questions about why EY, Wirecard’s auditor, didn’t pick…

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World Bank Issues Bond That’s Entirely Based on Blockchain Technology

The world’s first public bond created and managed using only blockchain had support from seven investors, Commonwealth Bank of Australia the sole lead manager of the deal said on Friday, helping raise A$110 million ($80.48 million) for the World Bank. Commonwealth Bank (CBA) executive general manager James Wall said that the deal, designed to test…

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EuroMed Capital at Malta Blockchain Summit

Malta Blockchain Summit

EuroMed Capital is proud to take part in this year’s Malta Blockchain Summit event taking place at the Intercontinental Hotel, St Julians on 1-2 November 2018.  The event is set to be one of the largest blockchain events in Europe this year and we will be representing multiple clients as well as our own firm.…

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Affiliate Grand Slam – Hong Kong

EuroMed’s partners Auralite Blockchain are proudly sponsoring the Affiliate Grand Slam due to take place in Hong Kong between the 17-18 May 2018. EuroMed will be present and meeting affiliates and players in the industry. If you are in Hong Kong and work in the industry, get in touch.

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