Blogs by Monel Amin New York, NY

Hello I'm Monel Amin.

Founder of DIligenceVault, Arthance. Former head of liquid investments risk @ Citi, CMU/Tepper and BVM Engineering alumna



When Diligence Goes Digital

When Diligence Goes Digital

Defining the Digital Diligence Moment: When the investment management industry no longer depends on emails, multiple Word documents, and PDFs to exchange diligence information, and instead asks, “Can you DV it?” i.e. when DiligenceVault becomes a verb :) Why digitize? Digitization makes information storage structured, access easy and analytics possible. It enables institutional memory. Digitization constitutes investment for the future as paper disappears, saving

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Delivering in the Experience Economy

Delivering in the Experience Economy

Future economic growth lies in the value of experiences and transformations--good and services are no longer enough. Joseph Pine of Columbia and James Gilmore of UVA argue in HBR article that businesses must orchestrate memorable events for their customers, and that memory itself becomes the product: the "experience". There’s plenty evidence of this in the consumer-centric world where firms are unlocking new revenue

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Building a Data Legacy for Your NextGen

Building a Data Legacy for Your NextGen

Given the significant investments of time, talent and money in the ecosystem around data, there’s no question that data is poised to be one of the critical assets for the future of work. Yet in the investment management world, data management is still in its infancy, and initiatives for building data competency are just getting started. Asset Manager Data Focus Asset managers have

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The Automation Within - from & for Millennials

The Automation Within - from & for Millennials

Speed and agility are competitive advantages that drive innovation. A counterweight is a competing goal of quality, which cannot suffer in the quest for speed. How can you achieve both with the same amount of resources? By: Automating repetitive, rote, manual tasks in internal operations Maximizing technological integration, enabling better flow of insights and reducing error Continuing to provide greater automation to our users

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Why 1000 Days?

Why 1000 Days?

As I was contemplating embarking on an entrepreneurial journey, my parents, both entrepreneurs, shared a few pearls of wisdom: If you don’t have the staying power for 1000 days, don’t bother quitting your current position. The importance of the 1000 days wasn’t evident pre-venture, but post-venture it became evident quickly and helped me turn early setbacks into learning lessons. When you

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Disrupting How We Manage Documents

Disrupting How We Manage Documents

A document is a representation of thought that is written, drawn, presented, or memorialized. Over the years documents have evolved as a means to structure a finite set of information to be shared or stored. In asset / investment management, documents constitute the code to life, and they are central to all transactions. From Containerization to Source of Information Loss The proliferation of documents started

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