Data processing power has helped to transform the financial industry, thanks to the rise of GPU-powered applications; GPUs are Graphics Processing Units, commonly used by video game developers. Today, not only hedge fund managers but all asset managers, are looking for ways to deploy next generation technologies to improve the way they absorb and process vast data sets. The aim being to improve data management, liquidity management, cost of execution, margin management. The list goes on.
July 1, 2019 /
The Investment Association (IA) has issued a rallying cry to fund firms at a critical 'inflection point' for the industry. The UK’s fund management trade body has called for firms to prove their value to through developing practices that will provide ‘sustainable, long-term returns’ to investors.
June 30, 2019 /
The UK is now home to over 70 tech unicorns, having created more than one billion-dollar company every month in the last year. Britain has more than double the amount of unicorns as the next highest-ranking European country, and comes third globally to the US and China, according to data from Tech Nation and Dealroom. However London now has more fintech unicorns than San Francisco, the previous world leader, thanks to new entrants such as Greensill and Checkout.com.
June 10, 2019 /
The 4th Industrial Revolution is happening now and is transforming society and business alike. The UK continues to innovate as a worldwide cutting-edge tech hub. As one of the world’s most open & welcoming markets, the UK is positioned to lead the global conversation in designing and scaling tech, with talent at its heart. Tech Week connects international communities from across the spectrum to address how access to tech for all can have a profoundly positive impact in society and business.
June 7, 2019 /
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