Founder of DIligenceVault, Arthance. Former head of liquid investments risk @ Citi, CMU/Tepper and BVM Engineering alumna
Almost one year ago we published our first blog on InvestTech. Over the past year we have seen significant development in this dynamic space. The universe has consolidated as some firms have been acquired, others have merged, and a few have ceased operations. Salient strategic transactions include: Blackstone, CPPIB and GIC form a consortium to acquire 55% of Thomson Reuters finance & risk business
'Tis the season of macro and investment outlooks as folks consider what’s in store for 2018. So we decided to take some 15+ views from various banks and investment houses, and to juxtapose two analyses – human review and machine review. The overall theme is nicely summarized by Howard Marks in his memo – Latest Thinking: The U.S. economy is chugging along, and the
Closing out a fun filled 2017, we are looking to grow our team by at least 30% in 2018. As we expand, we are taking the time to pen what you have told us is most important to you, our clients and our community, which has driven the 5 core things that we do, and will continue to do in years to come: 1.
The Questions Du Jour in 2017: Does DiligenceVault employ blockchain technology? Does DiligenceVault offer diligence questionnaire for blockchain investing? The answer to former is Not Yet, and latter is Yes. So thought this focus on diligence for blockchain could be a nice way to close the year, especially as new investment options are knocking on the investors door. Almost all institutional investors and asset
Digitization and digitalization are accelerating in the asset management industry in response to new growth strategies, differentiation strategies and margin compression. At DiligenceVault, more than three quarters of our engagements are with B2B buyers who do not have significant investment in this space, but are looking to change that. Our learning experiences from the past year have prompted this sequel to How Do Firms
We find ourselves in a complicated valuation environment at present, with unparalleled volatility shorts in the market, VIX at an all-time low, extended outperformance by passive indices, massive unrealized valuations in portfolios, and limited exits in private markets. This month we also marked the 30th anniversary of Black Monday, the largest single-day equity drawdown in the history of the US equity markets. With this