AlphaCert is passionate about making the complex simple for our customers and ensuring we add value. As part of our strategy to support our customers’ success, AlphaCert is delighted to announce the appointment of Stephen Dickens who joins as Head of Professional Services. This highlights a commitment to our customers and partners. Stephen is tasked […]
On Wednesday, June 9, James Milne, Head of Product at AlphaCert sat down with Stephen Huppert, Independent Consultant and Advisor, to discuss the emerging and popular trend of non-fungible tokens. In this episode, James and Stephen chat on what a non-fungible token is, its purpose, its environmental impact and its investment potential. James Milne: Hi,
Off the back of its growth strategy, AlphaCert, the NZ fintech start-up which provides an enterprise data platform for the investment management industry, is expanding into UK with a new footprint in London.
Our London base will enable us to provide a global support model for our customers and look to promote our product further into the UK, Europe, US, and Middle Eastern markets.
Superannuation fund mergers continue to dominate discussion within the industry. VicSuper and First State Super have announced that they will merge on July 1 creating one of the country’s largest super funds – over $125 billion and 1.1 million members. QSuper and Sunsuper are also in talks, with the potential merger likely to create Australia’s largest superannuation fund with more than $195 billion for 1.5 million members.
Data and analytics are central to high performing investment management organisations. 85% of financial services firms see data as their key strategic asset, but only 16% rate themselves strong in extracting value from it. A considered data strategy and a robust governance framework is key to realising and exploiting this value.
Massive amounts of data are now part of our lives, and certainly a key factor when it comes to investment management. Hal Varian, Google’s Chief Economist said it best: “Between the dawn of civilization and 2003, we only created five exabytes; now we’re creating that amount every two days. In 2020, that figure is predicted
Cloud technology represents a giant leap forward in how your investment management business can secure and access your mission-critical information.
Firstly, the 2019 ASFA Conference was a great event and as an exhibitor, we were delighted in the number of people that stopped by for a chat to understand a bit more about us and what we do. We met several great contacts and we’re already looking forward to the next one which will be
You know the story of the Three Little Pigs: one builds a house of straw, the second constructs his out of sticks, and the smartest little pig builds a solid brick house. Not surprisingly, the brick house is the only one to withstand the huffing and puffing of the Big Bad Wolf. We probably don’t
Investors are under growing pressure to factor Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) into their investment decisions, requiring a broad and complex set of metrics. As ESG reporting continues to evolve, what can investment managers do to respond? What is ESG and why is it growing in prominence? Increasingly three central factors that make up the